Create your experience in the Greater Ottumwa area! What to Do »
Explore all the diverse and delicious dining options in Ottumwa. Where to Eat »
Ottumwa has a variety of lodging options from a historic downtown hotel, familiar chain properties or a quaint bed & breakfast. Where to Sleep »
Just 20 miles from Ottumwa, visitors find a piece of "iconic Iowa" with the American Gothic House in Eldon. What to Do »
Enjoy a wide array of celebrations, festivals and events throughout the year in Ottumwa and Wapello County. Events Calendar »
Ottumwa has a location for your next event...a 92,000 square-foot convention center, a full-service hotel with a ballroom and a several other venues. Where to Meet »
Discover all the outdoor treasures in Wapello County. What to Do »
The picturesque Des Moines River offers eagle watching, recreation or a peaceful sunset. What to Do »

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Upcoming Events

Kathleen Holeman: Jazz Vocalist
September 26 · St. John Auditorium Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview
Nancy Drew: Iowa's Heroine to the World
September 27 · Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W Fourth St
Rotary Club of Ottumwa 37th Annual Chicken Barbeque
September 27 · Jimmy Jones Shelter, Greater Ottumwa Park
Ottumwa Oktoberfest Celebration
September 28 - October 1 · Jimmy Jones Shelter, Greater Ottumwa Park
2nd Annual Southeast Iowa Nonprofit Summit
September 29 · Bridge View Center, 102 Church St
Oktoberfest Kiddie Parade
September 30 ·
ORMICS Reunion
September 30 · Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E 2nd St


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