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

Uncle Jim's Haunted Barn
October 22 - 30 · 11973 River Rd
Ottumwa Public Library Family Movie Night
October 26 · Ottumwa Public Library, 102 W Fourth St
YMCA Fall Festival
October 27 · Ottumwa Family YMCA, 611 N Hancock
Batavia Haunted House
October 28 - 29 · Old Elevator in Downtown Batavia
Eldon Fire & Rescue Haunted House
October 28 - 29 · Eldon City Hall
OCCP Halloween Dance
October 28 · Bridge View Center
Ottumwa Coffee & Canvas: Birchwood Seasons
October 28 · The Vine Coffeehouse, 1207 N Jefferson


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