Plan Your Visit

Things to Do

Near the JunctionTown Showdown at the Clarke County Fairgrounds & Event Center

Supporting the local community by helping local students pursue careers and technical education degrees with scholarships through
DMACC and SWCC.

Things to do In Osceola When not at the Showdown

Osceola Independence Day Celebration

Osceola Independence Day is the largest 4th of July Celebration in South-Central Iowa.

Starting Friday, June 30th, and concluding with Fireworks on Tuesday, July 4th. Learn more from the Osceola Chamber and follow on Facebook for the latest updates.

GREEN PINE WILDLIFE AREA

8.5 Miles NE of Osceola on County Rd R50

  • 40 acres home to an amazing evergreen timber that is open to public hunting.
  • It includes a 3-acre pond stocked with bluegill, catfish, and crappie, perfect for fishing.
  • Features a picnic area at the main entrance.
  • The trails located here allow for hiking, bird watching, mushrooming, berry picking, and cross-country skiing.

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CLARKE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Courtyard | 100 S Main St | Osceola | IA
641.342.4790

  • Tuesdays and Saturdays, the Farmers’ Market begins in late Spring and continues through October.
  • Tuesdays, 3 pm-6 pm
  • Saturdays, 8 am-12 pm (Saturday Fall
  • Hours begin Sept 21, 9 am-12 pm)

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HISTORIC DEPOT

Intersection Main & East Clay St

  • Security cameras overlook the well-lit parking lot.
  • Located in our Main Street district for quick access to local eateries and shopping.
  • Restored to its original glory, our Historic Depot is a stop on the Amtrak route and is recognized in the “Great American Stations.”

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    CLARKE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

    1030 South Main St | Osceola | IA

    • Open by appointment from May through September.
    • Free will donation.
    • Established in 1971 to preserve and collect Clarke County historical articles.

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    OSCEOLA MUNICIPAL GOLF

    400 E Fayette St | Osceola | IA
    641.342.3717

    • A beautiful and challenging 9-hole golf course that offers 9 and 18-hole green fees.
    • Golf cart rentals are available.
    • The clubhouse is available to rent for special events.

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    BECKY PERSELS SKATE PARK

    The intersection of W. Shaw St & N. Fillmore St

    • The park includes half pipe, quarter pipe, cow catcher, various grind rails, and more.
    • It was made possible with the assistance of the Clarke County Development Corporation and a very generous donation from Mrs. Becky Persels.

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    COYOTE CANYON WILDLIFE AREA

    9 Miles NW of Osceola off County Rd R35

    • A 287-acre area that is open to public use for hunting, hiking, mushrooming, and berry picking.

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    TURKEY RIDGE WILDLIFE AREA

    South of Hwy 69 and East on H45

    • 68 acres that provide habitat to an abundance of wildlife.
    • Open to hunting, hiking, mushrooming, and berry picking.

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    REVELTON DISTILLERY

    1400 W Clay St | Osceola | IA

    • ‘Iowa Born & Raised’
    • Taste & Tour Revelton Distillery with the owner, Rob Taylor.
    • Enjoy live music every Saturday night paired with a tasty cocktail.

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    Get in Touch. Get Involved.

    For Questions regarding the JunctionTown Showdown Truck Show & Tractor Pull, contact:

    Junction Town Showdown Truck Show Tractor Pull logo

    Jesse Giza
    (641)​ 344-3072
    jesse@gizacontracting.com

    Keaton Giza
    (641) 202-6332
    keaton@gizacontracting.com