The 9th Annual Boom-Fest is on August 25, 2018. This year we have added something new to Boom-Fest, Bags – Fest. The doubles bean bag tournament will start at 11am on 1st Ave. If you are wanting to participate in the bags tournament, you can register at the Vinton Unlimited office, Arnold Motor Supply, or the Parks & Rec. Department. Cost for the tournament is $10/team with payouts to the winning team!


While the bags tournament is going on there’s a full day of other stuff going on in downtown Vinton for the rest of the family from 9am – 4pm.


With the day starting at 9am for the runners in the family Kiwanis ‘Bring the Noise’ 5K Run/ Walk will be taking place on the east side of the court house. For this event you can register at 8am that day or register online open till Aug. 23rd


From 10am – 4pm there will be 68 vendors on 4th Street. The vendors will be art and crafts, antiques, artists, informational booths, food vendors and more! To see the whole list of vendors check here


From 10am – 12pm, 98.1 KHAK will be doing a live broadcast from downtown. Powerhouse Gymnastics will be having an open mat on the courthouse lawn at the same time. The Pink Heals Eastern Iowa Chapter will also have their pink fire truck and police car downtown!


And for the kids in the family, from 11am – 3pm is free inflatables sponsored by Cedar Valley Bank & Trust, Farmers Savings Bank & Trust, US Bank and the Vinton Guild of Fine Arts.


Remember to come on downtown to see what’s going on the day, it’s going to be a full day! For more information about Boom Fest contact the Vinton Unlimited office at 472-3955.