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In the Media

We love to hear about people’s travel and experiences in Madison County! The Kansan, “A pilgrimage to the birthplace of John Wayne,” January 16, 2020 House Beautiful, “The Most Beautiful Small Towns in Every State,” January 10, 2020 Travel Awaits, … Read More

Don’t Miss Winterset’s Chocolate Walk!

The annual Winterset Chocolate Walk is planned for Saturday, February 8, 2020. From 10am to 4pm that day, bring a friend and join Winterset merchants on the square to sample decadent chocolate creations while you shop! Participating merchants will offer … Read More

2020 Annual Meeting & Awards Night Banquet

The date is set for our 2020 Annual Meeting & Awards Night Banquet! Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, January 30th at the Jackson Building on the Madison County Fairgrounds. Highlights include a fun, relaxing social hour, scrumptious … Read More

Teddi Yaeger

Tourism@MadisonCounty.com What’s your favorite thing about Madison County? Madison County has wonderful people, beautiful rolling hills, and rich history of our early settlers. The town of Winterset along with the book, movie, and now musical showcasing our beautiful “Bridges of Madison … Read More

50th Annual Celebration

Covered Bridge Festival Memorabilia Display The Madison County Historical Museum is a treasure trove of old photos and memorabilia related to the first days of the Covered Bridge Festival in Madison County. They’re putting together a great display that will … Read More

Easton’s Foodtruck

820 N. John Wayne Drive Winterset, IA 50273 515-494-7007 On Facebook Food and beverage catering, open daily from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday.

Business Resources

Checklist for How to Start a Business Starting a business should be an exciting time, not a difficult one. From registering with the State to hiring qualified employees, our How to Start a Business checklist will walk you through the … Read More

Photography Contest & Exhibition

“50 Years through the Lens” Photography Contest & Exhibition Important Dates Entries Accepted: Monday, August 19th – Tuesday, September 10th at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce Judging will be completed by Monday, September 30th Notifications will be made on … Read More

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