49th Annual Madison County Covered Bridge Festival
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(WINTERSET, IA) – On October 13-14 the 49th Annual Madison County Covered Bridge Festival will take place in Winterset, Iowa. The home of 6 historic covered bridges (some over 140 years old) which inspired a best-selling novel, award-winning Hollywood movie, … Read More

10 New Favorites at the 2017 Covered Bridge Festival
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Performances by Winterset native and “The Bridges of Madison County” actress Sarah Schmitt Zahn. Sarah will be singing original pieces and songs from the Broadway musical of “Bridges”. Saturday at 2:00 pm on the Penrod Stage and Sunday at 4:00 … Read More

Madison County Featured on Road Trippin’ Show
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Madison County was recently featured in several segments of Road Trippin’, highlighting some of our favorite local attractions. Check it out! Road Trippin’: John Wayne Birthplace & Museum Road Trippin’: Iowa Quilt Museum Road Trippin’: Madison County Historical Complex Road Trippin’: Bridges of … Read More

Covered Bridge Festival: Favorites Old & New
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Ten Old Favorites at the Covered Bridge Festival 1. Madison County Bridge Tours—Provided by the Winterset Rotary Club, departing every 20 minutes. Tickets purchased at the red Rotary booth on S. 1st Street at the Holliwell festival entrance. Tours last … Read More