March 4th


April 1st


May 6th

 
June 3rd 


July 1st



Breakfast on Main Street- 7-9 am Area organizations host breakfast for a free will offering. 
Time:    7:00 am until 9:00 am
Location: Whitely Opera House,

614 1st Street, Bonaparte, IA 52620 

Phone:    319-592-3400

Calendar of Events 2018

Fall Festival Prince and Princess Contest
 · Hosted by Friends of the Library

Bonaparte's Annual Easter Pictures with Real Bunnies 
April 1st & 2nd, 2017
@ Bonaparte Mercantile 
703 First Street Bonaparte Iowa 52620
Hours 8 am to 4:30 pm
Professional Photographer Heidi Sallee will be Taking Pictures of Kids withReal Live Bunnies and Baby Chicks
Photos Printed on Site that day

$10.00 for the First Sheet, $5.00 each Sheet after that and $20.00 for a CD
Call to Book Appointments no Walk-ins Welcome this Year
Dustin Troutman Call: 641- 451-5294 or Heidi Sallee 319-201-0169
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1869797266599133

3rd Annual Bonaparte BBQ Cook Off 

Held during our Independence Day Celebration 

July 1st setup starts  at 1 pm turn in & judging at 7 pm

Mystery Dinner Theater By Bonaparte Library at the

former Harmony Elementary Building

March 

Quilt Show

October 14

Good Friday Fish Fry 

Bonaparte Fire Department

April 14

Roku Firing Bonaparte Pottery 

July 1

  1. Bonaparte Farmers Market

Bonaparte Mercantile parking lot 703 first street right beside the bridge in Bonaparte Iowa
Thursdays 3 to 6 pm May through October 
anyone is welcome to setup for free
We more then welcome a large variety of items
Such as all produce, honey, baked goods, eggs, home based businesses  crafts, flea market items and more all welcomed at our Weekly Event
2017 Bonaparte Farmers Market Dates 

May 4,11,18,25 June 1,8,15,22,29

July ,13,20,27 August 3,10,17,24,31

September​ ,14,21,28 October 5,12,19,26

Bonaparte Independence day celebration is our 4th of July Celebration 
Friday June 30th & Saturday July 1st  vendors hours of 1-9 pm.
We are bringing together a large selection of vendors with a variety of products in our City park 803 First Street Bonaparte Iowa 52620.
Saturday event will be as fallowed a parade at 5 pm the goes through our downtown district, a BBQ cook off that will be judged at 7 pm and fireworks to be held at 10 pm. Will be listing vendors and vendors will post pictures of items that will be on hand that day. 
For more info Contact: Dustin Troutman on Facebook or Call: 641-451-5294

St Patrick's Day Supper

by United Church March 17

School of the Depraved October 26-30

Mother's Day Luncheon

may 14

Sweetheart’s Saturday Sales Event
February 4th, 2017 @ The Bonaparte Opera House
614 First Street, Bonaparte, Iowa 52620
Hours 9 am to 5 pm
Facebook Event page https://www.facebook.com/events/974733785948382 
At this event we bring a variety of vendors together with a large selection of products for that special someone in your life 
we have a max of 19 vendors spaces available at this event located at 614 first street, Bonaparte Iowa 52620


Fall City Wide yard Sales 

During our Fall Festival 

October 14th & 15th

9th Annual Waterfront Place

Open House

May 27

Halloween Extravaganza October 28th

Cookie Walk & Soup Luncheon

December 2nd

319-592-3400
616 FIRST STREET P.O. BOX 156 BONAPARTE IA 52620 US

Anyone wanting to join our parade is more then Welcomed 

Trick or Treat Parade 
Start in City park then going down main street October 22nd 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contact Linda McCarty 641-233-8450 Turdy Workman 319-592-3305
No cost & donations welcome
Children come in costume and trick or treat the businesses then return to the park for a weenie roast and hot cocoa

Taste of Chocolate

September 16th

RIGHT BESIDE THE BRIDGE In Bonaparte Mercantile Parking Lot 
End of Summer Sales Event
September Sturday 9th & Sunday 10th
9:00 am to 5:00 pm 703 First St Bonaparte, Iowa 52620
Bringing together a group Vendors with variety of products in our
beautiful downtown along the Des Monies River. 
For more info Contact: Dustin Troutman onFacebook or Call: 641-451-5294
Will be listing vendors and vendors will post pictures of items that will be on hand that day.

Bonaparte Spring City Wide yard Sale 

During our Spring Festival Sales Event

May 26th,27th and 28th

​Dustin Troutman will be putting together the yard sale maps and they will be at all local businesses for our guests to pick up 

Alumni Banquet

May 27

Our spring Festival Sales Event is memorial day weekend

May Friday 26th Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th
We are bringing together a large selection of vendors with a variety of products in Bonaparte Mercantile Parking lot beside Bridge 703 First Street Bonaparte, Iowa 52620
In the middle of our Historic Downtown Riverfront District 
It is also our city wide yard sale weekend 
contact him if interested in being on that 641 451 5294. 
Will be listing vendors and vendors will post pictures of items that will be on hand that day on our Facebook event page 
For more info Contact: Dustin Troutman on Facebook or

Call: 641-451-5294

Library Soup Luncheon 

October 14

August 5th 
 
September 2nd

October 7th

November 4th 

December 2nd
 

November 11th

God's Portion Day

Eden Inspired invites you to our annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 1st from 5:00-8:30pm. Stop by to see the shop all dressed up for the holidays and kick off your holiday shopping while you enjoy amazing homemade holiday cookies and candies! Various sizes and colors of Christmas cactus and poinsettias, as well as fresh wreaths and swags will be available! Spreading holiday cheer to continue on into the New Year! Please help us celebrate our third holiday season with an open house!
Facebook event page www.facebook.com/events/984703851680548

SE Iowa Artists Studio Tour

OCtober 21-22

4-H Shooting Sports Annual Dinner

At Roberts Memorial Building  

march 18

The Bonaparte Fall Festival as a part of the Scenic Drive Festival is our largest event of the year. With all the Villages of Van Buren County having their own activities over the weekend. 
We are bringing together a large selection of vendors with a variety of products in our City park 803 First Street Bonaparte Iowa 52620. Which is found along our Historic Riverfront of Bonaparte Iowa 52620 between West and Orchard Streets.
We will also be having a Fall City Wide Yard Sale If locals would like to be on the Yard Sale Map Contact: Dustin Troutman on Facebook or Call: 641-451-5294
For more information 
Dustin Troutman on Facebook or Call: 641-451-5294


Relic Rendezvous 

July 29

EMS Soup Supper

October 22

Ice Cream Soical

BY United Church

July 29

J40 Farm Crawl

July 22nd

​Trick or Treat Night 

Monday October 30th 

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Bonaparte Iowa

Friends of the Library's 
Thanksgiving Dinner
November 23rd 4 -7pm
at Former Elementary Building 

Visiting Santa
December 16th 5:00pm to 7;00 pm 
Whitely Opera House 614 first street Bonaparte Iowa 
Contact Linda McCarty 641-233-8450 Turdy Workman 319-592-3305
No cost & donations welcome 
Come visit santa & bring your letters, recieve a gift bag of goodies from him boy & girls gifts