From Saturday September 13th through Sunday September 14th, 2014 Heritage Park of North Iowa will be holding its 31st Annual Steam Threshing Festival. This two day event is full of actives for the whole family. Admission is $6 and covers admission for both days. Exhibitors are always admitted free. And on Friday September 12th join us for our 9th Annual Consignment Sale, in conjunction with Fox Auction Company, featuring antique tractors, implements, households, tools, literature, memorabilia and much more. See the Show Guide below for complete details and interesting articles. We have also added tractor pulls to this year's event.
Featured Brand: Massey Harris
Each year the Steam Threshing Festival has a featured brand, for the 2014 show we are featuring Massey Harris.
Event Poster Event Flyer Show Guide
Things to See and Do
Heritage Park of North Iowa is home to a very impressive collections of steam traction engines, prairie tractors, threshing machines, crawlers, flywheel engines, row crop tractors and much more. Come and see what all we have. The rotating images above show a small sampling of some sights from previous events, you may click on any image to view a larger image.
NEW for 2014 is our exhibition and antique tractor pulls. We are pleased to be working with Blue Ox Sled Company to provide these events. See the posters below for details.
Exhibition Tractor Pull Antique Tractor Pull
There will be multiple forms of entertainment available at the Steam Threshing Festival. Be sure check out the Schedule of Events for a full listing of entertainment options. One of these entertainers will be Carver Creek Bluegrass a band of five siblings ranging in age from six to twenty-one from Carver, MN. Carver Creek sings bluegrass, folk, country and old-time music. Instrumentally they use the banjo, guitar, fiddle, penny whistle, ripsaw and cow fiddle. Visit their website for more information on the band.
Another entertainer on hand for the event is Gary Froiland. Gary is a solo musician that combines the 5 string banjo, guitar, bass, harmonica, dobro and fiddle into his programs. You can see an example of Gary's talent with this video.
Corn and Bologna Feed
At approximately 5:30 PM on Saturday September 13th, 2014 there will be an all you can eat sweet corn and bologna feed at the Heritage Park Steel Wheel cafe. Ticket prices are $6. The sweet corn and bologna are prepared using steam from one the steam engines exhibiting at the show. All the amenities are provided. Come and have a great time and a great meal.
Just for visiting the Steam Threshing Festival information page you are entitled to a special discount on admission to the event.
Heritage Park has opportunities for vendors at the annual Steam Threshing Festival. The above link provides full information.
Heritage park has camping available for attendees at the Steam Threshing Festival, there are also various area hotels available. The above link has all of the information.
Have an interesting item you would like to bring to show at the event? Click the above link to get information on bringing your Exhibit.