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Whether you come to see our famous covered bridges, the John Wayne Museum or the Iowa Quilt Museum, one of our beautiful parks, or shop our historic downtown, Winterset and Madison County is always worth the drive.

John Wayne Birthday Celebration
May 24 & 25

Winterset Women's Weekend
June 7-9
Take time to pamper yourself!  Classes, music, food, shopping and more!

Madison County Covered Bridge Festival
Oct. 12-13
Our historic county's annual celebration of our history and the iconic covered bridges that we're known for is 50 this year!  Come help us celebrate!  Food, music, craft vendors, car show and parade are just a few of the activities on tap for this weekend of fun.