Shopping, Museums, Movies, & Recreation

Festival in the Park - June

Festival in the Park - June

Ridiculous Daze - July

Ridiculous Daze - July

Ladies Night Out - November

Ladies Night Out - November

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Clarion has a vibrant retail community that includes events throughout the year. Just some of those events include Ladies Night Out in April, Festival in the Park in June, Ridiculous Daze in July, Ladies Night Out and Small Business Saturday in November, and Jingle Jam and Guy's Night Out in December.  Visit our Retail Chamber Member Listing Page for more information about our businesses.


Heartland Museum

Founded in 1999, the Heartland Museum was created to bring together five Wright County groups to tell the story of agriculture in North Central Iowa, to preserve some local collections that might otherwise disappear and to celebrate small towns that make Iowa a treasure.  For tours call (515) 602-6000.

Clarion Aquatic Center

Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

For more information contact City of Clarion at (515) 532-2847


4-H Museum

The birthplace of the 4-H emblem. The schoolhouse was moved to Heartland Museum in December of 2017. Please contact Heartland Museum for information.


Clarmond Golf & Country Club

Clarmond is a 9-hole golf course opened for play between May and October.

Clarion Movie Theatre

Check out our stadium seating, full digital picture, and sound. Plenty of space between rows, so you will be very comfortable while you enjoy the movie.


Clarion Parks

Clarion has 5 parks, all are beautiful and have their own charm.  Including a skateboard park and park connected to the Clarion Aquatic Center.


Lake Cornelia and Elm Lake

Enjoy scenery, boating, fishing, ice fishing, picnic area, camping, and the many activities the association has to offer year round.


Clarion Sports

Catch a game with the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Schools.  Click below for the schedule.