Soldiers Grove is the place for lively outdoor events, from the Lions Club’s Dairy Days held in June to the Driftless Area Art Festival in the third weekend in September. Whether you like to whoop it up at a rodeo or stroll through a gallery of fine local art, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Beauford T. Anderson Park.
June 17-19, 2016
The Soldiers Grove Lions Club sponsors the popular Soldiers Grove Dairy Days celebration. Held each year on Father’s Day weekend in the village park, the event includes a horse show, tractor and truck pull, children’s pedal pull, softball and volleyball tournaments, and a children’s carnival. Live music, dancing, and great food are part of the event. The Dairy Days Parade starts on Sunday at 1:00 pm and winds through the old town.
Driftless Area Art Festival
September 17-18, 2016
The Driftless Area is an inspirational setting to many talented artists and artisans. Its hills and valleys are home to painters and potters, woodworkers and weavers, musicians and metalsmiths.
Come see and support our regional artists, listen to area musicians, and enjoy the tastes of local foods and wines at the annual Driftless Area Art Festival, the third weekend in September.