Clarion – Wednesday, July 15

The town of Clarion will have different options of entertainment at different venues across town in order to help riders and visitors to “Experience Clarion” while they are here on Wednesday, July 15th.

Fuel, one of Clarion’s local bar and restaurants, will be hosting musical entertainment right on Main Street. Robert Deitch will begin at 5pm, with the Royce Johns Band to follow at 7pm.

The Red Shed Event Center, Clarion’s local event venue, will have a spaghetti dinner and bar, entertainment, and an air-conditioned building! Entertainment features music by Mojo starting at 5pm and a Drag Show starting at 7:30pm.

More entertainment to be announced soon at other town venues.

Clarion is now accepting applications for vending during Iowa’s Ride visit to town. Download the applications by clicking the links below.

Clarion is the county seat in Wright County, home to nearly 3,000 Iowans, and the nation’s largest egg producer. The town has deep roots in agriculture and is actually the birthplace of the four-leaf clover emblem used by the 4-H Clubs of America.

Clarion’s downtown features several buildings built in the 1800s which houses many local businesses including hair salons, boutiques, restaurants, a photography studio and much more. The center of the business district is the Wright County Courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Festival in the Park is Clarion’s annual celebration held the 2nd week in June. The two-day festival features family fun, food and entertainment including a pancake breakfast, vendor fair, 5k, music in the park, care show and a town parade.

There will be plenty of camping for all registered riders in the designated campgrounds that is situated fairly close to the evening activities. These campsites will be listed in the future.


Cobblestone Inn & Suites – Clarion
500 Central Avenue West
Clarion, IA 50525

Clarion Hometown Inn
1001 Central Avenue West
Clarion, IA 50525

AmericInn by Wyndham Webster City (23 miles)
411 Closz Drive
Webster City, IA 50595

AmericInn by Wyndham Humboldt (25 miles)
307 13th Street North
Humboldt, IA 50548