Activities

Events are subject to change. Please check back for more updates.

Friday, Sept. 3, 2021

Campground Opens for early-bird camping for only $20/night
located at 511 6th Ave W, Grinnell.

The entrance is on the west edge of town just off of Highway 6.

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021

Campground Opens

Sunday, Sept. 5

Campground Opens

8:00 pm – 12:00 Come enjoy an awesome show by your new favorite local band: Tyler Richton and The High Bank Boys.

This event is open to the public and will be held in our big tent, the Grinnell Mutual Events Center. It replaces what is our usual spring dance. Free will offering for admission. The bar will be open.

Monday, Sept. 6

Campground Opens

Tuesday, Sept. 7

Campground Opens

12:00-5:00 Convention Registration Building Open

Wednesday, Sept. 8

IFA Convention Begins

9:00am-9:00pm Convention Registration Building Open

Thursday, Sept. 9

9:00am-9:00pm Convention Registration Building Open

9:00 am-5:00 pm Bowling Tournament – Grinnell Bowladrome

brought to you by Alex Air & Apparatus and Drager

7:00 am-4:00 pm Golf Tournament – Oakland Acres Golf Club

brought to you by Alex Air & Apparatus, Drager, Cubbs Automotive

11:00 am Co-Ed Waterfights – Downtown Grinnell

3:00 pm-8:00 pm Vendor Night at the Grinnell Mutual Event Center
(free beer and Pagliai’s Pizza while it lasts)

with Evening Entertainment – Hairball (8:00 – 10:00)

Friday, Sept. 10

9:00 am-9:00 pm Convention Registration Building Open

11:00 am Old-Timers Waterfights – Downtown Grinnell

– Women’s Waterfights – Downtown Grinnell (following Old-Timers)

8:00 am-4:00 pm Bowling Tournament – Grinnell Bowladrome

7:00 am-4:00 pm Golf Tournament – Oakland Acres Golf Club

5:00 pm-8:00 pm Dinner Served at the Grinnell Mutual Event Center

8:30 pm-9:00 pm Awards Presentation

9:00 pm-1:00 am Evening Entertainment – Route 66
at the Grinnell Mutual Events Center

Saturday, Sept. 11

7:00am-3:00pm Convention Registration Building Open

7:45 am Opening ceremony and Invocation- at Central Park

8:00 am IFA Drills – Downtown Grinnell at Central Park

9:00 am-1:00 pm Craft Show – at Eagles Club – 616 4th Avenue

3:30 pm-6:30 pm Dinner Served at the Grinnell Mutual Events Center

5:30 pm Parade Lineup and Judging – Click Here for details

6:30 pm Parade through the streets of Grinnell

8:30 pm Awards Presentation at the Grinnell Mutual Events Center

9:00 pm-1:00 am Evening Entertainment –Sushi Roll
at the Grinnell Mutual Events Center

Sunday, Sept. 12

9:00 am IFA Business Meeting
at Grinnell Public Safety Building, 1020 Spring Street
Convention and Campground Close. Travel home safely.


IFA Annual Fire Convention 2020 2021


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