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Heritage Days Festival 2019
July 11 - July 13Free
The 32nd Annual Heritage Days Festival, Mount Vernon’s biggest summer festival, will take place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, July 11, 12, and 13, in and around Uptown Mount Vernon.
This year’s festivities will include fireworks, carnival rides, old-fashioned carnival games, live performances, bingo, a beer tent, and a “mini-Olympics for kids.”
About Mount Vernon
Historic Mount Vernon, Iowa, is the home to 4500 residents, including 1200 college students enrolled at Cornell College. Located in Eastern Iowa at the intersection of Highways 30 and 1, 20 miles north of Iowa City and 15 miles east of Cedar Rapids, it boasts a vibrant uptown business community with numerous antique and specialty stores, restaurants, coffee houses, art galleries, and three National Historic Districts. Mount Vernon was named one of America’s “10 Coolest Small Towns” by Budget Travel magazine in October of 2009. More information is available at www.visitmvl.com.