Welcome to Clarinda Iowa! Clarinda is the county seat of Page County which is nestled in the rolling southern hills of Iowa. There are so many activities available in Clarinda it is difficult to know where to begin. Activities range from an evening cheering on the Clarinda A's, the local summer collegiate baseball team established in 1954, or a leisurely stroll on the Clarinda Community Trail encircling the City Park. A round of golf at the Clarinda Country Club may be just what you are looking for or perhaps bowling a few lines is more up your alley. Browsing an art exhibit at the Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum or visiting one of the area museums such as the Glenn Miller Birthplace Society or the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum can be fun and informative. Take a walk on the indoor track at the Clarinda Lied Center, a municipal recreational facility which offers indoor swimming, a gymnasium, racquetball court, weight and exercise room and more.
Famished? Visit one of the many excellent restaurants in Clarinda. Visit one of the area steak houses or settle in at a small town cafe for a homecooked meal. There are many Restaurants available which offer traditional American menus as well as Chinese, Mexican, and other tasty selections. If you are looking for fast food, Order a pizza delivered to your room or drive-thru and pick up a burger.
An annual event featuring the Cruzin’ Clarinda Parade, including cars, pickups, motorcycles, and tractors. Plans include a show & shine and children's activities.
The annual festival held on the second weekend in June celebrates the life and music of Glenn Miller the American bandleader, trombonist, composer, and arranger who disappeared while directing the Glenn Miller AAF Band during World War II. Listen to international bands followed by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. The festival features picnics, dances, historical displays, concerts and more.
The Annual Band Jamboree has been held for over 60 years and is sponsored by the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce, the Clarinda Community Schools and the City of Clarinda. Drawing over 50 high school and middle school bands from Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska, more than 2,500 students often take part in the daylong festival.
The Annual Craft Carnival event is Iowa's largest handmade craft show and has taken place for over 50 years. Held at the Page County Fairgrounds the Craft Carnival boasts hundreds of booths featuring everything from handcrafted glassware to homemade Wisconsin cheeses and much more.
Hotel Rooms & Suites in Clarinda Iowa, Boulders Inn, and Suites.