Event Schedule

Join us for a full weekend of learning, entertainment, and community.

Spend the weekend at Murray Fest Midwest learning about a wide variety of homesteading skills from leading experts. Spend each day attending talks about homesteading, animal husbandry, food preservation, and gardening. When you need a break, grab something to eat from our food vendors or stroll through the Vendor Marketplace and stock up on gifts, homesteading gear, and gardening items. After a fun day of learning, spend each evening with friends, old and new, as you enjoy local food, fellowship, and live music and entertainment featuring special guest Rory Feek.

See the general schedule below to help you plan your visit to Murray Fest Midwest and Central Iowa. Note exact times are subject approximate and subject to change.

SATURDAY

— JUNE 29, 2024 —

  • 7:00 AM – Gates open. Coffee Truck and Vendor Marketplace open.
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Learn from expert speakers across four stages. Afternoon VIP tours (shuttle provided).
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Dinner break, VIP meet and greet.
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Live music and entertainment.

SUNDAY

— JUNE 30, 2024 —

  • 7:00 AM – Gates open. Coffee Truck and Vendor Marketplace open.
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Learn from expert speakers across four stages. Afternoon VIP tours (shuttle provided).
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Dinner break, VIP meet and greet.
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Live music and entertainment.

MONDAY

— JULY 1, 2024 —

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Baby Chick Sale at McMurray Hatchery.

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MURRAY FEST MIDWEST IS PRESENTED BY

Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Murray McMurray Hatchery
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Premier 1 Supplies
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by The Carolina Homestead Exchange
Murray Fest Midwest | Sponsors | Iowa Tourism Office
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Omlet
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Brinsea USA
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by the Webster City Chamber of Commerce

Grow your business by connecting with homesteaders, backyard chicken keepers! Learn more about becoming a sponsor or a vendor at Murray Fest Midwest.

Murray Fest Midwest paid for in part by the Iowa Tourism Office.

Murray Fest Midwest | McMurray Hatchery's Bud Wood Teaching Youth About Baby Chicks
Murray Fest Midwest | Vendor Marketplace | Homesteading and Gardening Gifts