Far from its humble beginnings in the early 1900's it has grown from a small county fair into a grand regional event, attracting more than 300,000 people during fair week and over 600,000 people annually making it one of the largest fairs in Iowa.
In addition to its summertime pinnacle event, the fairgrounds also host countless other events & parties in its state of the art facilities year round.
Thunder Bay Davenport is casual dining at its best. The perfect place for gathering, relaxing and socializing – an ideal atmosphere for business or pleasure. Chef-driven cuisine led by Executive Chef Greg Sanders offering regionally sourced entrees and hand-crafted dishes. Highlighting fresh seafood, Certified Angus Beef and rustic American favorites – with a twist. Enhance your experience with signature mixology and an expansive selection of wine and craft beer. Specializing in private events, let us take your next business meeting or special occasion to the next level. Located on North Brady across from Menards with easy access to Interstate 80 and the 65th Street corridor.
Outdoor wedding ceremonies may be held at the TaxSlayer Center along the scenic Mississippi River in conjunction with your wedding reception. Our Outdoor Terrace offers plenty of space for your guests. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony may be held within the lobby of the TaxSlayer Center or in our conference center rooms.
Our innovative menus will allow you and your guests to indulge in a dining experience like no other. Featuring fresh and local ingredients on all of our menus, Executive Chef Michael Bolin will take great pride in working to personalize your menu. From a fine-dining experience to ultimate sports bar grub, our friendly service staff and culinary team will allow you to experience the “Levy Difference.”
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More