Birth place of Grant Wood

Home of National Motorcycle Museum

Hometown of Marshal Yanda

Pumpkin capital of Iowa

Anamosa was a young Native American girl who visited in 1842 –Anamosa means “ white fawn”

We are the only Anamosa in the world

Festivals and Fun:

3rd Sun. in Jan: Antique Show

1st Sat. in Mar: Home & Garden Show

Good Friday: Spring Prayer Breakfast

2nd Sat. in Apr: Earth Day Fair

May: Memorial Day Ceremony

June-Aug Thurs. 7 pm: Concert in the park

1st Sun in June: Motorcycle Hill Climbs

2nd Sat. in June: Vintage Motorcycle Rally

2nd Sat. in June– town wide garage sales & Ridiculous Day sales

Last weekend in June: J&P Cycles Open House

July 4th: Old Fashioned Fourth of July

2nd Sun. in Sep: Motorcycle Hill Climbs

2nd Sat. in Sep: Motorcycle Sidecar Rally

1st Sat. in Oct: Pumpkinfest & Ryan Norlin Memorial Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off

3rd Sat. in Oct: Holiday Bazaar

Wed. before Halloween: Spook Parade

Nov 11: Veterans Day Assembly

Thanksgiving: Dinner at LCC

Thanksgiving Fri.: Holiday Magic on Main

2nd weekend in Dec: Christmas Tree Walk

Parks and Recreation

Wapsipinicon River Pedestrian Bridge South edge of Anamosa                 319-462-2761

Wapsipinicon State Park  South edge of Anamosa                 319-462-2761

Wapsipinicon Golf Course  Wapsipinicon State Park South Edge of Anamosa

Fawn Creek Country Club     1601 130th St         319-462-4115

Lawrence Community Center & Fountain Park   600 E Main St         319 462 6181

Aqua Court – Wapsianna Park 105 S Linn

Tennis & Basketball Courts

Softball & Baseball Fields

Anamosa Library and Learning Center     600 E First St          319-462-2183


AmericInn   Beautiful rooms, complimentary breakfast, pool,   101 Harley Avenue ………319-462 4119

Super 8   Hwy 64

Anamosa School District          Anamosa Blue Raider Pride!


National Motorcycle Museum   102 Chamber Drive     319-462-3925

Recreational Motor Sports   112 S Elm St.   319-462-6932

Anamosa Penitentiary Museum   406 N High St       319-462-2386

Grant Wood Art Museum & Gallery  124 E Main     319-462-4267

Daly Creek Winery  106 N Ford       319-462-2525

Starlighters Theater Live theatrical productions 136 E Main     319-462-4793

Arboretum -North West side of Williams St

Anamosa Bowling Center – food & bowling


Anamosa Floral  Flowers, gifts, antiques  104 E Main      319-462-3000

Wal-mart  101 115th St…..319-462-4311

Theisen’s   101 Chamber Dr…..319-462-3539

Family Foods      402 E Main ……..319 462-3566

Gatherings   Antiques, primitives    130 E Main St……..319-462-6070

J&P Cycles   Motorcycle parts and accessories    13225 Circle Drive…319-462-4817

Recreational Motorsports    Snowmobile parts    112 S Elm St …..319-462-6932

Wild Prairie Rose Farm and Antiques     Antiques, fresh vegetables and plants    17718 120th St……319-480-0221

 Thou Art    local artists, antiques, gifts     106 E Main …………..462-3094

 Pistol Annie’s Alley      antiques, gifts      113 Main Street………….. 431-2814

English Wren gifts, antiques, art

Uptown Antiques Antiques,

Cottage on Main Furniture & gifts

Unique Dining

Daly Creek Winery and Bistro    Fine dining-American and Italian   106 N Ford…..319-462-2525\

Grounds and Goodies    Treats, coffee, lunch, gifts, Wi-Fi    112 E Main…..319-462-2868

Stone City General Store and Pub   American food and fun-  12512 Stone City RD      319-462-4399

Mcotto’s    Pizza and other great foods     100 Chamber Dr………319-462-4200

Tyler and Downing Eatery    Fine dining, casual, Bar    122 E Main    319-462 5533

Tucker’s Tavern        Bar, pizza, sandwiches, soup    201 E Main St……………. 319-462-9909

Teddy’s Barn and Grill     Fine dining   14575 County Rd E 23   319-462-3040

Cora Belle’s Tea Room    Lunch, tea, pies   Inside Pistol Annie’s  113 E Main Street……….431-2814

Bamboo Garden Chinese

La Hacienda-Authentic Mexican

Casa Linda- Authentic Mexican

Scooters Bar and grill

Larry’s Family Rest.- home cooking

Convenience Stores

Casey’s  Two locations  1752 Hwy 64     319-462-2246    500 E Main St     319-462-3986

Tapken’s gas & food

 Fast Food

Subway-sandwich shop

McDonald’s-hamburger chain

Living in Anamosa – What you need to know

Anamosa Fountain Park, One of the many beautiful attractions in Anamosa.

Anamosa is bustling town of  5,594 in Jones County.  Located strategically on Hwy 151 between Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Anamosa is an excellent place to live and raise your family in a small town environment.  While having the secure feeling of living in a small town, Anamosa offers many benefits that you think you might need a city enjoy. Great dining, community theater and shopping are just a few.  The Anamosa Community School District provides a top notch education to our students.  And in case you didn’t know Anamosa boast some of the best views in Iowa, immortalized in the art of incomparable Grant Wood.  Really you shouldn’t ask yourself why you want to live in Anamosa, but why not…