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Downtown Elkader is abundant with year-round entertainment options for all ages and interests.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the river offers countless recreational opportunities from paddling to deep fishing holes to recreational trails along its banks. The surrounding county is also home to countless parks and public recreational areas where you can take in views of the Mississippi River, enjoy the fall foliage, winter beauty, or hike along bluff tops and fish some of the best trout streams in the country.

History buffs will enjoy the many historic sites in Elkader, including the historic downtown district.

Visit the beautifully renovated Elkader Opera House, a fully renovated movie theatre, twenty specialty retail shops, and much more!

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Contact Us

Chamber of Commerce
Email the Chamber
Phone: 563-245-2857
207 Main Street, PO Box 599
Elkader, IA 52043

Economic Development &
Main Street Elkader
Email ED & MSE
Phone: 536-245-2770
207 Main St, PO Box 125
Elkader, IA 52043

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