Arts & Entertainment


ArtHaus is Decorah’s home for the arts, bringing visual, performing, and literary art together under one roof and offering creative programs for all ages. ArtHaus also hosts free and low-cost events throughout the year such as film showings, poetry slams, gallery openings, wine tastings, theatre, dance, and live music.


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Nordic Fest

Nordic Fest celebrates Norwegian heritage through an annual event that features parades, dances, ethnic foods, arts & crafts and much more. Held annually the last weekend of each July.

The Oneota Film Festival

Through film, discussion, and other media, The Oneota Film Festival presents an annual event each winter to engage a large and diverse audience in the critical issues of our time. Films focus on topics involving the environment, social justice, adventure, eco travel, food/ agriculture and include films of local interest.

Water Street Music Series (WSM)

WSM brings area musical talent to Decorah through collaborations between celebrated musicians and the community. Check regularly with their web site for a schedule of performances and venues.