Labor Day

Madrid has an annual Labor Day Celebration! Held Labor Day weekend each year, it is a great time to visit Madrid, Iowa. There are many family friendly activities, including free inflatables, a petting zoo, fireworks, and a parade. A beer tent is available in the evenings, and Madrid is famous for the Car Show on Sunday.

2018 Madrid Labor Day Celebration

Friday, August 30 thru Monday, September 3, 2018

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Comments and questions should be directed to the Facebook page.

The full Labor Day is available.

Raffle Tickets

Tickets are $1 each at City Hall, City State Bank, Global Wellness, VFW, Flat Tire Lounge, Uni-Clip, and Town and Country Cafe. Raffle will be held at noon on Monday, September 3.
Prizes include a kayak, VIZIO soundbar, 55″ TV, 2 bikes with helmets, season pass for Madrid sports, pressure cooker, Hamilton Flex Brew, monster floatable speaker, Iowa State and Iowa large coolers, Iowa State and Iowa folding chairs, Iowa State and Iowa stainless tumblers, stainless can holders, and gift cards to local businesses.

Schedule Highlights


Friday, August 31
7:00 pm
Cold Filtered

Saturday, September 1
7:00 pm
Brandon Hebron and the Crystal Blue Band

Sunday, September 2
7:00 pm
Hold On

Craft and Vendor Show

Friday, August 31 thru Monday, September 3, 2018

Vendors open at 5:00 pm on Friday, 9:00 am on Saturday,  and at 9:00 am on Sunday.

Food Vendor Registration form
Non-food Vendor Registration form 

Madrid Milers Labor Day Run/Bike Show

Saturday, September 1
6:30 am registration (Elementary School)
7:30 am start (Elementary School)
Register now online
Madrid Labor Day Run Facebook page 

Sand Volleyball Tournament

Sunday, September 2
Edgewood Park

Disc Golf Tournament

Saturday, September 1
Edgewood Park

Car ShowMadrid Car Show

Sunday, September 2 (rain or shine)

8:00 am Register (2nd and Main St.)
12:00 pm Car Show (downtown)

More information and registration form is here. Early registration discount ends August 27. Please note there will be road closures for the show. Hosted by Pacers Car Club


Sunday, September 2
Show begins at dusk in Edgewood Park


Monday, September 3
7:00 am: Register (at the Post Office)
10:00 am: Parade begins (North and Dalandar)

Madrid Alumni Association 2018 Banquet

More detail coming soon.

The Honored 50 year class is “1969”.