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.

2017 Madrid Labor Day Celebration

Friday, September 1 thru Monday, September 4, 2017

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The full Labor Day schedule is available.

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Raffle Tickets

2017 raffle prize smart tvTickets are for sale! Purchase tickets at City Hall, VFW, The Flat Tire, The Uni-Clip, and The Country Cafe. 2017 prizes include a 55″ Hitachi smart TV, 44″ cubic inch smoker, tailgate gas grill,  Bose bluetooth speaker (2), My First jump and play, Cyclone folding chair, Hawkeye folding chair, stainless steel tumblers, stainless steel can holders (4), coolers (2), cool bar, folding canvas utility cart, portable jump starter with 4 USB charging stations, boys bicycle and helmet, girls bicycle and helmet, baskets from local businesses. View them now!

Schedule Highlights


Friday, September 1 at 7 pm, Veterans Square: Anthony Koester & the Skunk River Band
Saturday, September 2 at 7 pm, Veterans Square: Richard Arndt and the Brew
Sunday, September 3 at 7 pm, Veterans Square: Sister Sara

Craft and Vendor Show

Friday, September 1 thru Monday, September 4, 2017

Vendors open at 5:00 pm on Friday, September 1, 9:00 am on Saturday, September 2, and at 9:00 am on Sunday, September 3.

Food Vendor Registration form
Non-food Vendor Registration form 

Madrid Milers Labor Day Run/Bike Show

Saturday, September 2
Register now online

Madrid Labor Day Run Facebook page 

Madrid Bags Tournament

Saturday, September 2

Car ShowMadrid Car Show

Sunday, September 3 (rain or shine)
46 classes, all makes and models

Pre-registered vehicles are eligible for a $350 drawing the day of the show. Learn more and register with the form below:

2017 Car Show Registration Form

Please note there will be road closures for the show. Hosted by Pacers Car Club


Sunday, September 3
Show begins at dusk in Edgewood Park


Monday, September 4
7:00 am: Register  at the Post Office
10:00 am: Parade begins

Madrid Alumni Association 2017 Banquet

Saturday Sept 2 @ Student Center at the High School….with the new addition of air conditioning! Doors will open at 4 pm with supper beginning at 5:30pm.

The Honored 50 year class is “1967”.