Filling Station Ice Cream Fall Hours

The Filling Station is staying open past Labor Day! Stop by for your favorite ice cream on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 9pm. Keep up with the Filling Station on Facebook.

Madrid VFW Coat Drive

The Madrid VFW Coat Drive is now open! We are accepting coats to be donated to our veterans at the VA. Every year the demand for coats exceeds the availability and we would like to ask our great community and followers to please assist us in taking care of our Veterans in need.

We will be accepting coats now through October 10, 2017. We will have a box located downstairs to collect these.

2017 Labor Day Schedule is Ready!

The schedule for the 2017 Madrid Labor Day Celebration is available on the Labor Day page: Did you know the inflatables are free? Other popular events include the car show, parade, fireworks, live entertainment, beer tent and more. Check it out!

Be sure to stay up to date with Labor Day events with The Madrid Yearly Labor Day Celebration Facebook page.

Share your Water Tower Design Ideas

How would you decorate the water tower? The City of Madrid would like to hear your ideas as it prepares to update the water tower so send your thoughts to

Downtown Street Closure Starts Monday, July 10

Beginning Monday, August 7, 2017, 2nd Street will be closed between Water and State Street for repairs. The project is expected to last until Friday, August 25.

MAC Seeks Iowa State Fair Volunteers

Come help promote Madrid and Boone County at the Iowa State Fair! Your admission to the Fair is provided, and three different shifts are available:

The Iowa State Fair will be held from August 10 until August 20, 2017. Sign up at the Larson Agency or at Madrid City Hall. For more information, contact Don Lincoln at 515-795-2775.

Training is available to help you prepare to volunteer at the booth on July 26th at Snus Hill Winery, beginning at 5:30pm. Both experienced and new volunteers should plan to attend training. Refreshments will be served. The Boone County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Madrid Area Chamber of Commerce (MAC) are cooperating to coordinate volunteer efforts and training for the booth.

Join the Labor Day Commission

The Labor Day Commission is looking for one more person who is willing to help prepare Madrid’s annual Labor Day Celebration. Plans for 2017 have already begun, and your help would be appreciated! E-mail the Commission at

Cool Down at Community Room

Come cool off at the Community Room! Due to the expected high heat indexes Tuesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, the City of Madrid will be opening the Community Room at 303 S. Water St as a cooling center between the hours of 8:30 AM and 10:00 PM.

School Registration Materials Available Online

It’s time to register for the 2017/2018 school year! Instructions, documents, and supply lists are available on the Madrid Community School website.

Questions may be directed to Peggy Nardini, or the admin office at 515-795-1400.

2016 Madrid Water Quality Report

The 2016 Water Quality Report is available for Madrid, Iowa. Click the link to learn what is monitored and how our water scored.