Businesses + Resources

Choose Washington to Start your Business! Businesses + Resources Restaurants Shops Art Galleries Lodging Businesses are choosing Washington for our business-friendly environment, low cost of living, and growing economy. Creating a robust economic development strategy often takes a concerted effort of multiple partners coming together around a common goal. The Washington Business Partnership is a…

Trick or Treat on the Square

Gettin’ Spooky at the Square! Trick-or-Treat Around the Washington Square on Halloween is a magical night filled with little ones dressed in costumes of all kinds.  The businesses around the square set up outside of their storefront to hand out candy.  This event also offers pony rides, hay rack rides, free meals and more on…

Ridiculous Day

Let’s get RIDICULOUS! Please join us for the state’s longest running Ridiculous Day, as 2019 marks our 72nd year. Day attractions include retail bargains, sidewalk sales, family games, ducks in the fountain, food vendors, and the Annual Ridiculous Day Parade. We invite all Washington Businesses and vendors to join us for the retail sales and…

Oktober Madness

We’re Mad for Fall Washington is alive with events all month long in October.  We feature a full calendar of family-fun activities in the community and want to invite you to celebrate with us! Sponsored by: Oktober Madness Schedule Oct 15 Choctoberfest October 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm View More… Special Events…

Thursday Night Live

Enjoy a night of music, friends & family! Want to Perform at Thursday Night Live? Fill out the form below! Grab a lawn chair and enjoy local food!  All music events are free! Join us for Thursday Night Live from 6:30-7:30 pm.  You can also come early for the Farmer’s Market beginning at 5 pm and…

Welcome to Washington

Quality of Life Washington, Iowa is a vibrant community that proudly boasts outstanding recreational opportunities, interesting historical sites, festive community events, excellent educational offerings and modern healthcare options. The quality of life here is evident to visitors as well as the media, who have ranked it one of the healthiest communities in the nation. About…

Local Restaurateur Honored

Lorraine Williams with Cafe Dodici has been honored as a top 40 “Women to Watch” in hospitality from the Iowa Restaurant Association. The association has chosen honorees from all segments of the industry. We are lucky to have Lorraine and Cafe Dodici so close to home. She was chosen out of over 100 nominations submitted…