Calendar of Events

No matter what the season, there is always something going on in the City of Stratford. Keeping our residents informed of scheduled events and local happenings is important. 

Know of an upcoming event that we need to add? Give us a call at 515-838-2311 or send us an email at cityofstratford@globalccs.net and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

Fall Junk Jaunt - She Shack

Begins: 9/30/2022 - 8:00 AM
Ends: 10/2/2022 - 3:00 PM

Fall Junk Janut - She Shack open from Friday September 30th from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday October 1st from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, and Sunday October 2nd from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM.  1380 360th St. Stratford

Fall Junk Janut - Backcountry Winery and Brewery's Maker's Market

Begins: 9/30/2022 - 9:00 AM
Ends: 10/2/2022 - 3:00 PM

Fall Junk Jaunt - Backcountry Winey and Brewery's Maker's Market open Friday September 30th from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday October 1st from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, and Sunday October 2nd from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. 3533 Fenton Ave. 

SCDC's Annual "Music in the Street"

Begins: 10/1/2022 - 4:00 PM
Ends: 10/1/2022 - 10:00 PM

SCDC's Annual "Music in the Street" on Shakespeare Ave! Bags tournament begining at 2:00 PM (sign up with a 4 person team for $20.00 at Rungo's). Gates open at 4:00 PM with David Watson beginning at 5:00 PM and Dueling Pianos at 7:00 PM. There will be food, vendors, a bouncy house and merry-go-round, sidewalk chalk, and bags game for the children. $5.00 entry fee for 10 years and older. Some seating will be availble but plan to bring your own chairs also. 

Stratford's Annual "Cruise to the Woods"

Begins: 10/2/2022 - 8:30 AM
Ends: 10/2/2022 - 10:30 AM

Stratford's Annual "Cruise to the Woods" on Shakespeare Ave from 8:30 AM-10:30 AM. Food vendors and lots and lots of cars to see!

Stratford Library's Early Out Movie

Begins: 10/5/2022 - 1:15 PM
Ends: 10/5/2022

Come and enjoy a movie at the Stratford Public Library begining at 1:15 PM. 

American Legion and Auxiliary Meeting

Begins: 10/6/2022 - 7:00 PM
Ends: 10/6/2022

American Legion and Auxiliary meeting at the Shakespeare Community Center begining at 7:00 PM. 

Oktoberfest at Backcountry Brewery

Begins: 10/7/2022
Ends: 10/9/2022

Oktoberfest at Backcountry Brewery! Friday: Food Truck & Trivia Night; Saturday: Soft Pretzels & Live Music; Sunday: Family Day - Bounce House, Live Music, Food & Drinks for all ages! 

Council Meeting

Begins: 10/10/2022 - 7:00 PM
Ends: 10/10/2022 - 8:00 PM

Stratford Stride and SMTC's Annual Pumpkin Patch Hayride

Begins: 10/16/2022 - 1:00 PM
Ends: 10/16/2022 - 3:00 PM

Stratford Stride and SMTC's Annual Pumpkin Patch Hayride from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. Meet on Shakespeare Ave. Free admittance with a canned good or paper product for the Stratford Food Pantry. 

Stratford Library's Cross Stitch Workshop

Begins: 10/21/2022 - 9:00 AM
Ends: 10/21/2022 - 4:00 PM

Stratford Library's Cross Stitch Workshop from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM. Make sure to sign up early!

Stratford Library's "Story on a Stick"

Begins: 10/24/2022
Ends: 10/29/2022

Stratford Library's "Story on a Stick." Walk around town and read a book posted on sticks on Shakespeare Ave!

Stratford Library's Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Begins: 10/24/2022
Ends: 10/29/2022

Stratford Library's Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Check the library for details. 

Spaghetti Dinner at the Shakespeare Community Center

Begins: 10/30/2022 - 11:00 AM
Ends: 10/30/2022 - 1:00 PM

Spaghetti Dinner at the Shakespeare Community Center from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. Freewill donation to benefit the Community Center.

Trick-or-Treat

Begins: 10/31/2022 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 10/31/2022 - 7:00 PM

Trick-or-Treat will be held on Monday, October 31st from 5:00-7:00 PM. Watch out for all the little kiddos! 

Trick or Treat at the Following Local Businesses:

SMTC and Stratford Lions Club's Annual "Trick or trEAT" night - Hot dogs, treats and pictures taken to put on Channel 14

Stratford Food Center

Stratford Country Store KC

Security Savings Bank