Location: 507 West Water, Decorah, Iowa 52101
Event Date: Fri, Jul 28, 2017
Contact Person: 505-331-7154


RAGBRAI will be visiting Decorah during the 51st Annual Nordic Fest celebration! Nordic Fest is a Scandinavian festival featuring delicious food, authentic crafts and trades, and community pride. A full program of events will be available at in July.

Friday is College Spirit Day! One of the first attractions riders will see as they enter Decorah will be Luther College. Luther College will be out to greet riders and line College Drive with “Luther Blue.”

Enjoy our live music scene coupled with our wonderful Norwegian food!  For music we have local artists such as Mike Mcabee, and Halestorm.  And for food don't be afraid to enter the Lutefisk eating contest in the morning!

The theme for the town will be “Trollin’ Through Decorah”

You will also have the opportunity to experience two well-known breweries.

  1. Toppling Goliath Brewery – rated “Top Beer in the World” –
  2. Pulpit Rock Brewery – voted “Best New Brewery in Iowa” –


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