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 and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

She Shack - Holiday Open House

Begins: 12/2/2022 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 12/3/2022 - 2:00 PM

The She Shack located at 1380 360th Street in Stratford will be open on Friday, December 2nd from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.  

Stratford Lion's Soup and Sandwich Supper

Begins: 12/3/2022 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 12/3/2022 - 7:00 PM

Stratford Lion's Soup and Sandwich Supper from 5:00-7:00 PM at Athens Woods Estates. 

Soups: Potato, Chili, Vegetable Beef with a sandwich. Freewill donation. 

Stratford Promotion Committee's

Begins: 12/3/2022 - 3:00 PM
Ends: 12/3/2022 - 5:00 PM

Stratford Promotion Committee's "Tour of Homes" will be on Saturday, December 3rd from 3:00-5:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00 a piece and can be picked up at businesses around town. 

"Take in the wonders of decorating by coming to our three homes we will have on tour and then stop at Athens Woods. A soup and sandwich supper will be there to warm you as you end your enchanted evening."

ELC's Dad's Belgian Waffle Brunch

Begins: 12/4/2022 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 12/4/2022 - 1:00 PM

Located in the Stratford Schools Cafeteria from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00 in advance and $12.00 at the door. Kids 5 and under eat free. Tickets are available for purchase through any ELC family. Proceeds will benefit the Stratford Early Learning Center. 

Stratford Elementary School's Holiday Concert

Begins: 12/8/2022 - 6:00 PM
Ends: 12/8/2022

Stratford Elementary School's Holiday Concert begining at 6:00 PM. 

Holiday Open Houses around Stratford

Begins: 12/9/2022
Ends: 12/9/2022

Bakin Diner


Security Savings Bank

Stratford Country Store KC

Stratford Food Center

Stratford Mercantile

Stratford Mutual Telephone and Electric Company

Christmas for the Veterans Donation Drive ends

Begins: 12/9/2022
Ends: 12/9/2022

Friday, December 9th is the last day to drop off donations for Christmas for the Veterans. Lists for donations can be found posted around town as well as at City Hall. 

Stratford's Santa Lucia Pageant

Begins: 12/10/2022 - 2:00 PM
Ends: 12/10/2022

Come enjoy Stratford's Santa Lucia Pageant at 2:00 PM at the Stratford Evangelical Lutheran Church. 

Stratford Library's Early Out Movie

Begins: 12/14/2022 - 1:15 PM
Ends: 12/14/2022

Come enjoy a movie at the Stratford Public Library! Begining at 1:15 PM. 

Stratford Food Pantry Open

Begins: 12/17/2022 - 9:30 AM
Ends: 12/17/2022 - 11:00 AM

Located at Athens Woods Estate.

City Hall closed for Christmas

Begins: 12/26/2022
Ends: 12/26/2022

City hall will be closed in obervation of Christmas on Monday, December 26th. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 27th. 

City Hall closed for New Years

Begins: 1/2/2023
Ends: 1/2/2023

City Hall will be closed in observation of New Years on Monday, January 2nd. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, January 3rd.