Summer in Okoboji! What could be better?
Businesses in the Iowa Great Lakes area are OPEN with safety and hospitality in mind. Okoboji businesses are following recommended safety protocols from the CDC and Iowa Department of Public Health while creating a welcoming atmosphere for their guests.
We ask for your PATIENCE and KINDNESS with business owners, staff, and other guests as we all do our best to enjoy Okoboji in these uncharted waters. Please be aware of social distancing, occupancy restrictions, reservations, and other changes put in place for your safety.
All resorts, lodging properties, and campgrounds are open in Okoboji!
All restaurants are open in Okoboji with limited seating. Restaurants are working very hard to provide a clean and safe Okoboji dining experience for all dine-in and carry-out patrons.
Carry-out beer, growlers, and drinks are available at West O, Okoboji Brewing Company, and Okoboji Commons.
All shops are open throughout the Iowa Great Lakes, including the Central Emporium and the shops at Queens Court. The stores are packed to the brim and many have been remodeled and refreshed for the 2020 season!
Arnolds Park Amusement Park : Open Daily; Masks are required
Queen II Opening: Sails Daily; Masks are required
- Live Music at Barefoot Bar, The Gardens, and Captains Getaway. ( opens in a new windowEvents)
- Farmers Market in The Park: Saturday's 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
- Golf Courses
- Boat Rentals
- Most Museums (Call for hours before visiting)
- Shake the Lake Boat Cruises @ Okoboji Boat Works
- Mini-Golf (Treasure Village, Pirates Cove and Ranch Okoboji)
- Pearson Lakes Art Center
- Okoboji Disc Golf Course
- Movie Theaters
- Lakes Area Dog Park
- Superior 71 Drive-In Movie Theater
- Harmony Park
- Dickinson County Nature Center
When you're ready to travel, we hope to see you in Okoboji! Please call us with any questions you may have at 712.332.2209. You can also check out our website which is updated daily in these changing times: