CVARC Hamfest

The OFFICIAL Website of the 2024 Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 

Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City Iowa

Saturday August 3, 2024 – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

BREAKING NEWS –  We have confirmed that Associated Radio will be at the Hamfest, so those looking to pick up new equipment will want to check them out!

Prices for the Event:

  • Kids under 18: FREE
  • Adults: $10
  • Flea Market Tables: $10 ($15 after July 1)
  • Outdoor Fleas:  Free!
  • Commercial Vendors: $10/table w/2 free tickets
  • RV Camping: $20/night
  • Offsite camping available: Pinicon Ridge Park
  • Sign up list for volunteers (click here)
  • Contact David Layher to reserve tables
  • Main Door Prize Drawing at 2:00 PM
  • VE Testing at 2:00 PM, contact Al Butler for information:
  • 2024 CVARC Hamfest Forum Schedule
    Time Speaker Topic

Excellent on-site food supplied by Linn County 4-H Clubs and Linn County Pork Producers.

Official Hamfest Flyer

2023 CVARC Hamfest – Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City Iowa

Questions? Contact Hamfest Chairman David Cripe at