Ah, summertime in Adel! Classic cars line the brick streets along the town square during the Brick Street Classic Car Show. Families line the streets during the famous Adel Sweet Corn Festival. Other events include the All Iowa Wine and the Iowa Book Festivals.
Stroll along the town square and browse the unique shops. Hike the Raccoon River Valley Trail – summer is a beautiful time of year, and Adel residents know how to enjoy the mild weather.
Adel, the oldest town in Dallas County, is home to 3,500 people. Nile Kinnick, Heisman Trophy winner, was born in Adel in 1918. Incorporated in 1847, Adel is a fast-growing community with several local organizations. Kiwanis, Lions, and American Legion help keep residents in touch with each other.
The Adel Public Library hosts a wide variety of activities for both young and old, such as scrapbooking classes and a Brown Bag Book Club. Adel schools provide quality education and extra-curricular activities for students, including athletics and fine arts.
Adel is minutes from busy downtown Des Moines. Come for a visit and see what makes this Midwestern town so special.