Since 1913, Le Mars has been our home. Our Corporate Center and our two state-of-the-art manufacturing plants are located here in this northwest Iowa community of nearly 10,000 people. Plus, our Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in the quaint downtown, welcomes ice cream enthusiasts from across the country for a sweet treat.
We love calling the Ice Cream Capital of the World home. We are proud of this community and of our history here. We welcome you to be a part of this great place!
Life in Le Mars
This community works hard to preserve the town’s history while maintaining a progressive economic climate. The town provides a variety of entertainment options for residents and visitors alike including a 27-hole golf course, a YMCA with both an indoor and an outdoor pool. A tour of the town will reveal 13 parks, 9 miles of trails, amazing alley art and murals, and 50 ceramic ice cream cones! Dessert is an obvious choice in this tasty town, but Le Mars, Iowa, also welcomes you to try a bite at some of the best restaurants around!
Education & Health Care
Le Mars offers both public and private education opportunities. The Le Mars Community School Bulldogs and Gehlen Catholic School Jays are proud to call this place home. Floyd Valley Hospital, an affiliate of the Avera Network is a full-service general acute care, critical access hospital.
Sweet Summer Fun
Each summer we celebrate the treat that makes Le Mars so unique during Ice Cream Days! The festivities are held each June, offering a full slate of events, entertainment, parade, and of course lots and lots of ice cream! in July, the Plymouth County Fair boasts of being the Best 5 Days of Summer and is one of the largest county fairs in the state. A trip to the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor is just the cherry on top to any hot, Midwest summer day.