ALTOONA, Iowa – The city of Altoona celebrated its residents on Saturday.
The 6th annual Altoona Palooza took place at the Sam Wise Youth Complex. At the event, people could play in a ping pong tournament, get covered in mud by playing volleyball, or enjoy the tractor show that is new to the event this year.
Overall, residents say they celebrate what Altoona has to offer.
"It brings businesses together, community members together, and families," said Mattia Hansen of Altoona. "We get to showcase all of the great recreational opportunities we have here in Altoona."
Concerts also began around 4 p.m. Saturday. The main act, Standing Hampton, will perform from 8-11 p.m.