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Events Going on in Eastern Iowa This Weekend — August 18th, 19th, & 20th

It’s another busy weekend in The Corridor!

It’s hard to believe, but we are already halfway through the month of August. The kids will be going back to school soon, so enjoy the summer while you still can! Here are some of the major events going on in Eastern Iowa this weekend:

  • Uptown Friday Night (The last one of the year!)
    • McGrath Amphitheatre
    • August 18th, gates open at 5:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Corey Cox
    • $5 admission
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market
    • August 18th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Live music from Alisabeth Von Presley
    • Free admission
  • Noelridge Farmers’ Market
    • Noelridge Park Market
    • August 18th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Palo Fun Days
    • Zeller Memorial Park
    • August 18th with events beginning at 5:30 p.m., and August 19th with events beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Live music from Jake McVey (August 19th at 8 p.m.)
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Cedar Rapids Kernels Games
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • August 18th at 6:35 p.m., August 19th at 6:35 p.m., and August 20th at 2:05 p.m.
    • Click HERE for ticketing information
  • Quasky 175th Celebration
    • Quasqueton
    • August 18th with events beginning at 5 p.m., August 19th with events beginning at 7 a.m., and August 20th with events beginning at 10 a.m.
    • For a full schedule of events, click HERE
  • Music in the Park
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • August 18th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Live music from the Past Masters
    • Free admission
  • Moonlit Movie
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • August 18th at 8:30 p.m.
    • Showing Beauty & the Beast
    • Free admission
  • Friday Night Concert Series
    • Outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel in the Ped Mall
    • August 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Jack Lion with special guests
    • Free admission
  • Cedar Rapids Beer Nuts Homebrew Festival
    • Benz Beverage Depot
    • August 19th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Live music from the Surf Zombies
    • Tickets are $20 in advance/ $25 at the door, get them HERE
  • Downtown Farmers’ Market
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • August 19th from 7:30 a.m. to noon
  • Marion Farmers’ Market
    • Taube Park
    • August 19th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Barks and Brew
    • NewBo City Market
    • August 19th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Tickets $20-$35, get them HERE
  • CatVideoFest
    • National Czech & Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids
    • August 19th from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 for regular admission, $5 for students/kids over 5, and free for kids 5 and under – get them HERE
  • Picnic on the Prairie
    • Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center in Marion
    • August 19th from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Live music from The Brown, Faurot, and Maas Quintet
    • Free admission
  • Iowa City Farmers’ Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp
    • August 19th from 7:30 a.m. to noon
  • Hiawatha Farmers’ Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • August 20th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Iowa City Aerohawks Air Show
    • The Aerohawks Field in Iowa City
    • August 20th, gates open at 11 a.m. with events from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Free admission
    • For more details, click HERE
  • St. Peter Porkfest
    • St. Peter Church of Cosgrove in Oxford
    • August 20th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Free admission
    • For more details click HERE

Feel free to leave any other events you know of in the comments!

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