June is going to be a VERY busy month here in Eastern Iowa! Here are some of the biggest events happening throughout the Corridor and beyond:

Marion by Moonlight

  • Lowe Park in Marion
  • Dates/Bands
    • Thursday, June 1st - Awed Man Out
    • Thursday, June 8th - Crazy Delicious
    • Thursday, June 15th - Lonesome Road
    • Thursday, June 22nd - Robin Banks
  • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • "Marion by Moonlight is a family-friendly event and completely FREE to attend. So pack up your lawn chairs and blankets and head on over for a night of great entertainment and delicious food!"

Chris Stapleton Concerts

Center Point Pork Days

  • Main Street, Center Point
  • June 1st through 3rd
  • Featuring live music, fireworks, food, a parade, a beer tent, and more

Manchester River Days

  • Manchester, Iowa
  • June 1st through June 3rd
  • Featuring live music, a 5k, a river float parade, food trucks, a bags competition, kids' activities, and more

Rock the Block

  • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Bands
    • Friday, June 2nd - Vandello
    • Friday, June 9th - The Evan Stock Band
    • Friday, June 16th - Alicia Monee
    • Friday, June 23rd - Newski
    • Friday, June 30th - Betty Calling
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pop-Up Acts in the Artway

  • Uptown Marion Artway
  • Dates/Bands
    • Friday, June 2nd - Ace Jones
    • Friday, June 9th - Matt Gogel
    • Friday, June 16th - Cassie and Randy
    • Friday, June 23rd - Barb Francisco
    • Friday, June 30th - Olivia Rudeen & Zoe Cummins
  • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Iowa Arts Festival

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • June 2nd through 4th
  • Featuring artists, vendors, live music, food, educational activities, and more

St. Joseph Fun Days

  • St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marion
  • June 2nd through 4th
  • Featuring carnival rides, games, live music, food, a silent auction, a 5k, Bingo, a beverage tent, a hog roast, and more

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market

  • Downtown Cedar Rapids
  • Dates
    • Saturday, June 3rd
    • Saturday, June 17th
  • 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Marion Kiwanis BBQ Rendezvous

  • Lowe Park in Marion
  • Saturday, June 3rd at 11 a.m.
  • Featuring 8 BBQ vendors, face painting, live music, and more

Night Ranger Concert

  • Rhythm City Casino in Davenport
  • Saturday, June 3rd at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

The Pork Tornadoes: 80’s, 90’s and 00’s Dance Party

  • Q Casino in Dubuque
  • Saturday, June 3rd at 8 p.m.
  • With special guest ViceBox
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Marcus King Concert

  • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, June 3rd at 8 p.m.
  • With special guest Myron Elkins
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Iowa Renaissance Festival

  • Middle Amana Community Park in the Amana Colonies
  • June 3rd & 4th
  • Featuring artisans, live music, sword play, jousting, comedy, food, drinks, and more
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Festival

  • Clinton Riverfront
  • Thursday, June 8th
    • Mitchell TenpennyGabby BarrettJackson Dean, & Cooper Alan
  • Friday, June 9th
    • Tim McGrawJake OwenJo Dee Messina, & Alexandria Kay
  • Saturday, June 10th
    • Jelly Roll, Chase RiceWarren Zeiders, & Chase Matthew
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Strawberry Days Festival

  • Strawberry Point, Iowa
  • June 8th through 11th
  • Featuring a farmers market, live music, food trucks, a pet show, competitions, a beer garden, a truck & tractor pull, and more

My Waterloo Days

  • Lincoln Park and Anton’s Garden in Waterloo
  • June 8th through 11th
  • Featuring live music, a parade, a beer garden, a carnival, food, kids' activities, a talent show, vendors, and more
  • Concerts from  Ginuwine/Ying Yang Twins & Blessed Union of Souls

Uptown Summer Nights

  • Downtown Pocket Park in Monticello
  • Friday, June 9th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • "People of all ages are welcome to listen to some great music, while enjoying food & drinks, and getting to know their neighbors."

Robins Roundup

  • ​South Troy Park in Robins
  • June 9th & 10th
  • Featuring a 5k, live music, a family bike ride, carnivals games, food, fireworks, a rock climbing wall, and more

Uptown Marion Market

  • Uptown Marion
  • Saturday, June 10th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • "Enjoy a fun morning of local food and artisan items coupled with family-friendly activities and entertainment."

Drive-In Movie Extravaganza

  • Tiffin Soccer Fields
  • Saturday, June 10th at 7 p.m.
  • "We'll have games and activities, live music, and Kona Ice food truck will be available for purchase. Around 8:45 p.m. we will show The Lego Movie!"

Bright Lights on 4th

  • Downtown Vinton
  • Saturday, June 10th at 7 p.m.
  • Featuring Hairball
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Kernels Baseball

  • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Tuesday, June 13th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Wednesday, June 14th at 12:05 p.m.
    • June 15th, 16th, & 17th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Sunday, June 18th at 1:05 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 20th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Wednesday, June 21st at 12:05 p.m.
    • June 22nd, 23rd, & 24th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Sunday, June 25th at 12:05 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Events scheduled from June 14th through July 4th
    • Balloon Glow - June 17th
    • Dock Dogs - June 22nd through 25th
    • Imagination Square - June 24th
    • Parade - June 24th
    • Movies at the Ballpark - June 29th
    • Pancake Breakfast - July 4th
    • Fireworks - July 4th
  • Freedom Festival Buttons are $10 each

Cody Johnson Concert

  • Vibrant Arena in Moline
  • Thursday, June 15th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guest Randy Houser
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Impractical Jokers

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Friday, June 16th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Diamond Rio Concert

  • Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery in Walford
  • Friday, June 16th at 8 p.m.
  • With special guest Zakk Grandahl
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Matchbox 20 Concert

  • Vibrant Arena in Moline
  • Saturday, June 17th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guest Matt Nathanson
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Nick Swardson Comedy Show

  • Riverside Casino
  • Saturday, June 17th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Benz Beer Fest

  • Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, June 17th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Featuring live music, 100+ beers, food, and more
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Wurst Festival

  • Amana Colonies
  • Saturday, June 17th
  • Featuring sausage vendors, live music, a beer tent, yard games, a Dachshund Derby, and more
  • Admission is $5 for ages 12+

Juneteenth Festival

  • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, June 17th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Featuring live performances, local organizations, a bouncy house, and more

Cedar Rapids Comic & Toy Show

  • Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids
  • June 17th & 18th
  • "Join us for a geeky good time at Lindale Mall for this FREE event during normal mall hours. Over 70 artists and vendors will be taking over, so come on out and Nerd out with us. Cosplay showcase and video game tournaments will be announced the week before the event."

The Doobie Brothers Concert

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Sunday, June 18th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

The Avett Brothers Concert

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Thursday, June 22nd at 7 p.m.
  • With special guest Gov’t Mule
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Billy Currington Concert

  • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Friday, June 23rd at 7 p.m.
  • With special guests Morgan Evans & Haley Mae Campbell
  • Purchase tickets HERE

3 Doors Down Concert

  • Q Casino in Dubuque
  • Friday, June 23rd at 8 p.m.
  • With special guest Candlebox
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Sturgis Falls Celebration

  • Gateway Park & Overman Park in Cedar Falls
  • June 23rd through 25th
  • Featuring a car show, an arts & crafts fair, a parade, a carnival, live entertainment, kids' activities, food, and more

Fairfax USA Days

  • Fairfax Complex
  • June 23rd & 24th
  • Featuring a beer tent, a street dance, food, a movie in the park, a 5k, a parade, inflatables, fireworks, and more

Rock of Ages

  • Theatre Cedar Rapids
  • Shows on select dates from June 23rd through July 23rd
  • Purchase tickets HERE


  • Lowe Park in Marion
  • Saturday, June 24th at 7 p.m.
  • "Brulé is a Native American experience in sight, sound and soul. Their electrifying show consists of a five-piece rock ensemble augmented with an array of traditional Native American instrumentation and paired with the stunning steps of one of the top Native American dance troupes."

Downtown Block Party

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • Saturday, June 24th from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Featuring dueling pianos, a drag show, a silent disco, volleyball, pro wrestling, drinks, and more

The Local Grove Market: Summer Edition

  • Ashton Hill Farm in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, June 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Linn County Fair

  • Central City, Iowa
  • June 28th through July 2nd
  • Featuring a carnival, live music, a beer tent, an ECIPA Truck & Tractor Pull, Tough Trucks, and more
  • Concerts from Niko Moon and Jo Dee Messina
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Brett Young Concert

  • Rhythm City Casino in Davenport
  • Friday, June 30th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Iowa City Jazz Festival

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • June 30th through July 2nd
  • Featuring vendors, live music, food, fireworks, a beverage garden, and more

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