We're getting closer and closer to Easter, which means spring is in full swing! There are a ton of Easter egg hunts, concerts, sporting events, vendor fairs, fundraisers, and festivals happening in Eastern Iowa this weekend. Here's a rundown of some of the events going on this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Luke Combs: Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour
    • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • April 12th at 7 p.m.
    • Featuring special guests LANCO and Jameson Rodgers
    • Verified resale tickets begin at $105 - get yours HERE
  • Harlem Globetrotters
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • April 12th at 7 p.m. - Magic Pass from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Additional shows at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline and Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • Tickets range from $15 to $90 - get yours HERE
  • RoughRiders Hockey (Final Regular Season Home Game)
    • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
    • April 12th at 7:05 p.m.
    • vs. Fargo
    • Fan Appreciation Night
    • Tickets range from $12.75 to $25 - get yours HERE
  • Hairball
    • Mississippi Moon Bar in Dubuque
    • April 12th at 8 p.m.
    • Featuring Joie Wails Band
    • Tickets range from $25 to $35 - get yours HERE
  • 2019 Uncork a Wish Gala
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex
    • April 12th at 6 p.m.
    • Featuring hors d' oeuvres, wine and beer tasting, entertainment, live music, and live/silent auctions
    • All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Iowa
    • Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of ten - get yours HERE
  • Take a Bite: A Three Day Food Festival
    • Amana Colonies
    • April 12th, 13th, & 14th
    • "The Amana Colonies will be celebrating both traditional Amana items and more international foods.  Take a Bite is designed to reach all types of “foodies” with educational seminars, hands-on cooking classes and demonstrations, food sampling, and special dinners to enjoy"
    • For a full list of events and prices click HERE
  • Mason Ramsey (Yodeling Walmart Boy)
    • Blue Moose Tap House in Iowa City
    • April 12th at 8 p.m. - doors at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets are SOLD OUT
  • 2019 Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival
    • Collins Road Theatres in Cedar Rapids
    • April 12th & 13th
    • "The festival will showcase the work of filmmakers from across the state and around the country, all with strong connections to Iowa"
    • See a full schedule of films HERE
    • Tickets are $9 ($11 day of) per session or $25 for an all event pass ($35 day of) - get yours HERE
  • Live Healthy Iowa 5K
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • April 13th at 8 a.m. - 1K kid's run at 9 a.m. (12 and under)
    • Registration is $25/$15 for 10 Week Wellness Challenge participants
    • Kid's run registration is $5
    • Get more information HERE
  • Go the Distance for Crime Victims 5K
    • Thomas Park in Marion
    • April 13th at 9 a.m.
    • "The proceeds generated from this event will aid many different types of victims including survivors of homicide/vehicular homicide victims, domestic violence victims, victims of sexual assault and many other crime victims"
    • Register for the event HERE
  • Casting Crowns Only Jesus Tour
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • April 13th at 7 p.m.
    • Featuring special guests Zach Williams and Austin French
    • Tickets range from $15 to $45 - get yours HERE
  • Easter Egg Extravaganza 2019
    • Bass Farms in Mount Vernon
    • April 13th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Age groups:
      • 3 years and under - 10 a.m.
      • 4 to 6 years old - 11 a.m.
      • 7 to 10 years old - 12 p.m.
      • General admission for ages 0 to 10 at 1:30 p.m.
    • Featuring the Easter Bunny, a magic show, teeter-totters, slingshots, 18-hole mini-golf, corn hole, and giant Jenga, Connect 4, and Uno
    • Tickets are $8.50 or $7.25 for the 1:30 event - get yours HERE
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids
    • April 13th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Hosted by Collins Rd Hy-Vee
    • Kids 10 and under
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Peg Pierce Softball Fields in Marion
    • April 13th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Hosted by Marion Hy-Vee
    • Kids 10 and under
  • 8th Annual Nature Egg Hunt
    • Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Area in Toddville
    • April 13th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Ages 3 and up
    • Cost is $3 - get registered HERE
  • 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    • Ely Community Center
    • April 13th from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • "We will not have a cap on how many eggs each child will be able to pick up until the morning of the hunt. This number will depend on how many participants we have"
    • 12 and under - younger children will get a head-start
    • Individually wrapped candy and monetary donations can be dropped off at Ely City Hall
  • Coral Ridge Mall Craft & Vendor Show
    • Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville
    • Dates/Times
      • April 13th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • April 14th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Spring Fair & Vendor Show
    • Regal Crown Reception Hall in Lisbon
    • April 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • CBS2 Your Health Expo
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids
    • April 14th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Featuring over 60 health and wellness vendors, tote bags for the first 1,000 guests, health screenings, a kids zone, door prizes, demonstrations, entertainment and more
    • Admission and parking are free
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • Dates/Times
      • April 12th at 6:35 p.m.
      • April 13th at 5:05 p.m.
        • Pre-game on-field quarter hunt for ages 12 and under at 4:15 p.m.
      • April 14th at 2:05 p.m.
    • vs. Burlington
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE

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