With summer beginning to come to a close, there are a ton of awesome events happening this weekend! Here are some of the activities going on this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • Uptown Friday Nights
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • August 23rd from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Live music from 8 Seconds
    • Admission is $5
  • Fields of Yogis 2019
    • NewBo District
    • Dates/Times
      • August 23rd from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • August 24th from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      • August 25th from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • "Engage and grow with our most high-vibing lineup of yoga and meditation instructors, healers, artists, musicians, chefs, vendors and makers of love and community."
    • Passes range from $35 to $200 - get registered HERE
  • Crossing Over With John Edward Live
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids
    • August 23rd at 7 p.m.
    • "A John Edward 'group' event is reading intensive. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from the other side."
    • Tickets range from $100 to $175 - get yours HERE
  • Music in the Park
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • August 23rd at 6 p.m.
    • Featuring Past Masters
    • Admission is free
  • The Bacon Brothers
    • Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
    • August 23rd at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $25 to $35 - get yours HERE
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • Dates/Times
      • August 24th at 6:35 p.m.
        • Cargill/Special Olympics Night: Silent Auction
        • Post-game fireworks
      • August 25th at 2:05 p.m.
        • Copyworks Team Photo Giveaway #2
    • vs. Peoria
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • A Night Under The Stars - Adult Prom
    • Epic Event Center in Marion
    • August 24th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Featuring a DJ, a photo booth, and a cash bar
    • Benefitting Last Hope Animal Rescue
    • Tickets are $25 or $35 at the door (21 and over only) - get yours HERE
  • Market After Dark 2019
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • August 24th from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • "Market After Dark is back! A variety of nearly 100 vendors and entertainment mixed with downtown nightlife combine to make up this unique, FREE community event."
    • Featuring live music, a balloon garden, a bubble alley, a fake bonfire, a mural, vendors, food, adult beverages, and more
    • Admission is free
  • Boom-Fest 2019
    • Downtown Vinton
    • August 24th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "Artisans and crafters, farmers market and food vendors are welcomed to the downtown streets of Vinton. Kids activities and live entertainment fill the time slot with a family-friendly street fair type atmosphere for all to enjoy."
    • Admission is free
  • Boomtown 2019
    • Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton
    • August 24th from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    • Featuring live music, kids' activities, inflatables, food & drink, and fireworks
    • Parking at the fairgrounds is $10 per vehicle and grandstand admission is $10 per person
  • Summer Music Festival
    • Mount Vernon Creates
    • August 24th from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    • Food and beverages will be available for purchase
    • See a full lineup of artists HERE
    • Admission is free
  • Go Over The Edge CR
    • Linn County Human Service Department building in Cedar Rapids
    • August 24th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "Over the Edge is a unique fundraising event, providing participants with the thrilling opportunity of rappelling down the Iowa building. The highly experienced team makes this exciting experience completely safe!"
    • Benefiting Heartland Youth for Christ
    • Each participant must raise a minimum of $1,000 - donate to a rappeller HERE
  • Festival Latino Iowa City 2019
    • Downtown Iowa City
    • August 24th from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Featuring dancing, live music, food vendors, kids' activities, and more
    • Admission is free
  • Intercultural Festival
    • Tuma Soccer Complex in Marion
    • August 24th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Join this FUN, INTERACTIVE event designed to breakdown barriers, bring the community together and create understanding through a fashion show, stories, soccer/volleyball games, children's activities, reggae music, Bollywood/salsa/afrobeat workshops, Zumba, and more"
  • Pedal Palooza 2019
    • Begins and ends at Kickstand Bar & Grill in Cedar Rapids
    • August 24th from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Join us for our 5th year of raising money to support Operation BackPack in our local community. This is a fun bar to bar bike ride on the Cedar River Trail."
    • Registration is $30 - get registered HERE
  • Independence BrewBQ and R.A.S.H. Ride Too 2019
    • Riverwalk Parks in Independence
    • August 24th from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Ride begins at 7:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.
    • "The Independence BrewBQ is a one day outdoor festival featuring BBQ vendors, live music, a Craft Brew Zone, a bike ride, and is a fundraiser for charity at the same time!"
    • See a schedule of events HERE
    • General admission is free, Craft Brew Zone passes range from $30 to $40, and R.A.S.H. Ride Too registration is $15 - pay in advance HERE
  • Conquer The Creek
    • City Park in Tiffin
    • August 24th beginning at 8:30 a.m.
      • Youth Obstacle Course at 10 a.m.
      • Adult Obstacle Course at 2 p.m.
    • Featuring food trucks and a beer tent
    • Price ranges from $20 to $35 - get registered HERE
  • Forever Green's 8th Annual Fun Fair
    • Forever Green in Coralville
    • August 24th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • "Come for a fun day of games, activities, and food all for a great cause, to help area kids."
    • Featuring games & activities, raffles, lunch from Hy-Vee, Coralville Police and Fire, face painting, the Iowa Children's Museum, a visit from the UI Air-care helicopter, and more
    • Event is free to attend
  • Backyard Blues Fest
    • Big Grove Brewery in Iowa City
    • August 24th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • See the lineup HERE
    • Tickets are $5 at the door
  • Marion Farmers' Market
    • Taube Park in Marion
    • August 24th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M The Tour
    • U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
    • August 25th at 7 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $36.50 to $100 - get yours HERE
  • Iowa City Monarch Festival 2019
    • Iowa City Municipal Airport
    • August 25th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • "All are invited to view caterpillars, chrysalis, and beautiful, orange adult Monarchs, and a collection of bees and other pollinators. The event will also feature a variety of craft activities, a photo booth, snacks, a variety of nature and nonprofit exhibits, the Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile, as well as several handouts and free gifts."
    • Event is free
  • Hiawatha Farmers' Market
    • Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • August 25th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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