Just because the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday doesn't mean there won't be plenty to do! Here are some of the major events going on in the Corridor for the holiday:

  • Pancake Breakfast
    • Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids
    • July 4th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • feat. Vintage Jammers
    • Breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children - get $1 off with your Freedom Fest button
  • Freedom Festival Concert
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • July 4th from 5 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
    • feat. The Johnny Holm Band with opening act Airwaves
    • Free with your Freedom Fest button
  • Freedom Festival Car Show
    • The 3rd Avenue Bridge in Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • July 4th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Free for spectators
    • Register your car HERE
  • Kernels July 4th Military Heroes Night
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • July 4th at 5 p.m. - gates at 4 p.m.
    • vs. Wisconsin
    • The first 1,000 fans will receive a free set of military heroes baseball cards and a free pair of patriotic sunglasses
    • Patriotic Jersey Night
    • Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Five Seasons Ski Team
    • Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids
    • July 4th from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Get more details HERE
  • Independence Day Celebration
    • Independence
    • July 4th with events beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Parade at 9 a.m.
    • Live music from Lonesome Road, The Pork Tornadoes, and Resurrection - A Journey Tribute
    • Fireworks at 10 p.m.
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Ely 4th of July Parade
    • Ely
    • July 4th at 6 p.m.
    • Register for the parade or sign up to volunteer HERE
  • Lincoln Highway Nitty Gritty 2018
    • 1st Street in Mount Vernon
    • July 4th from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Open-air antique show
  • 4thFest
    • Coralville (Most events take place at S.T. Morrison Park)
    • July 4th with events beginning at 7 a.m.
    • Parade is at 10 a.m.
    • Food, vendors, games, face painting, live music, and more
    • Fireworks are at 9:45 p.m.
    • Get a full schedule of events HERE
  • Monticello's 4th of July Celebration
    • Monticello Fairgrounds
    • July 4th
    • Firemen's Breakfast at the Berndes Center from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Marching Toward Success Parade at 11 a.m.
    • Fireworks at dusk