Looking for something fun to do these next couple of weeks? No problem! There are a TON of events happening in the Cedar Rapids area the last half of June, and we put together a list of some of the big ones. Here are some of the things you can look forward to:

  • Cedar Rapids Kernels Games
    • Kernels Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • Dates
      • Tuesday, June 15th through Saturday, June 19th at 6:35 p.m.
      • Sunday, June 20th at 2:05 p.m.
      • Tuesday, June 22nd through Saturday, June 26th at 6:35 p.m.
      • Sunday, June 27th at 2:05 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • Marion by Moonlight
    • Lowe Park in Marion
    • Thursday, June 17th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      • Live music from The Mixtape
    • Thursday, June 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      • Live music from Lonesome Road
    • Featuring Papa Balloons, face-painting, and food vendors
  • Lee Brice Concert
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • Thursday, June 17th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Opener Kameron Marlowe
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market
    • Friday, June 18th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Live music from the Bernemann Bros
    • Friday, June 25th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Live music from Deja Blue
  • Family Carnival
    • Lindale Mall Parking Lot in Cedar Rapids
    • Friday, June 18th through Sunday, June 27th
    • Featuring carnival rides, games, inflatables, and concessions
    • Purchase wristbands HERE
  • Bright Star
    • Brucemore’s Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater in Cedar Rapids
    • Friday, June 18th through Saturday, July 3rd
    • "Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s"
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 19th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wurst Festival
    • Amana Colonies
    • Saturday, June 19th beginning at 11 a.m.
    • Featuring games, contests, food, beer/wine, live music, the Dachshund Derby and more
  • 16th Annual Benz Beer Fest
    • Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 19th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • CRBT Movies on the Riverbank
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 19th at 7 p.m. - movie begins at Dusk
    • Showing Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Also featuring food vendors and kids' activities
  • Drive-In Movie
    • Tiffin Soccer Field
    • Saturday, June 19th at 8:30 p.m.
    • Showing The Greatest Showman
  • Juneteenth Festival
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 19th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, performances, a pie-eating contest, and more
  • Balloon Glow
    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • Tuesday, June 22nd from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Live music from  Alisabeth Von Presley
    • Pre-purchased tickets are REQUIRED
  • The Linn County Fair
    • Linn County Fair Grounds in Central City
    • Wednesday, June 23rd through Sunday, June 17th
    • Featuring live music/entertainment, kids' activities, food vendors, a beer tent, fireworks, contests, and more
  • DockDogs & Dueling Dogs
    • National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids
    • Wednesday, June 23rd & Friday, June 25th through Sunday, June 27th
    • Featuring three main aquatic events: big air, extreme vertical, and speed retrieval
  • The Roundup
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • Thursday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th
    • Featuring live music and BBQ vendors
    • Free admission for the BBQ Food Court, Music Court tickets are available HERE
  • Freedom Festival Parade
    • Downtown Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 26th at 10 a.m.
    • Parade theme is "United We Stand"
  • Volta Youth Music & Arts Festival
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • Saturday, June 26th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Featuring live music from local youth & local professional musicians and art from area students
  • Marion Fly-in, Drive-in Pancake Breakfast
    • Marion Airport in Marion
    • Sunday, June 27th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Featuring breakfast and airplane/helicopter rides

Check out a full list of just Freedom Festival events HERE and more Cedar Rapids events HERE.

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