Fall is here and so are a TON of awesome fall events! Here are some of the big things going on here in Eastern Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • My Fair Lady
    • Theatre Cedar Rapids
    • September 28th & 29th at 7:30 p.m. and September 30th at 2:30 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $22 to $42 - get yours HERE
  • Swamp Fox Festival
    • Marion
    • September 28th through 30th
    • Moonlit Movie
      • Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park
      • September 28th at 7:30 p.m.
      • Featuring The Sandlot
    • Parade
      • Uptown Marion
      • September 29th at 9:30 a.m.
    • Fall Market
      • City Square Park
      • September 29th from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Also featuring fireworks, a pancake breakfast, a 10/5k, food vendors, live music, family activities, a car show and more - see a full list of events HERE
    • Admission is free
  • Ely Fall Fest
    • Ely
    • September 28th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and September 29th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, hayrack rides, a kids' zone, tournaments, a car show, fireworks, a pet parade, and more - see a full schedule HERE
  • Kalona Fall Festival
    • Kalona Historical Village
    • September 28th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and September 29th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Featuring old world demonstrations, home cooking, kids' activities, a talent show, live entertainment, and more
  • Sweetgrass Flute & Nature Festival
    • Prairiewoods in Hiawatha
    • September 28th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., September 29th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and September 30th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Featuring live music, workshops, kids' activities, and more - see a full schedule of events HERE
    • Event is free
  • Jingle Cross Festival and UCI World Cup
    • Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City
    • September 28th & 29th from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and September 30th from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • "Iowa City will host the second stage of the world's largest and most prestigious cycling-cross series"
    • Featuring cycling events, dog and kid races, a kids' zone, a Friday night DJ party, and more
    • The Pork Tornadoes
      • September 29th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
      • Concert is FREE
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Rusty Relics Fall Flea Market
    • 4917 Prairieburg Road in Anamosa
    • September 28th,29th, & 30th from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • "Primitives, Metal Yard Art, Collectibles & SO MUCH MORE to see! Over 15,000 SQ feet to shop"
  • Marion Farmers Market (FINAL EVENT OF THE YEAR)
    • Taube Park
    • September 29th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • September 29th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Cedar Rapids HOPEwalk
    • Cherry Hill Park in Cedar Rapids
    • September 29th at 8:30 a.m. - opening presentation begins at 9:30 a.m.
    • "The HOPEwalk is a local community based walk to remember loved ones lost to suicide, support survivors, raise awareness, and work on prevention in the Cedar Rapids area community"
    • Speaker Kevin Hines - A Message of Hope for Suicide Prevention
      • September 28th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - doors at 5:30 p.m.
      • Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids
      • Speakers and a silent auction
    • Event is free to attend - donations can be made online or the day of the events
  • Dogs Forever Grand Re-Opening
    • Dogs Forever in Cedar Rapids
    • September 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • "Stop on out and get a tour of our shelter, meet our adoptable dogs, talk to Dogs Forever volunteers and learn more about how you can help all while enjoying free popcorn and cookies. We will also have a raffle item for you to purchase tickets for"
  • Kickoff to Kinnick 5K
    • Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
    • September 29th at 9 a.m.
    • Registration is $45.00 for adults and $30 for 18 & under/UI students - get registered HERE (only available online through September 26th)
    • "Only those running the event are allowed on the field at Kinnick Stadium, however with a Field pass, one friend or family member can have access to the field to cheer your on at the finish!"
    • Field Pass is $10 - get yours HERE
  • Charlotte's Web
    • Old Creamery Theatre in Amana
    • September 29th at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 - get yours HERE
  • Playtime Poppy - The Incredible Adventures of Captain Spoon, the Forgetful Pirate
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • September 29th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • "Join Playtime Poppy and the Jefferson High School cast of The Incredible Adventures of Captain Spoon, the Forgetful Pirate for a vignette of the production, theatre games, and some literary fun!"
    • Event is free
  • CR Craft & Vendor Market
    • City of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation
    • September 29th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Free parking, admission, and raffle opportunities
  • Fall Edition: Vault Street Market
    • Swisher
    • September 29th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Featuring vendors, live music, face painting, hair braiding, food/drinks, and more
    • Admission is free
  • Monsters & Merlot
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • September 29th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "The evening will begin with a cocktail hour from 6-7pm in the Corpse Cellar. Guests will then take a moonlit hayrack ride around the Farm, and be delivered to the dinner table. Guests will enjoy a full-course meal served by candlelight..and monsters! After dinner, our victims, or um.. guests, will be invited to venture through Scream Acres, our 3-part haunted attraction"
    • Tickets are $79.95 - get yours HERE
  • Burlesque Fest
    • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
    • September 29th at 8 p.m.
    • Featuring Cat Cantrill, Vitality Fitness & Dance, and The Va Va Voom!
    • Tickets range from $28 to $38 - get yours HERE
  • Northside Oktoberfest/Iowa City Brewfest
    • North of Downtown Iowa City
    • September 29th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Featuring games, beer, live music, contests, food vendors, and more - see a full schedule HERE
    • General admission tickets are $45 - get yours HERE
  • VegFest of Eastern Iowa 2018
    • Unitarian Universalist Society in Coralville
    • September 29th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Vegan vendors, speakers, food, and cooking demonstrations - see a full schedule HERE
    • Tickets are free for 18 & under and $5 for adults - get yours HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • September 30th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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