What a weekend! There are a ton of great events coming up in Eastern Iowa this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Here are some of the big ones.

  • RAGBRAI!! Get details HERE.
  • Uptown Friday Nights
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • July 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    • Live music from Alisabeth Von Presley
    • Admission is $5 at the gate - 21 & over only
  • Rock the Block
    • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
    • July 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • feat. Flaming Camaros
    • Event is free
  • Jackson County Fair
    • Jackson County Fairgrounds in Maquoketa
    • July 27th - Senior Citizens Day/Rock Music Day
      • 7:30 p.m. - ZZ Top Tribute Band Eliminator
      • 9 p.m. - Hairball
      • Party pit passes are $25 - get yours HERE
    • July 28th - Country Music Day
      • 7:30 p.m. - Chase Bryant
      • 9 p.m. - Big & Rich
      • Reserved Grandstand seats are $10 and party pit passes are $40 - get yours HERE
    • July 29th - Family Day
    • Featuring kids' activities, food, 4-H events, a carnival, entertainment and more - get a full schedule of events HERE
    • Gate admission is $12 for 13 and over
  • Swisher Fun Days
    • Swisher
    • July 27th at 5 p.m. and July 28th at 10 a.m.
    • Parade at 10 a.m. on July 28th
    • Featuring a food/beverage tent, live music, tournaments, a petting zoo, inflatables, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Book it to Iowa City Bash
    • Downtown Iowa City
    • July 27th from 11 a.m. to midnight
    • "Come celebrate RAGBRAI's first overnight stop in Iowa City in 40 years on Friday, July 27, during the Book It to Iowa City Bash! Enjoy awesome acts on the main and side stages, as well as a variety of unique food and drink options provided by Downtown establishments"
    • 21+ can purchase a $10 wristband to drink adult beverages outside in the designated festival area
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
  • Weekly Racing
    • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
    • July 27th with gates at 6 p.m. and opening ceremonies at 7:20 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10 for ages 18-54, $7 for students ages 9 to 17 & seniors 55 and older, and free for kids under 8 with a paid adult
  • Kernels Baseball
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids
    • July 27th at 6:35 p.m. - Iowa State Cyclone Jersey Night & mini-football giveaway
    • July 28th at 6:35 p.m.
    • July 29th at 2:05 p.m.
    • vs. Clinton (July 27th) and Quad Cities (July 28th & 29th)
    • Tickets range from $8 to $12 - get yours HERE
  • Movies Under the Moon
    • Brown Pavillion at Guthridge Park in Hiawatha
    • July 27th at 8:30 p.m.
    • feat. A Wrinkle in Time
    • Event and popcorn are free
  • 2018 Midwest Regional Waterski Show Tournament
    • Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids
    • July 27th at 1:30 p.m., July 28th at 8 a.m., and July 29th at 8 a.m.
    • "This tournament will include 9 teams from 3 states and individual skiers from Midwestern states"
    • For more details click HERE
  • 319 Fest
    • Czech Village in Cedar Rapids
    • Jul 28th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • "Three One Nine is a one day, multi-stage, collaborative, multi-genre, music and art festival celebrating emerging talent from Iowa and beyond"
    • For a full lineup of artists click HERE
    • Event is free
  • 5th Annual Asian Fest
    • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
    • July 28th from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Featuring food & beverages, performances, a fashion show, a kids' zone, a dance party, and more
    • For a full schedule of events click HERE
    • Event is free
  • Cedar Rapids Psychic & Paranormal Expo
    • Cedar Rapids Marriott
    • July 28th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & July 29th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Psychic readings, belly dancers, reiki and reflexology practitioners, ghost hunters, therapy stones & crystals, and more
    • For more details click HERE
  • 3rd Annual County Fair
    • Old MacDonald's Farm in Cedar Rapids
    • July 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Featuring hayrack rides, games, and entertainment
    • Event is free
  • Summer Dare Celebration
    • Cedar Rapids Public Library
    • July 28th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Featuring food, games, crafts, music, special guests, and more
    • For more details click HERE
  • 3 Doors Down & Collective Soul
    • Riverside Casino and Golf Resort
    • July 28th at 8 p.m.
    • Tickets range from $35 to $75 - get yours HERE
  • Marion Farmers Market
    • Taube Park
    • July 28th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
    • Chauncey Swan Ramp in Iowa City
    • July 28th from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Morning Dew Art & Flea Festival
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • July 28th & 29th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Antiques, jewelry, soaps, honey, woodwork, paintings, drawings, crafting, local flowers/produce, wine tasting, concessions, kid's activities, and more
    • Admission is $5 for 12 and older
  • Cedar Rapids Family Expo & Kids Party
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids
    • July 29th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Featuring inflatables, games, a silent auction, raffles, face painting, carnival games, concessions, and more
    • Adults are free and kids are $10 in advance and $15 at the door - get your ticket HERE
  • Hiawatha Farmers Market
    • 10th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge Park
    • July 29th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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