Spring is almost here, and that means that more and more events are starting to pop up on the calendar! Here are some of the big events happening in Eastern Iowa and beyond in March of 2022:

2022 IGHSAU Girl's State Basketball Tournament

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Tuesday, March 1st through Saturday, March 5th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Disney on Ice - Into the Magic

  • Xtream Arena in Coralville
  • Dates/Times
    • Thursday, March 3rd at 7 p.m.
    • Friday, March 4th at 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 5th at 11 a.m.
    • Saturday, March 5th at 3 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 5th at 7 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 6th at 1 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 6th at 5 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Deana Carter Concert

  • Five Flags Center in Dubuque
  • Thursday, March 3rd at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

RoughRiders Hockey

  • ImOn Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, March 4th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 5th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Friday, March 25th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 26th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 27th at 4:05 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

2022 Spring Gallery Walk

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • Friday, March 4th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • "For over 20 years, this event has taken over downtown and filled your favorite businesses with wonderful works of art. Make a day of it and grab a bite to eat, shop, and gallery walk in beautiful downtown Iowa City!"
  • Event is free - check out a list of participating businesses HERE

Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, March 4th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 5th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Iowa Bridal Show

  • Olympic Southside Theater in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Saturday, March 4th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 5th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • "Iowa Bridal Show is Iowa's Premier Bridal Show, where you can plan your perfect day with a variety of Iowa's elite wedding professionals! Meet the top wedding professionals in person and book on site. We've got all of your wedding needs covered."

Heartlanders Hockey

  • Xtream Arena in Coralville
  • Dates/Times
    • Wednesday, March 9th at 7 p.m.
    • Friday, March 11th at 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 12th at 7 p.m.
    • Wednesday, March 23rd at 7 p.m.
    • Friday, March 25th at 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 26th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

NCAA 2022 Division III Wrestling Championships

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Friday, March 11th and Saturday, March 12th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

SaPaDaPaSo St. Patrick's Day Parade

  • Downtown Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, March 12th at 1 p.m.

Papa Roach Concert

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Tuesday, March 15th at 6:50 p.m.
  • With special guests Hollywood Undead & Bad Wolves
  • Purchase tickets HERE

TOOL Concert

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Thursday, March 17th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guest The Acid Helps
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Cody Johnson Concert

  • Xtream Arena in Coralville
  • Friday, March 18th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guests Easton Corbin & Ian Munsick
  • Tickets are sold out

Disney Princess - The Concert

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Friday, March 18th at 7 p.m.
  • "'Be our guest' as an all-star quartet of Broadway and animated film icons celebrate all the Disney Princesses in an unforgettable evening of songs, animation, and stories, alongside their magical Music Director and enchanting Prince."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Blippi the Musical

  • Five Flags Center in Dubuque
  • Saturday, March 19th at 2 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

2022 Cedar Rapids Leprechaun Run

  • The Irish District in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, March 19th at 12 p.m.
  • "Run, walk, then stumble through our Cedar Rapids Irish District to celebrate our favorite holiday! Hour by hour, we'll crawl to our finest pubs grabbing a pint of ale."
  • See the lineup of bars HERE

The 5th Annual Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl

  • Downtown Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, March 19th at 4 p.m.
  • Featuring a costume contest, drink specials, an after party, a professional photographer, and more
  • Purchase tickets and see a full list of participating bars HERE

Hasan Minhaj Comedy Show

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, March 19th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

WWE Road to Wrestlemania

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Sunday, March 20th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Harlem Globetrotters' Spread Game Tour

  • Five Flags Center in Dubuque
    • Monday, March 21st at 7 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • Tuesday, March 22nd at 7 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE

Korn

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
    • Friday, March 25th at 6:30 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
    • Monday, March 28th at 6:30 p.m.
    • Purchase tickets HERE
  • With special guests Chevelle & Code Orange

Ashley McBryde Concert

  • Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake
  • Friday, March 25th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Elton John Concert

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Saturday, March 26th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Zach Williams Concert

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, March 27th at 7 p.m.
  • With special guest Anne Wilson
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Alice Cooper Concert

  • Adler Theatre in Davenport
  • Wednesday, March 30th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guest Buckcherry
  • Purchase tickets HERE

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