The month of April will be a busy one here in Iowa! We put together a list with some of the big events happening in the Corridor and beyond, including a few HUGE concerts! Here's what we have to look forward to:

Dance Nation

  • Theatre Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 1st at 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
    • Sunday, April 3rd at 2:30 p.m.
  • "A refreshingly unorthodox play, Clare Barron’s Dance Nation, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, conveys the joy and abandon of dancing, alongside the changes to body and mind of its preteen characters as they peer over the precipice toward adulthood."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

  • Collins Road Theatres in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 1st at 6 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 9 a.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 1:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 6 p.m.
  • "The festival will showcase the work of filmmakers from across the state and around the country, all with strong connections to Iowa."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Vintage Market Days

  • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 1st from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 3rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

RoughRiders Hockey

  • ImOn Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 1st at 7:05 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 3rd at 4:05 p.m.
    • Friday, April 8th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 9th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Friday, April 15th at 7:05 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 23rd at 7:05 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Shrine Circus

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 2 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 2nd at 6 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 3rd at 2 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 3rd at 6 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Heartlanders Hockey

  • Xtream Arena in Coralville
  • Dates/Times
    • Wednesday, April 6th at 7 p.m.
    • Friday, April 8th at 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 9th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Mission Creek Festival 2022

  • Iowa City
  • Thursday, April 7th through Saturday, April 9th
  • "The celebration of music and literature is back: live, in-person, and better than ever! Playing a combination of Iowa City's favorite indoor venues, the schedule is packed with a variety of artists, locations, and performances for you to choose from."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Kernels Baseball

  • Kernels Stadium in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 8th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 9th 2:05 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 10th at 2:05 p.m.
    • Tuesday, April 19th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Wednesday, April 20th at 6:35 p.m.
    • Thursday, April 21st at 6:35 p.m.
    • Friday, April 22nd at 6:35 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 23rd at 2:05 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 24th at 2:05 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Eli Young Band Concert

  • Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake
  • Friday, April 8th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

The Bellamy Brothers Concert

  • Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery in Walford
  • Friday, April 8th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Easter Egg Extravaganza

  • Bass Farms L.L.C. in Mount Vernon
  • Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • "We will have 3 age groups: 3 years and under, 4-6 years old, and 7-10 years old. ***Easter Bunny will be walking around the farm outside. In between the egg hunts enjoy teeter totters, sling shots (weather permitting), 18 hole mini-golf, giant jenga, giant tic tac toe, corn hole, spider web, and more!"
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Easter Extravaganza

  • Ushers Ferry Historic Village in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, April 9th from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • "Get a photo with the Easter Bunny, get creative with spring-inspired coloring pages, enjoy light snacks and beverages, and stick around for an Easter egg hunt!"
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Metro's Free Easter Egg Hunt

  • Metro Harley-Davidson Suzuki Can-Am in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, April 9th at 10 a.m.
  • "Registration will start at 10:00 a.m. and then the Easter egg hunt will start at 11:00 a.m. We will have coloring pages and activities for the kids to work on after they have registered."

Fairfax Easter Egg Dash 2022

  • Fairfax Regional Sports & Park Complex
  • Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • "We will be on hand with our traveling library and distributing free books to everyone in attendance - both children and adults. Be sure to stop by for free swag & sign up for our several prize giveaways."

Bunny Bash

  • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
  • Dates
    • Saturday, April 9th
    • Sunday, April 10th
    • Friday, April 15th
    • Saturday, April 16th
    • Sunday, April 17th
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • "The farm will be springin' with our attractions, our famous Bloomsbury Bunny will be hoppin' around for photos with all, our food stands & gift shop will be open, & so much more!"
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Boozin' With the Bunny

  • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
  • Saturday, April 9th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • "Our very own Bloomsbury Bunny will be available for photos while you enjoy wine/beer, hors d'oeuvres, and the magic of Bloomsbury Farm!
  • 21+ only
  • Purchase tickets HERE

90s Dance Party with Fool House

  • Olympic South Side Theater in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, April 9th at 9 p.m.
  • "A LIVE musical event paying homage to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk. With a larger than life production, this show recreates the sights, sounds, and energy of the biggest stars of the 90's."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Saturday, April 9th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Easter Llama & His Peeps

  • Prairie Patch Farm in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, April 10th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • "Bring your camera for photos with Easter Llama for this one-of a-kind experience."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

USA Gymnastics State Trampoline and Tumbling Championships

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, April 10th at 8 a.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Shinedown

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Tuesday, April 12th at 7 p.m.
  • With special guests The Pretty Reckless & DIAMANTE
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Chelsea Handler Comedy Show

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Thursday, April 14th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Vintage Estate Flea Market

  • Elk's Lodge in Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times
    • Friday, April 15th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Santana Concert

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Friday, April 15th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

2022 Mount Vernon-Lisbon Easter Egg Dash

  • Mount Vernon-Lisbon High School Track
  • Saturday, April 16th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  •  Initially volunteers divide participants into four categories based on age.  Then children race for more than 5,000 individual plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes.  Games are available for children ages 8 and up to play for prizes.  The Easter Egg Dash is free to all attendees.

Jamey Johnson & Randy Houser Concert

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, April 16th at 8 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

2nd Eggstravaganza

  • Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, April 17th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • "Bring the kids and grandkids and get ready to hunt for thousands of eggs spread out across the track! Come for fun, music, food, and more!"

Chicago Concert

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Tuesday, April 19th at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Snoop Dogg Concert

  • TaxSlayer Center in Moline
  • Thursday, April 21st at 7 p.m.
  • With special guests Ice Cube & Warren G
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Primus Concert

  • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Friday, April 22nd at 7 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

EcoFest 2022

  • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, April 23rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • "Celebrate Earth Day with Good Green Fun at EcoFest 2022. Enjoy live music, live raptor programs, create your own t-shirt (bring your own used shirt to print on) and visit with many eco-friendly vendors AND much more."

Justin Bieber Concert

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Sunday, April 24th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guests JADEN¿Téo?, & Eddie Benjamin
  • Purchase tickets HERE

MercyMe Concert

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse in Cedar Rapids
  • Sunday, April 24th at 7 p.m.
  • With special guests Rend Collective and Andrew Ripp
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Blue Man Group

  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • Tuesday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Megadeath & Lamb of God Concert

  • Alliant Energy Powerhouse in Cedar Rapids
  • Wednesday, April 27th at 6 p.m.
  • With special guests Trivium and In Flames
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Morgan Wallen Concert

  • Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
  • Friday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m.
  • With special guest Larry Fleet
  • Purchase tickets HERE

The Sound of Music

  • Theatre Cedar Rapids
  • Dates/Times (goes through the end of May)
    • Friday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 30th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Purchase tickets HERE

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