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Events for "Iowa City, IA"


  • Iowa City Jazz Festival (Jul 2 – 3)

    Iowa City, IA

    This downtown festival features a Culinary Row, Fun Zone for kids and  fireworks in addition to music.

  • Soul & Blues Festival (Jul 30 – 31)

    Iowa City, IA

    This music festival is held downtown. 


  • Iowa Arts Festival (Aug. 13 – 15)

    Iowa City, IA

    This free downtown festival features an art show, a Global Village, a Culinary Row and music and dance. Sunday is Children's Day, with 10 booths of hands-on activities.


  • Northside Oktoberfest (Oct. 2)

    Iowa City, IA

    The Iowa City Brewfest is part of this festival, which includes keg bowling, beer sliding and nail-striking as well as traditional Oktoberfest music in an outdoor beer hall.

  • Iowa City Book Festival (Oct. 18 – 24)

    Iowa City, IA

    The first North American town to be named a UNESCO City of Literature offers talks, readings, panels, exhibits and a walking tour of literary Iowa City.


  • Witching Hour Festival (Nov. 5 – 6)

    Iowa City, IA

    This festival focuses on the creative processes of musicians, artists, comedians, writers, thinkers, scientists and magicians, a "jungle gym for your mind and soul."