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Events for "Iowa City, IA"


  • Mission Creek Festival (Apr. 1 – 4)

    Iowa City, IA

    Dozens of musicians, artists and writers perform and read at downtown venues. On Friday evening, there's a literature crawl. 


  • Iowa Arts Festival (Jun 5 – 7)

    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.


  • Iowa City Jazz Festival (Jul 3 – 5)

    Iowa City, IA

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

  • Soul & Blues Festival (Jul 31 – Aug 1)

    Iowa City, IA

    This is the second year of this downtown music festival. 


  • Virtual Iowa City Book Festival (Oct. 5 – 11)

    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.

    This year, events and readings are online.

  • Witching Hour Festival (Oct. 30 – 31)

    Iowa City, IA

    This festival focuses on the creative processes of musicians, artists, comedians, writers, thinkers, scientists and magicians.