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Cedar Rapids Area Nightlife

Hit the dance floor, enjoy a drink, watch the big game and have a ball in C.R.

The Cedar Rapids night life is hopping from the north to the south and all around the metro area. Whether you're headed out with friends, that special someone or looking to catch the big game, discover some of our favorite hot spots.

Downtown Cedar Rapids:

Much of the area’s nightlife can be found in downtown including the elegant Black Sheep Social Club. For a more casual vibe check out Bricks Bar & GrillPub 217 or Cliff's Dive Bar or Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery. Get tickets to some of the best shows in town at the Paramount Theatre, Alliant Energy PowerHouse, McGrath Amphitheatre and Theatre Cedar Rapids. If you're ready to dance... visit Hazzard County American Saloon or take your shot at riding the bull at Rock Bar.

A collage of pictures showcasing Cedar Rapids' nightlife, including drinks and live music.

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The District: Czech Village & New Bohemia:

New Bohemia features Lacayo serves up amazing street tacos, margaritas and specialty cocktails. Parlor City Pub & Eatery and Chrome Horse Saloon have great patios and live music throughout the summer. The Ideal Theatre & Bar, CSPS Hall the Olympic South Side Theatre feature an impressive schedule performaces. Across the Bridge of Lions in Czech Village, stop in to Lion Bridge Brewing CoLucky’s on 16th and Czech Town Station!

A collage of three pictures include a glass of beer, a live performance, and plenty of beers on tap.

Looking to take your special some one out? Cedar Rapids' fine-dining scene has you covered!

Uptown Marion:

Visit our neighbors in Uptown Marion for rockin' good time at popular hangouts Uptown SnugBrick Alley Pub & Sports Bar, the hip-stir and Golffinch Tap + Eatery.

Three photos display the stylish interior of a restaurant, the outdoor area of Uptown Marion, and a couple enjoying their drinks.

Cedar Rapids North Side:

If you are staying on the north side of Cedar Rapids, you can't miss a stop at local favorites 30HopThird Base Brewery, Irish Democrat, Zeppelins Bar & Grill, Daisy's Garage, Pedaler's Fork or The Edison Pub & Eatery.

The interiors of two different bar locations.

Live music and local musician can be found everyweekend in Cedar Rapids. 

Cedar Rapids South Side:

Across the south side of Cedar Rapids you can get a great drink at the Maikka Lobby Bar at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Enjoy award winning burboun at Cedar Ridge Distillery. Catch your favorite game at Bushwoods or Scores on 33rd. And get a margaritta at El Paraiso Bar & Grill or Cancun Mexican Grill & Bar.

Two different bar areas with an array of different drinks on display.

Find the hotest tickets in town or check out C.R.'s booming theatres!

What's your favorite Cedar Rapids hot spot? Let us know at info@tourismcedarrapids.com. 
Please drink responsibly. Uber is available in the area or ask your bartender to call you a taxi.

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