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Celebrate the 4th Of July in Cedar Rapids

Celebrate Fourth of July 2022 in Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids will be rockin' this July 4th! See the full Freedom Festival calendar here.

Friday, July 1, 2022

Laser Light Show at Hawkeye Downs

Rock the Block at NewBo City Market is featuring Birdchild.

Cedar Ridge Red, White and Bourbon Music Fest - Friday through Monday. The Distillery will host free, live music all weekend long with amazing cocktail specials and much much more.

Saturday, July 2, 2022

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market is on for July 2! 

Sunday, July 3, 2022

Fireworks and Fireflies returns to Lowe Park in Marion. Enjoy food trucks and live music by Birdchild leading up to the fireworks at dusk.

Five Season Ski Team performs their stunning hour long waterski show with daredevil jumps at Ellis Park.

Alisabeth Von Presley and her Star Spangled Show performs at the McGath Ampitheatre, featuring Adam Beck and Dalles Jacobus. Concert is FREE!

Monday, July 4, 2021

Freedom Festival Events:

Pancake Breakfast 8am-Noon at ImOn Ice Arena

Freedom Festival Car Show 8am-Noon at Veterans Memorial Stadium 

Join the Cedar Rapids Kernels for Independence Day Jerseys & Fireworks! Come cheer on our Cedar Rapids Kernels as they take on the Quad Cities Rive Bandits.

CR Municipal Band at Guthridge Park, Hiawatha

Freedom Festival 4th of July Concert featring the Johnny Holm Band!

Celebration of Freedom Fireworks 7pm - 10:30pm at 2nd Ave Bridge in downtown Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids park sculpture

(photo: @lizzabel)

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