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Celebrate the 4th Of July in Cedar Rapids

Celebrate Fourth of July 2021 in Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids will be rockin' this July 4th! See the full Freedom Festival (6/13 - 7/4) calendar here.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Rock the Block at NewBo City Market is featuring Kevin Burt with Poor Richard. 

Fitz & the Tantrums is playing the riverfront McGrath Amphitheatre.

Cedar Ridge Bourbon & Blues Festival - Friday through Sunday. There will be live music all weekend from local blues artists, BBQ food specials, and bourbon cocktails. 

Saturday, July 3, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market is on for July 3! 

REO Speedwagon take the McGrath Amphitheatre stage.

Sevendust with special guests Austin Meade & Kirra take the stage at the Paramount Theatre.

Join the Cedar Rapids Kernels for a July 3rd Home Plate Bash! They will be welcoming fans into the stadium for live music by Not Quite Brothers, ballpark food, and fireworks! Gates open at 6:30 pm with live music from 7-9:30 pm. The fireworks show is slated to kick off right after the music is finished around 9:30 pm. 

Freedom Festival Virtual Music at the Museum featuring The Pork Tornadoes. The virtual concert will start promptly at 7:00pm and end at 9:00pm at

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Freedom Festival Events:

Drive Thru Pancake Breakfast 8am-Noon at ImOn Ice Arena

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

CR Municipal Band noon at Guthridge Park, Hiawatha

Five Season Ski Team 7pm - 8pm at Ellis Park

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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