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Memorial Day Weekend


Uptown Friday Nights at McGrath Amphitheatre (ages 21+)

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Rock the Block at NewBo City Market

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball

Come out to the ballpark and cheer on the Kernels as they take on the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

Baby Animal Days at Bloomsbury Farm.

Little Women at Brucemore. A collaboration with Theatre Cedar Rapids.


Memorial Day Event - 10 a.m.

Updated Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 2nd Avenue Bridge, downtown Cedar Rapids.

Traditional MEMORIAL DAY program typically includes: Presentation of The Colors, General Logans Orders, Placement of Wreath, Service Song Medley and other musical selections, a Guest Speaker, Volley Salute and more. Presented by the Metro Area Veterans Council. 

All Weekend

Enjoy the outdoors! 

Find area camping options here.

Rent a kayak or stand up paddle board at Cedar Lake. Learn More 

Find new outdoor discoveries including Mt. Trashmore Trail, Waldo’s Rock and Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center’s new Wandering Woods. Learn More 

Connect with nature at a Linn County Park where you can camp, rent watercraft, hike and much more. Learn More

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