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Points of PRIDE

In Cedar Rapids, we celebrate our differences. Let us show you why you belong here. WELCOME IS OUR LANGUAGE.


Shop in charming Uptown Marion, Czech Village and NewBo Mainstreet. Explore miles of urban and rural trails and celebrate with the CR Pride and local community during the annual Pride Parade (June) and Pride Festival (July). All year-round discover drag brunches at ChopHouse and NewBo City Market, and dance like no one is watching at Basix. Find even more at crprideia.com, or check out the “Cedar Rapids” episode of The Gaycation Travel Show.


Experience contemporary elegance, award-winning facilities and exceptional service at the Hotel at Kirkwood. Conveinently located near the Eastern Iowa (CID) airport, the Hotel at Kirkwood boasts handcrafted cocktails at the Maikka Bar and fine dining at The Class Act. Or if you’re looking for a place to yourself, book a stay at the Clark House AirBnB. Located near downtown and Czech Village, this vibrant rainbow house is a shabby, sleek farmhouse style full of pride.


Cedar Rapids received a perfect score on the HRC Municipal Equality Index, several companies were named to the HRC Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality and many of our community restaurants, shops and accommodations proudly display this rainbow decal in their windows to illustrate their open-armed commitment to inclusivity. Connect with us at tourismcedarrapids.com/lgbtq/ to learn more.

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