Does the cedar rapids freedom festival allow alcoholic beverages on its venues?

We allow alcoholic beverages ONLY AT SPECIFIC EVENTS (see list below):

Specific Events:

Balloon Glow – Jones Park – YES

Laser Light Show – Hawkeyedowns – NO

Fireworks – 2nd Ave Bridge – YES

Fireworks, Mcgrath Amphitheatre – NO

The Freedom Festival permits alcohol to be brought to some vents and the 4th of July Fireworks. Alcohol will be permitted to be carried in these select events, however NO GLASS and SOFT-SIDED COOLERS ONLY! – For safety concerns, thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Public intoxication will not be tolerated at any Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Venue, and individuals found to be intoxicated will be asked to leave or escorted from the venue by area law enforcement personnel. 

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