You can purchase a Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Button at the following locations:

With each button purchase, you receive a Hy-Vee Coupon Book with over $30 in redeemable coupons at Hy-Vee Food, Drug, and Fast & Fresh stores in Cedar Rapids / Marion. Make sure to redeem the $10 off (a purchase of $100 or more) at Hy-Vee –making the button basically FREE! All coupons expire July 15th, 2023!

How much do Freedom Festival buttons cost this year?


Just think–your one time purchase of a Freedom Festival button gets you into 3 weeks of programming! Events like: Balloon Glow, Rock N Bowl, DockDogs, Movie at the Ballpark, Music at the Museum, discount for your Pancake Breakfast, Concert at the Amphitheatre, and the best seats for the Celebration of Freedom Fireworks!

RETURNING in 2023!! The Gold Button Promo! FORTY Gold Buttons are up for grabs this summer! All 40 have been distributed to all button distribution locations! If you are lucky enough to find a gold button, you will win a $100 Hy-Vee gift card! Take your gold button to the Freedom Festival office to redeem your prize!

AND we encourage you to wear your Freedom Festival button proudly this summer! Additional benefits of owning that 2023 button will be announced soon!

As an added bonus, courtesy of Stone Brook Homes, register to win a $500 Hy-Vee gift card and other prizes throughout the festival by registering your email at www.freedomfestival.com.

Your investment in the Festival is gratefully acknowledged and sincerely appreciated by the entire Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, Inc. organization.

Do children need a button?

Children ages 5 and under do not require a button at any buttoned events (see list of buttoned events here!

Will you have 2023 Freedom Festival T-shirts available for purchase?

Yes! Special thanks goes to Ironside Apparel & Promotions, Inc. Shirts will be red and feature our  custom 2023 design. Pricing is $15 for sizes S-XL and $20 for sizes 2XL-5XL. To purchase, head to the Freedom Festival office (limited sizing will be available, and will be first-come, first-score).

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