June 18 - July 4, 2020
Cedar Rapids

Building Block Extravaganza

Date: 06/27/2020
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Newbo City Market
1100 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids , IA
104.5 KDAT
Collins Aerospace
Wehrenberg Theatres


The Freedom Festival is excited to bring back the new, improved and renamed building event, the Building Block Extravaganza at the Newbo Market. The event consists of several play stations and building block activities! This event is FREE !

*All building blocks are to be used on site ONLY and not removed from the event. 

This event coincides with the Freedom Festival's Parade (through Newbo/Czech Village), and IMAGINATION Square (outside on Newbo Market lawn). SO much to do in Cedar Rapids on the 4th of July weekend and all you need is a button*, thanks to the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival and their community sponsors! Thank you for supporting all these amazing events! 

Travel through the stations to build a car and race it,


build a bridge and test its strength,


show off your artistic side with building blocks to hang for display,




coloring stations, free play stations, and SO MUCH MORE!

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