The Freedom Festival offers a patriotic and nostalgic way to celebrate community on 4th of July weekend with their annual parade! This year the theme for the Parade will be the traditional "Red, White, and Blue".
Also, featuring the "Freedom Festival Express" track-less train!
Don't miss this fun, unique parade with over 100 entries each year!
The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is proud to continue to highlight our newly renovated and continually growing Czech Village/Newbo District.
The good seats go fast, so make sure to get there in plenty of time.
What's better than candy, friends and music? Nothing - so you don't want miss the 2019Freedom Festival parade!
If you are interested in participating in our parade, please click HERE. Registration opens soon for 2019!
Parade winners will be announced at Newbo Market lawn immediately following the Parade.
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE, BUT IT IS A SAFETY ISSUE.
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Westdale Bowl 2020 Scotty Drive SW Cedar Rapids , IA
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Place SW Cedar Rapids , IA