June 20 - July 5, 2019
Cedar Rapids

IMAGINATION! Square

Date: 06/29/2019
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
NEWBO MARKET LAWN
1100 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids , IA
Hills Bank and Trust Company
Hyvee
KCRG

The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival brings you IMAGINATION! Square each year to provide family-friendly and educational interactive booths, FREE family activities, and fun for all ages! This event takes place before, during and after the parade.

New this year, the Alzheimer's Association will be going a chalk the walk! Stay after the Parade from 12-2pm to chalk the walk with your patriotic memories!

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be on-site for a blood drive. Come support a great cause!

Enjoy FREE entertainment on the Newbo Stage! See below for shows and times.

9 - 9:45am: TBD

11-11:45am: TBD

12:05pm: Parade winners announced

12:30-1:15pm: TBD

Are you interested in hosting an activity station in 2019? REGISTER NOW! Booth space is free of charge with a kids activity.*

*All booth applications subject to approval

 

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FREE FACE PAINT AND BALLOON ART!

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Come and participate in this tenured event, featuring free crafts and activities, visit the photo booth for a FREE photo strip memory with your friends and family... the possibilities are endless!

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By popular demand, the Jr. Firefighter Challenge is back!!! Thanks to the Cedar Rapids Fire Department for bringing this great addition to our event.  

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Don't forget to grab your button for the Building Block Extravaganza going on inside Newbo Market. The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is proud to highlight local companies and organizations to provide fun, educational activities for children.

 

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

Tribute to Heroes Dinner

Date: 06/20/2019
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: The Hotel at Kirkwood 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW Cedar Rapids , IA

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Movie Night at the Ballpark

Date: 06/21/2019
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Stadium 950 Rockford Rd SW Cedar Rapids , IA

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Freedom Festival's Patriotic Picnic

Date: 06/22/2019
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Marion Square Park 1107 7th Avenue Marion , IA

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