June 14 - July 4, 2022
Cedar Rapids


Freedom Festival Military Tribute Banners SOLD OUT!


UPDATE - Due to overwhelming response, we are officially SOLD OUT!

If you are interested in being added to the Wait List, please email karol@freedomfestival.com with your name / email / phone number.
And you will be notified if a banner becomes available in 2021. 

Cedar Rapids, IA (11/23/20) The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is now accepting applications for the inaugural year of the Military Tribute Banner Program! These full color banners will showcase veterans and active duty military personnel on select light poles throughout downtown Cedar Rapids summer of 2021!

A limited number of banners are available for purchase at a cost of $250 each, which includes the design and printing of the banner, installation, maintenance and shipping to recipient at the end of the display period. A map will be provided on the Freedom Festival website where each Veteran’s banner is located.

To reserve your banner, an application can be found below, or email karol@freedomfestival.com to receive one via email. Mail in the filled-out application with payment (check, credit card, or venmo) to the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Office – 609 1st Ave SW, Suite 102, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405. Banners are sold on a first come, first reserved basis, as payment is received.

For more information on the Freedom Festival Military Tribute Banner Program, contact Events & Marketing Director, Karol Shepherd, at karol@freedomfestival.com. For the most up to date information about the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, please follow the Freedom Festival on Facebook and at www.FreedomFestival.com.





The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving Cedar Rapids and a significant portion of eastern Iowa. Our mission is to celebrate the quality of life in Eastern Iowa by providing safe, affordable and fun annual events that embody the spirit of patriotism and a sense of community and family.