Summer fun for the entire family in Cedar Rapids, IA. June 2015.

The entire family will stay busy throughout the rest of June, 2015. Take a look at all the fun events in the Cedar Rapids, IA area.

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Free Summer Movie at Collins Rd.: Boxtrolls

Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26

Each week Monday-Thursday come join the Collins Rd. Theatre for a FREE movie for kids. A different movie each week. Even the movies that are shown in 3D will be FREE! There will be other activities (that change each week) in the lobby.
Where: Collins Road Theatre
1462 Twixt Town Rd. NE
Cedar Rapids
When: 10:00 AM Doors open at 9:15am
Who: Families
How: Come enjoy a free movies and some fun! Each movie is sponsored by a different local business!
Cost: Children ages 18 years and under: FREE Adults; $1; popcorn/drinks extra

Balloon Glow

Tuesday, June 23

The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is proud to continue the tradition of this iconic event! Watch the sun go down on Brucemore’s historic lawn, listening to the tunes of 8 seconds, enjoying food, balloon art, face paint, PlayZone sponsored by Macaroni Kid and MUCH MORE!!!
Where: Brucemore mansion2160 Linden Drive SE Cedar Rapids
When: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM Band takes the stage at 7pm
Who: Family
How: Bring a lawn chair and blanket; PLEASE NO PETS
Shuttles will run from 5:30PM-10:30PM.
Cost: Admission is free with a Freedom Festival Button. They will also be sold at the gate.

Five Seasons Ski Team Water Ski Show!

Tuesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 25th.

The Five Seasons Ski Team presents a stunning water show with daredevil jump acts, 50 mph barefoot pyramids, water ballet and much more. Watch as the most powerful boat on the Cedar River pulls a gigantic 27-person, 5 high human pyramid.
Where: Ellis Park/Cedar River Cedar Rapids
When: 7:00 PM
Who: Family
How: Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the show!
Cost: Free!
For more info: www.5SST.com

Linn County Fair

Wednesday, June 24

Join the Linn County Fair for food, fun, concerts and even a rodeo. Please see the schedule for exact times and locations of all events.
Where: 201 Central City Rd.
Central City
When: 7:00 AM
Who: Family
Cost: Prices vary each day; please see the schedule for exact costs.

Cedar Rapids BBQ Roundup!

Thursday, June 25 through Sunday, June 28

A time honored tradition returns to Cedar Rapids as a Freedom Festival Affiliated Event, produced by VenuWorks at the McGrath Amphitheatre! BBQ masters, both local and from across the country will compete for the best BBQ! Winners are eligible for cash prizes. Patrons can enjoy kids activities, family-friendly entertainment, as well as live music from some of the area’s best local bands! New this year is KIDS Day on Sunday!
Where: McGrath Ampitheatre
475 First St. SW
Cedar Rapids
When: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM Please check times…as each day they are different.
Who: Family
Cost: $3 entry fee and varied cost at BBQ vendors

Freedom Festival Parade

Saturday, June 27

The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is bringing the party to downtown Cedar Rapids for their annual Freedom Festival parade! There will be a sea of red, white and blue so make sure to dress accordingly. There will be lots of fun floats, walking units and even some great music.
Where: Around NewBo City Market 16th Ave. and 3rd St. SE Cedar Rapids
When: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Who: Family
How: Come see the annual 4th of July parade
Cost: FREE

Fly in~Drive in Breakfast

Sunday, June 28

Eat a Pancake, Egg and Sausage Breakfast in an Airplane Hangar. Antique, Experimental, Homebuilt, and new Aircraft on display.
Where: Marion Airport1710 Marion Airport Rd Marion
When: 6:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Who: Family
How: Come enjoy this annual event
Cost: Airplane rides $10.00. Breakfast $6.00, under 10 $4.00. Save $1 on breakfast w/ your Freedom Festival button

Free Summer Movie at Collins Rd.: Lego Movie

Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3

Each week Monday-Thursday come join the Collins Rd. Theatre for a FREE movie for kids. A different movie each week. Even the movies that are shown in 3D will be FREE! There will be other activities (that change each week) in the lobby.
Where: Collins Road Theatre
1462 Twixt Town Rd. NE
Cedar Rapids
When: 10:00 AM Doors open at 9:15am
Who: Families
How: Come enjoy a free movies and some fun! Each movie is sponsored by a different local business!
Cost: Children ages 18 years and under: FREE Adults; $1; popcorn/drinks extra

Jumpin’ Jack & Jill Day at Bever Pool

Tuesday, June 30

Have fun in the water and out! Bounce in a huge inflatable castle and enjoy goofy relays and wacky games with 25 cent popcorn
Where: Bever Park Swimming Pool2700 Bever Ave SE Cedar Rapids
When: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Who: Family
How: Have fun in the sun!
Cost: Regular Admission or season pass
For more info: www.CRREC.org
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