The Iowa City Pride website calendar has all the gay events for Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and beyond.
Professional theatre connecting artists and audiences through intimate, engaging, and provocative productions, and providing an artistic home for regional theatre professionals. September through April season of classic plays, new plays, musicals, a monologue festival, at theatre on Gilbert Street. Also June/July summer season centered around the classics.
September 22-23, 2017. Fri/Sat DJ Wayne + QC Sol Fire. FRI 4pm-12am, $7: Jordan Danielsen Band; Phoenix Qamar; Funktastic 5; QC Fall Pride Pageant; QC Bottoms Up Burlesque. SAT Noon-Midnight, $10: Open Stage/ host Ginger Snaps; Belly Dancers; Kings of the QC; Juiana from A Soul Purpose w/ Haley Teel; Queens of the QC; Corporate Rock; Sasha Love; Mrz Carter + Jada J Weiss. Two days: $15.
September 29 - October 1, 2017. FRI 2pm The Burgermeister taps the first keg at Festhalle Barn. SAT 10am Main St Amana Oktoberfest Parade. Also: Brezel Schmeissen; Rugby Match; Timber Trek; Keg Toss; Log Sawing; Naglehauen; Brat Eating + Eisenmann contests; Festhalle entertainment; Millstream Brewery + Ronneburg Restaurant. Pottery, blanket weaving, painting, clock making, art exhibits.
June 1-3, 2018. Weekend-long festival, 125+ local and national artists, live music and entertainment on two stages across 7 city blocks. Culinary Row regional and ethnic foods + Global Village, an Emerging Artist Area featuring upcoming student artists. A feast for the senses and something for everyone! Also June 29th - July 1st, The Iowa City Jazz Festival. See website:
June 16-17, 2018. Friday/Saturday events on the 3rd weekend in June, typically include: Picnic in the Park, Pride Pre-Party, Pride Festival entertainment, Downtown Ped Mall / Linn St Festival, Pride Parade through Downtown - walk, ride, skate, dance, roll - from College Green Park (600 E College St), down Iowa Ave and College St, back to park.
Early July, 2018, past year at NewBo City Market. See events during the preceding week at website: