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Cedar Rapids is Full of Holiday Cheer!
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Cedar Rapids is Full of Holiday Cheer!

We invite you to the Cedar Rapids area this holiday season. From theater to festivals, mansion tours to music, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy with a number of great holiday offerings including:

Christmas in the Park & Peppermint Walk – December 5: Bring the kids to visit Santa, enjoy live holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, storytelling, hot chocolate and popcorn at this nostalgic holiday event. Learn More

Deck the District - December 5-7: Enjoy a shuttle taking you to three great Cedar Rapids Main Street stops including the Old World Christmas Market at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, A Very Cherry Holiday open house at The Historic Cherry Building, and shopping at NewBo City Market. Learn More

Fire & Ice Festival - December 6: For one day, the downtown area is transformed into a winter wonderland, with family-friendly activities in the park, the ceremonial tree lighting, the annual Holiday DeLight Parade, and much more. Learn More

Nature’s Noel – December 6: An annual holiday market benefiting Indian Creek Nature Center, featuring holiday décor made from fresh greenery; an array of prepared food including frozen and packaged soups and appetizers; and local artisan gifts such as soaps, baskets and candles; all geared toward holiday gift giving and entertaining. Learn More

Shrek the Musical! at Theatre Cedar Rapids – through December 20: Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. Learn More

Brucemore's Holiday Mansion Tours – through December 31: Visitors will enjoy the seasonal splendor of 13 glowing trees, a dining room set for Christmas dinner, stunning mantel arrangements, the lush garland adornment of the grand staircase, and other seasonal cheer throughout the Mansion. Learn More

Orchestra Iowa Holiday Spectacular – December 20-21: One of the season’s most beloved and anticipated family traditions at the Paramount Theatre, this light-hearted and merry concert features arrangements of time-honored seasonal sing-alongs. Learn More


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