Whats to do in Iowa?
Places to see things to do...
ImpactCR connects, engages, and empowers young talent in the Cedar Rapids area to ensure the long term advancement of the community. I have gone to this a few times and its been good. Website
these are annual also
ICON IOWA is Iowa's oldest science fiction convention held in Iowa. Website https://iowa-icon.com/
ICON was the 1st con fall 2010 I have gone every year since and plan to go each year going forward :)
Anime Iowa is a convention I went for the 1st time in 2012 and have gone off and on since. Website https://animeiowa.com/
Gamicon is a convention thats about non-video gaming for the most part
1st Gamicon I went to was in 2012 and I have gone off and on since. Website
Most of these are annual conventions and events held in Iowa
Innovation EXPO events are designed for entrepreneurs, creatives, investors and business leaders in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area to connect, 1st time I attend fall 2011 website
Marion Arts Festival is a free, come-as-you-are, open-to-all visual arts experience. I have been going since 2010 & enjoy it each year. Website
Grand Lodge of Iowa Annual Communication
its like a big conventions for Iowan Freemasons its has been going on for over 160+ years I went to it in CR in 2014. Website
DemiCon is an annual science fiction convention held in early spring in Des Moines, Iowa,
I have gone to it is fun they have an open bar & you can get in for a weekend of fun for $50. A lot of the same people who go to ICON Iowa go to Demicon. 1st time I went was 2014 Website I don't drink anymore and haven't gone since before COVID.
Iowa State Fair annual state fair held in Augest of each year I have gone since 2018 Site https://www.iowastatefair.org/
Old Threshers Reunion like a small version of the state fair with less people and stuff I have gone since 2022 Site https://www.oldthreshers.org/