Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center
2525 North Dodge Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: (319) 354-2000
Fax: (319) 354-7506
Dedicated to promoting the dramatic arts in the Iowa City area, this community theatre provides a full season of individual and creative performing arts productions plus offers educational opportunities.
Iowa City's only professional theatre, this theatre produces plays ranging from the classics to world premieres in an intimate, 118 seat house. They also sponsor the Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival every summer in Lower City Park.
Public Space One (PS1) is a not for profit community venue. It regularly hosts contemporary art exhibitions, concerts, workshops, readings and movie screenings. It also has an on-site print shop called The Zenzic Press. It is run by volunteers who are musicians, writers, actors, activists and artists.
North Presbyterian Church is one of the few pre-Civil War structures remaining in Iowa City. This majestic Romanesque building is on the National Register of Historic Places. The church hosts various events like marriages, memorials, academic lectures, religious services, dance lessons, and so on. It also holds offices and is a great tourist attraction.
The University of Iowa believes in all round development of the students and encourages them to actively participate in various extracurricular activities. As a part of this mission, it has built sports and theater facilities for the students. E. C. Mabie Theatre is one of the on-site venues. Built in 1930, it has staged many plays and musicals. For further information, check website or call ahead.
The Wheelroom is one of the main entertainment venues for students of the University of Iowa. Here, you will find pool tables, gaming facilities, a bar that serves beer and an area where various cultural events take place such as concerts, plays and more. The Wheelroom is an excellent place to relax and unwind. For further details, do visit their website.
One of the most notoriously famous bars of Iowa City, the Union Bar is located on College Street in the Downtown area. This amazing place offers the holy trifacta that makes any place pop - cool ambiance, awesome music and cheap drinks! If you're expecting a swanky shiny place, The Union Bar isn't for you. But if you can get past the loud atmosphere, the occasional booze puddle that often forms on the floors and a an overall feeling of chaos, Union Bar will be only happy to show a good time. Live music events and private parties are often hosted here. Check the website for schedule of events.
Kinnick Stadium is home to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. This stadium has a capacity of 70,585, making for some exciting games.
The Secrest Octagonal Barn is a monumental site that dates back to the 1800s era. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, this well-preserved barn welcomes visitors.
Operated by the All Iowa Agricultural Association, Hawkeye Downs is a
Built in 1891, the C.S.P.S Hall in Cedar Rapids is a remarkable structure in town. It is famously associated with the Czech-Slovak Protective Society. It serves as a historic clubhouse and is officially open for business. It boasts of an arts incubator, restored bar, an art gallery and the studio theater. The building is designed in elegant Romanesque style of architecture. More precisely, it displays Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. This venue hosts several exhibitions, shows and cultural events throughout the year.
Legion Arts is a non-profit arts organization that hosts many cultural and recreational events. The center is a part of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance and is an epicenter for many concerts, music festivals, exhibitions, fund raisers and other community events. The place supports and encourages young artistes and budding talent by providing them a lucrative platform for showcasing their works. It is also involved in a lot charity work. To know more about the place, do call ahead or visit the website.