City of Iowa City

Welcome to Summer of the Arts!

Friday Night Concert Series for August 29th - Dogs on Skiis - has been moved to the rain location in Chauncey Swan Ramp on Washington Ave. and Gilbert St. 


Summer of the Arts offers free, family-friendly entertainment, ranging from free movies on the
University of Iowa Pentacrest, to festivals on the streets of downtown Iowa City.  

Click on the logos to the right for additional information about each event. 


Reserve your spots today at the Iowa Soul Festival Gospel Brunch!

Click HERE to make your reservations for just $30 per person!

This Week Featuring

August 29

Friday Night Concert Series
presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City

 Moved to Chauncey Swan Ramp on Washington Ave. and Gilbert St. 

Dogs on Skiis
Sponsored by ServPro



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Events Calendar


City of Iowa City's Summer of the Arts           319.337.7944           P.O. Box 3128 Iowa City IA 52244-3128