City of Iowa City

Upcoming Area Events

 Blue Zones Project 

The Blue Zones Project is a community well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easer through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks. Blue Zones Project highlights the importance of volunteering not only for the community but for your emotional and health well being, Make this change with volunteering at one of the many Summer of the Arts festival. Click HERE to see the many options!



Sunset Salsa, May-October at 6:00 PM

Sunset Salsa is a public assembly for the entire community to enjoy. sunset salsa was developed by J&E Entertainment in order to promote Salsa dancing in the Iowa City area. During Sunset Salsa the audience has the chance to dance Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, and Cumbia!


2014 Schedule:

May 9th

June 15th

July 6th

August 10th

September 7th

October 5th






The Iowa City Downtown District will hold its 4th Annual Northside Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 27th. This event will showcase the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with events that transport visitors to the streets on Munich. WIth polka music, traditional Oktoberfest attire and events, and the 19th annual Iowa City Brew Fest, the Northside Oktoberfest offers a taste of the Old World to visitors. Find more information and buy tickets here









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