Featured Upcoming Events

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Mon 28

2020 Downtown Iowa City and Chomp Homecoming Week Deals

September 28 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 29

Prairie Lights Presents: Writers @ Grinnell

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oct 01

Rent the Theater

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Give the gift of a Downtown Iowa City gift card in $5 through $500 denominations, and spend them at any business currently participating in the Downtown Iowa City gift card program. There are over 140 locations to redeem including grocery stores, restaurants, shops and even parking at public garages and street meters. This card is issued by MetaBank® member FDIC.

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Through a collaboration with Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Iowa City Area Business Partnership and the Iowa City Downtown District, we're providing continued updates and resources for COVID-19 related information. Thanks to the support from MidWestOne Bank, West Bank, GreenState Credit Union, Great Western Bank, Hills Bank, Two Rivers Bank, U.S. Bank and CBI Bank Trust, Johnson County and other area partners, the Project Better Together team has created a community-wide Shop Local program to help encourage and motivate local spending at Johnson County local businesses. Starting June 22nd, for every $150 spent shopping local, receive a $20 gift card of YOUR choice to a local business.

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