2021 Iowa Arts Festival

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2021 Iowa Arts Festival

August 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - August 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


The 2021 Iowa Arts Festival is back in person, featuring over 90 visual artists and several musical acts for its 39th year.The Jayhawks will headline Friday night, and Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Saturday night. There will be a Main Stage, a Side Stage, a Beverage Garden, an Emerging Artist Area, several Fun Stops, children’s activities, and a variety of Culinary Delights.

August 13, 2021

6:00 pm Carnaval Celebration featuring Pandelerium Steel Drum Band Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
7:00 pm Aaron Kamm and The One Drops Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
9:00 pm The Jayhawks Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival

August 14, 2021

Poetry in Public Readings Ped Mall Stage
11:00 am Duke Otherwise Ped Mall Stage
11:30 am Dodge Street Duo Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
11:45 am Infinity Dance Co. Ped Mall Stage
12:15 pm Nielo Gaglio Ped Mall Stage
1:00 pm Jordan Sellergren Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
1:10 pm Silk Aerialist Mimi Ke Ped Mall Stage
1:45 pm Drag Family Storytime Ped Mall Stage
2:30 pm The Recliners Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
3:30 pm Ace Jones Ped Mall Stage
4:30 pm Blake Shaw and Jim Buennig Ped Mall Stage
5:00 pm Wyatt Waddell Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
6:00 pm Brody Buster’s One Man Band Ped Mall Stage
6:00 pm Womanish Girl Ped Mall Stage
7:00 pm Chastity Brown Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
8:30 pm The Monuments Men Chauncey Swan Park
9:00 pm Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival

August 15, 2021

11:00 am Ingrid Streitz Ped Mall Stage
11:30 am One Foot on the Ground Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
12:45 pm Abbie Callahan Ped Mall Stage
1:00 pm Flash in a Pan Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
1:45 pm Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico Ped Mall Stage
2:30 pm Miles over Mountains Main Stage – Iowa Arts Festival
3:00 pm Silver Swing Band Ped Mall Stage


August 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
August 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Summer of the Arts
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Downtown Iowa City
210 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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