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Coralville's 150th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 1, 2023 (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)


Celebrate Coralville's sesquicentennial with a special 150th anniversary bash at Xtream Arena in the Iowa River Landing on Sunday, October 1, 2023! We'll have free entertainment and music, cupcakes, activities, a petting zoo, free admission to the Johnson County Historical Society Museum, and much more! All are welcome to this free event. Join us to learn about our rich history and celebrate our bright future!

 Coralville's 150th anniversary celebration includes:


• Magician (2:00-5:00 pm)

 • Live music by Adam Beck (2:00-3:00 pm)

 • Live music by Kevin Burt (3:00-5:00 pm) 

• Pop-up cabaret by Young Footliters Youth Theatre (2:15-3:45 pm) 

• Toast to Coralville and remarks by Mayor Foster, and sing "Happy Anniversary" (4:00 pm) 


 • Free cupcakes, popcorn, and water

 • Barnyard Discoveries petting zoo (on E. 9th St.)

 • "Stump the Historian" game with Coralville historian Rex Brandstatter & City Council member Keith Jones 

• Coralville Fire Department truck and Coralville Police Department vehicle (on E. 9th St.)

 • Free admission to the Johnson County Historical Society Museum (adjacent to Xtream Arena)

 • Free admission to the Antique Car Museum (adjacent to Xtream Arena) 

• Children's craft, coloring pages, and games • Coralville history on display

 • Digital history library display 

• Book signing by Timothy Walch, author of "Coralville: Images of America"

 • League of Women Voters display 

• Upcoming Coralville projects on display 

• Ice skating (bring your own ice skates; ice skates not provided) AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE Commemorative Coralville items (while supplies last):

 • Coralville apparel (cozy winter hats, trucker hats, t-shirts, long-sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, women's tanks, kids' tees) • Coralville 150th anniversary buttons 

• Coralville 150th anniversary community cookbook

 • Postcards of Coralville's wheat pasting murals (150th anniversary public art project installed in June 2023)

 • Copies of the book "Coralville: Images of America" by Timothy Walch 

ABOUT THIS EVENT This free event is the final in a series events to celebrate Coralville's sesquicentennial; Coralville will celebrate its 150th anniversary on October 3, 2023. Learn more at HERE

Xtream Arena - Spectra Venue Management
200 E. 9th Street Suite 100
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Stacey Houseman
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Sunday, October 1, 2023 (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)
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