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About WinterFest

Experience the wonders of an Iowa winter at Coralville’s annual WinterFest. Since it began in 2008, thousands of people each year enjoy a showcase of winter-time demonstrations, indoor and outdoor hands-on activities, entertainment, food, and frosty fun for all ages.

WinterFest 2017


Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1:00-4:00 pm.


WinterFest is in various locations in the Iowa River Landing, just off Interstate 80 exit 242, at the corner of E. 9th Street and Quarry Road.  WinterFest 2016 map and events (PDF)


All events are free.


Park for free in the Marriott south parking lot off Quarry Road with a parking voucher from the Marriott information desk.


  • Balloon creations
  • Caricature artist
  • Crafts and activities
  • Door prizes
  • Entertainment
  • Face painting
  • Fat tire bike demonstration
  • Food drive
  • Horse-drawn trolley rides
  • Indoor snowball fight
  • Model railroad
  • Photo booth
  • Police and fire department
  • Root beer tasting
  • Scratch Cupcakery cupcakes
  • Silent auction
  • STEM education activities