4thFest Schedule of Events

Don't Miss the Excitement
Events will take place in S.T. Morrison Park, (1513 7th St.) unless otherwise noted.

2017 4thFest Schedule


Times and events are subject to change.

Saturday, July 1
8:00 am 4thFest 5K
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Coralville Recreation Center
1506 8th St.
8:45 am Firecracker Kids' Mini-Marathon (26.2 yards)
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Coralville Recreation Center
1506 8th St.
1:00-11:00 pm Carnival by Superior Carnival*
Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
Sunday, July 2
1:00-4:00 pm Open House: 1876 Schoolhouse & Old Town Hall
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Coralville 1876 Schoolhouse
310 5th St.
Coralville Old Town Hall
407 5th St.
1:00 pm-11:00 pm Carnival by Superior Carnival*
Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
Monday, July 3
1:00-11:00 pm Carnival by Superior Carnival* Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
3:00 pm-Dark Food
  • Americana Concessions (funnel cakes, corn/hot dogs, burgers, tenderloins, smoothies, fried Twinkies/candy bars, beverages)
  • El Taquito Mex Restaurant (tacos, taco salad, corn on a stick, pupusas, beverages)
  • Kan-D-Lan (Frito lay products, sweets, pickles, sunflower seeds, beverages)
  • Kona Ice (gourmet shaved ice)
  • Old Fashioned Kettle Korn (kettle korn, pork rinds)
  • Papa John's Pizza (pizza, breadsticks, beverages)
  • Rodney's Jamaican Jerk (BBQ & jerk chicken/pork, rice & beans, bread/baked beans, mac & cheese, cabbage salad, beverages)
  • Sno Biz of Iowa City/RJ Ice (fresh shaved ice & squeezed lemonade)
  • Sylvia's Catering (tacos, taco salad, nachos, burritos, beverages)
  • Third Generation Cotton Candy (smoothies, lemonade, cotton candy)
S.T. Morrison Park
4:00 pm-Dark Willustrations S.T. Morrison Park
6:30 pm Free Concert: The Sidewinders
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S.T. Morrison Park
8:00 pm Free Concert: Tommy James & The Shondells
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S.T. Morrison Park
Tuesday, July 4
7:00-10:00 am Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
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Northwest Junior High
1507 8th St.
10:00 am Parade
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10:00 am-11:00 pm
Carnival by Superior Carnival*
Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
12:00 pm-Dark Food
  • Americana Concessions (funnel cakes, corn/hot dogs, burgers, tenderloins, smoothies, fried Twinkies/candy bars, beverages)
  • El Taquito Mex Restaurant (tacos, taco salad, corn on a stick, pupusas, beverages)
  • Kan-D-Lan (Frito lay products, sweets, pickles, sunflower seeds, beverages)
  • Kona Ice (gourmet shaved ice)
  • Old Fashioned Kettle Korn (kettle korn, pork rinds)
  • Papa John's Pizza (pizza, breadsticks, beverages)
  • Rodney's Jamaican Jerk (BBQ & jerk chicken/pork, rice & beans, bread/baked beans, mac & cheese, cabbage salad, beverages)
  • Sno Biz of Iowa City/RJ Ice (fresh shaved ice & squeezed lemonade)
  • Sylvia's Catering (tacos, taco salad, nachos, burritos, beverages)
  • Third Generation Cotton Candy (smoothies, lemonade, cotton candy)
S.T. Morrison Park
12:00 pm-Dark Willustrations S.T. Morrison Park
1:00-2:00 pm Performances by National Dance Academy S.T. Morrison Park
1:00-3:00 pm Old-fashioned lawn games
(hosted by Johnson County Historical Society)
S.T. Morrison Park Optimist Shelter
2:00-3:00 pm Bounce houses S.T. Morrison Park
2:00-8:00 pm American Legion Bingo S.T. Morrison Park Hilltop Shelter
3:00-4:30 pm  Yard games S.T. Morrison Park
4:00-7:00 pm  Face painting
(by Fun Factory Face Painting)
S.T. Morrison Park
(next to food vendors)
4:30-6:30 pm Youth Talent Show
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S.T Morrison Park
6:30-7:30 pm  Magic Show with Magic Herman S.T. Morrison Park 
8:30 pm Free Concert: Iowa City Community Band S.T. Morrison Park
Dark Fireworks S.T. Morrison Park


 *Carnival Tickets:


  • $15 for 20 (buy through June 30 at Coralville City Hall, the Library, and the Recreation Center)
  • $20 for 20 (buy at the gate)
  • $20 wristband for unlimited rides July 1 from 1-5 pm (buy at the gate)
Carnival by Superior Carnival*
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Coral Ridge Mall
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Brown Deer Place
Great Western Bank
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West Bank
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