5th Street Social

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5th Street Social 2021

August 14, 2021

 4:00-10:00 pm
Location: 5th Street, between 6th Avenue & 12th Avenue 
Map: View 5th Street Social maps (PDF)

Celebrate family, friends, & the dog days of summer

As the days edge towards the end of summer, celebrate friends, family and neighbors with a block party festival on 5th Street! Coralville's 5th Street Social celebrates the street dances of the 1950’s by featuring music, food, local brews, children’s activities, and a classic car show and shine.

This annual event began in 2016 and is held on the second Saturday in August.

Save the Date...

...for August 13, 2022, the next 5th Street Social!
Contact Us
Coralville Parks and Recreation

Ph: 319.248.1750

Help With the Event
Volunteer for 5th Street Social

Ph: 319.248.1750

  1. Things to Do
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Things to Do

Fun for Everyone

Enjoy giant games up and down the festival area including Corn Hole (bag games); giant games of Jenga, Tic Tac Toe, checkers, and others; and chalk art.


Main Stage (5th Street and 8th Avenue)
  • 4:00-6:30 pm: Dogs on Skis: Dogs on Skis formed in the mid 1980’s playing covers of classic rock, and they are a local favorite in the Corridor. They can read a crowd and play a music lineup based upon requests, and the band prides itself on playing music people like to dance to. 
  • 7:00-10:00 pm: The Final Mix Band: A high-energy dance show band for all ages. Final Mix includes former members of the James Brown Band and Morris Day and the TIME. From oldies to rock,pop, R&B, rap, and hip hop, they do it all! In 1999, Final Mix, a well-polished and respected act, became the newest reincarnation for Del "Saxman" Jones. 
Battle of the Bands (at West Music)
  • 6:00 pm -10:00 pm: Wander to the west end of the festival grounds and watch Battle of the Bands.



 & Brews
Food Vendors
  • Falbo’s Pizza
  • Fork & Chef
  • Marcos Grilled Cheese
  • Pineapple Whip Iowa
  • Slammin Jammin Wings
Brick and Mortar Food Establishments
  • Pat and Fran’s Irish pub
Beverage Garden
Featuring craft beers from three Johnson County craft breweries (no cup charge; cups provided).
  • $5 for a 16-18 oz pour
  • Backpocket Brewing, Big Grove Brewery, and ReUnion Brewery
  • IDs checked. Cash only. Due to state law, alcoholic beverages must remain in the beverage garden.

Car Show

4:00-8:00 pm
At the Classy Chassy Cruisers Show N Shinesee classic cars parked on 5th Street (9th Avenue to 12th Avenue). Car owners check in at 10th Avenue and 5th Street to park.

Business Open Houses

Visit 5th Street businesses along 5th Street Social, with prize drawings and specials throughout the evening.

Dogs on Skis: 4:00-6:30 pm

Dogs on Skis

Final Mix: 7:00-10:00 pm

Final Mix band

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