5th Street Social

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Celebrate the End of Summer

Celebrate the end of summer with a block party on 5th Street!  Coralville's 5th Street Social features music, food, local brews, children’s activities, and a classic car show and shine. 

This annual event began in 2016 and is held on a Saturday in early August.

5th Street Social 2019

Saturday, August 10, 2019

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

Contact Us
Coralville Parks and Recreation

Ph: 319.248.1750

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Things to Do

Fun for Everyone

Enjoy Nine Square in the Air, giant Jenga, giant tic tac toe, bags games (cornhole), and chalk art. 


Main Stage (5th Street and 8th Avenue)
  • 4:00-6:45 pm: Dogs on Skis
  • 7:15-10:00 pm: New Trick
Second Stage (5th Street and 10th Avenue)
  • 5:00-6:15 pm: Central Standard Time
  • 6:45-8:00 pm: New Dawn

Food & Brews

Food Vendors
The Box Lunch, Maestro’s Empanadas, Marco’s Grilled Cheese, Mosley’s Barbecue, Tap N' Tacos, Tiny Town, and Tip Top Cakes.

Beverage Garden
Featuring craft beer for $5 for a 12-14 ounce pour from four Johnson County craft breweries (no cup charge; cups provided). IDs checked. Cash only. Due to state law, alcoholic beverages must remain in the beverage garden.

Kona Ice Party & Coralville Community Food Pantry Open House
Enjoy music and Kona Ice at the corner of 5th Street and 10th Avenue, and tour the Food Pantry.  Proceeds benefit the Food Pantry. 

Car Show

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

Kids' Zone

4:00-8:00 pm
Free fun for kids!
  • Bounce house
  • Brown’s School of Martial Arts
  • Brush & Barrel painting activity
  • Coralville Public Library
  • Craft booth: slap bracelets with the Coralville Recreation Center 
  • Face painting* (*for a small fee to benefit West High cheerleading; located by the Coralville Food Pantry)
  • Giant Jenga game
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • McDonald’s "Spin the Wheel" & bags for the kids
  • "Not a Box" party with the Iowa Children's Museum
  • See a fire truck and a police car
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • West Music instrument petting zoo

Art Vendors

Local art vendors will be selling their creations.

Business Open Houses

Visit 5th Street businesses along 5th Street Social, with prize drawings and specials throughout the evening.
City of Coralville
808 on 5th
Hills Bank
West Bank
GreenState Credit Union
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Professionals