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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 is held at various venues in the Iowa River Landing, just off Interstate 80 exit 242, at the corner of E. 9th Street and Quarry Road.
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.

WinterFest 2014: Sunday, February 9, 1:00-4:00 pm
View the WinterFest 2014 map (PDF)
View detailed event descriptions (PDF)
Scott Prochaska
Recreation Superintendent
1506 8th St.
Coralville, IA 52241
Ph: 319.248.1750

Johnson County Historical Society
Ph: 319.351.5738

Marriott Hotel Exhibition Hall
  • Caricature artist
  • Concession stand
  • Coralville Ecumenical Food Drive
  • Coralville Fire & Police departments
  • Coralville Public Library - Photo booth & props
  • Funny Face Designs by Lori - Face painting
  • Information booth
  • Iowa Children’s Museum - Arts, crafts & games
  • Noodles & Company - Noodle art
  • Papa Balloon - Balloon creations
  • Scratch Cupcakery - Cupcake decorating
  • Silent auction (cash and check only), 1:00-3:30 pm
  • Summer of the Arts - Children’s crafts & Carnaval
  • Teepee
  • UI Health Care - STEM Education 

Exhibit Hall Lobby
  • Iowa City Bird Club & Coralville Reservoir Ranger

Entertainment (in Exhibition Hall)
  • 1:00 pm - Coralville United Methodist Bell Choir
  • 1:30 pm - Take Note (University of Iowa Women’s A Capella)
  • 2:00 pm - City Circle Acting Company
  • 2:30 pm - Native American drumming demonstration

Johnson County Historical Society
  • Antique Car Museum of Iowa
  • Children’s crafts
  • Hawkeye Model Railroad Club tours
  • 19th Century printing press demo

  • Horse drawn trolley rides
  • Ice sculpting with Ron Hall & Dave Dettman, 1:30 pm
  • KGAN Weather Road Warrior with Justin Roberts

  • Backpocket Brewery - Free root beer tasting
  • KCJJ - Tours and live interviews
  • Vesta - Free wassail tasting
WinterFest 2014 is free thanks to Veridian Credit Union, and support from the City of Coralville, Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Country Gentleman’s Horse & Carriage Service, and KCJJ Radio.

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