4thFest Schedule of Events

Don't Miss the Excitement


Events will take place in S.T. Morrison Park, (1513 7th St.) unless otherwise noted.

2019 4thFest Schedule


Times and events are subject to change.

Saturday, June 29
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.
Wednesday, July 3
2:00 pm-after dark Carnival
Operated by Spectacular Carnival (new for 2019)

Advance tickets (sold until July 2 at 5:00 pm at City Hall):
  • Wristbands*: $15, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
At the carnival:
  • Individual tickets: $1 each, good for all hours the carnival is open; rides are 1-5 tickets
  • Wristbands*: $20, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
*Wristbands are good for one wristband session (choose July 3 2:00-6:00 pm, or July 4 10:00 am-2:00 pm).
Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
2:00-9:00 pm Food  S.T. Morrison Park
4:00-9:00 pm  Vendors S.T. Morrison Park
6:30 pm Free Concert: Opening Band TBD
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S.T. Morrison Park
8:00 pm Free Concert: Headline Band TBD
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S.T. Morrison Park
Thursday, July 4
7:00-10:00 am Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, & coffee. Sponsored by Corridor Kiwanis.
Buy tickets at the door, or in advance from local Kiwanians, at the Coralville Recreation Center, and Copyworks. 
Corridor Kiwanis Club
Northwest Junior High
1507 8th St.
10:00 am Parade
See map
9:00 am-after dark Carnival
Operated by Spectacular Carnival (new for 2019)

Advance tickets (sold until July 2 at 5:00 pm at City Hall):
  • Wristbands*: $15, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
At the carnival:
  • Individual tickets: $1 each, good for all hours the carnival is open; rides are 1-5 tickets
  • Wristbands*: $20, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
*Wristbands are good for one wristband session (choose July 3 2:00-6:00 pm, or July 4 10:00 am-2:00 pm).

Aquatic Center Parking Lot
1513 7th St.
12:00-9:00 pm Food 
S.T. Morrison Park
12:00-9:00 pm Vendors S.T. Morrison Park
TBD Games and activities S.T. Morrison Park
2:00-8:00 pm American Legion Bingo S.T. Morrison Park Hilltop Shelter
8:30 pm Free Concert: Iowa City Community Band S.T. Morrison Park
Dark
(approx. 9:45 pm)
Fireworks S.T. Morrison Park

Carnival by Superior Carnival*
Carnival
New carnival for 2019 - operated by Spectacular Carnival

Advance tickets (sold until July 2 at 5:00 pm at City Hall):
  • Wristbands*: $15, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
At the carnival:
  • Individual tickets: $1 each, good for all hours the carnival is open; rides are 1-5 tickets
  • Wristbands*: $20, good for unlimited rides during wristband hours. Redeem advance wristband ticket at the ticket box.
*Wristbands are good for one wristband session (choose July 3 2:00-6:00 pm, or July 4 10:00 am-2:00 pm).
City of Coralville
Coral Ridge Mall
Hills Banks and Trust Company
Great Western Bank
Meardon Sueppel Downer002
Watts Group
Scheels Logo
West Bank
Basket Auction
BrrrFest
FRYfest logo 2018
iHeart Media
KKRQ the Fox
KXIC radio