Arts and Entertainment

The United Nations named Iowa City one of the world’s cities of literature. Arts and innovations are part of our city’s DNA.

Evenings and weekends are alive with local and international entertainment opportunities that will wow you.

In the Spotlight


Performers from around the world and from your own neighborhood add to the variety of show-going options throughout the year.


Iowa City’s area museums capture the history, traditions, and innovations that are the pride of our people.

Arts Iowa

These campus treasures are just the start of what awaits you in the greater Iowa City area.

Community Finds

These venues are alive with opportunities for entertainment and enlightenment.


Iowa City knows how to throw a great party and have a good time.

On the Field

Hawkeye Sports

Hawkeye fans are legendary. See for yourself what it means to bleed black and gold.

Local Sports

Minor league sports of all types join local college and high school sports as great Iowa City area attractions.

On the Town


Whatever your taste, you’re going to find pleasant surprises among a wealth of choices in the Iowa City area.


Iowa City and its neighbors are big fans of local business of all types, especially when it comes to retail.

Bars and Nightlife

You are in for a surprise over the quality and variety of area-produced wines and beers.