Get Festive This Fall in Cedar Rapids


There’s nothing sweeter than fall in Iowa! From the festive spirit to crisp, autumnal scents, we can’t help but love this colorful season. Celebrate the days of vibrant leaves, warm tea, and apple-flavored treats with fun events right in town! In a Skogman Cedar Rapids home, the warmth and comfort of your living space is just a moment away from the family-friendly fall festivities:


7 - Boondock Festival

15 - Bloomsbury Farm Fall Festival

15 - Apfelfest (Apple Fest): It’s the most delicious time of the year! Celebrate all things apple from 9AM to 10PM in the Amana Colonies with all-day activities. Caramel apple pie, apple strudel, applewood smoked bacon, and many more treats await.

22 - P&N Flight School 1st Annual Balloon Glow

28 - Ely Fall Fest: For the 10th year in a row, the best fest in the land is back and bigger than ever. Dive into the fun with everything from a 1 Mile Fun Run, Youth Glow Kickball Tournament, food, beer, DJs, pumpkin decorating, pet parade, photo booth, family hayrack rides, fireworks, and so much more!

29 - Kick Off to Kinnick 5k

29 - Monsters and Merlot

29 - Swamp Fox Festival and Parade

29 - Northside Oktoberfest: Show your love for local nonprofits by celebrating in the streets of bohemian Northside with delicious beer, neighborhood food, and good company. Grab your ticket now and enjoy a festive atmosphere unlike any other!



5 - The Farmhouse Market Fall Show

5 - Chocolate Walk: This is the sweetest event you’ll attend all year! If you love chocolate and shopping, head to historic uptown Marion to shop after-hours. Your favorite stores are waiting with something chic for fall (and a sweet treat, of course).

6 - Colony Pumpkin Patch

6 - Hurts Donut Run: What could be better after a satisfying run than delicious donuts?! Run, walk, or dance along this 80s-themed 5k, where hit tunes will be playing and everyone will be in the fall spirit. A donut from Hurts Donut Company awaits you at the finish line!

13 - Mt Vernon Chili Cook-Off

24 - Haunted Halloween Ball: Prepare for some spooky fun right in downtown Cedar Rapids at the Doubletree Ballroom! Enjoy live music, incredible lights, frightening decorations, a costume contest, photo booths, and so much more. Halloween has never looked so good!

27 - Newbo Halloween Parade



22 - Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot: A longtime Thanksgiving tradition, the 5k Turkey Trot lets you explore the gorgeous streets of Cedar Rapids, donate to wonderful charities, and feel incredible all day long. Before you head back to your Skogman home for the tasty meal you know and love, embrace the beauty of the best season of all and give thanks for an awesome time!

There’s always something fun to do in and around Cedar Rapids, from outdoor excursions to concerts, to fall festivals for the whole family. Autumn is all about fresh beginnings, giving thanks, and of course, the most delicious food all year — head outside of your Skogman home and have a taste of it all!

By Skogman Homes