The Cedar Valley’s commitment to quality of life shines through its extensive recreational facilities.

The Cedar Valley’s commitment to quality of life shines through in its extensive recreational trails, state and county parks, professional and collegiate sports teams, seven public golf courses, and indoor hockey rink.

The stunning, Cedar Valley SportsPlex includes indoor soccer fields, basketball courts, swimming pools, walking track and workout areas.

  • Macaroni Kid – Learn about fun, inexpensive things to do in the Cedar Valley with your kids each week.


Black Dirt Days – Conrad
Bremer County Fair – Waverly
Buchanan County Fair – Independence
College Hill Arts Festival – Cedar Falls
Community Days – Evansdale
Dairy Days – Fredericksburg
Felix Grundy Festival – Grundy Center
Grundy County Fair – Grundy Center
Heartland Days – New Hampton
Independence Brew-B-Q – Independence
Iowa Irish Fest – Waterloo
My Waterloo Days – Waterloo
National Cattle Congress – Waterloo
RASH Bike Ride – Buchanan County
Reinbeck Art Festival – Reinbeck
Sturgis Falls – Cedar Falls
Waverly Art Walk – Waverly
Waverly Heritage Days – Waverly
Waverly Oktoberfest – Waverly
Watermelon Days – Dike
Wellsburg Daze – Wellsburg

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Lost Island Waterpark

Best Waterpark in the U.S.

USA Today, June 2017