Iowa City is full of fun for all ages with plenty of attractions geared towards children, teens, young adults, adults, seniors and families. Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa, a world-class educational institution and home to many top-tier sports programs including Iowa Football, Basketball, Wrestling and Field Hockey. Iowa City is also home to Hancher Auditorium, the University of Iowa performance hall hosting Broadway musicals, contemporary dance & classical music events. Whether you are looking for a sporting event, a night out on the town, dinner with friends, live music, dancing, a night at the movies, a good book to curl up with, a shopping spree, a community event or a fun way to brush up on your history, Iowa City is sure to keep you entertained. We’ve put together a list of our favorite attractions for all ages in the Downtown District and throughout the city as a whole. Enjoy your adventures throughout Iowa City!
Libraries: Time for a good book
Live Music & Shows: Local favorites and national names take the stage
Movies: Mainstream movies, intriguing documentaries and more
Museums: History, art and very neat stuff
Night Clubs & Dancing: Show off your dance moves and enjoy the night
808 Restaurant & Night Club
Pubs / Sports Bars: Watch the game while you enjoy good food and a great time
Micky’s Irish Pub
Wine / Martini Bar: Grab a drink with new friends
Brix Cheese Shop & Wine Bar
Shopping: Great finds for your closet, home & more
From Art Galleries to books to clothing to home goods to jewelry to health and fitness to shoes to groceries Iowa City has just the store for you. Here are some quick links to find some of our favorites in Downtown Iowa City and around the rest of Iowa City.