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 Amusements (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 
  • 3rd Generation Cotton Candy
  • Americana Concessions
  • Caribbean Kitchen
  • Kona Ice
  • Old Fashioned Kettle Korn
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Rodney’s Jamaican Jerk
  • Sno Biz 
  • Sylvia’s Catering
  • Tiffany’s Sweets & Treats
S.T. Morrison Park
4:00-9:00 pm  Vendors
  • Hope Family Chiro
  • Johnson County Public Health, Health Planner
  • LeafFilter North of Iowa LLC
  • Quichua Crafts
  • Tumble Craft LLC
  • Willustrations
S.T. Morrison Park
6:30 pm
(rain or shine)
Free Concert: The Sidewinders
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S.T. Morrison Park
8:00 pm
(rain or shine)
Free Concert: Journey Former Lead Vocalist Steve Augeri
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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.

Tickets:
  • $7 each; sold at the door. Free for children younger than 5 years old.
  • $6 each in advance; sold at the Coralville Recreation Center and by local Kiwanians.
Corridor Kiwanis Club
Northwest Junior High
1507 8th St.
9:00 am-after dark Carnival
Operated by Spectacular Amusements (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.
10:00 am
(rain or shine)
Parade See map
12:00-9:00 pm Food 
  • 3rd Generation Cotton Candy
  • Americana Concessions
  • Caribbean Kitchen
  • Kona Ice
  • Old Fashioned Kettle Korn
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Rodney’s Jamaican Jerk
  • Sno Biz 
  • Sylvia’s Catering
  • Tiffany’s Sweets & Treats
S.T. Morrison Park
12:00-9:00 pm Vendors
  • Hope Family Chiro
  • Johnson County Public Health, Health Planner
  • LeafFilter North of Iowa LLC
  • Quichua Crafts
  • Tumble Craft LLC
  • Willustrations
S.T. Morrison Park
1:00 pm Ambition Baton Twirling performs S.T. Morrison Park
Showcase Stage
2:00 pm Spikeball game S.T. Morrison Park
2:00-8:00 pm American Legion Bingo S.T. Morrison Park
Hilltop Shelter
3:00 pm Water balloon toss S.T. Morrison Park
3:30 pm Sponge bucket race S.T. Morrison Park
4:00-6:00 pm Bounce house S.T. Morrison Park
4:00-7:00 pm Face painting S.T. Morrison Park
Optimist Shelter
5:00 pm Crafts: Popsicle stick flags S.T. Morrison Park
6:00 pm Giant Jenga game S.T. Morrison Park
7:00 pm Magician: The Comedy Magic of Rick Eugene S.T. Morrison Park
Showcase Stage
8:30 pm Free Concert: Iowa City Community Band S.T. Morrison Park
Dark
(approx. 9:45 pm)
Fireworks
The Coralville Fire Department will hold the fireworks as scheduled as long as the weather conditions make it possible. In the event of rain during the show, there is the potential to delay until the weather clears enough to operate the show.
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).
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Coral Ridge Mall
Watts Group
West Bank
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Great Western Bank
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KKRQ the Fox
KXIC radio
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Basket Auction
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