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Coralville 150th Anniversary Celebration

October 1, 2023 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate Coralville’s 150th anniversary with free entertainment for all ages, cupcakes, music, activities, free admission to the Johnson County Historical Society Museum, and more! Let’s celebrate our sesquicentennial!

Join us as we celebrate 150 years of Coralville and look toward our future! Our anniversary celebration includes:

Live Entertainment:
  • Magician (2:00-5:00 pm)
  • Live music by Adam Beck (2:00-3:00 pm)
  • Live music by Kevin Burt (3:00-5:00 pm)
  • Pop-up cabaret by Young Footliters Youth Theatre (2:15-3:45 pm)
  • Toast to Coralville by Mayor Foster, and singing “Happy Anniversary” (4:00 pm)
Activities & Displays:
  • Free cupcakes, popcorn, and water
  • Barnyard Discoveries petting zoo (on E. 9th St.)
  • “Stump the Historian” game with Coralville historian Rex Brandstatter & Keith Jones
  • Coralville Fire Department truck and Coralville Police Department vehicle (on E. 9th St.)
  • Free admission to the Johnson County Historical Society Museum (adjacent to Xtream Arena)
  • Free admission to the Antique Car Museum (adjacent to Xtream Arena)
  • Children’s craft, coloring pages, and games
  • Coralville history on display
  • Digital history library display
  • Book signing by Timothy Walch, author of  “Coralville: Images of America”
  • League of Women Voters display
  • Friends of the Coralville Public Library display
  • Upcoming Coralville projects on display
  • Open ice skating (ice skates not provided)
Available for Purchase
Commemorative Coralville items:
  • Coralville apparel (cozy winter hats, trucker hats, t-shirts, long-sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, women’s tanks, kids’ tees)
  • Coralville 150th anniversary buttons
  • Coralville 150th anniversary community cookbook
  • Postcards of Coralville’s wheat pasting murals (150th anniversary public art project installed in June 2023)
  • Copies of the book “Coralville: Images of America” by Timothy Walch
About This Event

This free event is the final in a series events held through October 2023 to celebrate Coralville’s sesquicentennial; Coralville will celebrate its 150th anniversary on October 3, 2023. Learn more at www.coralville.org/Coralville150.


October 1, 2023
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Xtream Arena
200 E 9th Street
Coralville, IA United States
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