Questions?   info@summeroftheARTS.org     +(319) 337-7944  

When you head to downtown Iowa City this summer, get ready for fun, a few surprises, and the best collection of FREE cultural entertainment in the area.

2019 Festival Dates

Friday Night Concert Series: May 17 – August 30, 2019

Iowa Arts Festival: May 31 – June 2, 2019

Free Movie Series: June 8 – August 31, 2019

Iowa City Jazz Festival: July 5 – July 7, 2019

Iowa Soul Festival: TBD

 

Get the Weather

Tickets Now on Sale for The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey!

Summer of the Arts and Iowa City Pride have partnered to bring you an exciting theatrical event, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written by and starring James Lescene. This performance is a fundraiser for Summer of the Arts and Iowa City Pride.

You can purchase tickets at The Englert Theater box office, or online.

Lecesne is an actor, author, screenwriter and LGBTQ+ rights activist who co-founded the Trevor Project, which provides crisis and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth.

 

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THANK YOU once again for a great festival season!

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The #ICBOOKFESTIVAL18, organized by Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, is right around the corner! Check out the Iowa City Book Festival Facebook page for all of the fun and unique opportunities this festival has to offer!

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Voting for the Iowa City Press-Citizen "Best in the Area" contest is open until September 26! Check out the link below and cast your vote for your Johnson County favorites!
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Voting for the Iowa City Press-Citizen Best in the Area contest is open until September 26! Check out the link below and cast your vote for your Johnson County favorites! 
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