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About The Iowa Soul Festival

The Iowa Soul Festival is a celebration that features the dance, music, food and art of the African and African-American communities. This event is designed to highlight the positive influences that the culture has on Iowa City, the Creative Corridor and Eastern Iowa. This event will feature locally, regionally and nationally recognized artists. Enjoy live entertainment, soul food, African-American inspired art, a FUN Zone for the kids, and much more!

Maps and Parking


There are four parking ramps in downtown Iowa City providing over 3,000 parking spots! Find out more including detailed locations and cost by clicking on one below:

2018 Information

All kinds of soul for all kinds of people!

Schedule (pdf)