Whether you enjoy the indoors, the outdoors, the winter or the summer, you are sure to find plenty to do in Cedar Falls! Scroll the list below to check out all our downtown attractions to find something that suits your interest. For a full list of attractions and entertainment in the Cedar Valley, visit the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau's website.
Monday - Saturday: 8am - 2am Sunday: 10am - 2 am
Cedar Falls Historical Society has been working for over 50 years, engaging the community in the preservation, education, and celebration of our heritage.
Ride, run, paddle or walk the 100+ miles of recreational trails in our area. The downtown area is easily accessible from the trail head at Peter Melendy Park.
The Cedar Trails Partnership welcomes you to more than 100 miles of hard-surfaced trails. Configured in a series of loops, our award-winning trails wind through Black Hawk County, Iowa, and the metropolitan areas of Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Evansdale, Hudson and La Porte City.
"Cedar Valley Art and Wine" painting studio is the perfect location to enjoy a night on the town. Entertain your creativity in a unique environment with old friends and new acquaintances. Each painting event provides ample time for you to complete a painting.
A great place to spend time with old friends and make new ones! We have a wide variety of beer and spirits for everyone!
Deringer's is a true country bar featuring music videos, pool tables, darts, peanuts and a great appetizer menu from Bourbon Street Bar-B-Que's kitchen.
I escaped! Can you? Escape Cedar Valley is an interactive escape experience sure to entertain! Compete in our challenges with friends, family or coworkers for a unique and enjoyable experience. The games are tough, exciting and rewarding! Escape Cedar Valley, not just a game… an experience!
Open May through mid-October
Built in 1921, this unique round structure was originally home to the flourishing Cedar Falls Ice and Fuel Company. It stored six to eight thousand tons of ice each year—cut right from the frozen Cedar River. Now it is the only museum in the United States that combines an original ice house with an extensive collection of ice harvesting artifacts and archives.
Open May through September
Monday thru Saturday:
Montage Upstairs is downtown's original martini bar, featuring creative drinks, a cozy fireplace and raw brick walls. Enjoy extensive appetizer options plus wines from Montage's nationally-acclaimed wine list. Montage Upstairs is a fun and relaxed night out.
Welcome to the Oster Regent Theatre, home of the Cedar Falls Community Theatre. This is a hip, fun and happening place to be for live performance in the Midwest. Great plays are performed live on stage throughout the year.
Overman Park is a central hub of activity in the downtown area, especially during the summer months. Enjoy a variety of great events, including Movies Under the Moon, live concerts by the Cedar Falls Municipal Band, and the Farmers Market.
Tuesday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Offering exceptional tattoos with an exceptional customer experience. We are the who's who for your next tattoo!
Monday: Closed Tuesday-Friday: 4pm-2am Saturday: 12pm-2am Sunday: 12pm-12am
Our mission is to brew beers built for the venturesome beer drinker, those unafraid to stray from the beaten path of simple flavors established by breweries much larger in size but not in creative energy.
Monday - Saturday: Open at 4
Enjoy the entire "Martini Experience" with your favorite classics, exciting new blends, and a tapas menu.
M-F: 3pm-2am Sat: 12pm-2am Sun: 6pm-2am
A lounge and night club twist with DJ T-Beck every Friday and Saturday night.
From nightlife fun to painting like an artist, there are many options for entertainment downtown.