Upcoming Hot Events

The 5&V Cinema

July 11: The 5&V Outdoor Cinema Presents Incredibles 2

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy this week’s outdoor movie, shown on the side of the Drake Hardware and Software building.  Games and activities for the kids, snack and drink vendors available and the movie starts at dusk. No admission but donations are accepted. *No glass bottles please*

5&V Downtown Cinema
Parking lot on the corner of 5th Street & Valley Street in Downtown
Burlington, IA

A Very Vintage Market Pop Up Shop Style

July 18: A Very Vintage Market, Pop Up Shop Style

A Very Vintage Market is making a few adjustments for the 2020 event. Vendors will be set up inside downtown Burlington shops as pop up shops. All vendors are inspired by the love of vintage and handmade goods. A one-day extravaganza, the market is a place for shoppers and vendors to share their passion to reuse, remake, and restyle! Featuring antique and vintage décor, repurposed, re-imagined, or up-cycled items, handcrafted goods, architectural salvage, primitive and farmhouse accents! Admission is free. 10AM – 4PM.

Jefferson Street
Downtown Burlington, IA

Snake Alley Festival of Film

July 30 – August 2: 9th Annual Snake Alley Festival of Film

The ninth annual Snake Alley Festival of Film takes place July 30 thru August 2, 2020.

The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in the heart of downtown Burlington, Iowa. The theater boasts state of the art equipment and can comfortably seat more than 350 people.

A town with a rich history dramatically situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Burlington is a growing center for commerce and culture. Known for fine dining, vibrant nightlife and blues-like atmosphere, it is a perfect host city for a film festival.

The Capitol Theater
211 N 3rd Street
Burlington, IA 52601

Friday Fest July 31 at BMA

July 31: Friday Fest feat. Duke & The Band on the Fly

Head down to the Burlington Memorial Auditorium with Duke and his Folk/Rock Jam Band, Duke and the Band on the Fly, Friday July 31st! Enjoy all your favorite ice cold beverages and D&G Concessions will be serving up your funnel cakes, tenderloins, corn dogs, burgers, fried oreos, and more! This free community event is open to ALL AGES and brought to you by the folks at Brockway Mechanical & Roofing! Special thanks to Pritchard Broadcasting for supporting Friday Fest!

Burlington Memorial Auditorium
200 N Front Street
Burlington, IA 52601
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Fort Madison River Fest August 5 - 9, 2020

August 5 – 9: River Fest

RiverFest is an annual rock festival held in Fort Madison, Iowa on the banks of the Mississippi River. After reviving a popular music festival of the same name from the 80’s and 90’s, the current RiverFest has quickly grown to be Iowa’s largest 4-day rock festival. With bands like PopEvil, Sevendust, Hinder, Warrant, and Firehouse taking the stage annually, this event has put Fort Madison on the map as a popular venue for all things Rock!

Downtown Fort Madison
600 Riverview Drive
Fort Madison, Iowa 52627