|See Our CR This Holiday Season|
|News Releases - Travel & Tourism|
|Written by Jennifer PIckar|
|Tuesday, 20 November 2012 08:57|
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – We invite you to see our Cedar Rapids this holiday season! Make a point to visit the area’s newly opened restaurants and attractions including NewBo City Market, Paramount Theatre and the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. From theatre to festivals, mansion tours to music, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy with a number of great holiday offerings including:
NewBo City Market Holiday Markets
11/24/2012 - 12/30/2012
NewBo City Market
On Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, NewBo City Market hosts a variety of seasonal vendors in addition to a great list of full-time anchor merchants.
Brucemore's Holiday Mansion Tours
11/23/2012 - 12/30/2012
Throughout the mansion, visitors will enjoy the seasonal splendor of glowing trees, a dining room set for Christmas dinner, stunning mantel arrangements, the lush garland adornment of the grand staircase, and other holiday cheer.
Meet Me In St. Louis by Theatre Cedar Rapids
11/23/2012 - 12/15/2012
Join the Smith family at the 1904 World’s Fair, and see how their love and respect for each other is tempered with the genuine humor that can only be generated by such a special family.
Old Prague Christmas Market
11/30/2012 - 12/01/2012
A celebration of Sv. Mikuláš (St. Nicholas) Day! Outdoor holiday shopping, fire juggling, music, hot food, children’s activities and more. This unique event, presented by the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library brings festive shopping of international treasures and artisan gifts to Cedar Rapids.
Fire and Ice Festival
Orchestra Iowa presents The Nutcracker
12/01/2012 - 12/02/2012
Three performances featuring Ballet Quad Cities at the recently re-opened Paramount Theatre.
Christmas in the Park and Peppermint Walk
Activities will include the lighting of the Community Peace Tree, live holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus by fire engine.
Holiday Time in Santa's Workshop
Find these events and so many more at www.Cedar-Rapids.com.
About the Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CRACVB) is where the experience starts for visitors, residents and organizations. The CRACVB is responsible for attracting new destination events to the community, providing service and support to existing and repeat events, providing comprehensive information to area visitors and helping drive decisions of future visitor product development. Locally the organization encourages community pride and educates the community on the value of visitors, tourism and travel. Tourism resulted in domestic travel spending of $440 million in Linn County in 2011 and employed 5,600 people in Linn County. For more information about the CRACVB visit: www.cedar-rapids.com###
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