The Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Garden, located east of Hawkeye Community College, is a 40-acre public garden committed to providing a variety of gardens and activities for education and enjoyment of our natural world.
The James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts has two galleries for visual arts, an auditorium, three classrooms, a ceramics studio, meeting rooms, and a sculpture garden. The Hearst hosts a dozen exhibits each year, art classes, films, concerts and recitals, lectures and readings, and other performing arts offerings.
Hick’s Place highlights Mother Nature and provides an outdoor experience unlike any other at this time in the Cedar Valley! Hick's Place offers outdoor laser tag, fishing, educational programs, event venue location, kitchen rental, plus much more.
Marcus College Square Cinema is the premier Cedar Falls entertainment stop with 12 screens, stadium seating and all digital presentations. We offer many great programs including $5 Movie Tuesday or $5 Student Thursday. Whether you enjoy concerts, movies, or the MET opera the Marcus College Square Cinema has it all.
Marcus Crossroads in Waterloo has the only UltraScreen in Iowa! Coming in at 70 feet wide and 3 stories tall, this is one experience you cannot miss. Come out on $5 Tuesdays and $5 Student Thursdays and receive free popcorn by being a member of our Magical Movie Rewards Program.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum provides an educational and entertaining look at the sport of wrestling at all levels. After being closed since September while undergoing a $1.4 million renovation, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa celebrate the completion of its renovation. Named for wrestling legend Dan Gable and located in a refurbished downtown section of his hometown, the museum has become a landmark in Waterloo and a world-class destination for wrestlers and fans.
The Oster Regent Theatre is a hip and happenin' place for live performances that include plays, mysteries, musicals, movies, concerts, dance and more in a historic 500 seat theatre venue listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre and meeting room, overlooking the river, are available for rentals.
Learfield’s Panther Sports Properties (PSP) is the multimedia rights holder and sports marketing arm for athletics at the University of Northern Iowa. In addition to the radio broadcast programming for UNI Athletics (network affiliates), PSP has exclusive rights for corporate sales of advertising, event sponsorship, game promotion, signage, publications, athletic trademarks and logos, cross-retail promotions, overall marketing partnerships and the development of the official athletic website, UNIPanthers.com.
The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Providing the best in affordable, family friendly, and relaxing entertainment to the entire Cedar Valley community families and businesses.
One of Northeast Iowa's strongest cultural assets, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony presents outstanding performances with world-class artists. Each season includes five classical concerts, a Holiday and Spring Pops, two family concerts, a chamber music performance and a chamber music concert.