Sturgis Falls is the annual celebration in the city of Cedar Falls, which takes place on the last full weekend of June. The city celebration, which has been held since 1976, takes place at Overman and Gateway Parks, hosting several stages for free entertainment. Over 20 bands play jazz, country, rock-n-roll, and blues.
The three-day Sturgis Falls Celebration also features a parade, arts and crafts fair, a children's parade, Kidsway stage, carnival rides, a firefighters' dance, kids' fun, a 5k run, a car show, a talent contest, and various family-friendly activities. So bring your lawn chairs, and get ready for the weekend full of fun! The festival is free for the public to attend. However, tickets are needed for carnival rides. A single ticket is $1. Each ride costs 3 or 4 tickets.
Cedar Falls is a great destination in the summer thanks to biking trails, camping facilities, and excellent hiking. With over 106 miles (170 km) of paved trails and over 5,000 acres (2023 ha) of lakes, the Cedar Falls area is recreation heaven with plenty of great outdoors to explore!