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2018 Holiday Entertainment Guide

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posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and the Cedar Valley is full of activities and events to help you embrace the spirit of the season. From family fun to music, entertainment and shopping - there is something for everyone!

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Winter Wonder'Loo, downtown Waterloo

Family Fun

Nov 23  | Holiday Hoopla Kick-Off | Downtown Cedar Falls | 6-8pm

Nov 24-Dec 22 | Santa’s Workshop | Downtown Cedar Falls | 11am-2pm

Nov 24 | Winter Wonder'Loo  | Downtown Waterloo | 3-7pm

Dec 1 | Breakfast at the North Pole | Cedar Falls Community Center, 528 Main St, Cedar Falls | 8-11am

Dec 1 | Holiday Celebration | John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, 500 Westfield Ave, Waterloo | 9am-5pm

Dec 1 | Breakfast with Santa & Frosty | Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St, Waterloo | 9:30-11am

Dec 1 | Family Ornament Festival | Waterloo Public Library, 415 Commercial St, Waterloo | 2-4pm

Dec 4 | Meet Santa & His Reindeer | Scheels, 402 Viking Plaza Dr, Cedar Falls | 3:30-7:30pm

Dec 8 | Victorian Christmas Tea Party | Snowden House, 306 Washington St, Waterloo | 10am

Dec 8-9 | Winter Wonderland | Hick’s Place, 6658 Pashby Rd, Cedar Falls | 12:30-4pm

Dec 8 | Holiday Teen Minecraft | Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main St, Cedar Falls | 1-4:30pm

Dec 8 | Grinch Party! | Waterloo Public Library, 415 Commercial St, Waterloo | 2:30-4pm

Dec 9 | Gingerbread Jamboree | Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main St, Cedar Falls | 2pm

Dec 15 | Movie Magic – Frozen | Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main St, Cedar Falls | 10am

Dec 13 | Christmas Greetings on Main | Downtown Waverly | 6-8pm

Dec 15 | Santa & His Live Reindeer | Kohlmann Park, 1st St NW, Waverly | 2-4pm

Dec 19-20 | Christmas Stories | Cedar Falls Woman's Club, 304 Clay St, Cedar Falls | 7pm 

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B2wins Holiday Concert

Music

Nov 24 | Jim McDonough and His Orchestra & Singers: "Holiday Grande 2018" | GBPAC, 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls | 2:30pm

Nov 26  | Cedar Valley Christmas | GBPAC, 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls | 7pm

Nov 29-30 | Hawkeye Student Production: Holiday Concert | Hawkeye Community College, Tama Auditorium, 1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo | Thurs 1:30; Fri 7pm

Nov 30-Dec 1 | UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club Christmas Variety Show | GBPAC, 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls | 7:30pm

Dec 1-2 | Christmas with Wartburg | Wartburg College, Neumann Auditorium, 100 Wartburg Blvd, Waverly | Sat 3 & 7:30pm; Sun 3pm

Dec 4 | Spotlight Series Concert: UNI Holiday Concert | GBPAC, 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls | 7:30pm

Dec 8 | A Baroque Holiday Concert - wcfsymphony | Brown Derby Ballroom, 618 Sycamore St, Waterloo | 4 & 7pm

Dec 9 | Holiday Concert with Bel Canto Cedar Valley | Hearst Center, 304 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls | 2pm

Dec 21-22 | A Brazilian 2wins "Sounds of the Season" Holiday Concert | Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main St, Cedar Falls | 7:30pm

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Baby It's Cold Outside, downtown Cedar Falls

Entertainment

Nov 29 | Reindeer Games | Downtown Cedar Falls | 6-8pm

Nov 30 | Santaland Diaries | Walker Building, McElroy Theatre, 224 Commercial St, Waterloo | 7pm

Nov 30-Dec 2 | A Christmas Carol: The New Musical | Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main St, Cedar Falls | Thurs-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm

Dec 6 | Jingle and Mingle on Main | Downtown Cedar Falls | 5-8pm

Dec 7-9 & 13-16 | Annie | Waterloo Center for the Arts, Hope Martin Theatre, 225 Commercial St, Waterloo | 7pm; Sun 2pm 

Dec 7-9 | A Christmas Carol: The New Musical | Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main St, Cedar Falls | 7:30pm; Sun 2pm

Dec 8 | Frosty 5K Fun Run Walk | First United Methodist Church, 718 Clay St, Cedar Falls | 8am

Dec 9 | A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage | GBPAC, 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls | 1 & 5pm

Dec 13 | Hoopla Cheer | Downtown Cedar Falls | 6-8pm

Dec 14-16 | It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Drama | Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main St, Cedar Falls | 7:30pm; Sun 2pm

Dec 20 | Baby It's Cold Outside | Downtown Cedar Falls | 6-8pm

Dec 22 | Wrap It Up | Downtown Cedar Falls | 11am-2pm 

We hope you get a chance to visit one or more of these events. And from all of us at Experience Waterloo, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season!

For a full listing of events in the Cedar Valley, please visit our website. You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  


Photo Credit: Beth Keeney, B2wins, Cedar Falls Community Main Street

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