Group Tours

Group Tour at Barn Happy in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Group Tours are Welcome!

There is so much to do in Cedar Falls that it is hard to choose just one itinerary! Come find out why Cedar Falls, Iowa was named one of John Villani's "One Hundred Best Small Art Towns in America".

The Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau would be glad to help you with all the details of your trip to Cedar Falls. Whether you would like spending a day immersed in the history of Cedar Falls or exploring the landmarks on the University of Northern Iowa campus, we can help plan a memorable visit to our community that will meet your group's needs.

This 2018 Profile sheet will give you an overview of our community and sample itineraries are provided below for your convenience (NEW itineraries were added in October). 

Want more information? We'd be happy to help you. Simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page or give us a call at 800-845-1955

Black Hawk County Barn Quilt Tour,

(photo of McMahill's "Modified Churn Dash" on the Barn Quilt Tour)

Sample Itineraries

Hilton Theater Package

The Hilton Garden Inn and the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center invite you to a fabulous show and overnight.  The Price is Right, Jersey Boys or Feathers of Fire are coming to the Gallagher Bluedorn this winter/spring and you'll receive excellent seats at this state-of-the-art theater and suburb customer service at the Hilton. 

Daniel O'Donnell's Back Home Again Tour, May 31, 2018

Visit historic buildings, enjoy shopping and dining in our historic downtown district and then head to the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center to see Daniel O'Connell. In Cedar Falls, #WeKnowHowToWeekend! 

Barns, Brews and Kangaroos

Enjoy a step-on-guide tour of the Barn Quilts of Black Hawk County, dine and shop in a renovated 1925 dairy barn and visit kangaroos at a local dairy farm. History, brews and great food will be experienced at the final stop!

Black Hawk County Barn Quilt Tour
Enjoy a guided tour of Black Hawk County's Barn Quilts, dining at Barn Happy and shopping at a quilt store!

Panther for a Day
Dedicate your day to the University of Northern Iowa. Get a behind-the-scenes view of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, tour the Botanical Center, dine on campus, experience the Rod Library and UNI Museum and top off your day with a little shopping at University Book & Supply. 

Blue Ribbon
Experience award winning Cedar Falls!  Choose from museums, festivals, nature, theatre, dining, shopping, tours and visual arts for your Blue Ribbon Day!

Cedar Falls, Live A LittleTour
From touring the UNI Botanical Center to Viking Pump, dining at a New Orleans themed restaurant to enjoying the performing arts, your group will experience it all in a day!

Hats of Cedar Falls Tour 
Customize your tour with the many hats of Cedar Falls!  History, theatre, shopping, nature, art and dining; which hats will you choose?

Syrup, Cider and Prairie 
Make maple syrup or apple cider at Hartman Reserve Nature Center in the morning.  Visit the UNI Tall Grass Prairie Center in the afternoon to learn about plants native to Iowa.

Riverview Gospel Sing, July 12-15, 2017
Enjoy a day of gospel music at the Riverview Conference Center and spend an extra day visiting the Lampost Theatre Company, the John Deere Factory or Museum, the University of Northern Iowa's Botanical Center or Iowa's coolest museum, The Ice House Museum.

Holiday Glee, December 2, 2017
A visit to Barn Happy and downtown Cedar Falls, lunch at the elegantly appointed Cedar Falls Woman's Club, a performance by the UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club Christmas Variety Show and dinner at The Brown Bottle Italian Restaurant sound like a perfect way to spend a holiday getaway.    

Cedar Valley Art & creative!

(Photo at Cedar Valley Art & Wine)

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Group-Friendly Restaurants

For a listing of group friendly restaurants, please see the listing below. For additional information on any of the listed restaurants, please contact our office or the restaurant directly.

Group-Friendly Restaurants in Cedar Falls 


Photo of Chix on Tour! Call the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau and we can help you with your next group tour to Cedar Falls!

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We look forward to assisting you in planning a trip to Cedar Falls!

Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau
6510 Hudson Road
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

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We'd be happy to help you customize your itinerary to Cedar Falls. We also offer fam tours, a welcome reception or greeting and a step-on-guide for our barn quilt tour. Let us know how we can help you!