Things to Do

  • An Elegant Affair

    An Elegant Affair

    215 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Monday & Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed 

    Expect to be "wowed" ...
    Expect unparalleled service ...
    Expect to find the dress of your dreams ...
    Expect An Elegant Affair by Amy ...

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  • Basket of Daisies

    Basket of Daisies

    116 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: closed

    Home decor, furnishings, and fabrics. 

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  • Behrens-Rapp Tourism Information Station

    Behrens-Rapp Tourism Information Station

    1st and Clay St. , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, May - October.

    This restored gas station contains information for visitors to the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area. 

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  • Berk's Main Street Pub

    Berk's Main Street Pub

    207 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Monday - Saturday: 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
    Sunday: Closed

    The only bar in Cedar Falls that has a Jagermeister machine — keeping Jagermeister colder than ice for serving. Enjoy happy hour weekdays from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm with drink specials, chips and peanuts. Play pool, darts, the juke box or watch the big-screen TVs. Free pool on Wednesdays.

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  • Bike Tech

    Bike Tech

    217 Washington Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Monday & Friday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: noon - 4:00 pm

    Bike Tech offers quality bicycles, parts, and accessories. They offer complete repair services on all makes and models. Bike Tech is located ½ block from the Cedar Trail system and bike rental is available. 

    Contact us or follow us on Facebook to find out about rentals and special events in the community.

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  • Black Hawk Hotel

    Black Hawk Hotel

    115 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-1161 (Primary)
    1-800-488-4295 (Primary)

    The Black Hawk Hotel, recently named Iowa's Outstanding Lodging Property, is located on our historic Main Street and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It offers an upscale and unique lodging experience and boasts a variety of lodging options including standard rooms and multi-room executive suites with marble baths, jetted tubs, antique furnishings and luxury bedding and bath amenities.

    The hotel also offers  acoustic music in their lobby, featuring local musicians and international acts (join their mailing list to find out about their next music series) and there are plans to renovate the library (formerly the barbershop) into a small cafe. 

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  • Blue Room Lounge

    Blue Room Lounge

    201 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Monday - Wednesday: noon - 2:00 am
    Thursday - Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 am
    Sunday: 10:00 am - 2:00 am

    Longtime local establishment located on the Parkade in downtown Cedar Falls.

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  • Brandenburg's House of Violins

    Brandenburg's House of Violins

    503 Washington Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 

    Stringed instruments, bows, and accessories. Offers care and maintenance to your instrument, too. 

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  • Caboose Stop Hobbies

    Caboose Stop Hobbies

    301 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-1754 (Primary)
    319-277-5465 (Fax)

    Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Friday: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    A wide selection of trains including wholesale N, HO, S, O, and G scale trains. Featuring Lionel and MTH brands.

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  • Cedar Falls Public Library

    Cedar Falls Public Library

    524 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Fall/Winter hours:
    Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Thursday & Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Book Nook hours:
    Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    The Cedar Falls Public Library is home to books and magazines and SO MUCH MORE!

    The library offers family-friendly events such as SummerFest (June) and LitCon (November). They also offer activities for teens (Game of Thrones Tavern Trivia, Minecraft, Teen Nights, for example),  workshops for adults (The Memoir Project, The Seed Library workshops, Trivia) and lots of activities for youth, including projects for Spring Break every March.

    Did you know they have a book store? At the Book Nook, shop for current and slightly used hardcover and paperback books and magazines. They even have gift certificates!

    Visit Friends of the Library online and click on the CFPL Newsletter link to read about activities and news of the library! 

    Under construction now is their Co-Lab (collaborative laboratory makerspace). 

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