Girls' Night Out

Itinerary | Girls' Night Out | Cedar Falls, Iowa

Girls' Night Out!

Grab your girlfriends and get away! 

It’s time to shop, de-stress and laugh with good friends. Whether you’re looking for unique shops, art and culture or nightlife, there’s no better place to visit than Cedar Falls.

On the first Thursday in May and October, head to the Cedar Falls Downtown District for their annual Girls' Night Out where 25+ downtown merchants pull out all the stops for a fun evening of shopping and togetherness! Visit their Facebook event page closer to the event date to find details and participating merchants. 

Planning a visit to Cedar Falls? Let the following itinerary inspire your weekend getaway! . . .


Start your day shopping in the Cedar Falls Downtown District. Packed with charm, history and one-of-a-kind shops, you may shop all day!

Here are a few clues of what you’ll discover in downtown Cedar Falls: kitchen essentials, 'wonderful' vintage items and sweet treats! 

Visit our shopping page to find great places to shop in Cedar Falls.

Eat Lunch

Lunch and shop at Barn Happy, try a fresh breakfast or lunch at Sarah's Espresso Cafe, or have a great brat or burger at Wilbo Burgers Brats & Beer. Whatever the style of cuisine, you’ll find a menu in Cedar Falls that’s just what you’re looking for.  

Want to find something special? Check out our restaurant guide.

Pamper Yourself

Perhaps a little self-renewal is what you and your girlfriends need. After lunch, take time to pamper yourself. Whether a massage, facial or manicure, our spas can accommodate.

Be sure to call ahead for a reservation to one of our local spas

Take a Break

Take a break from exploring stores or continue relaxing after your spa treatment. At our local coffee and tea shops, you’re in for a treat. Have you heard of the Frank Sinatra? An Oregon Chai? A Chemex for two? It’s time for a perfect cup of java or tea. 

Find a coffee or tea shop by clicking here.


After a day of shopping or pampering, you’ll need a great place to dine so you can talk about the day. We’ll make it easy for you to find a unique and memorable dining experience. 

Check out our dining guide to find cuisine that’s right for you and your friends.    

Enjoy our Nightlife

Take in a show at the Oster Regent Theatre, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center or relax with a drink at Montage Upstairs. Kick back and enjoy a craft beer at a local brewery or do some dancing at Deringer's Public Parlor. You can always find a good time in Cedar Falls.

Check out our can’t-miss places for nightlife.

Visit our Trip Planner and learn to create an itinerary of your own using the Travel Pack. Have questions or need assistance? Just Contact Us. We'd be happy to help.

As always, things change. Be sure to check with all attractions and stores to be sure they're open on the days you'd like to visit.