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Events & Attractions in Cedar Rapids

Local & On-Site Things to Do

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center offers a year-round calendar of events and fun things to do – from festive celebrations to relaxed nights on the patio when the weather in Cedar Rapids is mild. Drop by our Wine at Five, or peruse the Happy Hour specials at Maikka Lobby Bar. Cap off your weekend with our delectable brunch and Wine Down Sunday. Book The Hotel for your next corporate function or special occasion, and let us dazzle your guests with our impeccable service.

Corporate & Special Celebrations

We’d be thrilled to help you organize your next event in Cedar Rapids. Impress your colleagues with a company dinner, catch up with loved ones at a family reunion or host a fundraising gala. With us, you’ll find everything you need for a successful occasion.

The Perfect Venue

  • Cocktail receptions
  • Company dinner events
  • Fundraisers
  • Alumni events
  • Family reunions and celebrations
  • Holiday parties
  • Anniversary parties
  • Baby showers
  • Bar/Bat mitzvahs
  • Outdoor events and weddings
Large event space at The Hotel at Kirkwood
Elegant private meeting room with long table
Group cooking in culinary team-building
Photo of hotel shuttle (large branded black van)
Large kitchen used for culinary lab
Photo of the Maikka Lobby Bar

Premium Amenities

  • Customizable, locally sourced menus
  • Outstanding customer service by expert event professionals
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Maikka Lobby Bar, featuring 2 for 1 happy hour drinks Monday - Friday and an enticing bar menu
  • Outdoor patio
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual facilities
  • Upscale meeting and event spaces
  • Team building activities and other fun things to do
Group cooking in culinary team-building

Cookie Staycation

Gear up for the holidays with this seasonal package, which includes an overnight stay and a fun baking experience.

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Prepared dish of salmon

World Culinary Tour

Journey all over the globe and sample flavors from different world regions at The Class Act Restaurant each month.

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Classics at Brucemore Package

With this exclusive package, guests experience the Classics at Brucemore, like never before. Check in to The Hotel at Kirkwood and let our staff take care of the details… we’ve thought of everything. Your package includes tickets for two to the Classics at Brucemore: Of Mice and Men, plus exclusive door-to-door transportation to and from Brucemore grounds.

Package Details
Colorful martinis

Happy Hour 2 for 1 drinks

Monday - Friday
4 -6 p.m.
at Maikka Lobby Bar

Table set with glasses of wine

Wine-down Sundays

1/2 price bottles of wine

Upscale omelet

Brunch Saturday & Sundays

7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Class Act.

Wine glasses and bottle of red wine

Wine At Five

Complimentary wine reception
Monday - Thursdays
5 - 6 p.m.