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When it comes to date night, it can be easy to spend a lot of money on food, events and more. Keep your wallet and your honey happy this summer with these 10 free or affordable date ideas.

1. Tasting at Benz Beverage Depot
Find event times and days here
501 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

2. Uptown Friday Nights
Friday nights 5 pm to 10 pm through August 17th
McGrath Amphitheatre, 475 1st Street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

3. Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmer’s Market
Saturdays 7:30 am to 12 pm
July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18, September 1

4. KCCK’s Jazz Under the Stars
Find event times and days here
Noelridge Park & McGrath Amphitheatre at 7 pm

5. Wine Tasting at New Pioneer Co-op (all 3 locations)
Every Friday night 4-6 pm through July 27th
22 S Van Buren St, Iowa City, IA 52240
1101 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241
3338 Center Point Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

6. Outdoor Yoga Downtown Iowa City with Hothouse Yoga
Sundays at 10 am
Van Allen Hall Greenspace, 255 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240

7. Rock the Block at Newbo City Market
Friday nights through September 7
Newbo City Market, 1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

8. Pizza at  Geyer’s Oven
2nd and 4th Thursdays each month through September
5-8 pm
$12/person for unlimited pizza and a cooler of juice or tea

9. Iowa City Downtown Block Party
Saturday, June 23 at 5 pm

10. Kernel’s Baseball Game
Find game day and times here
Veteran’s Memorial Stadium, 950 Rockford Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
$8/person for a lawn ticket

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