Kick off summer at 2019’s first Party in the Park at Mercer Park!

Stop by Mercer Park, located at 2701 Bradford Drive, from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, for an evening of fun for the whole family. Enjoy live music from the Iowa City Community Band beginning at 7 p.m. and a performance by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Additional activities include exploring the Mercer Park playground, building your very own mobile, creating boggles to take home, as well as outdoor games and treats. This event is free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.

Party in the Park is a weekly event sponsored by the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department and the Neighborhood Outreach Division. Taking place every Thursday night of the summer, Party in the Park gives Iowa City neighborhoods and community members a chance to spend their summer evenings outside in the city’s many natural spaces. To view the complete Party in the Park Schedule, visit

For more information, contact Lyndsey Kent, Recreation Supervisor, at or 319-356-5213.

Mercer Party in the Park

Date of publication

Monday, June 03, 2019