Iowa Casinos Offer Fireworks Displays, Promotions For The Fourth Of July 2022

Written By Adam Hensley on June 27, 2022 - Last Updated on July 22, 2022
Fourth of July 2022 at Iowa casinos

Independence Day is officially one week away. And, Iowa casinos are offering plenty of entertainment options for the Fourth of July 2022.

Two casinos in Iowa are offering fireworks displays to celebrate the holiday. Other casinos across the state are offering special deals and live music.

Here’s a look at the casinos across Iowa offering Fourth of July activities.

Central Iowa casinos

Fourth of July 2022 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona

The casino and racetrack in Altoona is hosting an All-American Extravaganza and an Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 3.

Live horse racing starts at 4 p.m. An outdoor concert by Gomikk starts at 4:30. A fireworks celebration follows at dusk.

“We’ll have an evening of live racing, a FREE outdoor concert by Gimikk, followed by the largest fireworks display in central Iowa,” Prairie Meadows’ Facebook page said. “Make plans today to come celebrate America’s favorite holiday at your favorite place to play.”

Meskwaki in Tama

The Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel is offering a fireworks show on Sunday, July 3. Look for pyrotechnics at about 9:30 p.m. The show will take place behind the casino in the Outdoor Arena.

Eastern Iowa casinos

Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington

From Saturday, July 2, until Monday, July 4, casino-goers can win $5 to $150 in free play. According to Catfish Bend’s website, you can “earn 50 points on your Player’s Club card.” The offer is valid from 10 a.m.-11:59 p.m. each day.

Rhythm City Casino in Davenport

Rhythm City Casino in Davenport is celebrating the holiday with its Spin-dependence Day promotion. Six winners will spin the wheel for up to $1,500 in cash every hour. A July 4 grand prize winner will receive $1,776 in cash, too. Visit the casino’s website for full details.

There will also be a Fourth of July buffet at Robert’s Buffet from 10 am – 4 pm on July 4.

Q Casino in Dubuque

The Dubuque casino is offering a free show at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 2. A Weezer tribute band called Weeze will cover some of the group’s biggest hits. Q Casino’s website says you must be at least 21 years old to attend. It’s standing room only, too.

Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque

The Dubuque casino is offering $1 bowling at Cherry Lanes all through the month of July. Visit the casino’s website to learn more.

Riverside Casino in Riverside Fourth of July 2022 plans

Riverside Casino will offer a 4th of July buffet at Robert’s Buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day.

Additionally, the band Awed Man Out is performing on July 4 from 7:30-11 p.m. in the Show Lounge.

“Awed Man Out is a fun collective of seasoned Iowa musicians who joined forces years ago,” Riverside’s website says. “They draw their material from the years ’65 through ’75, but admit they have a hard time staying put. From Buffett to the Beatles to Badfinger, from Dylan to Diamond to 3 Dog Night, from Steve Miller to Merle Haggard, you’ll hear it!”

Fourth of July 2022 — Western Iowa casinos

Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood offers Fourth of July 2022 free plays

Grand Falls Casino is offering a “Free Play for the 4th of July” promotion. According to the casino’s website, customers can earn 250 points on July 4 to unlock a free play prize. Platinum card members can win up to $750, gold card members can win up to $1,000 and premium blue card members can win up to $1,500.

Additionally, Grand Falls Casino offers an $18.99 buffet at Robert’s All-American Buffet.

Hard Rock Casino in Sioux City

The Sioux City casino is offering an “explosive point multiplier” promotion from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. every Monday in July. Those days, customers can win four-10 times the points.

Prairie Flower Casino in Carter Lake

1031 Avenue H, Carter Lake, IA  51510

The Carter Lake casino offers Fourth of July Hot Seats where two players will win $75 in free play every hour from 12-6 p.m. on July 4.

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Adam Hensley is a journalist from Des Moines, Iowa. His byline has appeared in the Associated Press, Sports Illustrated and sites within the USA Today Network. Hensley graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 and spent his college career working for the Daily Iowan’s sports department, both as an editor and reporter.

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