Our Mission & Vision

To create an environment where communities find fun opportunities for entertainment, commerce, and employment

"Make Hawkeye Downs the "new" place to go for fun!"

Events Postponed Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Earlier Tuesday, Governor Reynolds announced a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency effective through March 31. This means events of more than 10 people are prohibited.

This currently affects several of our shows including: The Gun Show, The Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show, The Midwest

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Full Time Race Director To Be Hired

We are now accepting applications for the Race Director position!

Job Description:

Reports to: Executive Director
Department: Administration
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay: Base Salary + Commission

Position Overview:

During race season, this position is

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Internships Available for 2020

As we embark on our 95th year of operation, Hawkeye Downs is looking for two interns. These paid internships will serve as a great learning opportunity for people looking to go into sports management or event planning.

Events Intern


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Tentative Schedule Announced

Going into the 95th season, the tentative racing schedule has been announced for 2020. While more details will be released as we get closer, the schedule is going to be bigger and better than last year.

Enduros were popular among drivers and fans last

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