October Events and News

October Events and News

As fall begins, the events continue here at Hawkeye Downs. Have a look at what is in store for the remainder of the month.


The main office has moved to a temporary location behind bingo past the grandstands. Our phone number is still the same if you need to reach us. Please contact us to set up an appointment if needed. We are also working on our 2018 racing season, so stay tuned for updates.

Swap Meet

On Saturday the 14th, the Cedar Rapids Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America presents a huge Swap Meet on the grounds from 8 am until 5 pm. For more information: https://hawkeyedowns.org/swap-meet-2017/.

Midwest Antique Show

The largest antique show in the Midwest will be rolling into town the 20th through the 22nd. Find more information: http://www.mwantiqueshow.com/.

5K Zombie Run

The first annual Zombie Run will take place at Hawkeye Downs on the 28th. This is a great family event right before Halloween! You can sign up to be a zombie, runner, or volunteer. Waves start at 12! Sign up and find out more: www.hawkeyedowns.org/zombie


We have bingo on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday nights starting at 6:30! Come join us for food, bingo, and fun! Our bingo page: www.hawkeyedowns.org/bingo


October News Calendar

5K Zombie Run- October 28th

Hawkeye Downs Presents the first annual

5K Zombie Run

Zombie Poster 2017

Saturday, October 28th


Waves being at 12 pm
Award Ceremonies after the waves!


Spectators welcome, refreshments available!


Join this spooky run as a runner, or as a zombie. Runners will complete the course by overcoming obstacles and avoiding zombies. Zombies will be around the course trying to infect the runners by taking their flags.


Visit www.hawkeyedowns.org/zombie for more information and to sign up!

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