IMPORTANT HOTEL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Jingle Cross was scheduled for October 15-17, 2021 for over a year. This was the bye weekend for the Iowa Hawkeye football season first announced over 3 years ago. But the Iowa Hawkeyes and Big Ten changed the football schedule in mid February of 2021 after our schedule was locked into this date. This unprecedented change made hotels in Iowa City quite expensive. Rest assured we have other hotel options for you all close and an easy drive to the Jingle Cross venue!


  1. Riverside Resort and Casino has luxury hotel rooms just 10 km from the Jingle Cross Venue! Call 1-877-677-3456 and tell them you are looking for the Jingle Cross room block.
  2. Homewood Suites all suite hotel, 25-30 minutes from Jingle Cross venue. Special rate of $149 all suites. Use code JIN and Click HERE!
  3. Hampton Inn in Cedar Rapids, 25 minutes from venue. Special Rate of $119-$139 Use Code JIN and Click HERE!

Besides Kayak,  AirBNB and VRBO, the following hotels are all within a 15-25 minute drive to the Jingle Cross and reasonably priced:

Many additional hotels just South of Cedar Rapids are also available . PLEASE MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS EARLY. Besides the links for our special partners we have above, use online reservation systems such as KAYAK or EXPEDIA for the best rates. The posted rate information is a sample and subject to change. Ouwas29