​The Indian Creek Nature Center benefits from a diverse and growing list of business partners who help make our work possible. We offer a variety of partnership options and are happy to discuss unique arrangements to meet your company’s giving preferences. All the sponsorship options increase your company’s visibility among more than 50,000 visitors each year.

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Peter Lundgren

Peter Lundgren

Development & Sponsorship Coordinator

2024 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

January 26 (Iowa City) & 27 (Cedar Rapids), 2024

The Winter Wildland Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is a compilation of films that celebrate the human-powered experience through winter adventures. Raffle prizes, beer and food, and more!

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March 23 & 24, 2024

Come to Indian Creek Nature Center’s signature event to enjoy a taste of real, handcrafted maple syrup fresh from the tap, and stay for a weekend of family fun! Features syrup-making demonstrations and a pancake breakfast with ICNC’s real maple syrup. Over 3,000 attendees!

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May 4, 2024

This event features a variety of native plants, flowers and shrubs for sale from the Friends of the Nature Center and a variety of vendors, just in time for spring planting. Learn more here!

Seasonal (Winter, Summer, Fall) 

Enjoy unforgettable culinary experiences on the Amazing Space patio featuring local, farm-to-table cuisine presented by the Corridor’s best chefs. Learn more here!


At Creek Camp summer nature camps, children are guided by naturalists as they explore the outdoors, learn about wildlife, enjoy unstructured play, practice outdoor skills, and observe the wonders of nature.

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May – September 

Led by some of the area’s best yoga & Pilates teachers, Practice in the Prairie is a FREE community wellness event occurring every Tuesday evening on Amazing Space’s outdoor patio and lawn, surrounded by the beauty of the restored natural prairie and woodlands. In the case of rain, we move indoors to the auditorium. Learn more here!

July 13, 2024

Enjoy a fun-filled day of games, activities and learning at this family-friendly festival. Celebrate the journey these extraordinary butterflies make every year and why they are so important to our planet.

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Summer 2024

Clean up our waterways during the annual Indian Creek Clean Up each summer. Join a crew of staff and volunteers walking our namesake creek from where it meets the Cedar River upstream until the Bertram Bridge to make the water healthier and safer for all.

August 29, 2024

Enjoy live music and food & drink samples from local producers while strolling the beautiful fall prairie.

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October 19, 2024

This is a day for women to retreat into nature, take a break from the every day and learn how to enhance their lives by nurturing a meaningful relationship with the natural world.

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Month of November

The compelling stories of wolves comes to life during this month-long exhibit featureing six preserved taxidermy wolves whose journeys are presented within their human and historical context.

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December 7, 2024

The Friends of the Nature Center create a spectacular outdoor and indoor holiday market featuring natural decor, frozen foods, wreaths, kissing balls and more. Fun family activities include visiting Santa, children’s crafts, nature hikes, and more.

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Fun, educational public programs offered monthly for preschoolers and parents, exploring a variety of nature topics such as frogs, water, insects and more. Offered free thanks to generous sponsors. Learn more here!

Indian Creek Nature Center’s school field trip program immerses over 5,000 students from throughout the Corridor in the beauty and wonder of nature each year. Children use all their senses to learn classroom math and science concepts outdoors. Learn more here!