CVARC Hamfest

The OFFICIAL Website of the 2021 Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Hamfest – Iowa State ARRL Convention

Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City Iowa
August 7 & 8, 2021

Prices for the Event:

  • Kids under 18: FREE
  • Adults: $10
  • Saturday Night Banquet  $20
    • Awards Ceremony, ARRL presentations and VIP Keynote address!
  • Flea Market Tables: $10 ($15 after July 1)
  • Outdoor Fleas: $10/car, truck, table
  • Commercial Vendors: $10/table w/2 free tickets
  • RV Camping: $20/night
  • Offsite camping available: Pinicon Ridge Park
  • Contact Christopher Caldwell to reserve tables and Banquet reservations: kc0ygw3.16@gmail.com

Excellent on-site food supplied by Linn County 4-H Clubs and Linn County Pork Producers.

LODGING:  We have made special arrangements with the Days Inn and Suites, 2215 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids IA for discount accommodations for out-of-town Hamfest attendees.   This motel is conveniently located near Highways 380 and 100 for easy access.  Call 319 378-3948, and mention the Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club to receive special Hamfest rates!

Official Hamfest Flyer

  • HUGE open-air flea market with plenty of parking (handicap parking on grounds).
  • Inside, air-conditioned trade floor
  • Over 16 Technical forums and presentations
  • MAKE IT/TAKE IT Builder’s Activity
  • STEM activities & displays for kids of all ages
  • Homemade food and drinks provided by 4H
  • Prize drawings
  • On-site ARRL VE testing – Contact Al Butler, ka0ies@hotmail.com  for information
  • Saturday night banquet with award ceremony and  VIP speaker
2021 CVARC Hamfest – Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City Iowa