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Cedar Rapids Hosts 'UGLY' Sweater Party


How about this for a unique downtown Cedar Rapids event. It's the Holiday Ugly Sweater Party and contest coming up on Saturday, December 5. This holiday party gathering is being hosted by the Cedar Rapids Downtown District and ImpactCR.  The two active organizations issued this release about the December 5 event.

The Cedar Rapids Downtown District along with ImpactCR present the Ugly Holiday Sweater Party and Contest Saturday December 5 at Volume ( 329 2ND Avenue SE).  Doors open at 7PM with the official contest to start at 8PM. The party will serve as grand finale to the 2009 Fire & Ice Holiday Festival in downtown Cedar Rapids. Admission into Volume will be waived for the 7PM-9PM party.

The official contest will take place at 8PM. Contestants can register online at hoopla.com or the night of the party for an entry fee of $5.  Categories for prizes will include Best Full Ensemble, Best Stage Presence, Overall Ugliness and more.  Co-emcees Clare and Water boy from Z102.9 will be on site to emcee along with other local judges.  Contest participants will be eligible for various prizes including a plastic trophy, gift certificates and a grand prize VIP Party Room valued at $250.

Spectators will be able to cheer on their favorite contestants while enjoying drink specials from Fleck Sales including $1.50 bottles of Miller, Miller Elite and MGD 64 and feature a holiday treat Fireside Nut Brown beer at a discounted price.

Thanks to supporting sponsors Fleck Sales, Volume, Hoopla and Z102.9!   For full details on this and all Fire & Ice Festival Events, visit downtowncr.org.


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