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Host your next event at Groundswell!

Enjoy our open, modern event spaces in the Kingston Village neighborhood just west of Downtown Cedar Rapids.

Groundswell has three event spaces to choose from based on the size and time of your event, and all of the furniture can be easily rearranged to accommodate your needs.

Talent Investors

Main Event Space


  • Projector
  • Tables and chairs
  • Stage
  • Sound system with speakers and microphone
  • Table linens


100 seated at tables

125-seated auditorium style with a stage


  • $100/hour anytime, 30% off if you get catering when the Cafe is open Mon-Sat
  • $15 for sound and/or stage
  • $100 for consultation and complete room setup
  • $15 for linens

*Reservation fee is equal to one hour and is deducted from your final bill

Available times



Kingston Community Room


  • Projector
  • Tables and chairs
  • Whiteboard
  • Access to the printer


20 seated



Available times


cafe event space groundswell cafe



  • Projector with screen
  • Surround sound system, including a sound board and microphones
  • Lighting technology
  • Tables and chairs
  • Stage area


75 seated


$100/hour, 30% off when catering is ordered

$15 for basic sound (microphone, streaming music only)**
$100 for consultation and complete room setup
$15 for linens

*Reservation fee is equal to one hour and deducted from your final bill

**For concerts or use of full sound board and lighting system, please contact us.

Available times

Mon-Sat, After 3 pm

Anytime Sunday

For even bigger events, our sliding barn doors can be opened for events to be held in both the Main Event Space and the Cafe. Please contact us to learn more about this option.

For recurring weekly or monthly events, please contact us for individualized pricing options.

Contact us if you are a community group and are looking for a discounted rate on your room reservation. These events will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Events We Host

  • Community group meetings
  • Corporate events and training
  • Networking events
  • Class presentations
  • Graduation parties
  • Family reunions
  • Church gatherings
  • Holiday parties
  • Weddings
  • Bridal and baby showers
  • Retirement parties
  • Concerts, recitals, and other performances
  • And more!

Virtual Meetings

Are you looking for a space to host hybrid events? Groundswell has the capability to host in-person attendees while also streaming for virtual attendees.

Please contact our office to get started! Call 319-362-2214 or email [email protected].

Ready to host your next event?

Submit your rental inquiry to us at [email protected]. Please include your name, the date of the event, the approximate number of attendees, and a short description of the event.