THE BIG SPLASH!
Aug 14, 2020
Hancher Auditorium, The Iowa River, Hancher Green, and beyond!
141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242
The Big Splash! is a big deal—an outdoor extravaganza of music, dance, circus arts, and spectacle on the banks of the Iowa River.
Celebrating 100 years of the University of Iowa's IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering, The Big Splash! is also the culminating event of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester.
Planned Activities and Participants Include:
• The Amazing River Parade
• Master of Ceremonies Tomáš Kubínek
• Architects of Air
• The Flying Wallendas and The Flying Cortes
• Victor Quijada and RUBBERBANDance Group
• Machine Dazzle
• Red Baraat
• The Dustbowl Revival
• Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience
• UI theme semester programs
• A tsunami of activities for kids of all ages!
We are grateful to our supporters who are helping to steer The Big Splash!
Hancher Auditorium / The University of Iowa
IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering and The College of Engineering / The University of Iowa
The City of Iowa City
Anonymous Family Foundation
Leonard and Marlene Hadley
Jeffrey and Kristine Nielsen
Herbert A. and Janice A. Wilson
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation Donor-Advised Fund
Think Iowa City
Robert F. and Judith C. Boyd
James and Loretta Clark
Donald W. Heineking
Hills Bank and Trust Company
Nancy Kennedy and Family
Arthur and Ginger Nowak
Alan and Liz Swanson
Chuck and Kim Swanson
University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at