Freedom Festival Medallion Hunt begins in Cedar Rapids metro

Published: May. 22, 2023 at 5:35 AM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The hunt for a special medallion from the Freedom Festival kicks off on Monday.

The 4-inch acrylic disc with the festival’s 2023 logo is hidden somewhere on public land in the Cedar Rapids metro area. Clues will be released on KCRG-TV9′s Facebook page each day at 6:00 a.m., and read on TV9′s newscasts throughout the day. The person that finds the medallion will be given a $500 Hy-Vee gift card.

Rules and tips from the Freedom Festival:

  • The Medallion will NOT be underground – no digging necessary
  • The Medallion will NOT be inside any type of electrical or outside meter or equipment – Please stay away from all utility fixtures (You will NOT find the Medallion there)
  • The Medallion WILL be hidden outside and on PUBLIC land that is accessible to all.
  • The Cedar Rapids metro area includes: Marion, Hiawatha, Robins, Ely, Palo and Fairfax.
  • Please respect public land – although the Medallion will NOT be in plain sight, you will NOT have to damage property to retrieve it.
  • Please respect all applicable hours of operations in public parks and green spaces and any other posted rules

More information about the Freedom Festival is available on their website.

KCRG-TV9 is a sponsor of the Freedom Festival.