Honey Creek Live is a music series held at Honey Creek Resort in Iowa

Honey Creek LIVE Centennial Concert Series

Take in some great music under the stars at Honey Creek Resort's new summer concert series, Honey Creek Live! As part of the Iowa State Parks' Centennial celebration, the eight-week outdoor concert series will take place at the resort every Thursday from July 2 to August 20. It's free and family friendly!

Honey Creek Live is a music series held at Honey Creek Resort in IowaEnjoy the best of Iowa musical acts, including nationally recognized artists in pop-rock, country, folk rock, blues and funk. The stage will be located on Honey Creek's Great Lawn, allowing for picturesque views of Rathbun Lake.

Honey Creek Live Schedule

Acts will begin at 6 p.m. and finish around 9 p.m. Guests should bring a chair or a blanket to sit on. Outside food and beverages, smoking and pets are prohibited.

Iowa State Parks Centennial Celebration 2020Food and drinks, including beer and bottled alcoholic drinks, will be available for sale at each show. Beer and food sales will support the concert series and future events.

Stay the night and take advantage of all the exciting outdoor summer fun at Honey Creek, including our new Aquapark, watercraft rentals, hiking, biking, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards, and so much more!

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Mary Sauter's Pay It Forward Program logoAlso, attendees can help support a great local charity, Mary Sauter's Pay It Forward Program! It assists families in need of Christmas gifts, winter coats, winter boots, and clothing throughout the year. A Christmas box will be passed every week for donations to benefit the charity.

Honey Creek Live Musical Acts

Learn more about the awesome bands that you'll hear at Honey Creek Live this summer!


July 2

Back for their 3rd year with us, the B2wins feature explosive Pop/Rock originals as well as creative renditions of Pop, Top 40, & Classic Rock on violin and ukulele. These guys know how to put on a show!

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B2wins will be performing at Honey Creek Live at Honey Creek Resort in Iowa

Pirates, Guitars & Beachfront Bars

July 9

Inspired by the beaches of the Caribbean mixed with classic rock; this is fun, world themed, fun-in-the-sun music. They join us from the Twin Cities for their first Iowa concert south of Okoboji!

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Pirates, Guitars & Beachfront Bars band

Exit 185

July 16

A fun-loving cover band playing classics as well as current songs. A Des Moines most wanted!

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Exit 185 band


July 23

Modern country, fun-filled, sing-along, local, drinking band!

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Trainwreck band

Keifer & Scotty Band

July 30

Bringing their Okoboji-style to Lake Rathbun, dynamic and diverse, this band does it all from covers to originals in just about every genre! Featured during the Karras Loop bike ride celebration last summer.
Kieffer and Scotty at Honey Creek LIVE Centennial concert series

Final Mix

August 6

Del "Saxman" Jones leads this Des Moines favorite and plays the latest high-energy R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop & rock tunes. A visual treat as well, back for their 2nd summer with us!

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Final Mix will be performing at Honey Creek Live at Honey Creek Resort in Iowa

Casey Muessigmann

August 13

From The Voice’s Season 3, and last year's Honey Creek LIVE opener, Casey and his band deliver original and Country music hits and always have a good 'ol time!

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Casey Muessigman performing at Honey Creek Live

Standing Hampton

August 20

What better way to end the summer than with this classic rock band? Ever-popular and back for their 3rd season, they are a crowd favorite!

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Standing Hampton will be performing at Honey Creek Live at Honey Creek Resort in Iowa