Kids invited to enter Iowa City Area Home Builders’ Lego Parade of Homes

Lego Parade of Homes

Kids aged 17 and younger are invited to summon their inner builder and enter the Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association’s Lego Parade of Homes.

The event corresponds with the Iowa City Area HBA’s Parade of Homes, set for June 4, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 12.

Top entries will win prizes via Locals Love Us – ICR.

Entries will be accepted between May 9 and and May 20. Here’s how to enter:

  • Step 1: Collect all your Legos.
  • Step 2: Build your home sweet home.
  • Step 3: Take photos of your creation.
  • Step 4: Enter your masterpiece at by following the prompts.

Only first names will be used when publicizing entries, and entries should include a creative description (e.g., number of bedrooms, colors, types of countertops, etc.).

Randy’s Flooring is sponsoring the competition and helping judge alongside representatives from Iowa City Area HBA Parade of Homes presenting co-sponsors Hills Bank and Urban Acres Real Estate. Top three winners in the categories of Building Excellence and Creative Description will be announced June 4 on Facebook @ICAreaHBAParadeofHomes and Instagram @icareahba. They receive:

  • 1st Place Design – $50 Hobby Corner and Family Day Pass to the Iowa Children’s Museum
  • 2nd Place Design – Family Day Pass to the Iowa Children’s Museum and $20 to Shakespeare’s
  • 3rd Place Design – $20 to Every Bloomin’ Thing
  • 1st Place Description – $50 to Hobby Corner and Family Day Pass to the Iowa Children’s Museum
  • 2nd Place Description – $25 to LaRegia Taqueria and $20 Every Bloomin’ Thing
  • 3rd Place Description – $20 to Every Bloomin’ Thing

All entries will be featured on the Lego Parade of Homes website,, starting June 4. Viewers can vote for their favorites. The entry with most nods receives the Lego People’s Choice Award and a $50 Herteen & Stocker Jewelers gift card.

“Everyone had so much fun with the Lego parade the last couple years that we decided to do it again,” said Iowa City Area HBA president Melissa Schooley of Great Western Bank. “Kids are incredibly creative, and we’re eager to see the 2022 entries.”