Market After Dark Returns for Fifth Year

Jun 19, 2019

Yes, it's true. This summer, marks five years of Market After Dark in Downtown Cedar Rapids! It's hard to believe we'll host the largest Market event of the summer again for the fifth time on Saturday, August 24 from 6:30 - 11 p.m. But you know what they say, time flies when you're having fun.

For those who have never attended, Market After Dark offers a variety of vendors mixed with lively stage and street entertainment, creating a unique nightlife opportunity for Downtown Cedar Rapids. On average, this event sees more than 40,000 people attending for local food, beer, wine, art, entertainment and more.

This year's main stage entertainment, Diamond Empire Band, will be rocking throughout the event. Founded in 2012 and full of live music experts and party starters, Diamond Empire Band brings a premium, 8-piece band specializing in high-energy music. They pride themselves on filling dance floors!

Market After Dark is a vendor-based market with additional entertainment and a lively atmosphere. Shop for delicious foods and unique goods from local and regional vendors. Anything from fresh produce and flowers to beautiful artwork, Market After Dark is sure to have it. Stay tuned for the 2019 Market After Dark venue map to find vendors, participating bars/restaurants, beverage tent locations and more. RSVP on Facebook to receive up-to-the minute event updates.

Market After Dark 2019 is made possible with Support from Alliant Energy, as well as the event's Supporting Sponsors, Nordstrom and Wickwire Chiropractic & Wellness Center.

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