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Fall in Love with All Things Autumn at This Season's Final Farmers Market

​The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, has had a wonderfully successful return to the community and is thrilled to offer a fall market this 2021 season. Vendors are excited to roll out their autumn-focused sp…
The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, has had a wonderfully successful return to the community and is thrilled to offer a fall market ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/09/fall-love-all-things-autumn-seasons-final-farmers-market

Bounty Statue Continues Its Tour of the MedQ District

A traveling classic continues. Commissioned by the MedQuarter Regional Medical District in 2016 as part of the Grant Wood-themed Overalls All Over exhibition, the District’s Bou……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/09/bounty-statue-continues-its-tour-medq-district

2021 Farmers Market Season Creates Positive Economic Impact

​The community was more than ready to break out of the pandemic hibernation and breathe a sense of normalcy. One of the first events to take to the streets, literally, was the revival of the in-person Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Markets, presented by Ce…
Read about the current Farmers Market season here! The community was more than ready to break out of the pandemic hibernation and breathe a sense of normalcy. One of the first even……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/10/2021-farmers-market-season-creates-positive-economic-impact

Reflecting the City in Art: New Murals Bring Color and Perspective to Downtown

​ConnectCR is a grassroots effort that started as two separate projects—the revitalization of Cedar Lake and the construction of a trail/pedestrian bridge to link the east and west sides of the Cedar River along the core districts of Czech Village and New…
ConnectCR is a grassroots effort that started as two separate projects—the revitalization of Cedar Lake and the construction of a trail/pedestrian bridge to link the east and wes……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/10/reflecting-city-art-new-murals-bring-color-and-perspective-downtown

Downtown Cedar Rapids - Uplift, Uplighting and an Upgraded Look

​Adding vibrancy to Downtown Cedar Rapids was central to the mission of both the Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission and the Community Development function of the Economic Alliance in 2021. Many initiatives were launc…
Adding vibrancy to Downtown Cedar Rapids was central to the mission of both the Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission and the Community Develop……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/12/downtown-cedar-rapids-uplift-uplighting-and-upgraded-look

Ten Things to Watch For in the MedQuarter Regional Medical District

​As the Cedar Rapids Medical SSMID, better known as the MedQuarter, heads into its eleventh year of operation, the steadfast focus on district improvement continues. Here are ten exciting things to watch for in the coming year.
As the Cedar Rapids Medical SSMID, better known as the MedQuarter, heads into its eleventh year of operation, the steadfast focus on district improvement continues. Here are ten ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2022/02/ten-things-watch-medquarter-regional-medical-district

New Competition Races into Downtown Cedar Rapids in 2022

​They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition is coming to downtown Cedar Rapids in 2022, and it’s an opportunity knocking pretty loudly. Race for the Space is a new program for businesses to go head-to-head for the opportunity to win $20,000 wh…
They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition is coming to downtown Cedar Rapids in 2022, and it’s an opportunity knocking pretty loudly. Race for the Space is a new pr……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2022/04/new-competition-races-downtown-cedar-rapids-2022

Volunteer for the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market

Have you ever wanted the opportunity to help bring one of Cedar Rapids’ most anticipated annual events to life? Early Saturday mornings, before the sun rises and the city is awake, downtown is buzzing as vendors from all over Iowa prepare for the communit…
Have you ever wanted the opportunity to help bring one of Cedar Rapids’ most anticipated annual events to life? Early Saturday mornings, before the sun rises and the city is awak……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2022/05/volunteer-cedar-rapids-downtown-farmers-market

Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Celebrates 20 Years as Community Champions

The city’s beloved Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market would not have life without the support of like-minded, community-driven businesses to help make it so. While having supported each rendition of the Economic Alliance’s flagship since its early days …
The city’s beloved Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market would not have life without the support of like-minded, community-driven businesses to help make it so. While having supp……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2022/06/cedar-rapids-bank-trust-celebrates-20-years-community-champions

The Downtown Farmers Market Tradition Spans 17 Years for 7 Vendors

​With a legacy spanning nearly two decades, the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market has been etched into hearts and souls of the local community. While there are new faces that join the market every year, a testament to the city’s vibrant growth, there a…
With a legacy spanning nearly two decades, the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market has been etched into hearts and souls of the local community. While there are new faces that jo……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2022/07/downtown-farmers-market-tradition-spans-17-years-7-vendors

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