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Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market

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Presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, the Downtown Farmers Market is one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. We’re excited for our next season, starting in May 2023. Markets run on select Saturdays in the summer from 7:30 a.m.-noon.


2023 dates:

  • May 27
  • June 3
  • June 17
  • July 1
  • July 15
  • August 5
  • August 19
  • September 16 (Fall Market)
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EVENING MARKET & MUSIC

Market After Dark

Market After Dark is one of Downtown Cedar Rapids’ largest, free, open-air events. Featuring a variety of vendors mixed with lively entertainment, this event can attract up to 50,000 people! Enjoy a unique atmosphere in Downtown Cedar Rapids with food, beer, wine, art, entertainment and creative placemaking displays.

This year’s Market After Dark is August 26, 2023 from 6:30 to 11 p.m.

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