Events

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The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance produces several events each year geared toward our core function of Community Development, which works to grow, collaborate with, and connect vibrant metro area core districts in Cedar Rapids and support surrounding communities.

Featured Events

The Economic Alliance produces several events each year geared toward our core function of Community Development. Don’t miss these fun, lively, and community-enhancing events!

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Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market, presented by the Economic Alliance, has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest!

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Ribbon Cuttings & Groundbreakings

Celebrating business development and expansion milestones is important to the community and we highlight these with the ceremony of a ribbon cutting or groundbreaking. Economic Alliance Ambassadors help networking, connect and facilitate awareness of these historic moments!

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Market After Dark

Join us for the 4th annual Market After Dark! Whether you're coming for the 100+ vendors, headlining entertainment, or the great local food and beverages, you won't want to miss out!

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Local Labor Continues to Build Permanent Flood Protection

Economic Alliance | May 08, 2020

April showers bring May flowers, and as is sometimes the case in Iowa, spring flooding. Twelve years ago, a historic flood forev… Read More

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Announces Drive-Thru Markets for June

Economic Alliance | May 06, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced that the June 6 and June 20 dates of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market… Read More

Economic Alliance Forgoes Previously Awarded $25,000 Hotel-Motel Tax Revenue Funding

Economic Alliance | Apr 29, 2020

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced today that it would forgo a previously awarded $25,000 in funding from the Ci… Read More
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