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.
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!
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!Read More
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 with networking, connecting and facilitating awareness of these historic moments!Read More
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!