Market After Dark

Market After Dark 2022

Market After Dark is one of Downtown Cedar Rapids' largest, free, open-air events. Featuring a variety of vendors mixed with lively entertainment, Market After Dark 2019 saw a record attendance of 50,000 people! This event brings a unique atmosphere to Downtown Cedar Rapids with food, beer, wine, art, entertainment and creative placemaking displays.

August 27, 2022

6:30 - 11:00 p.m. • Downtown Cedar Rapids


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Where do I park?

Street parking for Market After Dark is free, and ramp parking is $5 in any of the Park Cedar Rapids ramps. Entry to the ramp is good through the following day, August 28, until 10 a.m.

Which vendors will be there?

Market After Dark will host more than 100 vendors selling prepared foods, artisan goods, produce, flowers, and more. An interactive map to explore the venue and vendors is coming soon!

3 Diamond Trail Designs
4 Amana Farms
5 Yours Truly and Company
6 Pickle Creek Herbs
7 Love, Willow.
9 Nielson's Honey  Farm
10 Poimen Bosko Foods, LLC
11 515 supply co
12 The Salsa Guy
13 Daisy May Essentials
14 New Leaf Tea
15 Wicked Sweets
16 Koppes Kreations
17 Cherry Meadow Winery & Distillery
18 Caribbean Kitchen
19 Jammed with Love IA
20 Deckers Dog Supplies
21 Juniper Company
22 Rhubarb Botanicals
23 I'm soul Hungry
24 Timber Concepts LLC
25 Winneshiek Wildberry Winery
26 Creativity In A Cup
27 Aroma Artisan Pizza
29 Dill’s KettleKorn
30 Blaber's Creations
31 Moys Food from the Streets
32 Sacred Lotus
33 Pfannkuch Creations
34 Great River Maple
35 O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola
36 Furever Bandanas
37 Tabor Home Winery
38 Dotti’s kitchen & Craft Creations
39 Willey bandz
40 Kristen's Sweet Creations
41 Sharp Customs
42 yanni's grill
43 Red Piglet
44 Studio Fourteen
45 Allen's Orchard
46 Dubuque Heritage Winery
47 Hicks Custom Wooodwork And Milling
48 Beautiful Life Atelier
49 Thai Street Food By Lynn
50 The Uncommon Gourd
51 PnB Goodies
52 Lily's Country Soaps
54 Skyline Farm
55 Noble Bee Honey
56 Heatherwood Candle Co.
57 Dave's Mini Donuts
58 Myrtle Tyrtle Creation
59 Green City Living
60 French Pastry by Sandrine
61 Keepin up with the Jones's Mobile Catering LLC
62 Sherpa Organics
65 Four Winds Farm
66 Breezy’s Biscuits ‘n’ Barks Dog Treats
68 Almost Famous Popcorn
69 Chef Green and Co
70 Antler Ridge Elk Ranch
71 The Purple Wagon
72 Mahalo Dog LLC
73 Norton's Greenhouse
74 Tangled Heartstring Designs
75 Homemade by Theresa & Homegrown by Jim
76 Iowa Freeze Dried Treats LLC
77 Pine Hill Farm
78 Green Willow Woodworking
79 Kona Ice of Cedar Rapids
80 Rehberg's Pork
81 Doggone Tasty Treat Co
82 Pita'z
83 rugs from yesterday
84 Kloudas Gardens
86 Country Road Bakery
87 The Crystal Forestry Project
88 Hatchett BBQ Catering
89 Ultimate Chocolates
91 Ackerman Winery - Fireside Winery
92 O's grill
93 Pasta of the Prairie
94 Bagge Strawberries
95 Cedar Crafted Candle
96 Eggrolls etc.
97 Jewelry by Marcy Zeadow
98 Kissed By Blyss
99 American Sparks and Sawdust LLC
100 D&F Designs
101 Brother Sister Bakery
102 Gettin Lippy

House Rules to Know Before You Go

This festive event is known for its unique atmosphere where patrons 21 years and older can take part in an open-container environment within the designated market area. Beer and wine will be sold at various locations for $7.00 in disposable Market After Dark cups until 10:30 p.m. Canned soda and water will be available for $3.00 and a non-alcoholic beverage tent, located in Greene Square, will serve Millstream soda for $4.00 and floats for $6.00. The open container policy within the market area starts at 6:30 p.m. and ends promptly at 10:30 p.m. Alcohol will also be sold at participating downtown establishments.

Attendees purchasing alcohol must present identification verifying age of 21 and over, and obtain a wristband. Alcohol vendors on the street will accept cash only. All purchasers of alcohol will be served with a designated Market After Dark disposable cup. No outside beverages will be allowed inside the Market After Dark venue. Open container ends promptly at 10:30 p.m. Attendees removing alcohol from the Market After Dark venue may be subject to open container citation.


Thank You to our Presenting Sponsor

Alliant Energy


Thank You to our Supporting Sponsors

Nordstrom             Collins Community Credit Union


Main Stage Sponsor

Acme Electric Company

Beverage Sponsor

7G Distributing LLC

Game Zone Sponsors

Hills Bank

McClure Engineering Company


Presenting Media Sponsor

The Gazette

Media Sponsors

iHeart Media LAMAR Z102.9 KZIA

ImOn Communications


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