The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.
This is the fifth Downtown Farmers' Market of the season! Thank you to Day Sponsor, UFG Insurance. Catch them at market long on Third Ave on the northeast corner of Greene Square.
Greene Square Entertainment + Activities
Main Stage performers
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Jonny Lipford
Jonny is a critically acclaimed and award-winning instrumentalist who has played the Native American flute since age 13.
10:00 a.m. - noon - John Franco
John, originally from Buffalo, New York moved to Nashville three years ago after recording his debut album “Tall, Dark & Broken.” He just released his album “Guilty and Paranoid Somewhere South of the City” this year.
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Yoga from Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation
All day - Virtual Adventure Tours where you can interact with different virtual experiences like riding a rollercoaster or riding on the back of an ankylosaurus in prehistoric times.
Sprinkled throughout the market, you'll find...
- Balloon animals from Papa Balloon, Sprinkles or Sparkles the Clown
- Face painting from Cedar Rapids Face Painting
For more information for some tips and tricks on making the most of your experience, head to CRDowntownMarket.com.