(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is announcing details of this year's Downtown Farmers Market. The first market will be May 28th. There will be eight markets this summer, with the last on September 17th. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon.
The September 17th event will be a fall market, featuring apples, cider, gourds, pumpkins and other fall produce.
Entertainment, including live performances, will be at Greene Square and throughout the venue. “We are thrilled to have entertainment again at our Farmers Market! There will be magicians, street performers, face painting and balloon animals,” said Maddix Stovie, Events Planner at the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. “We are excited for our ‘new normal’ and eager to get back to all the fun festivities that the Farmers Market offers.”
Cyclists can park and lock their bikes at the Bike Valet for free at Third Ave. and Cedar River Trail at Greene Square. The Bike Valet is a collaborative effort with the Linn County Trails Association.
The list of all market dates includes May 28, June 4, June 18, July 2, July 16, August 6, August 20, and September 17. Market After Dark is scheduled for August 27.