Market After Dark returns to downtown Cedar Rapids

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will once again host Market After Dark presented by Alliant Energy on Sept. 25.

This will mark the sixth year for this unique nighttime farmers’ market. The hugely popular event will feature a variety of different vendors, many prepared food options and nighttime entertainment throughout the downtown area. Within the market venue, patrons 21 years and older, will be able to take part in an open container environment while wandering the market area.

“Market After Dark is one of our community’s favorite events and we’re so happy to see it return this year,” said Ellie Evans, Market After Dark organizer for Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. “We’ve had many people ask us to bring back this fun night. We look forward to creating a festive and safe atmosphere that everyone can enjoy.”

Market After Dark will follow mandatory health and safety guidelines to successfully execute the outdoor in-person market. Modifications to a traditional market may be necessary due to the global pandemic health crisis. Plans are subject to change based on evolving health and safety protocols.

The Downtown Farmers Market is produced by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and presented by Alliant Energy.