NewBo City Market Opens Saturday, October 27th Print
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Written by Sarah Ordover   
Monday, 29 October 2012 12:59

New regional attraction features the BEST of Iowa food from across the State!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Ringing of the Market Bell at 9:45 am

This weekend marks the official opening of the NewBo City Market, the area’s major new Iowa attraction featuring food entrepreneurs from around the State.  This 2-day celebration features a full schedule of events for the whole family.  (See attached)

Located in a reclaimed, flood-ravaged industrial site in the heart of Cedar Rapids’ New Bohemia district, the NewBo City Market is a multi-faceted gathering place where local merchants provide fresh food products and experiences.

Quick Facts about the Market:

  • Year-round Market sits on one full city block at the intersection of 3rd Street and 12th Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids
  • 18,000 sq. ft. Rotary Hall is home to 25 independent, local and permanent merchants
  • Merchants from across the region sell a variety of:

o   Meats & cheeses

o   Local produce

o   artisan breads and baked goods

o   ethnic foods and spices

o   cut flowers

  • Kirkwood Culinary Kitchen is a state-of-the-art learning center for hands-on culinary and nutrition education
  • NewBo City Market Distribution Center – 3,000 sq. ft. for processing and storage of produce and farm products for non-retail distribution to the hungry
  • Outdoor Square/Yard for outdoor markets, concerts, fairs and performances
  • Children’s Play Area & Learning Garden (coming Spring 2013)

Hours:  Thursdays (4pm-8pm), Saturdays (8am-8pm) and Sundays (10am-6pm)

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