First Round – February 2019

Bardot Iowa 347 S Gilbert St, Iowa City

Get the opportunity to meet new people, socialize, and see what’s new in arts, business, and culture in our community.

Top Chef: Downtown Iowa City

Graduate Iowa City 210 S Dubuque St, Iowa City

Downtown and Northside Marketplace restaurants prepare signature dishes from some of the area’s favorite restaurants, while area mixologists craft exquisite cocktails.


Sidewalk Sales

Iowa City Downtown District Iowa City

Each year in July the sidewalks are filled with tables and tents for Downtown Iowa City’s Annual Sidewalk Sales, a tradition that began in 1968. Shoppers come to experience the three-day savings extravaganza, which begins on a Thursday and runs through the evening on Sunday. A long-standing tradition of the Iowa City Downtown and Northside...


Farm to Street Dinner 2019

Northside Market Place Market Street, Linn Street, Iowa City

The 4th annual Farm to Street dinner, hosted in partnership by the City of Iowa City, Downtown District, and Johnson County, will take place Thursday, August 15th, outdoors on North Linn Street in Iowa City. This unique event supports the local food economy while bringing the community together to share a delicious, six-course meal, using...


2019 Northside Oktoberfest

Northside Market Place Market Street, Linn Street, Iowa City

The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area nonprofits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborhood food, beer games and much more! Join us on Saturday, October 5th, as we take over the streets of the Northside, just blocks north of downtown Iowa City. This is an open festival, anyone can come...

$40 – $55