Farm to Street: The 3rd Annual Farm to Street dinner will be held on Thursday, August 16th from 5:00-8:00pm. Each year, the revenue from the Farm to Street Dinner is awarded to an area organization that is working to enhance our local food system. This application is open to all Iowa City/Johnson County local food clubs, groups and organizations who meet the criteria detailed in the form. The deadline for applications is May 1st.

Gallery Walk: Registration is now open for June and October’s events. Please click on the button below to fill our the registration form and officially sign up to be a participating location. ICDD has officially agreed to help put on this longstanding event and will be unveiling a new logo soon!

Downtown Block Party: We are currently seeking volunteer groups for the Block Party on Saturday, June 23rd. The ICDD is welcoming groups/clubs/nonprofits to apply to volunteer in exchange for a $450.00 donation to their group/club/nonprofit. We are looking for dedicated volunteer groups with a good work ethic that are looking to work hard and have fun!


Through a collaboration with Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Iowa City Area Business Partnership and the Iowa City Downtown District, we're providing continued updates and resources for COVID-19 related information. Thanks to the support from MidWestOne Bank, West Bank, GreenState Credit Union, Great Western Bank, Hills Bank, Two Rivers Bank, U.S. Bank and CBI Bank Trust, Johnson County and other area partners, the Project Better Together team has created a community-wide Shop Local program to help encourage and motivate local spending at Johnson County local businesses. Starting June 22nd, for every $150 spent shopping local, receive a $20 gift card of YOUR choice to a local business.

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