From books to handmade stationary, vintage wears to sports memorabilia, unique quality artisan finds are the speciality at over 70 locally owned shops in Downtown Iowa City. While practiced shoppers will find the latest high-end labels, downtown is your one-stop shop at every price and need.

NEW FOR 2020!

  • Downtown Holiday Market: The Iowa City Downtown District in collaboration with downtown retailers has launched a new one-stop online shop for holiday shopping. As customers look to shop earlier and focus their spending locally this holiday season, the Downtown Iowa City Holiday Market will provide an easy, curated online shop for over 20 downtown stores in one location. The new holiday site is another initiative from the downtown district to help keep a focus on supporting local while recognizing that online shopping may be a popular option for 2020. The Downtown Holiday Market will allow customers to shop from a variety of downtown stores and select pick-up or free local delivery through the Downtown Delivers program. Additionally, the shop will be changing weekly as stores continue to add new items throughout the holiday season.
  • Downtown Iowa City Delivers: In a continued effort to support the businesses in Downtown Iowa City, the Iowa City Downtown District introduced a new delivery service to provide the community with another opportunity to shop locally. Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, Downtown Iowa City Delivers will bring downtown stores to your door at no additional cost with the official delivery vehicle provided by Toyota of Iowa City. The complimentary delivery will be offered in the Iowa City, Coralville, Solon, North Liberty, and Cedar Rapids area as an effort to help local businesses through these unprecedented times. The program will run through the end of the year and give customers the convenience of shopping from home while supporting downtown’s favorite small businesses. Purchases eligible for free delivery will be accepted from the businesses listed here. Make sure to check out the business websites for the free delivery option or phone in your order and ask for your order to be delivered for free with Downtown Iowa City Delivers.

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