The Rapidian


In Season: October 12, 2018

Submitted 10-12-2018 under NONPROFITS

Good morning, Grand Rapids! As the temperatures drop, we are seeing a great variety of locally grown apples + an abundance of hearty winter veggies that make great soups, stews, and bisques and pair well with so many Michigan products we have on the Market!


Attention Foodies: 2019 Festival of the Arts Food Booth Applications Now Open

Submitted 10-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for food booths for 2019.


In Season: October 5, 2018

Submitted 10-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

As it starts feeling more like fall, you may find yourself craving some butternut squash bisque, apple pie, hearty soups, or hot chocolate. Our vendors have what you need for your delicious fall recipes, including squash, apples, hearty veggies, and hot cocoa (now serving at the coffee cart).


Puertas de enlace para el lanzamiento del proyecto de crecimiento: Celebración Comunitaria

Submitted 10-03-2018 under NEWS

La ciudad de Grand Rapids llevo acabo este evento para resaltar el impacto económico de los inmigrantes que radican en Grand Rapids. La aportación económica de los inmigrantes es de 3.3 Billones de dólares en 2016..


In Season: September 28, 2018

Submitted 09-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

Formal Friday at the Market is officially underway! Come be entertained by your favorite vendors while you shop outside for some delicious Michigan food!


Make It Take It: A creative happy hour to be held on October 18

Submitted 09-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join WMCAT for a creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 18 from 6-9 pm for appetizers, drinks, music, and creative activities!


Downtown Market hosting annual Small Plates, Big Impact fundraiser on October 11

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

The event benefits Downtown Market’s nonprofit education foundation including culinary medicine, job training and entrepreneur programs. Tickets include libations and a strolling dinner throughout the Market Hall featuring exclusive small plate dining experiences from various Market vendors.


In Season: September 21, 2018

Submitted 09-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

Artprize season is upon us + although we are not a participating venue, our Marketplace is a beautiful canvas of delicious, vibrant produce painted by Mother Nature and grown + harvested by hard-working, Michigan farmers.


ArtPrize 10 brings more art, local student work to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

This year, visitors to the Downtown Market can not only see more art than ever before, with eleven large-scale installations in one location, but also take part in public events and taste locally-made food and drinks all in one location.


In Season: September 14, 2018

Submitted 09-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

We've got so many of your late summer + fall favorites! Honeycrisp apples, acorn squash, gourds + pumpkins, colorful peppers, and lots of canning tomatoes. In addition to fresh produce, we have local food producers, meat, egg, and dairy vendors, beautiful flowers + plants, and Michigan artisans.