Downtown
Iowa City
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Swarovski Heart EarringsVintage Brass Heart EarringsSterling Surprise Locket and Adjustable ChainRed ruby and sterling silver heart necklaceLong Heart necklace

Valentine's Day Gifts

Looking for the perfect Valentine's or Galentine's Day gifts? Downtown Iowa City shops have put together the best gifts ideas for your loved ones.

Gift Ideas

Free Delivery

The Downtown Delivers program sponsored by MidWestOne Bank offers FREE delivery on behalf of 35 downtown soft-goods retailers throughout the Iowa City area including Coralville, North Liberty, Solon, and Cedar Rapids. Look for the Downtown Delivers car provided by Toyota of Iowa City delivering in your neighborhood five days a week.

Retail Downtown

From books to handmade stationery, 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.

One Book Two Book Kids Book Box

The City of Literature's annual Children's Literature Festival One Book Two Book introduces a Kids Book Box supported by GreenState Credit Union. The Kids Book Box is a chance for children to enjoy and engage with the festival from home.Each box includes a curated selection of books & book reading accessories for the age group selected by locally-owned bookstores Haunted Bookshop, Prairie Lights Books & Sidekick Coffee & Books.

See more details and purchase the Book Box here

Downtown Hot Cocoa Crawl Tickets

The Hot Cocoa Crawl is back for its fourth year! One of our favorite shop crawls, the Downtown Hot Cocoa Crawl is for those who love shopping, sipping cocoa, and access to exclusive deals. Join us for a full day of warm drinks and special sales at our wonderful downtown businesses.

Purchase Tickets