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Creek Eats

The Iowa City Downtown District is partnering with The Englert Theatre and Mission Creek Festival to offer Creek Eats. Creek Eats will feature curated recipes and prep from area restaurants and include a take-home box full of everything ticket buyers need for a five-course meal. The box is built for two to enjoy. Click the button below to learn more, purchase your box now, and reserve your pick-up date. Proceeds from the event will support participating restaurants.


Downtown Summer Shop Crawl

The Downtown Summer Shop Crawl returns this May! We invite you and your friends to join us downtown for a full day of sunshine, shopping, and exclusive deals. The Downtown Summer Shop Crawl will be on Saturday, May 22nd from 11:00am - 5:00pm. Click the button below to purchase tickets for $15 and learn more.


Support Local Restaurants

Support local restaurants and eat downtown! For every $100 purchased at downtown restaurants, customers can receive a FREE $20 gift card of their choice to the participating downtown restaurants. In addition, $5 will be donated to food insecurity programs in the community. Receipts must be readable and itemized with date of purchase, name of the business, and the full total. Receipts dated on or after Friday, January 29th will be accepted.

Submit your receipts via this form

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.