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It's a produce market, a bakery, a butchery, a brewery, a restaurant, a school and a performance hall. It has retail shops, a rooftop greenhouse, a commercial kitchen and the country's first hands-kitchen for kids.
It's the first LEED-certified market in the country. It's open seven days a week, all year long. And it's located smack-dab in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.
Visit the Market Hall Monday-Saturday 9 AM - 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM - 7 PM. Visit the Outdoor Market Tuesday 8 AM - 1 PM, Thursday 4 PM - 7 PM and Saturday 8 AM - 1 PM.
With 24 retail shops and 25,000 sq. ft. of market space, Downtown Market offers something to satisfy every appetite. From just-picked fruits and vegetables to artisan and ethnic foods to freshly made prepared dishes, Downtown Market is home to the tastiest flavors this side of Lake Michigan.
The Market is a mixed-use facility that brings together production, distribution, marketing and education about local produce. Our indoor facility features a 24-vendor market hall, while dozens of farmers and artisans line our outdoor farmer's market shed. We offer several exceptional spaces throughout the site, including incubator kitchens for rent, rooftop greenhouses, and the nation’s first demonstration kitchen for kids (you have to see it to believe it). The Market is set to be LEED-certifi MORE >>