Grand Rapids’ long-awaited Downtown Outdoor Market opens Saturday, May 4, with the help of many businesses from West Michigan.
The 25,000 square foot site is the first LEED-certified market in the country. When the market’s indoor space opens this summer, it will include a restaurant, brewery, farmer’s market, retail shops, commercial kitchen, rooftop greenhouse, and the country’s first hands-on kitchen for children.
The outdoor market will be open Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is located at 435 Ionia SW.
According to the Downtown Market’s Web page, this year’s vendors include: