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Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport!

January 16th, 2019

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the seventh year this Saturday Jan 19 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is the Great American Road-trip! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice... Read More

Halloween Spooktacular at Freight House Farmers’ Market!

October 23rd, 2018

Celebrate with the Freight House Farmers’ Market as they officially close out the outdoor season this weekend, with some spooky fun! Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) wraps up their outdoor season this Saturday Oct 27 with a Halloween Spooktacular! Bring the entire family out between 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a fun-filled day! From 9:30 – 10 a.m. enjoy Ghoulish crafts and treats. Experience nature’s “spooky” creatures owls and bats with naturalist Dave Murica from the Wapsi EE Center, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Don’t miss the costume parade and trick-or-treating with... Read More

Celebrate the Season at Freight House’s Fall Harvest Festival!

October 11th, 2018

Does this cooler weather have you ready to stock up on fall scented candles, pumpkins and caramel apples? Then head to the Freight House Farmer’s Market for all your Fall Festival needs! Fall Harvest Festival is happening at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport) this Saturday Oct 3 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. In addition to the wonderful items the Freight House Farmer’s Market already has to offer, vendors will be ready to celebrate fall and all the wonders of the season! Enjoy a petting zoo, pumpkin games, fall treats, live music, and even learn to make a scarecrow! Bring... Read More

Time To Party At The Bandshell

May 2nd, 2018

Freight House Farmers Market and St. Ambrose University Band have partnered to bring you a rockin’ welcome to spring! Saturday May 5 marks the opening day of the outdoor Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr Davenport)! With help from the St. Ambrose University Band, this is going to be a fun-filled day! At 8 a.m. the St. Ambrose University Drumline will kick the celebration off at the official Opening of the Outdoor Market! Come enjoy the fanfare and reconnect with all your favorite market vendors. Enjoy some tasty treats and check out what’s new! There will be a performance by St.... Read More

Icestravaganza Offers Cool Fun In Davenport

January 12th, 2018

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the sixth year this Saturday Jan 13 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with over 10 different ice sculptures. Nearly 20,000 pounds of ice will be brought in to create the nautical and pirate themed, interactive pieces! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice sculptures, live ice carving demonstrations,... Read More

Winter Market Open And Ready For Shoppin’!

November 24th, 2017

It’s no secret that the Freight House Farmer’s Market is the place to shop for all things unique and fresh throughout the summer months. But did you know they are open all year long and have just kicked off their Winter Market months? That’s right, the Winter Market is open! Throughout the months of November and December, the Freight House Farmer’s Market is still open on Saturdays (8 a.m. – 1 p.m.) and Sundays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) with all things local! The Winter Market can be found at either end of the Freight House building. Check out their Facebook page for event updates and vendor... Read More

Freight House Marketplace to Celebrate Centennial

August 24th, 2017

Quad Cities Food Hub and the City of Davenport, in conjunction with the other tenants of the Freight House Marketplace (Front Street Brewery Taproom, Fresh Deli, and the Freight House Farmers Market) are planning a centennial celebration of the Freight House Marketplace for Saturday August 26, 2017. The celebration will take place from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, with a brief program with Mayor Klipsch, the Davenport City Council, the Riverfront Improvement Commission and tenants of the building at 11:00 AM in the concrete octagon center pavilion of the Freight House Marketplace. The Quad Cities Food Hub... Read More

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