Friends of

City Market

Our Mission

Friends of the City Market promotes the longevity of City Market for generations to come.
We strive to preserve, improve, and maintain the historic and cultural significance of City Market and the surrounding area by:

  • Producing thoughtful and relevant events, programs, and services that promote small businesses, restaurateurs, and local growers and maker
  • Maintaining, restoring, and upgrading the historic City Market property as a sustainable, and safe shared public space for the community to gather
  • Cultivating a place of health and wellness opportunities with access to fresh foods
  • Nurturing relationships and partnerships across the region to encourage collaborative participation

Sponsors & Partners

Our sponsors demonstrate a shared commitment to fostering a community that is economical, ecological, and socially sustainable.
These sponsors and partners provide generous support in helping us achieve our programming and educational outreach goals! We couldn’t do it without them.

Sporting KC


Missouri Wines

North Kansas City Hospital/Meritas Health

Get Year-Round Exposure

Frequently ranked as a top Kansas City tourist destination, City Market is one of Kansas City’s most beloved and popular public places. City Market’s locally-owned shops, restaurants, specialty grocers, and the region’s largest farmers market operate year-round, giving you daily opportunities for interaction with local shoppers and tourists.

City Market welcomes more than 1.3 million people each year
More than 22,000-weekend shoppers
More than 104,000 visitors during the work week

City Market also offers special events, entertainment, educational programming, advertising, and a robust digital media presence of 100,000+ followers (and growing).

Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

Contact Sue Patterson, Director of Marketing & Communications 

Sponsorship Inquiry

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