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Because of the massive utility upgrade project, streetscape, traffic pattern change, Mt. Vernon & 4th Street bridge replacement, Newark Development Partners (NDP) developed We Dig Newark to enhance communication with the public.

This website is designed to offer downtown patrons and the community information such as the following:

  • Where to park
  • Easy Downtown Travel Directions
  • What’s Under Construction
  • News of Interest
  • Video Stories
  • General Construction Update
  • Events

Newark Development Partners is a collaborative venture engaging the public and private sectors dedicated to incentivizing investments in Newark, Ohio in order to sustain economic development, create jobs and further improve the business, individual and residential living areas of our vibrant and attractive city!

Calendar of Events

Aug
17
Fri
ART & CRAFT MARKET FRIDAY
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Tuesday & Friday Fridays: May – October Tuesdays: June – September

CANAL MARKET DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET FRIDAY
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Canal Market District isn’t just about finding fresh, local produce. It’s about building relationships with the people that make up this community.

Aug
21
Tue
ART & CRAFT MARKET TUESDAY
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Tuesday & Friday Fridays: May – October Tuesdays: June – September

CANAL MARKET DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET TUESDAY
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Canal Market District isn’t just about finding fresh, local produce. It’s about building relationships with the people that make up this community.

Aug
24
Fri
ART & CRAFT MARKET FRIDAY
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Tuesday & Friday Fridays: May – October Tuesdays: June – September

CANAL MARKET DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET FRIDAY
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Canal Market District isn’t just about finding fresh, local produce. It’s about building relationships with the people that make up this community.

Aug
28
Tue
FINAL FRIDAY’S: Harvest
Aug 28 all-day
ART & CRAFT MARKET TUESDAY
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Tuesday & Friday Fridays: May – October Tuesdays: June – September

CANAL MARKET DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET TUESDAY
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Canal Market District isn’t just about finding fresh, local produce. It’s about building relationships with the people that make up this community.

Aug
31
Fri
FINAL FRIDAY’S: Explore Stem at The Works
Aug 31 all-day

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Latest News

Parking Enforcement

The SID is sponsoring a Downtown Parking enforcement program. This program is really making a difference for Downtown businesses to encourage more drive up business. Downtown businesses have been reporting an increase of up to 30% in lunchtime crowd.

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New Plantings being installed in the Downtown

Because of issues with the previous plantings in the Downtown with damage, maintenance and durability, City of Newark has recently contracted with Albyn’s Nursery to replace many of the plantings in and around the Downtown. The new plantings look...

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