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TEAM City Market

TEAM City Market

Every third Friday at noon

Are you passionate about Lansing? Are you full of cool ideas that would make this city and its riverfront a more bustling shopping and entertainment hub? Join the brand new TEAM City Market! You’ll get to meet with other inspired members of the community to brainstorm over lunch every third Friday at noon. But not only that, you’ll get to help implement these ideas that will help create the future City Market! Boost your resume, self-esteem, or just your #lovelansing status while having fun with a very small time commitment! Our first meeting is Friday, January 15th at noon. Take out lunch is available from Waterfront Bar & Grill and Red’s Smokehouse or you can bring your own.



Live Music At The Market!

The Market presents a FREE live musical performance most Saturdays.

February 6, 2016, 8:30 pm - 12 am - Helping Women Dance Period! Event featuring The Garage Sale Band (80's to today)
February 13, 2016, 10 am - 2 pm Deacon Earl (blues)
February 13, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5 pm - Lil Ditties
February 20, 2016, 10 am - 2 pm - Lil Ditties
February 20, 2016, 2:30 - 5 pm - DJ Carleton (clarinet)
February 27, 2016, 10 am - 2 pm - MI Chicks with Picks (guitar)

-Annika Quinn
-Marina Threadgould
-Sierra Denae
-Veronica Freel
February 27, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5 pm - Deacon Earl (blues)

Interested in performing at the Market? Stop by our office OR contact the market manager, Audrey, at  We are currently booking live music for the next several months.



Valentine's Dinner at the Market

Valentine's Dinner at the Market

Saturday, February 13th, 4 pm - 10 pm
Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a unique downtown Lansing experience. Our Valentine’s Dinner at the Market will offer you and your date a variety of local tastes from three of our renowned merchants, Red’s Smokehouse, Hills Cheese, and the Waterfront Bar & Grill. We’ve carefully crafted a menu that will please simple tastes and foodies alike, and can be enjoyed in a casual, but romantic atmosphere, provided by the flourishes of decorator Gloria Denning. Live acoustic artists will round out the ambiance and a photo booth will add to the fun and romance. Avoid the long waits at the chain restaurants and show some love for what’s fresh, local, and unique. Tickets are $64.29 per couple and are on sale at



Red’s Smokehouse Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
Red’s Smokehouse Puff Pastry and Spinach Dip
Waterfront Bar & Grill Cheese Plate (cheese from Hills Cheese)
Waterfront Bar & Grill Slow Cooked Sirloin and Goat Cheese Crostini

Red’s Smokehouse Coleslaw
Shredded raw cabbage with homemade dressing
Red’s Smokehouse Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce with homemade blue cheese
(cheese from Hills Cheese), double smoked bacon, tomatoes

Waterfront Bar & Grill Pepper Jack Crab Soup
Waterfront Bar & Grill Tomato Bisque

Red’s Smokehouse Brisket Dinner
6oz of slow smoked brisket with choice of mashed or baked potato and
choice of greens with ham hock or homemade cream corn with bacon

Red’s Smokehouse Salmon Dinner
Seasoned smoked salmon with dill butter and caper tartar sauce. Served
with choice of mashed or baked potato and choice of greens with ham
hock or homemade cream corn with bacon.

Waterfront Bar & Grill Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
Grilled chicken breast served with asparagus and loaded mashed potatoes
Waterfront Bar & Grill London Broil
London broil served with asparagus and loaded mashed potatoes

Red’s Smokehouse Brownie
Warm chocolate brownie with homemade vanilla ice cream and hot fudge
Red’s Smokehouse Apple Crisp or Cobbler
Warm apple crisp topped with homemade cinnamon ice cream
Waterfront Bar & Grill Mississippi Mud Pie
Waterfront Bar & Grill Sweet Potato Pumpkin Tart
Sweet potato pumpkin tart with salted caramel ice cream

Full cash bar provided by Waterfront Bar & Grill.

Mad Dog radio show live from the City Market

Mad Dog Live Broadcasts

“A varied mix of controlled chaos and mayhem.”

“Entertaining – not human Ambien.”

About David “Mad Dog” DeMarco: On April 1, it will be 20 years to the day that Mad Dog has done sports radio in Lansing. Mad Dog has done well over 800 live shows and sports parties, and has been involved in many charitable programs. The Mad Dog show airs 3-6 M-F on Lansing’s Sports Station, The Game 730AM. 

Wine and Canvas

Wine and Canvas is coming to the Market!
When: Saturday, February 27th from 2-5 pm
Painting: Full Moon Reflection
Cost: $35 per person

Future dates (Saturdays, 2-5 pm): March 26th, April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th
SEATING IS LIMITED!! Secure yours by registering online at

With the love of art and entertainment it's no wonder that a bottle or two of wine would get involved to create Wine and Canvas! Who knew painting and sipping wine with a few friends on the dining room table would launch this national brand. Wine and Canvas was started in Indianapolis, Indiana in February 2010 and is proud to bring the experience to studios, restaurants, corporate tabletops and your home from coast to coast!

Wine and Canvas is not just a paint class, it is art entertainment at its finest. Awesome local artists, great customer service and beautiful surroundings make for an amazing experience that you don't find anywhere else. Sipping your favorite wine or cocktail, letting your inner artist out to create a masterpiece and maybe breaking into song throughout the night is what we have planned for you! Leave your cares at the door and dive in to the paint party! Best part you take your artwork with you and leave the clean up behind!

Local artists in each city inspire and Instruct Wine and Canvas customers step-by-step to create their finished masterpiece. 

Wine and Canvas is an inexpensive way to pick up the paintbrush! Cheaper than art school or private lessons and with no lengthy commitments Wine and Canvas is the answer! Join us once a week, once a month or for special occasions and you can be sure that you will create a collection that is uniquely yours! Just like a signature everyone has their own style and we know you will find yours as we encourage you to let the paint flow!