Today, City Market is a major tourist attraction located in the heart of downtown Raleigh. Tourists and locals enjoy the open-air shopping and dining options that line the beautiful cobblestone streets. City Market is home to a growing number of  specialty shops, and great local restaurants.  Come early for an authentic Southern  breakfast from Big Ed’s or stay out late and enjoy hand crafted cocktails and a cold brew with friends. Historic City Market has it all. The perfect place to spend the day with the family or a night out with friends. Experience the unique food, entertainment options and history that City Market has to offer.