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7 Things To Do at The Downtown Farmer's Market This Summer

Downtown Farmers Market Rodney Square

The Downtown Farmer’s Market kicks off its 2019 season this week on Wednesday, May 1st! Every Wednesday now through October 30th a variety of vendors will set up shop on Market Street between 10th and 11th Streets from 10 AM to 2 PM to take part in this time-honored Downtown tradition! You won’t want to miss it!

To help you make the most of the Downtown' Farmer’s Market this season, we’ve put together a list of seven of our favorite things to do at the Market!

  1. Grab a bite to eat during your lunch break from your favorite local food truck, including Deerhead Hotdogs, Delaware Provision, I Don’t Give A Fork, Julian’s Flavored Mac & Cheese, KaPow Truck, Koi On The Go, Mama Mia, Mojo Loco, Nude Food, Outlandish Food Truck, The Plum Pit, Sunset BBQ, Viva Bowls, WiLDWiCH, Yummy Tummy, Zoagies, and more!

  2. Support local farmers and pick up fresh produce for your family from Bright Spot Farms, Bushel & Berry Farm, Locust Point Farms, and Sorbello Girls Farm Market.

  3. Treat yourself (and maybe your coworker) to a refreshing water ice from Dino’s Ice Cream Truck or a delicious baked good from Tat’s Yummies.

  4. Purchase one-of-a-kind handmade items from local artisans like Doc’s Dunham’s Lotions, Made to Meander Jewelry & Accessories, May I Hemp U, Nokukai Tribe Art, Paparazzi Jewelry, Pieces of Distinction, Princess House, and Unique Thangs.

  5. Surprise a someone special in your life with a beautiful bouquet of fresh-cut flowers from Bright Spots Farm or Locust Point Farms.

  6. Enjoy live music from rotating local musicians.

  7. Simply take in the fresh air on sunny summer days and relax at any of the shaded cafe tables.

So bring your lunch money and join us at the Downtown Farmer’s Market this summer!


The Downtown Wilmington Farmer's Market is Back with Several New Vendors

Downtown Wilmington Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market opens tomorrow, May 2nd.  The official Grand Opening Celebration is on May 30th with the Mayor speaking at 11:45 am

Join Mayor Mike Purzycki, Downtown Visions Executive Director Martin Hageman and local officials as we kick off the 2018 season of the Farmer's Market.

On Wednesday, May 30th at 11:45 AM, the City of Wilmington and Downtown Visions will celebrate the Grand Opening of the Downtown Farmer's Market in Rodney Square.  The Market, in its 16th year, is operated by Downtown Visions, the non-profit management company for Wilmington's Business Improvement District.  The Downtown Farmer's Market is sponsored by JP Morgan Chase and Colonial Parking.

The Downtown Farmers Market starts May 2nd, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, every Wednesday through October 31st.  The Downtown Farmers Market offers an array of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers, a large assortment of beautiful handmade items, including arts and crafts, unique jewelry and delicious home-baked goods.  Sorbello Girls Farm Market and Bright Spot Farms will be back at the Market.  There is prepared food as well, with returning favorites like Outlandish, Mama Mia and I Don't Give a Fork.  We are also looking forward to our new vendors including Rocker Soaps and Riverfront Pets. 

The Downtown Farmers Market is another example of Downtown Visions and the City's commitment to assisting small businesses, entrepreneurs and startups as well as community organizations toward the goal of a more vital, vibrant downtown for all.  The Market has grown each year to become the go-to place for thousands of people each Wednesday.  Much of the produce that is sold at the Downtown Farmers Market is grown by small, family-owned farms in the Tri-State area.

Stay up to date on the Farmer's Market by following their Facebook Page.

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The Downtown Farmer's Market 2018 Vendor Application is Available

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Last year's Farmer's Market was the biggest year yet with the most attendance, award-winning food trucks, live entertainment, produce stands, vendors and even veggie giveaways!

Be sure to reserve your spot for this year's activities as well! The vendor application is now available online.

Follow all of the Farmer's Market fun on Facebook!