We Bring People Together

At Realize Bradenton, we bring people together.

Together, we have fun.

Together, we inspire.

Together, we thrive.

Together, we realize the possibilities of Bradenton!

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Bradenton Market

Since 1979, the community has gathered on Saturdays on Old Main Street for the Bradenton Market to enjoy fresh produce, local art, upbeat music, and each other. Support local farmers, artisans, and food producers at this free, outdoor, family-friendly event.

The Bradenton Market is held on Saturdays, October through May, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton.

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We curate, activate, and execute high quality initiatives that support small businesses, increase access to arts and culture, and create a fun, welcoming environment. Learn more about our current lineup of Events.

Made in Manatee

Made in Manatee is an online marketplace for Bradenton Market vendors and Downtown Bradenton businesses to come together to sell products and services. 

About Realize Bradenton

Realize Bradenton is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was founded in 2010. We bring people together to enhance the cultural vitality and quality of life in Bradenton, Florida.
As a community focused organization, we collaborate to create collective impact that increases the area’s quality of life. Learn more about us.

We ❤️ Our Sponsors

Investors that support Realize Bradenton demonstrate their confidence in our impact and outstanding results. These businesses and individual donors are recognized as civic leaders and receive exceptional exposure within the community.