Summer Mini Markets

2024 Summer Mini-Market Vendors & Activities

Second Saturdays
June (8), July (13), August (10)
8 am – Noon
Old Main Street

Summer Market Community Partners and Activities

June 8: Summer Safety

Let’s start this summer off right with some summer safety fun! 

  • Bring your helmets to be fitted by a Bradenton Police Department Certified Bicycle Helmet Fitter
  • Learn about water safety with Amanda Girton with books, raffles, activities, and coloring books
  • Gain basic CPR skills with Casey Piper
  • Learn skateboard safety with Oxford Barber and Skate shop
  • See Bradenton SWAT vehicle

Visit with our community partners:

  • Manatee County Libraries
  • The Bishop Museum on Science and Nature
  • The Humane Society of Manatee County 


July 13: Summer Santa

It’s July in Florida so we are going to make it snow (yes, really)! 

  • Mayor Santa and First Lady Claus will be available in their summer gear for photos.
  • Play holiday themed games to win prizes

Visit with our community partners:

  • Manatee County Libraries
  • The Bishop Museum on Science and Nature
  • Bradenton Marauders
  • The Humane Society of Manatee County 
  • Village of the Arts 
  • Bradenton Police Department


August 10: School Spirit

The summer is coming to an end and it’s time to get back into school spirit!

  • Local cheerleaders will get us pumped up.
  • Fun activities with Bat City Comic Book Professionals 
  • Backpacks will be available from Bradenton Woman’s Club (while supplies last)
  • School supplies donated by the Bradenton Police Department (while supplies last)
  • Toothbrushes available from Parkwood Dental
  • See Bradenton SWAT vehicle 


Visit with our community partners:

  • Manatee County Libraries
  • The Bishop Museum on Science and Nature
  • The Humane Society of Manatee County 
  • ALSO Youth 
  • Village of the Art