Bradenton Farmers' Market Events & Activities

For additional information about Special Events and listings of activities at the market and around town, please visit the event calendar.

Special Events

 

  • October 26, 2019 – Howl’ween Pet Parade (10 a.m. Registration; 10:30 a.m. Pet Parade)
  • November 9, 2019 – Farm City Week with Future Farmers’ of America and 4H Clubs
  • March 7, 2020 -  ArtSlam
  • April  4, 2020 – Children’s Book Fair and Family Fun Day

Mainly Art

mainly art logoOn October 19, 2019, and continuing every third Saturday through May, Mainly Art hosts dozens of local artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their unique creations. Enjoy art, crafts, and live music from 9am to 2pm on Fourth Avenue West.

Look for Mainly Art on the event calendar

Chef at the Market

chef at the marketChef at the Market is featured at the corner of 4th Avenue West and Old Main Street. Join us for cooking demonstrations most Saturdays at 10 a.m. Don't miss tasting free samples!

Market Activities

family activityJoin our Community Partners for family and health-oriented activities every week.

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2nd Saturday

3rd Saturday

4th Saturday
  • Kids in the Kitchen – Noon, Nov.—May: Children will gather a "grocery list" of fruits and veggies from the market and then prepare a healthy lunch with the help of Junior League members. Free! Registration required at least 15 minutes prior at the chef's booth at the corner of Old Main Street and Fourth Ave. W.

LIVE MUSIC

  • Oct. 5 – Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R
  • Oct. 12 – Bill Vinhage and Ty Kirkland

  • Oct. 19 – Undine Shorey Duo and Scott Blum Duo

  • Oct. 26 – TBA and Dean Johanesen

  • Nov. 2 – TBA and Trevor Bystrom

  • Nov. 9 – Scott Blum Duo and Syl Vee R

  • Nov. 16 – Undine Shorey and Howard K Banfield Duo

  • Nov. 23 – Dean Johanesen Duo and Ty Kirkland

  • Nov. 30 - Steve Arvey and TBA
  • Dec. 7 – Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R

  • Dec. 14 – Scott Blum Duo and Howard K Banfield

  • Dec. 21 – Bill Vinhage and Ty Kirkland

  • Dec. 28 – Dean Johanesen and Undine Shorey Duo

  • Jan. 4– Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R
  • Jan. 11 – Scott Blum Duo and Bill Vinhage
  • Jan. 18 –  Undine Shorey and Howard K Banfield Duo
  • Jan. 25 – Steve Arvey and Dean Johanesen
  • Feb. 1 – Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R
  • Feb. 8 – Scott Blum Duo and Ty Kirkland
  • Feb. 15 - Bill Vinhage and Undine Shorey Duo
  • Feb. 22 – Scott Blum Duo and Ted Halloran
  • Feb. 29 - Trevor Bystrom and Steve Arvey
  • Mar. 7 –   ArtSlam (no music)
  • Mar. 14 – Scott Blum Duo and Bill Vinhage
  • Mar. 21 – Undine Shorey and Howard K Banfield Duo
  • Mar. 28 - Dean Johanesen and Ted Halloran
  • Apr. 4 – Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R
  • Apr. 11 – Scott Blum Duo and Ty Kirkland
  • Apr. 18 – Bill Vinhage and Undine Shorey Duo
  • Apr. 25 – Dean Johanesen and Ted Halloran
  • May 2 – Trevor Bystrom and Syl Vee R
  • May 9 – Scott Blum Duo and Bill Vinhage
  • May 16 – Undine Shorey and Howard K Banfield Duo
  • May 23 – Dean Johanesen and Ty Kirkland
  • May 30 - Bill Vinhage and Howard K Banfield