Westown Association
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The Westown Farmers’ Market Opens June 1st

Downtown Milwaukee’s Destination for Lunch on Wednesdays

By - May 31st, 2016 09:29 am
Westown Farmers’ Market. Photo by Jack Fennimore.

Westown Farmers’ Market. Photo by Jack Fennimore.

Milwaukee, WI—Beginning, Wednesday, June 1, Downtown Milwaukee’s oldest and largest open-air market, the Westown Farmers’ Market, returns to Zeidler Union Square. Westown Association will welcome vendors, shoppers and musicians back to the square, located at 301 W. Michigan Street, to celebrate the opening day of the market’s summer season.

Shoppers can enjoy a variety of lunch, prepared food and handcrafted art & jewelry vendors, every Wednesday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. June 1 – October 26. The market will feature over 50 vendors selling seasonal Wisconsin grown produce as it becomes available throughout the season.

New vendors for this year’s market include: Food Trucks ( Dongers: A Wisconsin Thing, Eats and Treats Food Truck, Gouda Girls Food Truck, Milwaukee Coffee Peddlers), art vendors (A Happy Thought Indeed, Soap of the Earth) and prepared food daily vendors (Cake My  Design, Clock Shadow Creamery, Cream City Caramels and Confections, Decova’s Bountiful LLC, Diana and Daughters, Just Around a Corner, Mavra’s Greek Oil). For a list of all vendors expected at this year’s market, please visit:


The market also has a full schedule of music and events for patrons to enjoy. See schedule below for the performance lineup.

For information on the Westown Farmers’ Market, contact the Westown Association at (414) 276-6696, events@westown.org or visit http://www.westown.org/neighborhood-events/westown-farmers-market/.

Market Date Performer Special Programming
June 1 Michael Tinker Tierney
June 8 Matt Haeffel
June 15 Roxie Beane
June 22 Claire Kelly
June 29 Ian Gould
July 13 Steve Cohen
July 20 Peter D’Amore
July 27 Joe Wray Customer Appreciation Day
August 3rd Brecken Miles
August 5 Ian Gould
August 17 Artists Working in Education, Irish Dancers, Magician, Story time Children’s Day
August 24 Jim Madritsch
August 31 Mike Maher
September 7 Zach Wade
September 14 Dan & Faith – Dream Inspired Folk

New this year market can enjoy the additional seating and lawn games during their market visit, courtesy of Creative Alliance Milwaukee‘s The Spot 4 MKE, Southwest Airlines and Project for Public Spaces.

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