The Westown Farmers’ Market Opens June 1st
Downtown Milwaukee’s Destination for Lunch on Wednesdays
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, firstname.lastname@example.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.
Westown Farmers’ Market
Press Releases by Westown Association
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