Westown Association
Press Release

The Westown Farmers’ Market Opens Wednesday

Downtown Milwaukee’s Destination for Lunch on Wednesdays

By - Jun 6th, 2017 11:37 am
Westown Farmers Market. Photo by Jeramey Jannene, taken June 6th, 2012.

Westown Farmers Market. Photo by Jeramey Jannene, taken June 6th, 2012.

MILWAUKEE—Downtown Milwaukee’s oldest and largest open-air market, the Westown Farmers’ Market, will return to Zeidler Union Square tomorrow, Wednesday, June 7. The Westown Association will welcome vendors, shoppers, and musicians back to the square, located at 301 W. Michigan Street, to celebrate the market’s opening day.

The Westown Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday, June 7 – October 25 (except July 5) from 10a.m. to 2p.m. The market is host to 13 lunch vendors which include a variety of food trucks, local restaurants and food carts.  Shoppers can also enjoy prepared food selections, handcrafted art & jewelry, and locally grown produce from over 50 onsite vendors during the peak of the season.

New vendors for this year’s market include: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls (grilled nontraditional spring rolls); Press. Waffles (authentic Belgian Liège waffles); Meat on the Street (Filipino food truck); The Rolling Cones (bread cones with various meat and vegetarian fillings); Encanto/The Cozy Zone (handmade jewelry and art work); Chillwaukee (hand crafted ice pops); Kettle Range Meats (hormone & antibiotic free meat); Honeypie (ready to eat mini sweet and savory pies); C. Adams Bakery (made from scratch bakery items); and Whatever Comes Naturally (natural produce, soap and essential oils). For a list of all vendors expected at this year’s market, please visit: http://www.westown.org/neighborhood-events/westown-farmers-market/westown-farmers-market-vendors.

The market also has a full schedule of music and events for patrons to enjoy. See the below schedule for the performance lineup.  For information on the Westown Farmers’ Market, contact the Westown Association at (414) 276-6696, katelyn@westown.org or visit http://www.westown.org/neighborhood-events/westown-farmers-market/.

Market Date Performer Special Programming
June 7 Jim Madritsch
June 14 Brecken Miles
June 21 Roxie Beane
June 28 Mathew Haeffel
July 5 No Market
July 12 Claire Kelly
July 19 Sean McGibany
July 26 Ian Gould
August 2 Joe Wray Customer Appreciation Day
August 9 Derek Sallman
August 16 Artists Working in Education, Irish Dancers, Balloon Artist, and Story Time Children’s Day
August 23 Michael Tinker Tierney
August 30 The Bibby Cats
September 6 Ian Gould
September 13 Mathew Haeffel

 

No Special programming after September 13th.

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