Farmers Market Community Events

farmers-market-eventsYou are invited! Please join us for these special events during market hours:

  • March 9 & 10- Market at the Community Center: Vendors, workshops, food trucks, and more are at the Dorothy Hart Community Center.
  • April 13- Farmers Market Opening Day: "Garret the Carrot" Giveaway
  • May 4- May The 4th Be With You: Vendors are encouraged to decorate their booths with Star War Themes; we will have a Star Wars-themed scavenger hunt and giveaway.
  • May 11- Mother's Day at the Market: Mother's Day Flower Giveaway. Local children, ages 8 – 15, come to the Farmers Market to sell their wares, including baked goods, craft projects, art, and more.
  • June 15- Father's Day at the Market: Father's Day Giveaway
  • June 22- Farmer's Market Concert Series: Live Music 
  • June 29- Dog Dayz at the Market: The Farmers Market goes to the Dogs; vendors will sell dog-related items, costume contests, and more!
  • July 27- Farmer's Market Concert Series: Live Music 
  • August 4-10- Farmers Market Appreciation Week: Join Fredericksburg Farmers Market to show our appreciation of our Farmers Market with daily giveaways, recipes, vendor highlights, and more!
  • August 10- Farmers Market Appreciation Celebration: Live music, games, and more!
  • August 24- Farmer's Market Concert Series: Live Music
  • August 31- Spirit Day: Join the Fun with a booth decoration and vendor costume contest!
  • September 14- Community Day: Local Non-Profit organizations take over Hurkamp Park, engaging the community in their cause and sharing information.
  • October 26: Halloween at the Market: Games, trick or treating, a maze, and a pumpkin patch!
  • November 2 & 3: Market at the Community Center: Vendors, workshops, food trucks, and more are at the Dorothy Hart Community Center.
  • November 30: Mistletoe Market: Join the Fredericksburg Farmers Market on Small Business Saturday and see local vendors selling crafts, baked goods, soap and beauty products, and more!
  • December 14: Kids' Winter Market at the Community Center: Local children, ages 8-15, come to the Farmers Market to sell their wares.

These events are all held in Hurkamp Park during the Fredericksburg Farmers Market.

Art in the Park

May 2023 – October 2023

  • May 4 & 18
  • June 1 & 15
  • July 6 & 20
  • August 3 & 17
  • September 7 & 21
  • October 5 & 19

The City of Fredericksburg’s Farmers Market hosts Art in the Park, where local artists and crafters are welcome to share their creativity with the community on the 1st and 3rd Saturday, May – October, from 9am – 1pm at Hurkamp Park, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. 

We welcome local artists and Craftspeople to apply. Please apply for Art in the Park using this form: Craft Vendor Application here. Craft Rules and Regulations here.

Kids' Market

Saturday, May 11, 2024

The City of Fredericksburg’s Farmers Market is pleased to offer children from 8 to 15 years the opportunity to sell their homemade items at our annual Kids’ Market at Hurkamp Park, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. Children must be from the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania/Stafford/King George areas. Space is limited. Applications are selected on a first-come, first-served basis, with the goal of offering the greatest variety possible.

Applications must be received by May 31st to be considered: 2023 Kids Market Application (PDF)

Community Day

Saturday, September 14, 2024

The City of Fredericksburg’s Farmers Market is pleased to offer an opportunity for local not-for-profit groups/organizations to share their mission with the community at our annual Community Day, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Farmers Market, Saturday, September 14, 2024 from 9am – 1pm.

To register, please click the link below.2023 Community Day Application (PDF)

Market at the Community Center

Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10, 2024 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday, November 2 - 3, 2024 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Local arts and crafts vendors indoors at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street. Free entry! 

Winter Kids’ Market

Saturday, December 14, 2024 from 9am – 1pm

Held at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. This market is for children from 8-15 years old to sell their homemade items Saturday, in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. 

To register, please click the link for the 2023 Kids' Market Application (PDF)