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MARKET DAYS, TRADE DAYS & FARMER'S MARKETS
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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EVENT VENUES LISTED BY CITY NAME IN THE HILL COUNTRY
BANDERA MARKET DAYS: Held on Main Street in downtown Bandera on the Courthouse lawn on the first Sat of each month beginning in April through November. Features individual artists and craftsmen presenting original works and farmers selling produce, canned goods and baked goods. Non-profit organizations also sell baked goods or items to raise money for their organization. Only a limited number of resale items of the highest quality are accepted. The show is juried to maintain both quality and variety. www.banderabusinessassociation.com. Contact: Genie Strickland, 830-796-4447
BANDERA FARMERS MARKET: 830-460-1271; in front of Sid's Main Street BBQ at 702 Main Street. www.banderafarmersmarket.org. Local vendors selling organic produce, honey & honey products, farm-fresh eggs, herbal salves and more. Thurs mornings 8-11a, from Apr- Oct. See facebook page for updates: Bandera Farmers Market
BERGHEIM MARKET DAYS: 718 TX 46 E; 4th Sat every month, Mar-Sep. 8a-6p. Arts & Crafts, antiques, jewelry, equipment, tools, automotive, collectables, furniture, food & drinks, clothing and garage sale items. No admission fee. Free parking. Contact: Jennifer Callaway, 830-336-4750 or 210-313-1108, email@example.com
BLANCO MARKET DAY: 830-833-2211; Arts, crafts, antiques, food, and much more. 3rd Sat @ Old Blanco Courthouse square on Hwy 281 in Blanco, March-Nov plus special December Holidays event. 9a-4p. www.historicblanco.org. Contact: Lesley Griffin, 830-833-2211, firstname.lastname@example.org
BOERNE MARKET DAYS: 210-844-8193; 2nd weekend of April. 10a-5p @ Main Plaza. David Querbach. www.mainstreetboerne.com
FARMER'S MARKET AT CIBOLO IN BOERNE: Type: seasonal open air market. Location: The Cibolo Nature Center at 33 Herff Rd. Schedule: Sat 8:30a-12:30p, May-Oct. Contact: 830-249-4616
BUDA DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET: Mid-May-Nov, every First Thurs, 2-6p, Every Sat, 9a-1p, 121 N Main, just south of City Hall. www.ci.buda.tx.us, Jennifer Denton, 512-773-7128
BURNET FARMER'S MARKET: 512-756-0834; Saturdays. Burnet Square, 220 S Pierce, Burnet. Contact: Lavona Fry. Fresh organic produce and locally grown agricultural products, as well as other vendors selling home baked and handcrafted goods. Every Sat throughout the summer, weather permitting. 9a–1p
CANYON LAKE MARKET AT THE LAKE: 830-935-2735; 2nd weekend of month, 9a-4p. On north shore of lake, at Bunkhaus Lodging & RV Park. www.marketatthelake.com
CANYON LAKE MARKET DAYS: Arts, crafts, bargains, attic treasures, antiques, books, home cook'n & more! Sat April & Oct, 9a-4p. 830-964-3003. www.crrcofcanyonlake.org. Location: CRRC Recreation Center, off South Access Road, just below Canyon Dam. Free parking, free admission, family entertainment. Texas hospitality, Hill Country, River, Lake & Market Day. Vendors wanted, $25 Outdoor space.
COMFORT AREA FARMER'S MARKET: May through Aug. Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, jellies and jams, home preserves, herbs & flowers! Located in the Comfort Park on Hwy 27. Saturdays from 8a-noon or until sold out. Doris Wallace, 830-995-3368 or Jay Zapata. www.comfort-texas.com/shopping1.htm
DRIPPING SPRINGS FARMER'S MARKET: At the triangle, at the intersection of Hwy 290 and RR 12. Enter off of RR 12 for parking in the gravel lot. Every Wed, 3-7p. Rain or shine June-Oct. http://dsfarmersmarket.yolasite.com. Contact: 512-858-4725
FISCHER, JACKSON OPEN AIR MARKET: 6341 FM 32, Fischer, TX, located 1.3 mil E of Canyon Lake HS. 830-935-2781. Artisan & farmers market. Food, fun, entertainment. Every Sat, 9a
FREDERICKSBURG FARMER'S MARKET: Type: seasonal open air market. Location: Kinder Halle Pavilion at Marktplatz. www.fbgfarmersmarket.com. May-Aug, Oct-Nov. Contact: Tommy Newman
FREDERICKSBURG TRADE DAYS: 830-990-4900; 210-846-4094; 11382 US 290 E, Stonewall, TX 78671. Weekend of 3rd Sat Every Month. Acres of vendors. Biergrten, live music. Fri-Sat 9a-6p. Sun 9a-4p. $3 Parking for 3 days.
BARN YARD MARKET: Fredericksburg, 2082 West Live Oak St. www.barnyardmarketonline.com. An Eclectic Hill Country Shopping Experience. A market where the intrepid weekend treasure hunter meets the professional pickers. Where purveyors of all sorts of unique goods can satisfy the choosiest of shoppers. An eclectic mix of merchandise such as, vintage goods, shabby chic decor, furniture, second hand goods, boutique items, jewelry, antiques, and more. Live music, BBQ. Every second weekend. email@example.com
(OLD) GRUENE MARKET DAYS: 830-832-1721; Live entertainment; 100 artisans, specialty shopping and unique dining in Gruene's turn-of-the-century historic district. From Ih-35, Exit 191, go W 1.5 miles, turn L on Hunter Rd. 10a-5p. www.gruenemarketdays.com. 10a-5p.
HYE FARMERS MARKET: This market is now being formed, located at 10261 US 290 in Hye behind the historic Post Office. Dates to be determined, stay tuned. Live music, BBQ and great shopping. 512-461-7507. www.hyefarmersmarket.com
JOHNSON CITY FARMERS MARKET: This market is now being formed, and will be held in the City Park on US 290, between Nugent and Avenue G, each Saturday from 9a-2p. Contact Kevin Tully to participate as a vendor, craftsperson or farmer. firstname.lastname@example.org, 830-385-6269. See full description at: Market
KERR COUNTY MARKET DAYS: 830-895-7524; A non-profit organization of growers, artists, craftspeople, and food producers operating a pet-friendly and child-friendly open air market on the grounds of the beautiful Kerr County Courthouse Square in Kerrville. Located at the intersection of Hwy 16 & Hwy 27 in Kerrville. www.kerrmarketdays.org; Every 4th Sat, from 9a-4p, rain or shine, wind or hail.
KYLE MARKET DAYS & FARMERS MARKET: No longer in operation, per update 5/2/2013
LLANOTRADERS RENDEZVOUS: No longer in operation.
MARBLE FALLS MARKET DAY: 830-693-2815; On Main Street, 9a-4p. www.marblefalls.org. Quarterly, on 1st Sat
MARBLE FALLS FARMERS MARKET: 830-693-4458; 1810 FM 1431 W. Non profit farmer's market. Every Sat, 9a-12p. Located in the parking lot of Crownover Feed Barn & Jackson Sales & Service. Free to any vendor who wants to participate. Contact: Laurie Crownover, email@example.com, 830-693-4458
NEW BRAUNFELS FARM TO MARKET: 830-629-2223; Year-around, every Sat, rain or shine, 9a-1p, at 148 S Castell Ave. www.nbfarmersmarket.com. Locally grown fresh produce, cheeses, meats, jams, jellies, flower, art and more. Live music and chef demonstrations.
SAN MARCOS FARMERS MARKET: A year-round open air market offering farm fresh produce, baked goods,canned goods, crafts, eggs, meat (bison, beef, turkey) and more.
- Every Tue, at 204 S Edward Gary Street, from 3-6p
- Every Sat, on San Antonio Street between LBJ and Guadalupe Streets (next to the Square), from 9a-1p
SAN SABA PECAN CAPITAL TRADE DAYS: 325-372-8291; 1st Sat, 8a-2p. At the Courthouse Square: Mar-June, and Sep-Nov; Dec in Civic Center. www.sansabatexas.com/tradeday.htm
SISTERDALE TRADE DAYS: 830-324-6355; 1st Sat, March-Nov, 9a-3p, across from the winery in town. Artisans, hand-made items, furniture, plants, jewelry, food and more.
UTOPIA MARKET DAYS: Every Sat, 9a - noon; unless raining or too cold
WIMBERLEY LIONS MARKET DAYS: 512-847-2201; RR 2325 at Lions Field, Wimberley. 470 booths. Antiques, arts, crafts, plants, jewelry, toys, collectibles, clothing, furniture, tools & more. Convenient parking & concession stands operated by Wimberley Lions Club. 1st Sat, Mar-Dec. www.shopmarketdays.com
WIMBERLEY FARMERS MARKET: 512-847-2201; Every Wed, at Senior Citizen's Activity Center, Wimberley. Fresh produce, breads, and more.
EVENT VENUES JUST OUTSIDE THE HILL COUNTRY
CASTROVILLE MARKET TRAIL DAYS: Held 2nd Sat, Mar, Jun, Sep, 8a-4p. Houston Square, across from St Louis Catholic Church at 610 Madrid St. www.castroville.com. Food, Craft, Arts, and Farmer's Produce Vendors. Come out and visit Historic Castroville, enjoy shopping Houston square and the surrounding businesses. Enjoy our Historic WalkingTour or Pioneer Homes. Free admission. Contact: Brenda Kempf, 830-538-3142, firstname.lastname@example.org
CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET: Every Sat, 9a-1p. www.cedarparkfarmersmarket.org
GOLDTHWAITE TRADE DAYS: At City Park, 3rd Sat, 8a-2p, May-Oct. A 10x10 space is $15. To sell produce, must join the Farmer's Market. Contact: Janice Smith, 325-451-3500
HELOTES MARKETPLACE: Every 1st Sat, Jan-Dec. Corner of Old Bandera & Riggs Rd. www.helotes-tx.gov/marketplace
LEON VALLEY TRADE & MARKET DAYS: 210-521-2007; 2nd Sat April-December. 9:30a-5p @ Leon Valley Community & Conference Centers and grounds @ 6427 Evers Rd. Free admission, free parking. www.leonvalleytradeandmarketdays.com
FALL MARKET DAYS IN SAN ANTONIO: Franklin Park Stone Oak. 10a-3p. www.bluberree.vpweb.com. Great local artisans, live music, treats, drawings and more. Benefits Alzheimers Association. Contact: Brandee, 210-240-0626, email@example.com
MAIN PLAZA FARMERS' MARKET: 115 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205. Located on beautiful, historic Main Plaza in the "heart" of the city. Every Tues, 10a-1p. Enjoy lunch at: Catalyst Catering, El Oasis Café #2, Blue Star on Main Plaza or Poblano's on Main Live local music performances. Main Plaza Farmers' Market is brought to you weekly by and through the collaboration of Main Plaza Conservancy and the San Antonio Food Bank. www.mainplaza.org, www.safoodbank.org. Contact: Jane Pauley-Flores, Main Plaza Conservancy, 210-225-9800 or Matthew Molpus at SA Food Bank, 210-337-3663
SMITHVILLE DOWNTOWN TRADES DAY: 3rd Sat, Smithville, Main St, 10a-4p, Mar-Dec. www.facebook.com/pages/Smithville-Downtown-Trades-Day/169083803253697. Food, music and shopping all in one place! A variety of outdoor vendors, including crafts, art, antiques, furniture and home decor, specialty foods, plants and more! Contact: Susan Curry, 281-770-7514, firstname.lastname@example.org or Smithville Chamber of Commerce, 512-237-2313
UVALDE MARKET DAYS: 9a-5p. Uvalde Plaza, located at the intersection of Hwy 90 and Hwy 83, across from the courthouse. Free. Necole Querbach: 210-844-8193. www.UvaldeMarketDays.com. Tree shaded plaza provides the perfect setting for an afternoon of shopping, live music,and great food. Vendors provide an incredible variety of arts and crafts, plants, wearables, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, and much more. Bring the family, sit back, and enjoy the area's favorite musical talent, eats and bargains. Every fourth Sat & Sun, Feb-Oct.
OTHER MARKET RESOURCES
FARMERS MARKET ON-LINE (in Texas): www.farmersmarketonline.com
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