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EVENT VENUES LISTED BY CITY NAME IN THE HILL COUNTRY
BANDERA BARGAIN DAYS: 9a-4p. Gemstone Jewelry, collectible rocks, Pampered Chef, a variety of gift items, videos, books, household items and much more. Formerly held at the Pipe Creek Community Center 12th Street. Hosted by Bandera American Legion Post 157. 830-796-7528
BANDERA FARMERS MARKET: 830-460-1271; The Sage Gardens Farmer's Market is located in front of Sid's Main Street BBQ at 702 Main Street. www.banderafarmersmarket.org. Local vendors are offering free-range eggs, baked goods, honey products, goat's milk skin-care products and a variety of cool weather produce including herbs, kale, lettuce and more. Thurs mornings 8-11a, during Fall/Winter months, and in the spring the market returns to Thurs & Sat. See facebook page for updates: Bandera Farmers Market
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
LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET AT BEE CAVE: Sun 10a-2p. 12611 Shops Pkwy, Bee Cave. Located in Lowe's parking lot. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com
BERGHEIM MARKET DAYS: Closed
BERTRAM FARMERS MARKET: Fri, 3-6:30p. At 1450 TX 29. 512-657-1995
BLANCO MARKET DAY: Arts, crafts, antiques, food, and much more. 3rd Sat @ Old Blanco Courthouse square on US 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
BLANCO YETT PARK TRADE FAIR: At Yett Park, 2 miles S of town on US 281, a 1/4 mile N of RR 32. Held 2nd Sat each month, 9a-4p. $25 vending fee. Swap meet, arts & crafts, farmer's market. Admission free. Contact: Chamber, 830-833-5101
BLANCO SETTLEMENT FARMER'S MARKET: At Blanco Settlement, on RR 165. Thurs, 4-7p. Spring and Summer. No charge to be a vendor. Covered pavilion. email@example.com, 512-297-3470.
BOERNE MARKET DAYS: 210-844-8193; 830-249-7277; 2nd weekend of April. 10a-5p @ Main Plaza. David Querbach. www.mainstreetboerne.com; www.boernemarketdays.com
FARMER'S MARKET AT CIBOLO IN BOERNE: Type: seasonal open air market. Location: The Cibolo Nature Center at 33 Herff Rd, on the grounds of the 1850s Texas Hill Country farm. Schedule: Sat 8:30a-12:30p, May-Oct. Contact: Cindy Glass, 830-249-4616
BUDA DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET: Mid-May-Nov, every First Thurs, 2-6p, Every Sat, 9a-1p, 121 N Main, just S of City Hall. www.ci.buda.tx.us, Jennifer Denton, 512-773-7128
SPRING & FALL MARKET DAYS: Bulverde, Bealls Parking Lot, 20475 TX 46 W, Spring Branch. 10a-4p. Sponsored by Bulverde/Spring Branch Area Chamber. Semi-annual event with vendors & artisans featuring jewelry, gifts, accessories, food items & door prizes. Check web for dates. Contact: 830-438-4285, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web
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 Rd, just below Canyon Dam. Free parking, family entertainment. Texas hospitality, Hill Country, River, Lake & Market Day. Vendors wanted, $25 Outdoor space.
RIVER ROAD TRADE DAY: CANYON LAKE AREA, 1056 Market Heights, Sattler 78132. 8a-3p. www.riverroadtradeday.com. Crafts, vintage items, antiques, linens, glassware and garage items for the guys. No admission cost. Contact: Teresa Renken, email@example.com
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
COTTONWOOD SHORES, CASTLEROCK MARKET & ART BAZAAR: Every Sat & Sun, October through mid-Dec. Castlerock is located on N side of FM 2147, approximately 3 mi W of the Colorado River Bridge on US 281. We expect the Market and Art Bazaar to have a great crowd because our traffic count is 7380 cars a day. Open air, vendors, locally made crafts, produce. Contact: Castlerock, firstname.lastname@example.org, 830-598-2387; cell numbers 830-613-1029, or 830-613-5002. US Mail: POB 8672, Horseshoe Bay, TX 778657
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: Every Thur, 4-7p, May-Aug, Oct-Nov. Type: seasonal open air market. Location: Kinder Halle Pavilion at Marktplatz. www.fredericksburgfarmersmarket.com. 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. Biergarten, 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; 3rd full weekend of each month Feb-Nov and the 1st weekend of Dec. 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 Road. 10a-5p. www.gruenemarketdays.com
JOHNSON CITY MARKET DAYS: Held downtown in the City Memorial Park on US 290 W, between Nugent and Ave G, Sat 10a-5p, Sun: 10a-4p. Every 4th weekend. Food, artisans, vendors, in the heart of the Texas Wine Country. Contact: Johnson City Chamber of Commerce, 830-868-7684, Chamber Web
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 Kerr County Courthouse Square. Located at the intersection of TX 16 & TX 27 in Kerrville. www.kerrmarketdays.org; Every 4th Sat, from 9a-4p, rain or shine, wind or hail. Apr-Dec, except Aug.
KYLE MARKET DAYS: Located under the "Shady Oak Trees" of Historic City Square Park between Center St, Main St, Miller St and Burleson Rd. 9a-1p. http://www.cityofkyle.com/recreation/kyle-market-days-7. Deadline to apply is the 5p Wednesday before Market Day. Dates: Second Sat April - September. 2015 dates are April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8 & Sept 12. Free to Public, Vendor $0 - $20. Contact: Kyle Parks Department, 512-262-3939, firstname.lastname@example.org
LAGO VISTA TRADE DAYS: 512-955-0066; Old Farm Community Center, 3500 Lohnman Ford Road. Sat, 9a-6p. No further info
LLANO MARKET: Most Saturdays. At Crenwelge Park, E of TX 16 on S side of Llano River. 325-247-4158.
LLANO TRADERS 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 West. 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
FARMERS MARKET MEDINA: 9a. Every Saturday in Medina. 830-796-8337
NEW BRAUNFELS FARM TO MARKET: 830-629-2223; Year-around, every Sat, rain or shine, 9a-1p, at 148 S Castell Ave, next to Friesenhaus. 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. www.sanmarcosfarmersmarket.com
- Every Tue, at 204 S Edward Gary St, from 3-6p
- Every Sat, at 155 E San Antonio St (between LBJ and Guadalupe Streets, next to the Hays County Courthouse Square). 9a-1p
- Everty Thur, at Out the Quad, Texas State University, Edible San Marcos Farmer's Market, 8a-4p. www.txstate.edu/news/news_releases/news_archive/2011/February-2011/FarmersMarket022511.html
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.
MARKET VENUES JUST OUTSIDE THE HILL COUNTRY
SUSTAINABLE FOOD CENTER MARKETS: HQ: 512-236-0074; 2921 E 17th St, Bldg C, Austin, TX 78702. http://sfcfarmersmarket.org
- DOWNTOWN FARMER'S MARKET: 4th and Guadalupe, Downtown Austin. Every Sat 9a-1p. Open Year-Round, Rain or Shine
- EAST AUSTIN FARMER´S MARKET: Alexander and 17th St, Austin. Right by the MLK rail stop and the SFC office. Every Sat 9a-1p
- (THE) TRIANGLE FARMER'S MARKET: Sustainable Food Center, 46th and Lamar, Austin. Every Wed 3-7p
- SUNSET VALLEY FARMER'S & ARTISAN'S MARKETS: Sustainable Food Center, 3200 Jones Rd, Toney Burger Center, Oak Hill Area. Every Sat 9a-1p. Open Year-Round, Rain or Shine
HOPE FARMERS MARKET AT PLAZA SALTILLO: 512-553-1832; 5th and 412 Comal St, East Austin, TX. www.hopefarmersmarket.org. Sun: 11a-3p. Local food, art, live music. Free parking
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 Walking Tour or Pioneer Homes. Free admission. Contact: Brenda Kempf, 830-538-3142, firstname.lastname@example.org
CEDAR PARK FARMER'S MARKET: Every Sat, 9a-1p. 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park, TX 78613. www.cedarparkfarmersmarket.org, www.TexasFarmersMarket.org. Seasonal food, live music.
SOUTH TEXAS MARKET DAYS: George West, TX, at Live Oak County Coliseum, Live Oak County Fairgrounds, between George West and Three Rivers, Texas on US 281 S. Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4. An upscale Christmas Shopping event. Vendors come from all over the state to bring merchandise, antiques, clothing, gift items, dishes, pottery, children's clothing and accessories, gourmet food items, baked goods, women's fashions, accessories, boots, art, Christmas wreaths, holiday wreaths, collegiate wear, pain free pillows, women's clothing, Mexican imports, Mexican furniture, gift items and clothing. Booth space available. $5, $4 for 65 and over, children 12 and under free. July and Dec events. Contact: Terrie Mills Keyes, 512-431-3003, email@example.com. 2015: 7/17, 7/18, 12/4, 12/5
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
DOUBLE BACK RANCH BOUTIQUE: 210-667-2900; 395 E FM 1518 S, St. Hedwig, TX 78152. www.doublebackranch.com. 30+ vendors selling products. Across street from St. Hedwig Feed Store. Spaces available 10x10 $30 per month. Open 2nd Sat of each month.
HELOTES MARKETPLACE: Every 1st Sat, Jan-Dec. Corner of Old Bandera & Riggs Rd, Helotes. www.helotes-tx.gov/marketplace
LEON VALLEY TRADE & MARKET DAYS: Closed
QUARRY FARMER'S AND RANCHER'S MARKET: 255 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209. Sun 9a-1p.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com or Smithville Chamber of Commerce, 512-237-2313
VINTAGE MARKET DAYS - SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS: Glen Rose, Somervell County Expo Center. Fri-Sun. http://socentraltexas.vintagemarketdays.com. A unique upscale vintage-inspired indoor open air market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, seasonal plantings and a lot more. Fri $10, Sat/Sun $5 - Admission gets you in for the remainder of the event. 3 times per year. Contact: Stacey, 918-606-2254
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.
FARM TO MARKET UVALDE: at Herby Ham Activity Center, 1-6p, 1st & 3rd Thurs of Every Month
OTHER MARKET RESOURCES
FARMERS MARKET ON-LINE (in Texas): www.farmersmarketonline.com
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