Attention, foodies and market enthusiasts! We have some exciting news to share with you today. Realize Bradenton is pleased to announce the continuation of the Bradenton Public Market through the summer months. Yep, you heard it right! The Market is extending its run due to the overwhelming support and attendance during this season. Get ready for more summer fun, folks!
Now, you might be wondering, “But isn’t the regular Market season from October to May?” Well, you’re absolutely correct! However, the demand has been off the charts, and the Market organizers couldn’t bear to leave you hanging. So, they’ve added some extra dates to the summer calendar. How awesome is that?
This year, the regular market will extend through Saturday, June 3rd, then, the Market will be open once a month on the last Saturday of each month throughout the summer. So, mark your calendars for June 24th, July 29th, and August 26th. Head on down to the lively intersection of Old Main Street and 3rd Ave West in Bradenton from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and get ready to immerse yourself in a delightful shopping and snacking experience.
The Bradenton Public Market has come a long way since its humble beginnings in April 1979, when it started off in a downtown Bradenton parking lot. Over the past 44 years, it has grown into an incredible community hub, filling Old Main Street with an abundance of fresh produce, local artisans, and mouthwatering prepared foods. It’s a true testament to the support and love from the locals and visitors alike.
But there’s more to this Market than just delicious treats and unique finds. As the only open-air market in Manatee County that participates in both SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and FAB (Fresh Access Bucks), it plays a vital role in ensuring that the community has access to these essential resources throughout the year. Even during the summer months, they’ve got your back.
So, get ready to soak up the sun and enjoy the summer vibes at the Bradenton Public Market! Whether you’re a regular visitor or someone who’s never experienced the magic before, these special summer dates are the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere, savor incredible food, and support local businesses.
Remember to mark your calendars and save the following dates:
- June 24th
- July 29th
- August 26th
Be sure to make the most of these special monthly dates and enjoy everything this fantastic market has to offer. Happy shopping and snacking!