HuntGatherJuly6Sundays at Acacia Park!

This summer, join us for the weekly Sunday Market Downtown at Acacia Park, featuring fresh, local produce and other edible treats from local artisans, food producers, and urban homesteaders. We'll have music, entertainment, and more for the whole family to enjoy, as well as special event days. Open Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Acacia Park.

It's DOG DAY on August 3:

Visit with rescue organizations, learn about healthy pet foods, pick up pet-friendly products, and maybe even bring home a new four-legged friend during the market on August 3rd!

Guest vendors include: All Breed Rescue & Training, National Mill Dog Rescue, New Hope Rescue, Harley's Hope, Bon Pet Supply, Republic of Paws, Wag N Wash, and more!

Featured Band: The Mitguards, 10am-noon at the band shell


Foods:
Fruits are here! Stop by for peaches, melons, and more!

Hunt or Gather: produce from nearly a dozen area farms
Abundant Harvest: fresh herbs and produce
Ranch Foods Direct: antibiotic and hormone free meats; also fresh baked breads
Bella's Bakery and Bistro: fresh baked goods, including gluten free
Roasted! Colorado coffee roasters
Mountain Pie Co: savory pies
Radiantly Raw: chocolates


Market Goods:
fresh flowers, fair trade jewelry, beads, aprons, hammocks,
baked goods, and more


Entertainment:
Hula Hoops
Photo Love Bus
Face Painting

*The market will be CLOSED on September 14 and 28 due to pre-scheduled events at Acacia Park.

Special market days!

With guest vendors, the market has new things to offer every week. Save the date and don't miss these fun special-themed days:

August 3, Dog Days of Summer
various dog organizations and activities

August 10, The Great Downtown Pizza Spin Off
Come cheer on your favorite pizza chefs as they spin to win Fastest Spin, Largest Spin, and Most Style

August 17, Day of Dance
Various dance groups will perform everything from modern to bboy routines

August 24, Urban Gardening Day
Learn more about urban gardening, including everything from growing things to raising chickens, and maybe even goats!

September 21, Makers Market / Flea Market
Vendors with repurposed, upcycled, and unique goods for sale

October 5, Arts Month Kick Off
Various artists will be at the market with local art, crafts, and hands-on projects to kick off Arts Month

October 12, World Food Day Awareness
Special vendors and information about World Food Day, which takes place October 16

October 19, Venetucci Pumpkin Patch & Fall Harvest
That's right, we'll have Venetucci pumpkins right in the heart of downtown!

October 26, Halloween / Last day of market
Don't miss the very last day of the market! Enter a carved pumpkin into a contest for prizes, kid's costume parade, and more 

Market hours

Open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 6 through October 26* at Acacia Park. As always, on-street parking on Sundays is free! 

Farmers, food producers and artisans, it's not too late to apply.

Vendors can join the market on a full, part-time, or guest basis.  To apply, please review the Rules and Regulations, download an application. Questions? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the market manager, Nick Nicoletta, or call 719-243-6693.

 

The Sunday Market Downtown is a program of Downtown Colorado Springs, managed by Hunt or Gather and with consultation from Colorado Farm and Art Market.

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