There aren't too many better ways to spend a warm, sunny Saturday than strolling up and down historic Franklin Street on Evansville's west side, which will soon come alive with all the familiar sounds of summer during another season with the Franklin Street Bazaar.

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The seasonal farmers market and vendor showcase takes place every Saturday from 9am-2pm on the lawn of the Franklin Street Library. Each week's Bazaar includes a variety of local artisans, crafters, and growers, and offers a perfect blend of community spirit and shopping experiences. The bazaar aims to support local businesses and foster community engagement through a family-friendly environment filled with shopping, food, and entertainment.

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Here's what our buddy, and Bazaar organizer, Tom Leggett says about the weekly event...

The Franklin Street Bazaar is not just a market, it’s a community event that brings together the best local talent and produce. We invite everyone to join us in supporting local businesses and enjoying a series of sunny Saturdays filled with good food, great local products, and produce, and fantastic entertainment.
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Dates for the 2024 Franklin Street Bazaar

  • May 25th
  • June 1st
  • June 8th
  • June 15th
  • June 22nd
  • June 29th
  • July 6th
  • July 13th
  • July 20th
  • July 27th
  • August 3rd
  • August 10th
  • August 17th
  • August 24th

We want you to be a part of this great community tradition, whether as a guest or vendor (or both). Go ahead and circle those Saturdays on your calendar, and then come down to Franklin Street this summer. Be sure to follow the Franklin Street Bazaar’s Facebook page for weekly updates, and vendor highlights, and to learn about special events throughout the season.

[Source: Tom Legget/Franklin Street Bazaar on Facebook]

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