About the Markets
Downtown Fond du Lac has two markets from May through October. The Saturday Market starts the second Saturday in May and is located on the corner of Western Avenue & Linden Street. The Wednesday Market starts the first Wednesday in June and is held at Main Street Plaza, located at the corner of Main Street & Sheboygan Street. Both markets provide fresh and local produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses, plants and crafts.
May 11 through October 19
7 am to noon
City/County Parking Lot at Western Avenue and Linden Street
On Saturdays, over 90 vendors sell the freshest Wisconsin-grown produce, plants, flowers, baked goods, meats and cheese. Crafts, arts, pottery, and other hand-made items are also available. At the height of the season the market brings over 2,000 shoppers downtown weekly.
June 5 through October 16
Noon to 6 pm
Main Street Plaza at Main Street and Sheboygan Street
On Wednesdays, 15 vendors sell Wisconsin-grown produce, plants, flowers, and hand-made items. This smaller market brings a weekly attendance of 250 shoppers downtown. The Lunchtime Live! series also runs in coordination with the Wednesday Farmers Market. Make sure to stay for lunch and live music while checking out Downtown Fond du Lac Farmers Market!
Want to know what is in season?
Click here and you'll get an interactive map of Wisconsin where you can search what is in season month-by-month. There are also recipes for exactly what is season.
Non-Profits Making Money for their Organizations
Once again, the Downtown Fond du Lac Farmers Market has allocated a space at no cost to local non-profits to sell food in order to raise money for their causes. The calendar below lists dates and organizations participating.
Be sure to stop at Booth 80 to find out what they are selling, it ranges from coffee and water to doughnuts and muffins and find out more about these amazing nonprofits and what they do for the community!
|May 11||Evans Cub Scout Pack|
|May 18||Fond du Lac Junior Football League|
|May 25||Salute the Troops|
|June 1||Living Well FDL|
|June 8||Solutions Center|
|June 15||Living Well FDL|
|June 22||American Legion Auxiliary Unit #75|
|June 29||The Volunteer Center of Fond du Lac County|
|July 6||Living Well FDL|
|July 13||The Country Doctor|
|July 20||Soroptimist Relay for Life|
|July 27||Rienzi Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum|
|August 3||Friends of the Fond du Lac Senior Center|
|August 10||Fishing Has No Boundaries|
|August 17||Fond du Lac Evening Optimist|
|August 24||Altrusa International|
|August 31||New Beginnings|
|September 7||Venture Crew 9702|
|September 14||Living Well FDL|
|September 21||United for Diversity|
|September 28||American Diabetes Association|
|October 5||Venture Crew 9702|
|October 12||Living Well FDL|
Venture Crew 9702
Farmers Market Vendor Information
Floating Permits Available
Farmers Market application period is now closed. If you are interested in purchasing a floating permit, email Sadie for an application. Floating permits are for the entire season only and cost $30.
Vendors with Reserved Stalls must be in place by 6:15 am. Any unoccupied Reserved Stall will be made available to remaining Floaters beginning at 6:15 am.
Vendors with Reserved Stalls must be in place by 11:15 am. Any unoccupied Reserved Stall will be made available to remaining Floaters beginning at 11:15 am.