Albertville Farmers Market welcomes area growers, musicians

A crowd of farmers market enthusiasts sifts through the goods at the Albertville Farmers Market. The market runs every Thursday through Sept. 26 and features live music.

A crowd of farmers market enthusiasts sifts through the goods at the Albertville Farmers Market. The market runs every Thursday through Sept. 26 and features live music.

Organizers promise that the Albertville Lions 5th Annual Farmers Market is a “must” for area shoppers.

The market features growers from the Albertville and surrounding area. The market also offers a limited variety of food related products and craft items. Over 20 Vendors are offering their products at the market. Hundreds of shoppers find the market a great place to get local products. The Albertville Farmers Market is unique in that customers are able to shop under a covered shelter out of the rain and in the shade.

The market will run every Thursday through Sept. 26. The market hours are from 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday. The Albertville Lions sponsor Live Music and Concessions each week at the market. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the live music. The Lions will be sponsoring a special event night Aug. 22, featuring a Classic Car Show and a Craft and Vendor Fair. The car show and craft/vendor fair will run from 5 to 8 p.m.

If interested in participating in this special event contact the market contacts below.

Outside booth space is still available at the Market. Booth space is offered by the week. Booth space is limited to farmers produce and related products. Anyone interested in renting booth space during the Albertville Farmers Market should contact LeRoy at 763-497-3019 or Kathy at 763-497-2382. Interested vendors can also contact us by email at farmersmarket@ci.albertville.mn.us to request a registration form. The Albertville Farmers Market is located at the Lions Shelter in Central Park just off Main Avenue in downtown Albertville.

The remaining music schedule for the months of August and September is: Aug. 8 – Cody Goodchild; Aug. 15 – Jada Brown; Aug. 22 – Jim Pichler; Aug. 29 – Brian Hanson; Sept. 5 – The Riddle Brothers; Sept. 12 – Brent Guimont; Sept. 19 – Tim Fast; and Sept. 26 – Sheldon Barthel.

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