La Plata Farmers Market is Now on Friday Night

The La Plata Farmers Market is a long-beloved place to purchase fresh local produce and locally made goods from all around southern Maryland.La Plata Farmers Market is Now on Friday Night

The La Plata Farmers Market takes place in the historic town of La Plata Maryland in Calvert County in the courthouse parking lot on Saturdays and at the parking lot north of the intersection of Talbot Street and Washington Avenue on Wednesdays. The market has been open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through November since 1978. Now for the first time ever, the La Plata Farmers Market is going to be open every first Friday night of the month for even more local shopping goodness.

The very first, First Friday Night Market was held just a few weeks ago on June 3, 2022. These Friday Night Markets will be located at the La Plata Town Hall. Town Hall is located at 305 Queen Ann Street.

Vendors that came out to share their goods at the first-ever First Friday Night Market included Rootbound Farms, Jillian’s Fare, Zekiah Ridge Farm and Flowers, C.H Bowling Produce (a division of Fox Run Farm), The 1999 Company, Jack Morris Produce, K&T Kettle Corn and Produce, Blue Dyer Distilling Co, Smashed Cereal, Wise Company Tumblers, and The Five Sisters.

For a full list of all of the 2022 vendors at the La Plata Farmers Market throughout the season, you can visit the La Plata Farmers Market website and click on the vendor's links to find out more about them.

Immediately after the Friday Night Market closes, the Summer Concert Series begins on the lawn. If you stay for the live music it is encouraged to bring a chair or comfy blanket to sit on. There will be local food vendors located in the back parking lot to enjoy dinner. Or you can bring your own. Coolers are allowed, but alcoholic beverages are asked to be left at home.

The Summer Concert Series and food trucks are a weekly event and you can look at more information on which bands and specific vendors will be playing each Friday through the summer at this link:

The next Friday Night La Plata Farmers Market will take place on July 1 2022 from 5 pm to 7 pm. The concert afterward will feature Water’s Edge they play rock, classic rock, pop, and contemporary music.

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For more information on every Farmer's Market in La Plata over the season, you can visit the farmers market website. The website includes a calendar of the full season including information about the first-ever La Plata Farmers Market Car Show. Sign-ups are open for anyone who would like to participate and showcase their fun and interesting or beautiful car.

If you create or grow local goods and would like to be a part of the La Plata Farmers Market you must meet the requirements for business licensing and the Health Department as well as the Market Rules. All of the information for becoming a vendor can also be found on the market’s website.

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