2023 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Schedule

Our markets are held at Market Square Park at the corner of East Tiffin & South Main Streets.

Thursday Markets ~ 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday Markets ~ 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Thursday, May 4, 2023
  • Saturday, May 20, 2023
  • Saturday, June 17, 2023
  • Saturday, July 15, 2023
  • Thursday, August 3, 2023
  • Saturday, August 19, 2023
  • Thursday, September 7, 2023
  • Saturday, September 16, 2023

How to Participate as a Vendor:

  • The purpose of the Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market is to offer an outdoor venue for vendors who grow and/or make unique handcrafted items to sell.  A limited number of booths may be available for the sale of other items as applicable.
  • Because of space considerations, information-only booths are typically not approved and are at the discretion of the market committee.
  • Early bird pricing continues for full-season vendors when you register and pay by April 3, 2023! 

Market Rules and Application

2023 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Rules

2023 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Application

Find us on Facebook

Be sure to Like and Share our two official Facebook pages: Fostoria Farmers’ Market and Fostoria Farmers’ Market Online Sales!

QUESTIONS: Contact Michele Cochran, Community Development/Tourism Director at 419-435-0486 or via email at development@fostoriachamber.com.

 

THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2022 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market SEASON!

In partnership with our returning market sponsors: 

                 

Held at Market Square Park at the corner of East Tiffin and South Main Streets

WEATHER POLICY: The market does operate, rain or shine.  In the event of severe weather, watch the Fostoria Farmers’ Market Facebook page for a cancellation notice.

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Celebrating Moms & Kids” – sponsored by Geary Family YMCA
    • Free giveaways and a Mother’s Day craft at YMCA’s booth.
  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Let’s Go Gardening” – sponsored by Don Cochran, Realtor: Dye Real Estate and Land Company
    • See Don’s booth for a free flowering plant for adults and kid’s activity booklets and crayons, while supplies last! He is also hosting a planter raffle, with proceeds to support the Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau’s outdoor public art program.
    • The Fostoria Garden Club will help kids plant a flower in a cup to take home.
    • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Seneca Parks District Program: “Old Shoe Garden” – At The Parkette at corner of Main and North Streets. Discussion on planting seeds, what every seed needs and plant some seeds in a container. Ideas for an old shoe garden will be on display. All supplies provided. There is no charge for this event.
  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Celebrating Dads & Kids” – sponsored by Clouse Construction Corp.
    • Raffle drawing sponsored by Clouse Construction with games coordinated by the Geary Family YMCA Youth Leadership Club.
    • The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed will be on-hand to provide nutrition education and host a scavenger hunt for kids.
  • Saturday, July 16, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Healthy Living” – sponsored by ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital
    • ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital/Sodexo will be distributing complimentary homemade popsicles, recipes and cereal bowls, while supplies last.
    • The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed program will be on-hand to provide nutrition education.
    • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Seneca Parks District Program: “Hummingbirds” – At The Parkette at corner of Main and North Streets. Talk about life cycles, habitats, pollination and migration of these awesome little feathered friends. There is no charge for this event.
  • Thursday, August 4, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – “Harvest Happenings” – sponsored by Mennel
    • The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed program will be on-hand to provide nutrition education.
    • Mennel will be sponsoring free giveaways, drawings and kid’s activities. They will host live entertainment on The UrbanWoody Brewery Stage:
      • Will McDaniel – Comedian 5-5:30
      • Matt Goodrich – Vocalist & Acoustic Musician 5:30 – 7
      • Will McDaniel – Magician 7-7:30
  • Saturday, August 20, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Good Old Summertime” – sponsored by Great Lakes ACE Hardware
    • Great Lakes ACE Hardware will be offering complimentary bottled water and drawings for YETI cups, grilling spices/rubs and more!
    • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Seneca Parks District Program: “Native Plants” – At The Parkette at corner of Main and North Streets. Discussion on why native plants/flowers are so beneficial, then paint a vase to put your flowers in. All supplies provided. There is no charge for this event suitable for the whole family.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – “Fall Is In The Air” – sponsored by Flippin’ Jimmy’s
    • Visit our sponsor’s booth to purchase some of their famous Chicken Chunx and get free Faygo, while supplies last. Plus, sign up for one of two $25 gift cards!
  • Saturday, September 17, 2002 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Creative Arts & Crafts” – sponsored by Fostoria Community Arts Council
    • The FCAC is hosting vocalist/guitarist Ryan Hensley to perform from 10 a.m. – noon at their booth.
    • They will host a raffle for a kids Halloween Basket and for two tickets to the original Wine & Cheese Tasting fundraiser on October 15th.
    • The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed program will be on-hand to provide nutrition education.
    • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Seneca Parks District Program: “Magnificent Monarchs” – At The Parkette at corner of Main and North Streets. Talk about monarch butterflies–life cycles, habitats, populations and migration. Caterpillars and chrysalis on site to view. Enjoy a monarch craft. All supplies provided. There is no charge for this event suitable for the whole family.

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