2022 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Schedule!

In partnership with our returning market sponsors: 

                 

Exciting news! In addition to our Saturday Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Markets, we are introducing two Thursday late afternoon/evening markets in 2022 by popular request!

Mark your calendars and plan to join us at Market Square Park at the corner of East Tiffin and South Main Streets on the following days. Check back throughout the season to see what special activities will be happening at each market!

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – “Fall Is In The Air” – sponsored by Flippin’ Jimmy’s
    • The Ohio State University SNAP-Ed program will be on-hand to provide nutrition education.
  • Saturday, September 17 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – “Creative Arts & Crafts” – sponsored by Fostoria Community Arts Council
    • 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.

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 1, 2022! 

2022 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Rules

2022 Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market Vendor Application

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

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