Farmers’ Market MAY - AUGUST 2011
Farmers’ Market at Merriam Marketplace 5740 Merriam Drive
Saturdays May 7-October 8 7:00am-1:00pm Wednesdays June 1-October 26 7:00am-1:00pm
“Have we got FRESH for YOU!” The Merriam Farmers’ Market had a record year in 2010, with more than 17,000 patrons visiting the market full of produce, plants, honey, handmade arts and crafts, baked goods and more. We look forward to having more patrons in 2011. The Marketplace will feature improvements in 2011. The marketplace will feature a new electronic signboard and a PA system that will be used during market days and special events. The Farmers’ Market is located in the downtown Merriam historic district at 5740 Merriam Drive. Shoppers enjoy park-like setting next to Turkey Creek, with access point to Turkey Creek Streamway Park and Werner Park. We offer the following benefits for our vendors at one of the most beautiful facilities in the metropolitan area: • Free live entertainment each Saturday. (Patrons love it!) • Chef demonstrations and more! • Convenient paved parking for patrons, just steps from our vendor space. • Restroom facility. • 36 covered vendor spaces, access to electricity. • Convenient access from I-35, Johnson & Merriam Drive. • A market supervisor on duty each Saturday.
Merriam Marketplace Rental Information Outdoor rental space is available at the Merriam Marketplace. This facility is perfect for corporate picnics, family reunions and other gatherings. Rental season is April 15th through November 15. Amenities include 156 parking stalls; bridge connecting to Streamway Park Trail; playground equipment and sand volleyball court across the street at the community center and additional electrical hookups for concessions to hold your festive event. (Tables are not provided) During Farmers’ Market season, Wednesday & Saturday rentals will only be available from 4pm-9pm. Half Day: Full Day: Resident-discount Non-Resident Commercial
8am-2pm/3pm-9pm 8am-9pm Half Day $ 72.00 $100.00 $110.00
Full Day $122.00 $132.00 $166.00
To qualify for Merriam resident discounted rate, applicant must furnish proof of residency at the time of application.
To receive information on becoming a market vendor, call 913-322-5550, or email email@example.com. 913-322-5550