Thank you to everyone for an amazing 2019 season! It was busy and full of fun. We are already in the works planning for next year.
Our Winter Market saw 18 more vendors and 366 more customers compared to last year. A special thank you to Fusion Theatre Company for donating their space for the second year in a row!
We will re-open next year on Saturday, April 18 from 8am - noon at Robinson Park.
Have a great winter!
See you there! Full details are in the tab 'Winter Market' at the top of the website. See our Facebook page for events.
This Saturday, November 2 is our last market at Robinson Park. (See tab above for info on our Winter Market extension). There still lots of great local foods available, as well as yoga from 9-9:45 am and live music from 10am - noon.
Pumpkin Smash! is from 9-11am. Bring your Halloween pumpkins to our smashing ring and Little Green Bucket will collect the bits to be composted. We'll have some pumpkins around as well if you're without a Halloween pumpkin.
Thank you for the amazing support this season!
This Saturday October 19 look for Marble Brewery at the market from 10am - noon. They will be providing corn hole fun as well as handing out Marble Brewery swag. We're gearing up for Hops & Harvest, our annual fundraiser and end of year celebration! It will be taking place at Marble's downtown tap room (111 Marble Ave. NW) on Saturday, October 26 from 2-8pm.
Saturday October 19 is our annual Dogboo Costume Contest (hosted by Tailwaggin Temptaions)! We will also be providing tools and a space to carve pumpkins! Purchase a pumpkin from one of our growers and Little Green Bucket will compost the scraps.
DOGBOO: Contest starts at 10:30am and ends with a costume parade around the park.
Win prizes for:
Pumpkin carving: 9-11am in the NE corner of the park.
The Winter Market is a three week extension of our regular market. It is hosted by Fusion Theatre for three weeks in November. There will be a variety of vendors similar to our regular market: local farmers, artisans and food vendors. We look forward to bringing you local products later into the year and just in time for holiday planning!
Where: 700 1st St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
When: Saturdays 10am-1pm, November 9, 16 & 23
Some extra notes:
-Be sure to look for vendors inside and outside of Fusion Theatre!
-Live, local music will be featured each week.
-Lots of free parking! (See map in our Winter Market tab above)
-Please keep your dog on a leash and dogs are not allowed inside the building.
-We are always trying to reduce waste at our markets so please bring your own reusable containers, bags, cups, etc!
We have partnered with Open Heart Tours to give DGM customers a unique travel opportunity to Oaxaca, Mexico. Open Heart Tours provides a food based, travel conscious experience and has personal relationships with local artisans, restaurants and businesses. They direct business in particular to business that benefit local women and children.
If you sign up for a trip and mention the market you will receive $100 off the trip and they will donate $100 to the market! If this interests you check out the website (button below) or reach out to Janie!
Save the date for our annual end of year celebration and fundraiser at Marble Brewery's downtown tap room.
Come down and celebrate with us!
Button below takes you to our Facebook event page.
Rail Yards Market and Downtown Growers' Market's annual Holiday Market is December 14th & 15th this year. If you're interested in selling at one of Albuquerque's biggest local holiday bashes, get your applications in before October 1! To apply follow the instructions on Rail Yard Market's website by clicking the button below.
PLEASE NOTE: It is illegal to park in the median of Central Ave. This is a safety hazard for you, the bus line and general traffic. The parking department and the APD are out on Saturdays and will issue tickets.
Also please be considerate of the Market's surrounding neighbors. Don't block driveways, streets or crosswalks. Don't leave trash and please look out for bikers and pedestrians. Your support has been tremendous this year. Thank you for continuing to choose local!
For suggestions on getting to the market and parking go to our 'At the Market' tab then 'Getting to the Market'.