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Broadway Market to Host First Friday’s Food & Art of the Season

Mt. Vernon’s Broadway Market will host their first Friday’s Food & Art of the 2017 season on Friday, June 2nd from 4 p.m.- 8p.m. Adult beverages, hot dogs, barbeque, nachos, kettle corn and more will be available to purchase. This season, Friday’s Food & Art will only be held on the Friday before Market Days. The season’s dates are June 2, June 30, August 4, and September 1. A special Friday’s Food & Art will be held on August 18th during Totality Fest weekend for the solar eclipse.

            Friday’s Food & Art showcases vendors with locally grown and produced products. Vendor items include crochet items, ceramic tiles, wreaths, quilts and more. Live music entertainment will be provided beginning with Friday’s Food & Art favorites Jeff Bradley and Marshall Anderson on June 2nd. Friday’s Food & Art will hold The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Member Meet and Greet June 2nd, a Summer Splash on June 30th and Back to School Bash on August 4th.

            Market Days will continue its season on Saturday, June 3rd from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Market Days are Mt. Vernon’s very own outdoor flea market and vendor fair. A variety of vendors will be selling diverse items such as antiques, collectibles, handmade items, plants, jewelry, blacksmithing, baked goods, kettle corn. Inflatables will be available for kids at no charge. Both Friday’s Food & Art and Market Days are free and open to the public.

            The Broadway Market is located at 205 S. 7th St. For more information on Fridays Food & Art or Market Days contact the Mt. Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau at 618-242-3151 or tourism@mtvernon.com To stay up to date on all Broadway Market events, like our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MtVernonMarket/.