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Open Air Market Calendar

The 6th Annual City of Lake Forest Open Air Market starts June 18th and runs through Saturday, October 8th, 2016.  For further information or to receive a vendor application, please email market manager, Susan Kelsey at


2016 Lake Forest Open Air Market Calendar
(8am-1pm every Saturday)

Featuring the Open Air house band, Sipos & Young Band and Austin McGreevy.  The Open Air Market is located at the east Lake Forest train station at Deerpath and Western.  


June 18 - OPENING DAY at the Market, Welcome to FOODSHAREFOOD.
               - Knife sharpening by Jacob.

June 25 - featuring Churchill Orchards from Coloma, Michigan.  Fresh strawberries and asparagus.

July 2 - COMMUNITY DAYS featuring local artisans and community groups.

July 9 - featuring Reprise Coffee, also located at the west Lake Forest train station

July 16 - featuring Taste of Paris, gourmet croisaants and breads
              - Knife sharpening by Jacob.

July 23 - featuring Apple Holler, pies, jams and donuts

July 30 - featuring the Popcorn Jester, hand-pressed lemonade and popcorn and My Flaver It! Place fruit drinks. 

August 6 - COMMUNITY DAYS featuring local artisans and community groups.  Austin McGreevy is house band.

August 13 - KID DAY, featuring kid businesses:  The Plant Kid.  Austin McGreevy is house band.   
                   - Knife sharpening by Jacob. 

August 20 - featuring Pressed Vibrance, a local Lake Forest store

August 27 - featuring 4 Elements Natural Bath, soaps, brushes and scents, Pink House Soap Company and It's Your Season .


September 10 - featuring  Kleiner's Crackers, Milk and Honey Sandwich Cookies and My Decadent Sweet Tooth.

September 17 - featuring Twin Garden Farms and their popular Murai corn.
                          - Knife sharpening by Jacob. 

September 24 - featuring Alden Hills Organic Farms from Walworth, WI

October 1 - COMMUNITY DAYS featuring local artisans and community groups.  Also, featuring Leider's Local Honey.

October 8 - LAST MARKET DAY, 100 free pumpkins, first come, first served. 

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