March 2, 2017 (St. Petersburg, FL) – Every year, the St Petersburg Saturday Morning Market moves for one week, due to preparations for the Grand Prix car race. The regular Market location is the parking lot of Al Lang Field on the downtown waterfront.
On Saturday, March 4th, the Market will move to Williams Park. The Park is located on First Avenue N, between 3rd and 4th St. in downtown St. Petersburg.
In addition to using the Park, the Market will be using 2nd Avenue N, as well as 3rd St.
You’ll find all your favorite food and produce, colorful crafts, great music and good company. Music will be provided by the Ace Jackson and the Jump Kings, a lively swing band. Additional music will be provided by the Wandering Madman’, Owen Poteat (a one-man band) and the accordionist, Nick Boutwell.
The Market will be closed on Saturday, March 11th due to the proximity to Grand Prix race events.
The Market returns to its regular location on March 18th.
The Market is held weekly on Saturdays from October through May, from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
Now in its 14th season, the Market has experienced extraordinary success, becoming the largest in the southeast US. About 10,000 customers visit weekly, shopping from 130 vendors. Customers regularly attend from as far as New Port Richey, Lakeland and Venice.
The Market has been blessed with numerous awards including:
*3-time recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence
*7-time winner of Best Farmers Market’ in Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay’
*Winner of Best Hangout & Hotspot’ in the St Pete Chamber’s Good Burger’
*Winner of Best Event’ in the St Pete Downtown Neighborhood Association’s
Information about nearby parking options is available on the Market website – www.SaturdayMorningMarket.com.
More information is also available at www.SaturdayMorningMarket.com, or by contacting Gail Eggeman, Market Manager, at (727) 455-4921 or at saturdaymkt @yahoo.com.