Family Events at the Downtown Farmer’s Market

BeesCome and taste, meet some great local chefs, bring the kids – the Friend’s of Evanston Farmer’s Markets Tent is a happenin’ place!

They’re generally located in the south west corner of the market, close to the City of Evanston tent. Demonstrations, tastings and kid events run from 9 am to 11 am.

  • May 30 – Campus Kitchens – NU – tastings & news of CKNU charitable activities.
  • June 6  – Campus Kitchens – NU
  • June 20 – Evanston Garden Walk Ticket Sales (26th Annual Garden Walk takes place June 28 – benefits Evanston Environmental Assoc.)
  • June 27 – Hewn Bakery, Chef Ellen King plus Evanston Garden Walk Ticket Sales
  • July 4 – Peckish Pig, Chef Debbie Evans
  • July 11 – Chef Nina Barrett, Beginnings and Bookends, a James Beard award-winning chef
  • July 18- Garden Club of Evanston
  • July 25 – Now We’re Cooking, Chef Nell Funk
  • Aug. 1 – Campus Kitchens – NU
  • Aug. 8 – Found, Chef Nicole Pedersen
  • Aug. 15 – District 65 – fun, educational activities for kids
  • Aug. 22 – Heller Bees and Fireman vs Policeman Cook Off
  • Aug.29 – Farmhouse, Chef Eric Mansavage
  • Sept. 5 – Chef’s Station, Chef Elio Romero
  • Sept. 12 – Bravo, Chef Sven Lindroth
  • Sept. 19 – Smylie Bros, Chef Grant Carey
  • Oct. 3 – Boltwood, Chef Brian Huston
  • Oct. 17 – Heller Bees – get the buzz!
  • Oct. 24 – Campagnola, Chef Vince DiBattista

MARKET HOURS: The market opens at 7:30 am, closes at 1:00 pm.

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