Westown Farmers Market

Westown Farmers’ Market

Downtown Milwaukee’s largest and oldest open-air market!

Wednesdays, June 1 – October 26, 2016
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Zeidler Union Square
(On Michigan between 3rd and 4th Street)

The Westown Farmers’ Market features more than 60 vendors selling Wisconsin-grown produce and flowers, delicious prepared food items, handcrafted art and jewelry, lunch from area restaurants and live music in the park’s gazebo. Spend your Wednesday’s shopping local at the Westown Farmers’ Market!

Live music and special events will take place during the market throughout the season. Stay tuned for announcements.

Vendor Applications – Currently Open

Are you interested in becoming a part of this vibrant and diverse marketplace for 2016? Please take a look at the applications below! Early Bird submissions due May 2nd, final applications due May 13th.

2016 Westown FM Rules – Please review prior to application submission.

2016 Grower Vendor Application

2016 Art Vendor Application

2016 Prepared Food Vendor Application

2016 Non-Profit Application

*Note: If you are interested in being a lunch vendor for the Farmer’s Market, please contact Sarah at for an application. We currently have a waiting list for lunch vendors and will review applications accordingly. Thank you!

**Lunch Vendor vs. Prepared Food Vendor application

  • Lunch vendors include items that are prepared on site, have a Wisconsin’s Seller Permit and sold as individual meal options. I.e. Sandwiches, pizza slices, soup, grilled items such as hot dogs and hamburgers.
  • Prepared Food Vendor is often prepared in an off-site licensed kitchen, include a Wisconsin Seller Permit and are pre- packaged items that include but are not limited to: bakery, jams, dressing, dips, honey etc.

Music & Special Events Schedule

Free live music is offered many market days in the Zeidler Union Square ( On Michigan between 3rd adn 4th street) gazebo from 11:45 A.M. until 1:45 P.M. The lively tunes provide a backdrop for shoppers and the downtown lunch crowd, offering something for every musical taste.

We hope you are able to join us for the 2016  Children’s Day and Customer Appreciation Day

Date Entertainment
June 1st Michael Tinker Tierney
June 8th Matt Haeffel
June 15th Roxie Beane
June 22nd Claire Kelly
June 29th Ian Gould
July 6th Brecken Miles
July 13th Steve Cohen 
July 20th
Peter D’Amore
July 27th 
Joe Wray Customer Appreciation Day
August 3rd Brecken Miles
August 10th Children’s Day 10a.m.-1p.m.  Free activities and entertainment for children
August 17th
Jim Madritsch
August 24th Ian Gould
August 31st  Mike Maher
September 7th Zach Wade 
September 14th -October 26th No Special Programming


Market Sponsors

Thank you to all of the market’s 2015 generous sponsors:

    Presenting Sponsor:                                 Supporting Sponsors:                                          Media Sponsor:

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