The Madison Night Market received an overwhelming amount of interest in the first round of applications. More than 50 vendors will participate in the inaugural market.
Our selection committee reviewed applications in four main categories – Arts, Crafts and Retail; Grower and Farmer; Food Vendors and Non-Profit or Community Service Agency to create the best mix of shopping and dining options.
We are excited to share the list with you.
You can see the complete list of vendors here!
Interest in vending at a future market? Click here to learn more
When: March 22, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Where: Wisconsin Lutheran Chapel @ 220 W. Gilman St.
What: This summer Downtown Madison will host the first ever Madison
Night Market on the 200-400 blocks of W. Gilman St. May 11, June 8, and
July 13.Traffic access and parking will be limited for residents and businesses
beginning at noon. Streets will be closed from 2pm-1am on market days.
Why: At this meeting we will address any resident concerns, discuss the
traffic impact, and parking reimbursement plan.
Who: Madison Central Business Improvement District (BID)
Phone: (608) 512-1342
An informational meeting for interested Market participants will be held THIS Friday March 10 at 10am.
Interested parties are invited to attend this informational meeting held in the first floor conference room at the beautiful Hovde building located at 122 W. Washington Ave in Madison.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 3, 2017
Great Shopping, Local Produce & Amazing Artisans
Announcing the Madison Night Market
DOWNTOWN MADISON, WI – Madison is famous for great shopping, amazing food and a talented art scene; now these three community assets come together for a new urban experience – the Madison Night Market!
The NEW Madison Night Market is a celebration of Madison’s unique and inspiring creative culture.
Vendors showcase handmade products, local art, artisan gifts, prepackaged foods and fresh produce. The event includes live music, giant board games, special visiting food carts and pop-up restaurant experiences. The Market is presented by Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with the City of Madison. Partnerships with the Dane County Farmer’s Market, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, and more will ensure this event is a city-wide representation of this community’s talent.
Businesses within the Central District will be encouraged to participate at the Night Market or in their own place of business with a special event or attraction that evening like a trunk show, sample sale, visiting artist, etc. A monthly print guide and a website will cross promote these specials.
The Market, located along Gilman Street in the heart of downtown Madison will be held the second Thursday of the months of May, June and July in 2017. From 6pm – 11pm visitors and downtown residents are invited to come celebrate all things Madison. www.madisonnightmarket.com
The BID is reaching out to Madison’s creative community with a logo design contest. The winning logo will capture the unique spirit of Downtown Madison, a celebration of artisan craftsmanship and the cool vibe of an outdoor market. www.madisonnightmarket.com/logo-contest/
An informational meeting for interested Market participants will be held Friday March 10 at 10am. Interested parties are invited to attend this informational meeting held in the first floor conference room at the beautiful Hovde building located at 122 W. Washington Ave in Madison. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Tiffany Kenney, Executive Director
Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID)
t: (608) 512-1340
Click here to download a PDF of the press release.
The cats out of the bag… the NEW Madison Night Market will be officially announced on March 3… but the Cap Times ran this preview article:
“Madison likely to host Thursday night markets this summer“