The Market offers fresh food vendors, produce, plants and flowers, entertainment, prepared foods, and lots of fun for the community every Saturday morning now through the end of May. Located on Main Street in downtown Bradenton, the event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown parking is free on the weekend and dogs on leashes are welcome. Live music every Saturday.Each Saturday the Market features special activities including a cooking demonstration with our “Chef at the Market” on the first Sat. of each month. On the second Saturday raffle tickets for five dollar discounts from our vendors will be drawn at the DDA Market booth. On the third Saturday of each month, Mainly Art will extend the market with furniture, art, jewelry, and crafts. The fourth Saturday of the month will feature children’s activities. Every week the Market provides a space for groups like Habitat for Humanity, Canine Castaways, the Red Cross and other non-profits to share information with the community. The Downtown Farmers’ Market is designed to support local farmers and growers and other local businesses. A limited number of gift and other specialty items will be available. New vendors this season include organic produce, olive oil, fresh fish and honey. The Market is intended to be a social place where families and friends from the community can gather and access fresh food. Interested vendors and non-profits should contact Susan Blake for an application at 941-544-8077 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.