Friday, October 28, 2016

Eagan Market Fest

Farmer Market's are not just for outdoors. Eagan's Indoor Market begins November 5, 2016

Farmer’s markets aren’t just for summers.  Bring your shopping bag and connect with 20 farmer’s market vendors every other Saturday from Nov. 5, 2016 to Feb., 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. inside the Eagan Community Center.   You’ll find local vegetables, breads, bakery goods, pierogi’s, cheese, apples, honey, maple syrup, hummus, pineapple salsa, kettle korn, jams, BBQ and other sauces, soaps and body care products, chocolates, strudel, German sausage, frozen pork products, nut butters, dried teas and tea products, biscotti, artisan greeting cards, salsa, and more.

2016 dates

November 5, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm

November 19, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm

December 3, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm

December 17, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm

December 31, 2016 from 10 am – 1 pm

2017 dates

January 14, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm

January 28, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm

February 11, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm

February 25, 2017 from 10 am – 1 pm

Indoor Winter Market Vendors

  • Biscotti By Barb – variety of flavored biscotti.

  • Brand Farms – apples, dried apple chips, honey, eggs.

  • Cheryl’s Kitchen – flavored nut butters.

  • Clara’s Comfort Food – German sausage, mustard, sauerkraut, sausage patties.

  • Crazy Paper Lady – artisan created gift and holiday cards.

  • Crow’s Soaps – hand-made soaps and natural body products.

  • Eroc’s LLC – BBQ sauce, dry spice rubs and lefse.

  • Grateful Bread – breads, pizza dough, and bakery items including gluten free options.

  • Groveland Confections – chocolates.

  • Marian’s Kupboard – kettle korn, flavored popcorn, pineapple salsa, jams/jellies and sauces.

  • Mean Green Hot Sauce – variety of hot sauces.

  • Natasha’s Pierogi – pierogi, garlic sauce, soups, salads and dumplings.

  • Olive Oil From The Farm – olive oil based body care products.

  • Ruhland Strudel Haus – sweet and savory frozen strudel.

  • Sanderson Family Maple Syrup – maple syrup, candy, maple sugar.

  • Schwartz Farms – root produce such as onions, potatoes, squash, cabbage, turnips, rutabaga, carrots, and beets.

  • Shepherd’s Way Farms – cheese, wool bedding, specialty sausages.

  • Simmer Down Tea – dried teas and tea products.

  • Sister’s Mezze/Sky Food Catering – hummus and lavosh crisps.

  • Snappy Dog Salsa – variety of hot, medium, hot and flavored salsas, margarita mix.

  • Tollefson Family Pork – frozen pork products from a local farm.

Indoor Winter Market Promotions

2016-2017 Market Dates

  • November 5 & 19  – Stock up on market favorites for the Thanksgiving and holiday season. Thanksgiving recipes provided featuring local MN produce and products

  • December 3 – Santa is visiting the community center from 10 am – Noon.  The market is open 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a free visit, bring your own camera and enjoy a candy cane and holiday craft for kids.

  • December 17 – Free holiday gift basket provided for shoppers purchasing MN products from the farmer’s market for gift giving.  Let our staff help you customize a holiday gift basket.

  • December 31 - Stock up for your New Year's Eve party supplies.

  • January 14 & 28 – Pick up free good-for-your-body recipes using local MN farmer’s market products to kick off a healthy year.

  • February 11 & 25 – Celebrate the season of love and purchase chocolates and sweet treats for your sweetheart. Weekly – try free samples from a variety of farmer’s market vendors.  Winter is a great time to get to know your local vendor and learn about their business and products.


Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway


Event Parking

  • The lower parking lot is signed for handicap and senior parking.
  • Overflow parking is available at the upper Community Center parking lot and across the street at Argosy University's parking lot. Please use the sidewalks to access the Festival Grounds.

Weather Policy

For market day weather updates, call the Recreation Hotline at (651) 675-5511, press number 1 for an event update.  A message is only posted if there is a change to the market due to severe Winter weather in which the Eagan Community Center would be closed.  Otherwise, the market will be open.

Stay Informed - Watch for special Facebook only promotions for free market treats and giveaways throughout the season.

Twitter@CityofEagan - Watch for special Twitter only promotions for free market treats and giveaways throughout the season.

Sign up to receive Eagan Market Fest updates throughout the season including vendor, weather updates and market news by subscribing to Market Fest Email Subscription.  Please select "subscribe" under Parks & Recreation, check next to the subscriptions you would like to receive and enter your name and email address.