News from the Sarasota Farmers Market
      From the Executive Director      June 2015









We are days away from our fifth annual Shrimp & Lobster Festival.  With the market's creation in 1979 with the intent to bring more people downtown, this event has increased foot traffic during the summer months. Not only vendors enjoy the additional traffic, but also it is great for the merchants of downtown Sarasota.  A special thanks to our sponsors for helping make this event such a success.


Phil Pagano

Executive Director       

June 27th!


Our own vendor Cheryl Gonsalves of Water Water Everywhere created this year's official poster.




Regular Market:  7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Shrimp & Lobster Festival:  9:00 am - 2:00 pm



Media Sponsor


Special thanks to our media sponsor The Herald Tribune.  Thank you to Account Executive Linda Forrest (in photo below) and to Marketing Manager Carrie Rasmussen for their media support.





Shrimp & Lobster Sponsors












Tent Sponsors:






Big Night Out will be performing at the Shrimp and Lobster Festival.




There will also be a Kids Area set up with bungee jumping, a rockwall, coconut painting, and B's Cool Treats Ice Cream Truck.






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