Folk Fusion Dance will once again entertainment the crowds at MarketFest this Friday. See them at the Falls Street stage from 6:15 to 7 p.m.

MarketFest returns to Baker Street this Friday evening

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again bringing the legendary MarketFest back to Baker Street on June 28.

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again bringing the legendary MarketFest back to Baker Street on June 28.

This is a rain or shine event — but hopefully the weather will be kind, the sun will shine, the music will soar and MarketFest will go off without a hitch. This summer’s music includes Ty West, Gabriel Palatchi Trio, Morien Jones, The Real Ponchos, Sunshine Drive and many more.

The EcoSociety’s markets director Jesse R. Woodward is working with vendors, business owners, and city agencies to ensure that MarketFest is, once again, a great success.

“We’re delighted with the response from all who are involved in making the June MarketFest a wonderfully successful event including the vendors, the city and businesses along Baker Street. June MarketFest is sold out with 100 vendors displaying their amazing verity of offerings” he said.

“It is always remarkable to see all the creativity and care that the vendors put into their products and displays. MarketFest attendees will have a fantastic verity of products to chose from including hand-made hats and shoes, locally made clothing and jewellery, and an array of body and home care products and, of course, lots of different and delicious ready to eat foods.”

MarketFest will once again have a food court area on Kootenay Street that makes it easy for festival goers to find and choose from the wide selection of ready-to-eat foods on hand. After you’ve enjoyed some scrumptious fresh foods, you can shop for locally made goods and listening to wonderful live music.

The West Kootenay EcoSociety operates MarketFest as a project to promote a re-localization of our economy and to create a meeting place for arts, culture and community networking. The EcoSociety also runs the Saturday Cottonwood Community Market in Cottonwood Falls Park and the Wednesday Nelson Downtown Local Market on the 400 block of Baker Street.

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