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New York City Public Markets Festival
October 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Celebrate the delicious history and continuing presence of NYC’s public markets and their unique local producers at a New York City Public Markets Festival. This FREE market showcase will take place on three Sundays this fall in the historic Seaport District NYC. Come out from 11am – 5pm on October 13th, November 3rd and December 8th to sample the food and cultures of NYC’s public markets and local NYS craft beverages.
In addition to the festivals, dive deeper into the local offerings of NYC’s markets at the Market Taste & Talk series. Learn about NYC public markets, sip NYC craft beverages and enjoy unique foods from the producers at Essex, Arthur Ave., La Marqueta and Moore St. Markets. Tuesdays, October 22, November 12, December 10, December 17 at Fulton Stall Market in the Seaport District. 6:00 – 8:30pm. $25pp.
Producers featured: Mama Margarita Salsa, The Kittyrose Lyfestyle, Cornel’s Catering Co. Inc., Maryam’s Yum Yum, TURKO’s GRILL, Elma’s in Harlem, The Egg Roll Queen, A Cake Baked in Brooklyn, Porto Rico Importing Company, Nine Pin Cider, EscapeMaker.com, Yankee Folly Cidery, MYSTO MEAD, Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider, Taconic Distillery…and more!
Additional info at fultonstallmarket.org/events.
Experience the magic of the New York City Public Markets for yourself! Check out the below for info on guided tours to some of these historic spots.
ESSEX MARKET: Turnstile Tours – This tasting exploration showcases the vendors o the Lower East Side’s Essex Market in its new, bustling facility home to over 40 vendors. Call for more info at (347) 903-8687.
LES.nyc – On this 90-minute walking and tasting tour, we will visit with 6-8 vendors, enjoy generous tastings of their delicious food, and learn about the role the market has played in the evolution of their businesses. Call for more info at (917) 881-7096.
Kornblit Tours – Walk through the neighborhoods where it all began for millions of people and learn about how they lived, how they earned a living, what they ate, and where they shopped. Call for more info at (201) 394-1728.
ARTHUR AVE RETAIL MARKET: Urban Adventures (Private Tour) – Head out on a walking tour of Arthur Ave and 187th Street where you’ll visit butchers, bakers, and cheese shops, as well as the famous Arthur Avenue Retail Market. Call for more info at (347) 878-8444.
Arthur Ave Food Tours – Discover Little Italy in the Bronx and the best Italian restaurants and historic food shops outside of Italy. Call for more info at (718) 618-6264.
MOORE ST. MARKET: Turnstile Tours (Private Tour) – From farms to pushcarts to public markets, this 2-hour walking and tasting tour explores historical aspects of New York’s food system and the influence of Caribbean and Latin American cultures and cuisines on the past and present of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Call for more info at (347) 903-8687.