Our popular, award-winning market is held on Saturday mornings, from 9am – 12pm at 7th St. and Market St. in the center of Perkasie. The 2019 season will open on June 1st and end on October 26th.
Local farmers and food producers bring locally grown and Certified Locally Grown produce, eggs, cheese, meat, mushrooms, honey, coffee, cookies and cakes, preserves, olive oil, sweet treats, flowers, plants, and more, as well as skincare and home-made craft items.
Every week is a special event at the market, featuring a local musician and a visiting community organization providing crafts and activities for families. We add EXTRA special mornings during the season. Our calendar for 2019 is as follows (subject to change and weather permitting):
June 1: Opening Day Celebration
June 8: Free Hugs by The HugMobsters. HugMobster volunteers welcome!
June 15: Celebrating DADs. Fathers Day Weekend
June 29: Red, White & Blue. Bike Decorating with the Bucks County Composite Mountain Bike team, helmet fittings with St Mary’s Healthcare Center . Lots more 4th July Holiday fun
July 13: Christmas in July
July 20: We All Scream For Ice Cream! National Ice Cream Day is July 21st. FREE cone coupons courtesy of Perkasie’s DQ
August 3: Celebrate National Watermelon Day with variety tastings and an eating contest. Watermelons grown locally by Brumbaugh’s Farm, prepared and served by functional nutritionist, Audrey Fleck
August 17: World O’Honey honey bees hive and demo at the market (weather permitting)
August 24: Dog Days of Summer, our popular annual event for (well behaved) pups and their favorite humans
August 31: Bring your favorite stuffy to our Teddy Bears’ Picnic for snacks and storytime courtesy of Perkasie’s TLC Child Care Center
September 7: Old tymey folk music and shopping specials for Grandparent’s Day
September 28: Active games and MONSTER bubbles, special exhibitors and food samples as we celebrate National Family Health & Wellness Day with Sellersville’s Maximal SC gym
October 12: Old Farmers’ Day! Check out vintage and antique equipment and shake hands with a farmer. Farm storytimes.
October 26: Our annual dress-up Halloween party
We were named as WINNER in the Farmers’ Market category of the Bucks Happening Magazine “Best in Bucks” contest in both 2016 AND 2017. Thank you to our community for voting and for your support of the market all season long.
We won a 2016 “Award for Excellence” from the PA Recreation and Parks Society, Inc. The Perkasie Farmers’ Market is seen as a key part of economic growth in Perkasie and helps position Parks and Recreation as an essential community service.
VENDORS: Vendor registration opens in January for the 2019 season. Please go to www.perkasierec.com for more information about fees and other requirements. Please direct questions to the Borough’s Event Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENTERTAINERS: We welcome applications from musicians to play at the market. We are able to pay a stipend. It is a great way to get exposure to a local crowd and you are welcome to promote your other gigs, collect tips, share information and sell your CDs or other merchandise. Please direct any questions or send a demo to the Borough’s Event Coordinator at email@example.com.
COMMUNITY GROUPS: We offer a FREE spot to local community or civic groups that would like to come out and share information. We ask that you provide a small craft or activity for kids or families as part of your participation. Call the Borough’s Events Coordinator at 215-257-5065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the schedule.
VOLUNTEERS: We welcome volunteers at the market. Please contact the Borough’s Event Coordinator if you would like to spend a morning helping out at the market.
SPONSORS: We thank our sponsor, QNB Bank for their ongoing support of the market.
We do welcome additional sponsorship from local businesses. Please call the Borough’s Events Coordinator at 215-257-5065 to discuss the opportunity to promote your business over our 22 week season.
We are proud members of the Farmers Market Coalition.