City Market Farmers’ Market

March - October:

Saturdays: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  Sundays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

November - February

Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  Sundays: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rain or shine, the region's largest farmers’ market can be found at the City Market every Saturday and Sunday year-round. More than 140 vendor stalls burst with bedding plants, fruits, vegetables, herbs, fresh baked goods and other sweets, cut flowers and crafts made by local artisans.
At the City Market, you will find the finest produce and many organic foods all fresh from Missouri and the surrounding region.
Great benefits and value can be found here while also supporting local farmers!

For a more information about the City Market and the Farmers’ Market, visit thecitymarket.org.


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City Market Total Eclipse Watch Party

August 21 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

City Market is not only a great space to view the total eclipse but also to celebrate it! We’re putting the party in watch party with a full schedule of FREE nighttime entertainment in the middle of the day including a live tribute to PINK FLOYD’S DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. The last time Kansas City saw a total solar eclipse was 1806, and the next time will be 2205.

On August 21, everyone at City Market will be in the path of totality to witness this extraordinary and rare phenomenon. The eclipse begins just after 11:30 a.m. and will move into total eclipse at 1:08 p.m. City Market is showcasing the entire span of the eclipse with FUN, FREE, FANTASTIC performances and educational activities while we wait watch and experience this incredible event as a community.

WDAF FOX4 Meteorologist Joe Lauria will serve as Master of Ceremonies along with eclipse experts, Science City’s Patrick Hess and retired geophysicist Laura Tyson.

Special thanks to our stage sponsor: A1 Solar Source.

Here’s the schedule:

PRE-SHOW WHILE THE SUN SHINES

10:30–11:00am: Sun Salutation & standing yoga practice

11:00–11:30am: DJ dance party celestial-themed popular music

HERE COMES THE MOON!

11:30–11:35am: Hello, Sponsor/Partner Introductions, General Info

11:35–11:40am: Mass meditation marks beginning of the eclipse

11:45–11:50am: Eclipse percentage update and Q&A with Patrick Hess, Science City

11:45–12:15pm: Alamo Drafthouse Celestial-themed karaoke dance party

12:15–12:20pm: Eclipse percentage update & solar power info with Laura Tyson

AS DAY TURNS TO NIGHT AND BACK TO DAY AGAIN

12:20–1:05pm: MoonDrop Circus, aerial acrobatics troupe

1:05–1:08pm: Countdown to TOTALITY

1:08–1:09pm: TOTALITY

1:09–2:20pm: American Floyd performs Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album w/ light/video show

2:20– 2:30pm: Wrap-up and acknowledgements

Additional features and spotlight activities include:

–9:00 – 10:00am in City Market Park at 3rd & Main: Solar Eclipse Yoga Mala Practice

–Complementary solar sunglasses giveaway while supplies last

—Cumulus Radio movie/concert ticket giveaways and broadcast live cut-ins

–Solar Telescope viewing (staffed by Science City volunteers)

–Solar Telescope/Nasa live video feed on outdoor screen (TBD)

–Renaissance astronomer and various characters (strolling)

–Fire/LED hula hoopers/jugglers (strolling)

–MoonDrop Circus LED entertainers (strolling)

–Art In the Loop/KC Streetcar interactive art by Shelby Burchett

–Pop-up picnic area

–Beer & Wine Garden

Please Note:

Unless otherwise noted, City Market’s Total Eclipse Watch Party will take place in City Market Square at 5th & Walnut (where the Farmers Market is held on weekends)

Guests may bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.

Coolers, dogs and pop-up tents are not permitted inside City Market Square.

Schedule, performers and activities subject to change.

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1467475216641447

Venue

City Market Park
301 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States
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