ALL 2015 EVENTSBack to EVENTS

Jan
03
07:00 pm
merchant event
Tuesday Trivia Night at EB's
Tuesdays, 7-9pm, West Patio

Join the regulars at EB's Beer & Wine every week for Tuesday Trivia Nights! Test your skills for a chance to win great prizes, free drinks and more!

Jan
16
09:30 am
Blood Drive
Friday & Saturday, January 16 & 17, 9:30-3pm

January is National Blood Donor Month. We invite you to stop by the Market Plaza and donate blood. Look for the Cedars-Sinai bloodmobile parked near the Clock Tower. Walk-ins are welcome! See flyer for more information.

Feb
14
02:00 pm
26th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration
Sat & Sun, February 14 -15 & Fat Tuesday, February 17

L.A.'s favorite Mardi Gras celebration returns for its 26th year straight! Join us all weekend, rain or shine, including Fat Tuesday, February 17 for the finest New Orleans and Zydeco music, strolling parade bands, activities for kids, bead-throwing, and our Mutti Gras Pet Parade and Costume Contest. Download our event flyer for a complete schedule. Click here for more information on how to register your pooch for Mutti Gras and watch this clip for past footage of this must-see event! Authentic gumbo, jambalaya and other southern favorites including Dixie beer will be on tap during Mardi Gras. All activities are free!

Feb
17
06:00 pm
Fat Tuesday Celebration
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6-9pm

Mardi Gras comes to an end with our Fat Tuesday grand finale on Tuesday, February 17. Get your dancing shoes ready for Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Bros, when they take back the West Patio stage from 6-9pm. When the dancing has worked up your appetite, look no further than The Gumbo Pot for authentic Cajun cuisine; everything from crawfish to Jambalaya, gumbo to beignets and more! Short Order will also be serving up New Orleans-style Hurricanes, and $4 Abita pints will be available at E.B.'s and 326 Beer and Wine.

Mar
02
05:33 pm
merchant event
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, March 7, 11am-2pm

Since 2012, Wags and Walks has saved over 550 dogs from high kill shelters in and around Los Angeles. In 2014 Wags and Walks plans on saving over 400 dogs. Joins Wags and Walks for a special dog adoption event on the Farmers Market Plaza. For more info, visit www.wagsandwalks.org.

Mar
17
12:30 pm
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Tuesday, March 17, All Day

Wear your green and stop by for traditional Irish fare, music and fun! Magee's Kitchen will be serving their famous corned beef, cabbage and potatoes, and green beer and imported Irish beers will be on tap! Glen the bagpiper will be strolling the aisles from 12:30-3:30pm & 6-8pm on the East Patio, and Jerry McClean returns with Irish folk music from 7-9pm on the West Patio.

May
01
07:00 pm
merchant event
EB's Ranch Party
Saturday Evenings, West Patio, 7-10pm

Throw on your cowboy gear and head on down to EB's Beer & Wine every Saturday night as they present the best local and touring country western, americana and rockabilly bands. Music is free and takes place on the West Patio. For a schedule of performances, click here

May
15
07:00 pm
merchant event
International Swingers
Friday, May 22, 7pm

Rock into the Memorial Day holiday weekend with the International Swingers playing rock n roll hits on the West Patio!

May
29
07:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 29-August 28, 7-9PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 29. Enjoy free evening concert performances spanning all musical genres including Latin jazz, world beat soul, swing, Brazilian and more! Music takes place on the Market's West Patio from 7-9pm. Download a flyer below.

Jun
29
12:00 pm

Join us for the first-annual Miracle Mile Patriotic Parade at The Original Farmers Market and The Grove. The parade will feature first responders from the LAPD and LAFD, civic leaders, boy and girl scouts, outgoing CD4 Councilman Tom LaBonge and "Shotgun" Tom Kelly (K-EARTH 101) as Grand Marshall. The Parade will begin near The Grove valet circle, traveling east to west down Main Street to The Original Farmers Market Clock Tower, where the program will culminate with a presentation for Tom LaBonge.

Jul
14
05:00 pm
Taste of Farmers Market
Tuesday, July 14, 5-9pm

ONLINE TICKET SALES FOR TONIGHT'S TASTE OF FARMERS MARKET ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. You can purchase tickets for $45 at the door beginning at 4:30pm, while supplies last. Just look for registration table on the Farmers Market Plaza at the end of the trolley tracks, near the Clock Tower. Tour the Market one delicious taste at a time at our 7th Annual Taste of Farmers Market! This year's "Best Bites" edition features the most popular tastes from our renowned restaurants, groceries, and eateries. Ticket price includes food samples, beer and wine samples, entertainment and free parking for the event. Click here for a preview of the evening's tasting menu!

Aug
02
12:00 pm
L.A. Parent's 35th Birthday Bash
August 2, 2015, 12-3 pm, Free

Celebrate LA Parent Magazine's birthday with crafts, entertainment and games for the whole family.

Sep
05
10:00 am
merchant event
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, September 5, 10am-1pm

Wags and Walks is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to save dogs from kill shelters and to place them in forever homes. They work with their network of rescue organizations until they locate the PERFECT dog for you. Joins Wags and Walks for a special dog adoption event on the Farmers Market Plaza. For more info, visit www.wagsandwalks.org.

Sep
24
06:30 pm

Join us as Metropolitan Fashion Week hosts the opening ceremonies to its second annual costume designer's competition in the Farmers Market Plaza. All costumes will be inspired by the Market's many offerings and you, the audience, will pick the winner! The event will showcase the new collection of couture designer, David Tupaz, a special performance by Cristina Rose, Loteria themed body paint and more!

Sep
27
10:00 am
L.A. Parent Shooting Stars Cover Contest
Sunday, September 27, 10am - 3pm

L.A. Parent Magazine is holding its annual casting call celebration at The Original Farmers Market! Join us for a fun family day filled with activities and entertainment, and have your child's photo taken for a chance to be on the cover of L.A. Parent! Registration costs $35 and includes one digital copy and one print copy of your child's photo on a mock cover of L.A. Parent. Pre-register by Friday, September 25 at 1pm and save $5 with discount code MARKET. Discount applies only to those who pre-register and pay. All other activities are free to the public. Visit LA Parent for more details.

Oct
03
11:00 am
merchant event
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, October 3, 11am-2pm

Wags and Walks is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to save dogs from kill shelters and to place them in forever homes. They work with their network of rescue organizations until they locate the PERFECT dog for you. Joins Wags and Walks for a special dog adoption event on the Farmers Market Plaza. For more info, visit www.wagsandwalks.org.

Oct
11
12:00 pm
merchant event
Kip's Toyland 70th Birthday
Sunday, October 11, 12 - 3 pm

The oldest toy store in L.A. is ringing in its 70th birthday! Join us for a celebration that will take you back to your childhood.

Oct
17
04:18 pm
Fall Festival
October 17 & 18, 2015, All Day, Free

Join us for LA's favorite country fair in the heart of the big city! On October 17 & 18, we will celebrate the harvest with a family-friendly festival including a petting zoo, Agventure play land for kids, old-time artisans, local farmers, pie-eating contests, and lots and lots of live music! You will also find the Market and its merchants fully decorated! Be on the lookout for out Fall Festival photo cut-outs throughout the Market! Read more about the Festival in our Market Buzz Blog! Watch a preview video below!

Nov
07
11:00 am
merchant event
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, November 7, 11am-2pm

Wags and Walks is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to save dogs from kill shelters and to place them in forever homes. They work with their network of rescue organizations until they locate the PERFECT dog for you. Joins Wags and Walks for a special dog adoption event on the Farmers Market Plaza. For more info, visit www.wagsandwalks.org.

Dec
05
11:00 am
merchant event
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, December 5, 11am-2pm

Wags and Walks is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to save dogs from kill shelters and to place them in forever homes. They work with their network of rescue organizations until they locate the PERFECT dog for you. Joins Wags and Walks for a special dog adoption event on the Farmers Market Plaza. For more info, visit www.wagsandwalks.org.

Dec
06
04:25 pm
Hannukah Celebration
December 6, 2:30 pm, Free

Celebrate Hannukah with the lighting of a giant menorah, music and arts and crafts.

Dec
19
04:28 pm

The Market is decked out in Yuletide finery to welcome the season. Celebrate the holidays with music, arts & crafts, variety shows, Dickensian carolers and more.