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November

Jan
16
9:30 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. Read more

Feb
14
2:00 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!
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Feb
17
6:00 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.



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Mar
02
5:33 pm
Wags and Walks Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, March 7, 11am-2pm
merchant event

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. Read more

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.

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

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

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. Read more

Jul
14
5:00 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!


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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. Read more

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

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.
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Sep
24
6:30 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! Read 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. Read more

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


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

Oct
17
4:18 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!

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


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.
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Nov
23
5:00 pm
The Salvation Army Kettle Kick-Off Event
Monday, November 23, 5-6 PM

The Annual Salvation Army Kettle Kick-Off returns Monday, November 23 to ring in the most wonderful time of year.

Join us on the Market Plaza for a fun and festive event hosted by Inside Edition's Lisa Guerrero and includes live music, tributes to civic and community service leaders and the lighting of the Farmers Market Christmas Tree! Read more

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

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.

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Dec
06
4:25 pm
Hannukah Celebration
December 6, 2:30 pm, Free

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

Dec
19
4:28 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. Read more

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

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

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May
29
7:00 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.

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Jun
03
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-August 26, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Jun
10
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-August 26, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Jun
17
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-August 26, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Jun
24
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-August 26, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Jul
01
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-August 26, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

Read more

Jul
29
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-Sept 2, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

Read more

Aug
05
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-Sept 2, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

Read more

Aug
12
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 27-Sept 2, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Aug
26
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music: The California Fleetwarmers
Fridays, May 27-Sept 2, 2016, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 27.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

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Oct
21
7:00 pm
Friday Night Live at EB's
Every Friday, 7-9 PM
merchant event
EVENT FLYER

Jam the night away with live music every Friday and Saturday night at EB's. Read more

Feb
24
7:00 pm
merchant event
EVENT FLYER

EB’s cranks up the volume Friday nights with Rock & Roll Tribute Night! Their line-up features tribute bands playing all your favorite hits from groups as The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Bad Company and more! For more info visit their Facebook page.
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May
26
7:00 pm
Friday Night Music
Fridays, May 26-Sept 1, 2017, 7-9 PM

Friday Night Music at The Original Farmers Market begins Friday, May 26.

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 7-9 pm.

Watch a preview video below:

Read more

Aug
03
7:00 pm
merchant event
EVENT FLYER

EB’s cranks up the volume Friday nights with Rock & Roll Tribute Night! Their line-up features tribute bands playing all your favorite hits from groups as The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Bad Company and more! For more info visit their Facebook page. Read more

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