Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show Kicks Off Live, Open Air on Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Farm-to-Table Dinner Series Returns for a Sixth Summer

Vail, Colo.,​​ ​– June 26th, 2020 –​The Vail Farmers’ Market​​ ​and Art Show kicks off its 20th summer season following COVID guidelines, featuring vendors of local produce, food, and artisans on Sunday, July 5th​​ ​and runs every Sunday through October 4th, 2020, on East Meadow Drive.

Returning for its sixth year is the Vail Farmers’ Market ​Farm to Table Dinner Series​, showcasing Vail’s most talented chefs and farmers with culinary creations from the freshest local ingredients. The series consists dinners on ​July 10th, July 21th, August 7th, and August 21st​.

“We are thrilled to showcase Vail’s local top chefs and farmers with the Vail Farmers’ Market and the Farm-to-Table Dinner Series,” said Angela Mueller, Vail Farmers’ Market Executive Director. “Also, it’s exciting to be kicking off the 20th summer of the Vail Farmers’ Market, celebrating the freshest produce, beautiful local artisans, and great food! These experiences truly celebrate summer in the Vail Valley. This year we have COVID guidelines in place, and we ask that everyone wear a mask at the Market and follow the sanitizing/hand washing guidelines before entering any of our vendor tents. Physical distancing at the Market and the farm to table dinners is a must. Please go to our website to find any additional information.”

The Vail Farmers’ Market

The Vail Farmers’ Market beginning on Sunday, July 5th, offers the exceptional fruits, vegetables, and meats. The Market opens at 10:00 a.m. and runs through 3:00 p.m. We will have a designated time slot for high risk individuals from 9:30-10:00 a.m. We will require a ticket to enter the market this year. They are free and available ​here.​ Choose a time and come to the Market.

The Market has a great source of produce vendors: Clarks Family Orchards, Eat a Peach Organics, R Farms, Roots on the Range, and Wynn Farms. The Vail Farmers’ Market also showcases local artisans selling unique and beautiful work. Guests are also encouraged to take home food from food vendors or enjoy at one of the local parks.

In addition to the Live Open Air Market starting July 5th, the market is going virtual all summer long to help anyone who wants to shop from the comfort of their home. They can have items shipped to their home or picked up at the Virtual Market tent in town every Sunday. Shopping is available at ​www.vailfarmersmarket.com​.

Farm to Table Dinners

The Vail Farmers’ Market is bringing back its Farm-to-Table Dinner Series for its third year. The dinners will take place on ​July 10th, July 21th, August 7th, and August 21st​​,​ from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on West Meadow Drive.

The kick-off dinner on June 30th will feature local Vail chefs. Each chef will cook one course of the meal that highlights produce and products from l​ocal farms and vendors from the Vail Farmers’ Market.

Tickets for each Farm to Table Dinner are $115 up to one week before the event and then $125 week of. Tickets are available at ​www.vailfarmersmarket.com/farm-to-table/​. ​Please reserve seats now; we have decreased the number of seats available to allow for social distancing, and the events are expected to sell out.

Visit​ www.vailfarmersmarket.com​​ ​for more information and updates.

Media Contact: Angela Mueller, Ren Event Productions​, 970-401-3320