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City Market Opens Saturday, April 6th with New Operating Hours

Post Date:03/29/2019 12:00 PM
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Media Contact
Justin McKenzie
City Market Manager
434-970-3371
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 2019

City Market Opens Saturday, April 6th with New Operating Hours

For the upcoming 2019 season during the months of April and May, the City Market will open at 8:00 am.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - - The popular City Market will kick off its 2019 season on Saturday, April 6 from 8:00 am – Noon in Downtown Charlottesville. The market features over 100 local vendors that sell a variety of fresh produce, herbs, plants, meats, crafts, baked goods and more.

For the upcoming 2019 season during the months of April and May, the City Market will open at 8:00 am. This adjustment of the opening time of the market is a pilot program for these two months to provide sufficient daylight in the early morning hours and respond to visitation trends. Market management is interested in visitor feedback on this change for these two months and comments or suggestions can be directed to citymarket@charlottesville.org, the market management booth at the City Market or calling (434) 970-3371.

New for 2019 will be additional prepared food options along South 1st Street adjacent to the market. Food trucks operated by current Market vendors will be on hand, providing additional offerings to customers.

Continuing an offering from the past several years, residents will be able to drop-off their compostable materials at the City Market. The compost drop off location is near the market entrance at Water Street and 2nd Street. For more information on the composing program, please visit www.charlottesville.org/composting.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) will also continue to be accepted at the City Market. This program is administered by Market Central. For more information regarding SNAP at the City Market, visit www.marketcentralonline.org or visit the Market Central booth at the City Market.

Come see everything the City Market has to offer located downtown at 100 Water Street. Parking is available directly across from the market at the Water Street parking garage with the first hour free. For more information about the City Market, visit www.charlottesville.org/citymarket or contact market management at citymarket@charlottesville.org.

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