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September

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
06
11:00 am
Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 11am-5pm

Our 21st Gilmore Heritage Auto Show will feature over 100 breathtaking American classic cars throughout the Market - everything from antiques, customs, hot rods, trucks and more. This year's show is proud to celebrate 60 years of the most iconic American luxury sports vehicle of its time, the Ford Thunderbird!

Free to the public.

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

Celebrate our 81st Anniversary and tour the Market one delicious taste at a time at our 7th Annual Taste of Farmers Market! Enjoy a strolling feast of mouth-watering food from over 50 of your favorite restaurants, beer and wine samples, giveaways, merchandise specials, entertainment and free parking for the evening.

Ticket information will be available in early June.

Click here to watch last year's preview video.

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Aug
02
12:00 pm
LA Parent 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

Oct
17
4:18 pm
Fall Festival
October 17 & 18, 2015, All Day, Free

Each Fall (usually in late October), Farmers Market celebrates the harvest with a great, family-friendly festival. In addition to crafts and entertainment, the Festival features several bands playing country, bluegrass and western swing, and special acts just for children. Fall Festival offers very special activities too, including pie-eating contests, a petting zoo, Agventure Play Land and Artisan Alley. You will also find the Market and its merchants fully decorated! Click here to read our insider's guide to Fall Festival.

Look for our Fall Festival photo cut-outs throughout the Market!

Click here to watch last year's preview video.


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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

Jan
06
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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