Upcoming Events

Best Week Ever

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

The Best. Street Festival. Ever. will include food, live music, and fun! 100+ producers, artisans, and farmers will have activities throughout the entire Market District. A wine tasting experience will take place while guests enjoy BBQ, live jazz programmed by Merriman's Playhouse, and a community art project created in partnership with Burkhart Sign Shop. Be sure to visit the South Bend Farmers Market for unique vendors, plus take a peek inside Market District businesses including Bamber's Superette, Merriman's Playhouse, and Oh Mamma's On The Avenue. Make your way down to The Armory, the newly renovated building that was once the Newman Center. The Armory houses Ironhands Winery, the only winery that grows their grapes and produces their wine exclusively in South Bend. More details will be coming soon on all of the fun experiences listed above!


11:00am - 2:00pm: BBQ 
Enjoy BBQ from several local vendors, including Pitt’s BBQ, Fat Cap Smoked Meats, Dee’s Backyard BBQ, and the Farmers Market Café.

11:00am - 2:00pm: Flyover
Keep your ideas to the sky and be on the watch for several flyovers with vintage airplanes, led by Damian Dieter, during the event. 
 
11:00am - 2:00pm: Best. Veggie Mandala. Ever. | Edible Michiana
Edible Michiana is partnering with local artist Carrie Beachey to build a giant mandala out of vegetables donated from South Bend Farmers Market vendors. A mandala is a geometric figure representing the universe in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism. Onlookers can take photos and have their photo taken with the veggie mandala masterpiece. Edible Michiana will also be giving away three one-year subscriptions to Edible Michiana. Stop by to see the colorful mandala and to enter for a chance to win a one-year subscription!