Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way

Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Facebook.

Birmingham is known for many things. Its strong history in steel. Its killer restaurant and culinary scene. A whole lot of Southern charm and hospitality. But what it’s also known for is its incredible markets. Get ready for some amazing Saturday markets coming up in the ‘ham!

Woodlawn Street Market

REV Birmingham and the Woodlawn Business Association are gearing up for the 2018 Woodlawn Street Market season and you won’t want to miss out! Located in the heart of historic Woodlawn, the Woodlawn Street Market first hit the city in 2014.

Birmingham, Woodlawn Street Market
Photo via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook page.

Now entering its fifth season, the market has provided a platform for launching and testing startup businesses for more than 350 local vendors — a number that Brian Gunn, REV Birmingham’s District Manager for Woodlawn, said they are thrilled to continue to see grow this year.

Birmingham, Woodlawn Street Market
Jazzy Jewlery vendors at Woodlawn Street Market. Photo via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook page.

“Woodlawn Street Market gives people across the Birmingham area an opportunity to support local businesses and be part of the renaissance of historic downtown Woodlawn,” said Gunn. “It’s a fun, family-friendly event with unique food and gifts – plus free entertainment.”

At the Woodlawn Street Market, you’ll have the chance to discover incredible local vendors offering:

  • Art
  • Jewelry
  • Clothing
  • Children’s books and toys
  • Fresh produce, and
  • Delicious food

You can even joy live entertainment with dancers from all over Birmingham battling it out on the pavement.

Birmingham, Woodlawn Street Market
Local dancers battling it out and entertaining the crowd at Woodlawn Street Market. Photo via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook page.

Want to be a vendor at the 2018 Woodlawn Street Market? Fill out an application.

Here are the dates for this unique market:

  • April 7
  • June 9
  • August 11
  • October 13
  • December 2

Find the market on the block of 55th Place South, Birmingham, AL 35212 from 10a.m.-4p.m.

Birmingham, Woodlawn Street Market
Woodlawn Street Market. Photo via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook page.
The Market at Pepper Place

If you want to experience the true local side of Birmingham, the Market at Pepper Place is the spot to be.

It was first established in 2000 in response to a growing need to help small family farms, and provide a connection between these family farmers and the people of Birmingham.

Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via The Market at Pepper Place.

Now, 18 years later, the market has grown to become the largest farmers market in Alabama.

Located in the heart of downtown Birmingham in the Lakeview District, over 200,000 visitors attend the market annually.

Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
Phot via The Market at Pepper Place’s Facebook page.

At the market, you’ll discover:

  • Locally-grown produce
  • Food vendors
  • Makers
  • Artisans
  • Live music
  • And more!
Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Facebook.

Here are the dates for this must-attend farmers market:

  • Indoor Market: January 20-April 7
  • Outdoor Market: April 14-December 8

All markets are open rain or shine from 7a.m.-12p.m.

Find The Market at Pepper Place at 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233.

Let us know, will you be at the Markets?