Cape Girardeau Riverfront Market to open May 7
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI)- The Cape Girardeau Riverfront Market will open Saturday, May 7. The market will open every Saturday morning between May and October from 8 a.m. to noon.
The market can be found on 35 S. South Spanish Street in downtown Cape Girardeau. Shoppers of the farmers’ market can find a variety of farm-fresh produce, assorted organic products, meats and cheeses, baked goods, jams, honey, flowers and plants, arts and crafts, and natural wellness products, all of which are locally grown, homemade, and handmade.
The Old Town Cape will host monthly themed market days starting on May 7 with Derby Day.
Vendors are asked to embellish their booths accordingly and invite the community to participate in their Derby Day Hat Contest at 11 a.m. on May 7 at the Cape Riverfront Market Welcome Tent. Two spirit awards will be given for the Derby Day Hat Contest with prizes provided by The Corner Grocery Store and the Cape Riverfront Market. You must be present to win.
The market will also host two additional special days for local children and youth: Marketeer’s Day in June and Youth Entrepreneurship Day in September.
The Cape Riverfront Market will continue with their weekly musical guest series on May 7 with Logan Chapman.
Hosting local businesses and organizations in their education-based demonstration tent.
Also featuring several new food vendors this year serving everything from breakfast foods and libations to pizza and ice cream.
Cape Riverfront Market manager say they have had a record number of vendor applications this year and are excited to see new products and faces as well as returning customer favorites.
Follow the Cape Riverfront Market Facebook page for market updates and the featured, weekly demonstrations that will be provided.