Thursdays Downtown

Thursdays Downtown

When: Every Thursday, June - August 2019 (no market on July 4)
Time: 11:00AM - 8:30PM
Where: First Avenue SW / Peace Plaza

A weekly summer staple of downtown Rochester, Thursdays Downtown combines arts, music, food and a vendor market into one community-uniting, block-party-style event! Art abounds at Thursdays Downtown; find works of art from jewelry to photography to glassware and everything in between! Your taste buds will be satisfied with enticing foods and musical styles, too! Every week running June through August, enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others at the Thursdays Downtown! Relax with friends and family as musical talents take to the Thursdays Downtown stage from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stick around for the Music Festival performances at 5 and 7 p.m. on two stages!

*For evening entertainment booking inquiries, please email Brandon Helgeson with Big BANG Entertainment at

*For lunchtime entertainment booking inquiries, please email

2019 Vendor Application

*The application deadline has now passed as of March 8, 2019. You may still apply, but will be put on a waiting list. Click the link below.

Visit our Vendor Resources page for more information and to apply. 


311 Broadway Ave South, Suite A2
Rochester, MN 55904



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