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2023 Thursdays Downtown vendor applications are now open

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Office: 507-216-9886



2023 Thursdays Downtown vendor applications are now open

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Artisan and bar/restaurant vendors are welcome to apply to downtown Rochester’s weekly summer music, arts, and vendor festival, Thursdays Downtown, June 15 through August 17.

Vendors and businesses interested in being involved in Thursdays Downtown as a food, beverage, or artisan vendor may apply now. Eighty percent of a vendor’s products must be handmade. Vendors will be evaluated on their application by a jury to be accepted into the Thursdays Downtown food and artisan market.

An application link and more details about Thursdays Downtown can be found here. Applications will remain open until March 31, 2023.

Every Thursday starting June 15 and running through August 17, 2023, Thursdays Downtown features artisan and food exhibitors and live entertainment on two stages.

For questions about Thursdays Downtown or the application process, please email

About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.