Farmers Market Special Events and Activities

The East Lansing Farmers Market (ELFM) will host several special events and activities throughout the 2023 season. Check out the event schedule below and plan your next visit to the ELFM! Descriptions of the events and activities can be found below the schedule. You can find the Market Music lineup for the 2023 season here.

Date Event/Activities
Sunday, June 4 Opening Day
Sunday, June 18 Juneteenth Celebration
Sunday, July 16 Parks, Recreation and Arts Day
Sunday, Sept. 17 Spartan Appreciation Day
Sunday, Oct. 15 Autumn Fest
Sunday, Nov. 19 Fall Feast Pre-Order/Pickup
  • Opening Day: The first 100 guests at the ELFM will receive a reusable ELFM tote. There will also be family activities and live music
  • Juneteenth Celebration: This special, free event will feature a variety of games and activities as well as live music sponsored by the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. All community members are invited to attend this special event in celebration of Juneteenth.
  • Parks, Recreation and Arts Day: Community members are invited to stop by the market on July 16 to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month with the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts. 
  • Spartan Appreciation: The first 100 college students to stop by the information booth during Spartan Appreciation Day will receive a free market tote! Come explore, engage and enjoy the market! All are welcome! 
  • Autumn Fest: Celebrate the splendor of fall at the market!