Lake City Market by the Lake

Fresh salsa at farmers market

Jun 23, 2021
A quartet of members of the Minneapolis Latin dance ensemble Salsa del Soul were the musical entertainment at the Thursday night Market by the Lake in Patton Park last week. The group appeared thanks to a grant obtained by the Lake City Public Library. The Thursday night markets take place...

Thursday night market begins 2021 season in new location

Jun 9, 2021
The Lake City Market by the Lake begins its 2021 season tonight (Thursday, June 10) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and vendors. With Ohuta Beach under construction, this year’s Thursday markets will take place in Patton Park. “We are going to be at Patton Park this year which...

Market by the Lake to celebrate Farmer’s Market Week with giveaway

Aug 5, 2020
To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Lake City Market by the Lake will have a drawing to give away a free Lake City Market by the Lake insulated bag of local goodies at the August 6 market at Ohuta Park from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lake City Market by the Lake joins markets across the country in...

‘Chalk the Park’ packs still available

Jul 15, 2020
Lake City Area Arts still has some packages of sidewalk chalk to give away as part of its “Chalk the Park” program encouraging people of all ages to create sidewalk art in Patton Park. Packs are available at no charge while supplies last at Lake City Market by the Lake, Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p...

Lake market opens season

Jun 17, 2020
Lake City Market by the Lake opened to warm and windy conditions for its first market of the year on June 11. Turnout was good despite a scaled-back market this year due to the pandemic. Music, food sampling and the Power of Produce Club are on hold pending guidance from Govenor Tim Walz and the...

Market by the Lake season begins June 14

May 21, 2020
Lake City Thursday Market by the Lake will open for the season Thursday, June 11. “Farmers Markets have been declared part of the food distribution system in Minnesota by Gov. Walz. Thus it is legal for us to operate during the COVID-19 shutdown,” the market said in a news release. “Taking...

Willie wins Chamber Bucks

Sep 18, 2019
Steve Willie (right) was the winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks from Lakeshore Agency. The company served 340 free root beer floats at the Lake City Market by the Lake on Aug. 23. People who received an insurance quote that night were eligible for the Chamber Bucks drawing, which took place Sept. 6....

Wolfe performs at this July 18 Market By the Lake

Jul 17, 2019
Loren Wolfe (dressed here as Willie Nelson) is the live entertainment at this week’s Lake City Market By the Lake on Thursday, July 18. The weekly market is held Thursday nights from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the marina beach parking lot next to Ohuta Park in Lake City. More information is on Facebook at...

Sun shines on first market

Jun 19, 2019
The first Lake City Market by the Lake of the season was June 13. The markets continue Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and a farmer’s market through Sept. 12. More information is available on Facebook at and online at http://...

Draves explains farmer’s market PoP club

Apr 17, 2019
Lake City Market by the Lake manager Susan Draves (right) was the guest speaker at the April 15 meeting of the Lake City Rotary Club. She talked about the market’s Power of Produce (PoP) club, designed to get children and their families interested in local produce and to make healthy food choices....


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