News: Minneapolis Farmers Market returns Tuesdays to Government Center

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Minneapolis Farmers Market returns Tuesdays to Government Center

The Minneapolis Farmers Market will return to the Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza from May – October. 

A variety of vendors will sell fresh produce, flowers and more, Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

The Farmers Market was previously held on Thursdays at the Government Center. The Thursday market will be located on Nicollet Mall this year. 

Other events beginning in June

People living, working and visiting downtown can also enjoy the following activities June – August on the South Plaza:

  • Yard games, meditation area and more, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Piano performances, Thursdays, noon – 1 p.m.

Events will also begin in June at Target Field Station, including movie nights and trivia nights. 

Go Outside with Hennepin County

The county and mpls downtown council host these activities as part of Go Outside with Hennepin County, a free, family-friendly event series. 

View full event details at

People can share their experiences at Go Outside events on social media using #GoOutside. 

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