Take in breathtaking beach views and enjoy the ocean breeze while perusing an eclectic array of traditional market fare ranging from fresh produce and fruit to global flavors, made-to-order foods, and handmade and homemade items to wear and decorate your home. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic blanket and lawn chair to enjoy a rotation of live music and interactive experiences while they Shop & Stroll the market vendors or take part in the weekly oceanside yoga class and a variety of lawn games, including pickleball, badminton, lawn darts, cornhole, and more.
Ongoing activities in May include the following:
- All Day: Shop & Stroll Marketplace
- All Day: Lawn Games
- All Day: Postcards for the Troops
- Every Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Oceanside Yoga, excluding May 27
- 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Rotating Live Music; check the website for the schedule.
More at the MKT special events include:
- Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Meet local author and Ambassador of Love Laura Duksta for a complimentary book signing of her New York Times bestselling children’s book, l Love You More, during Children’s Book Week on Saturday, May 6. The inspirational speaker’s works also include, You Are a Gift to the World/The World is a Gift to You and, I’ll Hug You More. With a mission to reach as many hearts, homes, and classrooms as possible with the power, magic, and message of presence, love, appreciation, connection, and enthusiasm, Duksta has sold nearly a million copies in the US and her books are available internationally in eight languages. FREE with purchase, or previously purchased copy.
- Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Columbian-born and South Florida pottery artist Yamile Hewitt will host a pottery painting class as a special activity for mother and child to enjoy together from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. The three(3) hour-long session starts at 9:30, 11:00, and 12:30 and includes all the supplies to decorate a ceramic mug ($45) or decorative turtle ($40) as a special Mother’s Day project. Each piece will be delivered one week after the pottery piece’s firing and available to pick up or have shipped for a nominal fee. Space is limited and advanced reservations are recommended.
- Sunday, May 21, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Need last-minute Memorial Day appetizers to impress a crowd? No problem! Saucy Lips creators Jess and Gabriela Dalton-Salazar offer tips and complimentary tasting of freshly made salsas for your backyard BBQ or to adorn your grilled creations. Best known at the MKT for their delicious street tacos and quesadilla, Saucy Lips is a Hispanic, female-founded business specializing in healthy, gourmet savory sauces and hot sauces. In May 2021, Saucy Lips launched their Keto, Vegan, Non-GMO, and Gluten-free products nationwide in Whole Foods. FREE.