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Our market offers fresh and unique local produce, plants, meats, baked goods and homemade crafts in a cultural setting. The Barr Street Market is a producer-only market, meaning that our vendors personally make or grow the products they sell. Every vendor is local, coming from Allen or surrounding counties. Live music and children’s activities add to the experience.
The market is open from April through September on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is still located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne on the corner of Wayne and Barr Streets. Free parking is available in the History Center lot along Berry Street and on the streets in the surrounding blocks, with ample opportunities to lock up a bicycle as well. Admission to the History Center is free during market hours.
The YLNI Barr Street Market is run entirely by volunteers. When YLNI revived the market 10+ years ago, we had 4-6 vendors; we now host 20+ weekly.
The Barr Street Market:
The Barr Street Market represents an important part of Fort Wayne’s history. It is an ongoing tradition that’s been alive in the heart of our city for more than a century. Here’s why:
302 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(Directly behind the Fort Wayne History Center at the corner of Barr and Wayne Streets)
If you have do you have a comment/question about the Market? We would love to hear from you.
YLNI – Barr Street Market
P. O. Box 10774
Fort Wayne, IN 46853
YLNI, in partnership with Fort 4 Fitness, are pleased to host the 2014 Barr Street Winter Market season! Our mission is to offer fresh and unique produce, meats, baked goods and homemade crafts in a cultural setting. We are delighted to offer various farm and non-farm vendors.
Click the button below to download the Winter Market application, or click here to complete the online application.
Vendors must read General Information link about before filling out online application.