ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MARKET

  • What Type of Produce Will You Have?

    We will encourage our participating farm vendors to bring as much fresh produce as possible! Please keep in mind the seasonality of produce availability in our area will vary based on growing conditions and weather. Click here to see a guide to what’s in-season locally.

  • Do You Have Food Available?

    We will feature a variety of food options again this season! Here are some of the food partners we will be working with this year. Please note, dates will vary and more food vendors are in the works so check our Facebook page for more information.

    BeaUnique Latin Kitchen
    Country Grill
    Grandma & Pa’s Concesions
    K&S Supper Club

  • Do You Take Credit, Debit or EBT/Link?

    Yes! Most vendors are able to accept credit and debit. You can also purchase market tokens at the DNA Info Tent. We accept debit and credit for the purchase of tokens which can be used as cash with any vendor. In addition, those with EBT/Link Cards can also purchase tokens at the DNA Info Tent and will be matched up to $20 per market thanks to our partnership with BMO Harris Bank.

    EBT/Link Token Example
    If you purchase $10 in tokens with an EBT/Link Card, we will match your purchase for a total of $20 in tokens.
    If your purchase $20 in tokens with an EBT/Link Card, we will match your purchase for a total of $40 in tokens.
    If you purchase $30 in tokens with an EBT/Link Card, we will match your purchase up to $20 for a total of $50 in tokens.

  • Are There Activities for Kids or Entertainment?

    Every week will have a special theme with unique activities! Check the weekly theme list here and look for more updates soon. For entertainment details please follow us on Facebook.

  • Where Can I Eat or Get a Drink?

    There are plenty of options for dining and great bars in Downtown Elgin. For more information please visit our Downtown Elgin Directory.

  • What Happens If It Rains?

    The market is open rain or shine! In case of severe weather or lightening we may close. If the weather looks bad please check our Facebook page.

  • Is The Market Dog Friendly?

    Yes! Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome at the market!

  • Are There Public Bathrooms Available?

    Yes! Port-o-Lets, courtesy of Waste Management, are available on the west side of Grove Avenue just north of Fulton Street.

Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin


31 S. Grove Avenue, Suite 100
Elgin, IL 60120
847-488-1456
info@DowntownElgin.com