Downtown Imlay City's Annual Events

Every year, Imlay City Downtown Development Authority offers many different events to highlight our community! We encourage all local and surrounding-area residents to come join in on the fun. Enjoy our downtown district businesses, stroll through our beautifully landscaped streets, and take advantage of our free events!

Imlay City Farmers Market

The Imlay City Farmers Market is Farm Fresh and Locally Grown!

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Our local farmers market operates in Downtown Imlay City on the corner of Third and Main Streets, across the street from the post office.

In 2021, we are offering TWO market days:

  • THURSDAYS, 10 AM - 4 PM, is our Regular Season Market. Our Regular Season Market will be open for 23 weeks, opening on May 20th through October 28th.
  • TUESDAYS, 2 PM - 7 PM, is our Evening Season Market. This market day and time is NEW this year, and as such is trial-mode, only running for 11 weeks. Our Evening Season Market is open June 8th through August 31st (closed July 6 and July 27) and will operate in conjunction with our Summer Concert Series located around the corner.

There will be no Evening Market held on 5th or July 26th!

16 Aug

Evening Farmers’ Market

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

18 Aug

Farmers’ Market

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

23 Aug

Evening Farmers’ Market

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

25 Aug

Farmers’ Market

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

30 Aug

Evening Farmers’ Market

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

FOOD TRUCKS WANTED! We love having Michigan food trucks join us at all of our Downtown Imlay City Events. If you are interested in setting up with us, please contact our DDA Director Lorrelei Natke (lnatke@imlaycity.org) or our Entertainment Coordinator Katrina Morrow (ddapromotions@imlaycity.org) for more information on upcoming events (Farmers Markets, Concerts, Community Events, etc). There is a Peddlers Permit required by the City of Imlay City; see Imlay City Peddlers Permit here.

Interested in Being a Vendor?

If you are interested in being a vendor on our Thursday 10 AM - 4 PM market day, please read the Imlay City Farmers Market Rules Regulations 2022 and fill out our THURSDAY Regular Season Application 2022 Imlay City Farmers Market

If you are interested in being a vendor on our Tuesday 3 PM - 8 PM market day, please read the Imlay City Farmers Market Rules Regulations 2022 and fill out our TUESDAY Evening Season Application 2022 Imlay City Farmers Market

For more information or questions regarding the Imlay City Farmers Market, contact our Market Manager Mariya Stout today! Call Imlay City Hall at (810) 724 - 2135 or email ddapromotions@imlaycity.org.

 

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2022 FREE Summer Concert Series

Our Summer Concert Series runs June through August, offering 11 concerts outdoors in Lamb Steele Park. This series runs in conjunction with our Evening Farmers Market and will be held on Tuesday nights. All concerts will begin at 7:00 PM unless stated otherwise and play through until 8:30 PM. Artists and genres will be updated soon.

 

 

There will be no concerts held on July 5th or July 26th as we will not have an Evening Market these two nights.

23 Aug

The Mic Bez Band

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

30 Aug

Genavieve Linkowski

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority would like to thank the Michigan Humanities Council for their generous support of the 2020 Summer Concert Series. A vibrant arts and cultural scene is important to strong communities and Michigan’s excellent quality-of-life, and ultimately, to Michigan’s economy.

 

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) strengthens arts and culture in Michigan by increasing its visibility; supporting arts education; encouraging new, creative and innovative works of art; and broadening cultural understanding. A key conduit for arts and cultural information, MCACA is also a source of arts and culture grant funding.

Choice One Bank's 2022 Sundae Bar in Downtown Imlay City

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Art in the Rough 2022

Art in the Rough

Saturday, September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating a vibrant culture in DOWNTOWN IMLAY CITY with incredible art, craft brews, exceptional wines and passionate people! Art in the Rough takes place on Saturday, September 17, 2022 and runs from 5 – 9 pm in downtown Imlay City.

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Interested in Being a Vendor?

The Imlay City DDA is looking for artists to sell their artwork in “Pop Up” galleries located on Third Street in downtown Imlay City.

If you are interested in being an vendor for this event, please fill out an artist application.