July-August 2022

Come out to celebrate and support downtown Fond du Lac on select Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Main Street Plaza and Sheboygan Street.

  • June 30
  • July 14
  • July 28
  • August 11
  • August 25

Not Your Average Market

The mission of the Downtown Fond du Lac Night Market is to draw positive attention to the downtown business district of Fond du Lac while fostering community collaborations through art, music, and experiences. The Downtown Fond du Lac Night Market will be a vibrant open-air street market dedicated to leisurely strolling, shopping, and eating. The Downtown Fond du Lac Night Market will be a unique, inclusive, family-friendly, free event. Attendees can expect to see fresh produce, prepared foods, local artists and live music while enjoying a cold beverage. Kids can enjoy playing with the outdoor games that will be available. Enjoy the Downtown Fond du Lac Night Market before you stroll down to Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts – ’11 Thursdays of Summer’ Concert Series.

Night Market Volunteer Opportunities

Let’s Get This Party Started – Setup Volunteers

(3:00 p.m. -4:30 p.m.)

You are the welcome wagon for our hard-working vendors as they arrive at our Night Market! Join the DFP Staff at Main Street Plaza to help set up street barricades and other market equipment.

Responsibilities: Roll up your sleeves! We hit the ground running, moving barricades to close Main Street, setting up the Information Booth and Beer Tent, placing directional signs, setting up stage area, setting up games, and any other week-specific supplies. In Short, volunteers will assist with whatever is needed to be open to the public at 5 p.m.

Command Center – Information Booth

(5 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

You are the control center that visitors can be directed to in case they have questions about the Night Market.

Responsibilities: Remain in the Information Booth to answer questions, be prepared to sell Market Bucks to attendees all with a smile!

Brew Crew – Slinging Sodas & Suds

(5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

Service with a smile and a positive attitude! The Night Market will be selling cans of beer, soda, and water to visitors. Must be 18+.

Responsibilities: Assist with checking IDs and wrist banding those over 21. All wristbands will be free. Assist with stocking beer tent from the provided trailer, handle cash transactions, must be able to lift 25 lbs.

Break It Down – Tear Down Volunteers

(8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Flip the Setup Volunteer description inside out and get Main Street back to pre-market condition. Help the DFP Staff bring market supplies back and remove street barricades.

Responsibilities: Roll up your sleeves! Break down tents, load cars and carts, remove signage and return all items to the storage space on 3rd Street or DFP office. Then street barricade removal occurs as soon as all vendors have left the market space.

Contact amber@downtownfdl.com for Volunteer Opportunities.

Enjoy a sneak peak of the Night Market.