“Take Me Downtown,” the Thursday Night Market Place hosted by Main Street Hanford, starts this evening in Downtown Hanford. The event, which will be held from 5:30-9pm every Thursday for 22 weeks (through September 25) will kick-off its 14th year with live entertainment by the band August.
Thursday Night Market Place is a weekly celebration featuring a Certified Farmers’ Market with a huge variety of farm fresh produce including peaches, strawberries, blueberries, cherries, squash, onions and spinach. A variety of food vendors will offer delicious treats, including pulled pork sandwiches, roasted corn on the cob, pizza, funnel cakes with strawberries and tri-tip sandwiches. There will be pony rides, bounce houses for the kids, and performances by top local musical entertainment.
There is something for everyone with a special theme every Thursday including Baseball Fever Night, Paint Downtown Pink, celebrating breast cancer awareness, Night of Vintage Treasures and the popular NASL Appreciation Night.
Main Street Hanford is the leader and coordinator for the continued revitalization of downtown Hanford. As a certified California Main Street community, members of the organization and numerous volunteers work to bring quality events to Hanford to promote downtown as the heart and soul of the city.
For more information, call 582-9457, or visit www.mainstreethanford.com or the Main Street Hanford page on Facebook.