The WPB GreenMarket Celebrates the Season with Lots of Holiday Happenings

(December 10, 2008) – This holiday season the West Palm Beach GreenMarket is celebrating with lots of cheer and activities. Guests can partake in all of the holiday happenings this month at the intersection of 2 nd St. and Narcissus Ave. which will include:

Saturday, December 13
FREE Holiday Pet Photos
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Even Fluffy can get in the holiday spirit at the market! Guests can bring their pet to get a free holiday photo taken with one of Santa’s elves. Photos are courtesy of Louis & Co., a dog store.

Toys for Tots
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
‘Tis the season of giving. Guests are invited to help the children of our community by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program. These toys will go to underprivileged children and bring them the joy of the holidays.

Live Holiday Music
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Guests can enjoy some holiday cheer while they listen to the Zotallica Violin Trio play their favorite holiday tunes.

Saturday, December 20
Chef Demonstration
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Chef Tammy Jo Newman from the Palm Beach Gardens High School Culinary Arts program, will be out with students to create delicious dishes with fresh ingredients gathered at the market. Guests are invited to come out and learn how to make these tasty dishes and sample the student’s work.

FREE Kids Face Painting at Candy Cane Row
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kids can get in the spirit as they walk down Candy cane row and get a free face painting. The kids are sure to smile with a cute snowman or reindeer painted on their face, and they will also receive a FREE candy cane treat!

Toys for Tots
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
‘Tis the season of giving. Guests are invited to help the children of our community by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program. These toys will go to underprivileged children and bring them the joy of the holidays.

Live Holiday Music
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Guests can enjoy some holiday cheer while they listen to the Zotallica Violin Trio play their favorite holiday tunes.

Saturday, December 27
The West Palm Beach GreenMarket will be OPEN during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Guests are invited to come down with their family and friends and say hello to their neighbors while enjoying pleasant outdoor shopping at their favorite local vendors, breakfast or lunch at the GreenMarket Café, and live music throughout the market.

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the area’s original and most popular greenmarket. This traditional European-style farmers market has become a Saturday morning staple that welcomes city residents and visitors alike. Each Saturday vendors bring an abundant selection of locally grown and just harvested produce, plants and specialty items to downtown West Palm Beach including a variety of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, tropical and native plants, fresh-cut flowers, artisan foods, and much more. Guests can also sit and enjoy their made-to-order breakfast or lunch at the GreenMarket Café. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is dog-friendly and offers free parking in the Banyan Street Garage during market hours. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is produced by the City of West Palm Beach, Mayor’s Office – Division of Community Events and is located on along 2 nd Street and Narcissus Avenue just outside of City Hall in Downtown West Palm Beach. For more information about the West Palm Beach GreenMarket or other City-produced events, please call 561-822-1515.