Leduc Farmer’s Peach Festival

Pipestone Flyer

The outdoor Leduc Farmers’ Market held its Peach Festival on Saturday, August 30th to large crowds.

The Festival was one of the best attended this summer. Part of the reason, may have been, that the Farmers’ Market and the Downtown Progress Association’s (DPA) had combined with the DPA hosting a Sidewalk Festival that saw many of the businesses offering a number of sales and special offers right on the sidewalks.

Normal hours of the Market are from 10AM to 1:30PM, but were extended to 3PM for the Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale.

The event was child friendly with face painting, bubble slides, a juggler, a balloon man, and stilt walker among the many entertainers bringing smiles to all ages. For those wanting to learn how to Zumba, classes were held twice during the day and between classes those in attendance could enjoy a band playing on a small stage.

There was an opportunity for those who wanted to learn a new skill as a workshop was held, by the stilt walker, for those wishing in getting up in the world.

Visitors had the opportunity to find a selection of fresh produce of all sorts, including fresh peaches from B.C. Also available were unique crafts, clothing, and specialized products.

Due to the changes at Alexandra Park, the Farmers’ Market has been located on Main Street (50th Ave.) between 48th and 49 Street during the summer every Thursday and Saturday. The Market does identify certain markets as Special Events.

There are four more special event dates: Saturday, September 6th for a Corn Roast, Thursday, September 11th Harvest Festival, Saturday, September 27th for the renowned Chili Cook-Off.

The last Farmers’ Market will be held on Thursday, October 9th in preparation for Thanksgiving Day.

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