FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will launch its New River Marketplace on Saturday, June 22, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The New River Marketplace will continue to run on the third Saturday of each consecutive month on the historic campus, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.
Set along the banks of the New River under the shade of historic live oaks, the Marketplace will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of original art, antiques, furnishings, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, luxury bath fixtures and more. Vendors will also showcase specialty plants including orchids and succulents plus pet supplies, organic food, and natural health and beauty products. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.
“History Fort Lauderdale is thrilled to introduce a true marketplace for our neighbors and visitors,” said Patricia Zeiler, executive director of History Fort Lauderdale. “Just like historic markets from the past, our special event will serve as an entertaining and beneficial way to unite the community and introduce attendees to the beauty and vibrancy of the downtown district.”
Admission to the New River Marketplace is free, however, guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.
For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org.
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