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Wimberley Market Days

Wimberley Market Days has been an institution in Wimberley since 1964, when the first market was held on the town Square. Local vendors set up for business on the tailgates of their trucks, buying and selling everything, including pigs, rugs and homemade tamales. Most items sold for $10 or less.

From that simple beginning, the Market has grown to nearly 500 booths on RR 2325, owned and operated by the Wimberley Lions Club. The Lions donate 100% of their profits to charities, scholarships, and local organizations. Their volunteers, in turn, provide the staff of 200 workers needed to operate concessions and parking. It is a wonderful example of a community working together toward a common good. As of November of last year, this all-volunteer organization has awarded more than $3,000,000 to non-profit groups.

Market Days is open 7:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month, March through December. With so many vendors, it’s difficult to see all there is to offer. For this reason, many visitors return month after month. Market Day vendors have a tradition of quality, handcrafted items, so this isn’t your typical flea market. Goods range from antiques and jewelry to fossils, plants, toys, furniture, food, quilts and art of all kinds.

The December event will be the last until March 2011. The Hays County Health Dept will be available to give Flu shots and Santa will be at the market in December.

Visit the website www.shopmarketdays.com for a list of all products sold or to view a printed directory. You can search online for vendors who sell the items you’re looking for and plan your trip, or you can come to the market, stroll our 19 acres of tree-shaded paths and browse freestyle for your treasures.

There is no charge for admission, but there is a charge for parking in the lots conveniently located across the road from Wimberley Market Days. Pets are not allowed at Wimberley Market Days, with the exception of service dogs.

Wimberley Market Days Features

• Concession stands serving breakfast and lunch items including bar-b-que, hamburgers, fried chicken, hot dogs, ice cream and a variety of other foods and beverages.

• The Hilltop Ice House, serving cold beer on tap.

• Live Entertainment on two stages.

• Covered pavilion with tables and seating.

• Clean restroom facilities with flushing toilets located throughout the field.

• A free directory with complete listing of vendors and their products (available on our website or at the Information Booth on days of operation.)

• Free maps of the 19 acre market

Contact Us

Wimberley Market Days is located at Lions Field, 601 RR 2325 in Wimberley, Texas, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country between Austin and San Antonio, north of San Marcos. Motor coach tours are welcome. E-mail to make arrangement and receive materials for your group.

For more information about Market Days call the Wimberley Visitor Center, 512-847-2201 or visit the Lions’ web site www.shopmarketdays.com.

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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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