Theme Weeks

Each week of Marketfest we offer different

Theme Weeks with special displays and vendors

on 4th Street.

In addition to our regular Marketfest vendors, each week on 4th Street we have a different theme that showcases our fantastic businesses, organizations, community groups, and city resources. To participate as a Theme Week vendor, apply for a FREE one-night 12’x12′ booth on 4th Street by June 15, 2021.

2021 Theme Weeks

July 1 – Manitou Days Events

Official Manitou Days Events showcase their events at Opening Night of Marketfest.

The Marketfest Kiddie Parade also kicks off Marketfest opening night on Thursday, July 1. Kids, parents & families – decorate a stroller, trike, bike, wagon or yourself! Please sign up each child (age 12 and under) who will participate. FREE Marketfest T-shirt for participants who pre-register by Tuesday, June 29! Line up at the corner for 4th St and Washington Ave at 6:15 p.m., Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.

July 8 – White Bear Lake History & Cake Walk

Celebrate 30 years of Marketfest & 50 years of the White Bear Historical Society, as we take over 4th Street to host a Walk Down Memory Lane. Featuring the very popular Cake Walk by Grandma’s Bakery. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

July 15 – Public Safety

Hosted by White Bear Lake’s Police and Fire Departments. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

July 22 – Biz Kids/Biz Seniors 

Students and Seniors are invited to show off their entrepreneurial skills at a free booth at Marketfest. Vendors may sell their products and/or promote their groups or services. Please contact to reserve a spot.

July 29 – Downtown WBL Business Runway  SIGN UP HERE

Come watch our downtown business strut their stuff on the red carpet, handing out swag and treats to the audience. Downtown White Bear Lake Special Service District businesses only. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

August 5 – Environmental Resource Expo

Talk to local experts about water quality, water conservation, pollinators, composting, renewable energy, home energy efficiency programs, recycling, and more!

Learn more about the Expo.


We would like to thank the following businesses for donating to our 3oth Anniversary prize drawing and Business Runway Swag Bags!