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 participant, sign up below!

Learn more about being a Theme Week sponsor!

2024 Theme Weeks

JUNE 13 – Ave for the Arts, sponsored by Lakeshore Players & Children’s Performing Arts

Join us for Avenue for the Arts!  Celebrate the thriving art scene within White Bear Lake and express yourself. Enjoy live performances from Lakeshore Players Theatre. Learn about upcoming classes at the White Bear Center for the Arts. Get involved with Children’s Performing Arts. Live demonstrations by local artists, ticket giveaways and so much more!


JUNE 20 – White Bear Lake History Night, sponsored by White Bear Lake Area Historical Society

Celebrate local history with the White Bear Historical Society, as they take over 4th Street to host a Walk Down Memory Lane. Activities include:

  • WBLAHS History Exhibit
  • A Walk Down Memory Lane
  • White Bear’s Notorious Gangsters Pop-up Exhibit
  • Carnival Games & Activities

JUNE 27 – WBL School Spirit Night, sponsored by White Bear Lake Area Schools ISD624

Show your school pride at our Marketfest “Orange Out”, wearing your favorite orange attire, and be sure to meet us on 4th Street for an Orange Out photo at 6:30 p.m., then stick around to check out our Bears-related activities and information. Go Bears!

JULY 4 – Independence Day

JULY 11 – Public Health & Safety Night

Hosted by White Bear Lake’s Police and Fire Departments, including a Public Health Resource Fair. And be sure to stop by 4th Street and Banning Avenue around 7 pm to see our public safety officers in action with a live car extrication.

JULY 18 – AFSA Science & Agriculture Night, sponsored by Twin Cities Eye Consultants

AFSA K-12 presents an evening of Science and Ag on the Go! Adventure over to 4th street and check out the science and ag activities as well as some amazing products, organizations, businesses and local music. Learn more about AFSA K-12

JULY 25 – Environmental Resource Expo, sponsored by Xcel Energy

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!

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