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!

2022 Theme Weeks

June 16 – Manitou Days Kickoff & Kiddie Parade

Join us for the kickoff of White Bear Lake’s summer festival, Manitou Days, which runs June 16-July 4, 2022. Official Manitou Days Events will showcase their upcoming activities.

The Kiddie Parade has also become a family favorite on opening night of Marketfest. Kids, parents & families are invited to decorate a stroller, trike, bike, wagon or yourself, and then walk through the streets of Marketfest ending at Sweetlife Lane Candy Store!

Participants (age 12 and under) who register by Tuesday, June 14 will receive a FREE Marketfest Tshirt! Line up will begin at the corner for 4th St and Washington Ave at 6:15 p.m., and the parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.

–> Request a FREE booth on 4th Street

–> Register for Kiddie Parade

June 23 – White Bear Lake History Night

Celebrate 32 years of Marketfest & 52 years of the White Bear Historical Society, as we take over 4th Street to host a Walk Down Memory Lane. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

June 30 – Biz Kids/Biz Seniors Night 

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.

–> Register for a FREE booth on 4th Street

July 7 – Public Health & Safety Night

Hosted by White Bear Lake’s Police and Fire Departments, including a Public Health Resource Fair. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

July 14 – White Bear Hockey Night

Hockey Day Minnesota is coming to the White Bear area in 2023! Join us to celebrate all things hockey and support youth hockey. No additional 4th Street vendors accepted this night.

July 21 – AFSA Science & Agriculture Night

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. Joining us is Cannonbelles Cheese, Maplewood Area Historical Society, VLAWMO, Autumnwood Farms, White Bear Animal Hospital, Battleground Cafe, Minty Hippo and more! For more information check out our website.

July 28 – 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.