Farmers Market at Bridgeport

We are delighted to announce that Bridgeport North Suffolk is hosting a farmers market in the Bridgeport Plaza began June 13th and will continue every 2nd and 4th Sunday until September 26th. The market is open from 10am to 2pm. Stay tuned for announcements on our specialty holiday markets, to include a Fall markets on October 10th, October 24th, and November 14th and our Winter Holiday markets on December 2nd and December 16th!

Our seasonal farmers markets will spotlight authentic locally-grown, locally-made, and handcrafted products with vendors that will range from artisans, crafters, craftsmen, local farmers, and ranchers.

Why shop at farmers markets? Spending money at farmers markets keeps your money in circulation within the local community, preserving and creating local jobs!

I love farmers markets, what can I do to support yours? Purchasing as much as you can from our farmers market is the simplest way to show your support. Neighborhood volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are also available to help support our markets!

Bridgeport Farmers Markets will be held and located at the 3800 Block of Bridge Road, in the Bridgeport Plaza.

Farmers Market Vendors: Download our application form and then submit it online to be considered for inclusion in this season’s dates.


Holiday Market

Holiday Market LogoThursday, December 2nd, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, the Plaza at Bridgeport will come alive with holiday cheer with the First Annual Grand Illumination Holiday Market! We encourage you to join in the spirit of giving and donate a new coat or unwrapped toy for a child in need at the Holiday Market.

Begin your evening with the irresistible taste & smells of hot apple cider, coffee, and hot chocolate from Knotts Coffee Company. Then get a jump on your shopping list by visiting our local vendors positioned throughout the Plaza while enjoying the holiday sounds of the Doorway Singers!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive on a magical horse-drawn carriage at 5:00 pm. Couples, families, and friends will be able to enjoy carriage rides throughout Bridgeport to view the holiday lights and enjoy the merriment. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for secret swapping and photos until 8:00 pm. Snap your pictures or have them taken professionally for a small fee. While parents wait in line for a snapshot with the Claus', children can gather around the Suffolk Story Tellers and listen to readings of holiday classics old and new.

At 6:00 pm, we will all gather around as the Carolers lead us in "Deck the Halls," and the Grand Illumination commences. Knotts Coffee will be passing out small tastes of warm apple cider to toast to the joyous occasion! Then, travel over to the Reindeer Buffet & Holiday Crafting table to create a one-of-a-kind creation. Finally, when the clock strikes 6:30 pm, the Reindeer Dog Parade will begin. May the most dashing Reindog win!

The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy; we hope that the magic tonight sparks feelings of joy!


2021 Bridgeport Farmers Market Vendors

Pro Pallets & Signs

Pro Pallets & Signs Pro Pallets & Signs

Painted signs made of pallets, custom pieces available.

 

CBD Oil

Cativa CBD CDB Products

In 2018, Cativa CBD was founded in Portsmouth, VA with a simple mission: to combine the power of science and the promise of CBD to deliver wellness and health. Since then, we have partnered with scientists from all walks of life to create products with improved bioavailability. We believe in the untapped potential of CBD and its ability to heal the mind and body.

cativacbd.com

Dragonfly Hill Jam

Dragonfly Hill Farm Honey, Peanuts, & Produce

Dragonfly Hill Farm, located in Surry County. Kim and Ray are high school sweethearts who’s labor of love has gotten them here, with several varieties of apples, blueberries, blackberries, pears, and so much more. They also carry Backwoods Nuts & Honey, also ran on their farm, featuring beehives scattered throughout 25-acres, pollinating all of their produce and proving delicious honey!

Dragonfly Hill Facebook

Water-Marbling

Glory and Grace Silks Textile Painting

Glory and Grace Silks is a textile painting company offering water-marble scarf painting workshops guided by artist and owner, Chrissy Kay. Chrissy loves teaching people how to water-marble on a silk scarf and create their own wearable art. She especially loves when people tell her that they “can’t paint” and she shows them that they can!

gloryandgracesilks.com

Interstellar Dye Dog Bandana

Interstellar Dye Tie Dye Products

Jill is a local artist from Suffolk who has traveled all over the US with her art for many years. She is looking forward to bringing her tie dye masterpieces to her hometown of Suffolk!

Interstellar Dye Facebook

Katsey Things Coin Holders

Katesy Things Handmade Items

Katlyn is a stay-at-home mom who was going stir crazy in the quarantine and thought “why not start a business”, so here she is, running her small business! The name is Katesy Things because these are all of the things she loves, designed and made by her. They say to have an ideal customer, and that customer is her! Come check out her variety of wristlet key fobs, head bands, keychains, stickers, pins, phone grips, decals, and quarter keepers!

katesythings.com

Lilley Brothers Jam

Lilley Brothers Canna Company CBD Products, Strawberries, & Jams

They are a fourth-generation family farm, started in 1919. They grow soybeans, wheat, corn, and have a wholesale tree nursery. They have also grown strawberries for 25 years and have a seasonal pumpkin patch and corn maze. Their newest adventure has been growing hemp and CBD and they will feature a variety of CBD salves, sucks, tincture, as well as jams, syrups, and handmade jewelry at our markets!

Lilley Brothers Facebook

Neighborhood Harvest Goods

The Neighborhood Harvest Produce & Meal Delivery

The Neighborhood Harvest represents a network of more than 30 small farms, ranches, dairies, bakeries, and specialty artisans, as well as the operation of their six-bay greenhouse in Suffolk, supplying lettuces and greens! Their partnerships allow them to deliver a variety of high-quality, fresh, and prepared foods directly to customers homes!

theneighborhoodharvest.com

Peanut City Candles

Peanut City Candle Co Soy candles & Wax Melts

They are a female owned, small business that offers 100% USA-sourced and sustainable soy wax candles and melts, all hand-poured in Suffolk, VA. Their products are clean burning, contain no phthalates or heavy metals, and are PET safe! They will be joining us on June 13th, then they will not be back again until September, so check them out on opening day and visit their site for pre-ordering options.

peanutcitycandleco.com

Pink Box Cupcakes

The Pink Box Baked Goods & More

The Pink Box is a family-owned cupcake and dessert bakery, created and opened with a love for desserts and a desire to spend more family time together and leave behind a legacy. Something interesting about them is that they have over 100 cupcake flavors, with new rotating flavors every week! They even make all of their own apparel themselves. Come check them out on June 13th, while satisfying your sweet tooth!

thepinkboxsweets.com

Rehoboth Farm Goods

Rehoboth Farm Eggs, Pork, and Chicken

Many years ago, God said we were farmers and we believed Him! Now here we are in our third year of full-time farming, raising chickens, sheep and cattle on pasture and hogs in our woods in Suffolk. We believe that food can be healing to our bodies and also believe in being excellent stewards of what has been entrusted to us. After Josh served 10 years in the United States Coast Guard, we are happy to be home in Hampton Roads, bringing nutrient dense, healing food to the community! Featuring pasture raised chicken & eggs, forest raised pork w/ no hormone, no antibiotics, and non-GMO.

rehobothfarmsuffolk.com

Scraps to Crafts Door Sign

Scraps to Crafts Handmade Porch and Door Signs

Scraps to Crafts by Lisa and Larry is a husband-and-wife team working hard together to make wooden signs and home décor. This is their 5th year in the market business, offering a variety of handmade wooden porch signs, door hangers, and custom garden flags.

Scraps to Crafts Facebook

So Many Flowers

So Many Flowers Flowers and Bouquets

So Many Flowers was founded in Wisconsin in 2020 by Briana, a gardener and flower lover! She has since moved her micro farm operation to Virginia Beach, where she grows in her suburban yard and at a farm plot. So Many Flowers aims to bring the Hampton Roads area fresh, sustainably grown flowers, unique seedlings and plants for your garden, and beautiful dried flowers and wreaths! Briana’s favorite flower is the gladiolus, which you can expect to see lots of at our markets this Summer!

somanyflowersva.com

Sycamore Springs Produce

Sycamore Springs Farm Produce & More!

Sycamore Springs Farm started their adventure in 2006 in Smithfield and from there, opened a storefront location in Surry. They have been growing and selling produce ever since. They specialize in sweet potatoes with nine varieties, organic elephant garlic onions, and garlic! They have two farms, one is certified organic and the other is naturally grown with no chemicals! Their season begins in May and ends in November, with collards. They LOVE farmers markets and can’t wait to meet their newest customers!

Sycamore Springs Facebook

Udder Chaos Beef

Udder Chaos Farms Beef, Pork, & Eggs!

Udder Chaos Farms features Angus beef, farm raised pork, and Non-GMO eggs. John and Leslie have been raising laying chickens that produce 252 eggs per day, with an EGGspress lane for eggs only. They also offer select 1.5in thick steaks, 11 flavors of sausage, 1.25in thick pork chops, and a monster steak they like to call “dinner for two”. They will be at all market dates except for August 22nd!

Udder Chaos Facebook

Velapure Soy Candles

Velapure Candles Soy Candles, Waxes, & More!

Hello, my name is Haydee, originally from San Diego, CA. I started making soy candles in 2012 and relaunched here in Suffolk in 2020 due to the loss of my job. Now, I’m a “toddler momma”, which means nothing scares me, haha! I love creating beautiful candles and I’m honored that a piece of me goes to a new home and spreads light with every purchase. My scents are unique, natural, and they bring memories and emotions. That’s a Velapure experience!

velapurecandles.com

Yewneek Soaps

Yewneek Naturals Soaps & More!

We pride ourselves in offering products that are completely natural. We are a women owned and veteran owned company and are extremely proud of what we do and our products ability to help people with skin issues. I quit my full time job to run my company after being out on maternity leave with my now 3 year old Autistic daughter. Originally when I started making soaps I was giving them away to friends and family and they loved them so much that they encouraged me to sell them and that’s how Yewneek Naturals started. I also offer body butters, lotions, bath salts, oils, clays, scrubs, & more!

Yewneek Naturals Facebook

Wood & Resin Artwork

Fashionably Graphic Wood & Resin Coastal Artwork

This vendor has worked with glass, clay and wood for the past 25 years. He likes to experiment with these mediums in combination with each other. Come check out his beautiful coastal themed masterpieces made of wood and resin!

 

Chef Salvatore

Pasta e Pani by Salvatore Pasta e Pani by Salvatore

Pasta e Pani by Salvatore has been operating Italian restaurants since the 1940’s, being the best Italian Restaurant in Virginia Beach for over 25 years,…and for good reason…daily specials on the menu, this is the kind of food you want to eat every day. Taking inspiration from the old world, all the dishes on our menu are prepared with care and our never-ending passion for excellence. Using locally sourced fresh ingredients, each dish is so good, you’ll have trouble choosing. They will be bringing a variety of things to our market, to include breads, fresh pasta, ravioli, meatballs, lasagna, sauces, homemade mozzarella, and eggplant parmigiana!

Pasta e Pani by Salvatore Facebook

Fruit Water

Earthly Expressions Juicery Earthly Expressions Juicery

Earthly Expressions Juicery began in July of 2020. They aim to work with local farmers within the community to use as a resource as well as provide the community a hub they can depend on for healthy food alternatives. They are a 100% cold-pressed juice bar, also providing smoothies, smoothie bowls, and other options like salads, wraps, and fruit infused alkaline waters.

Earthly Expressions Juicery Facebook

Jewelry

4U-Handcrafted Jewelry Designs 4U-Handcrafted Jewelry Designs

4U-Handcrafted Jewelry Designs has been designing high-end handcrafted jewelry since 2018. Their work features semi-precious gemstones, freshwater cultured pearls, and nickel and lead-free metals, enabling them to have designs that can compliment individual styles and minimize skin allergies!

4uhandcraftedjewelrydesigns.com

Food Truck

Smitty's All American Cuisine Food Truck Smitty's All American Cuisine Food Truck

Janice, the proud owner of Smitty’s On the Go - All American Cuisine food truck, will be joining us every market, offering a variety of delicious foods to include burgers, hotdogs, BBQ, fries, chips, tacos, and more! They are a food trailer that travels all around Hampton Roads for events, birthdays, family reunions and much more! Once a month they pick a location and feed the homeless as well. Come check them out!

Smitty's Facebook

Dog Treats

Bucket's Biscuits Dog Treats

Bucket is a dog rescued from Iraq that is now an integral part of our family. Bucket is the pickiest of eaters and will spit out treats that she does not like. Bucket spit out more treats than she consumed. We knew our mission: create a treat full of nutrients and most importantly, a treat Bucket would actually eat! After many failed attempts, we made and Bucket ate a treat made of simple, wholesome and natural ingredients! We shared these treats with friends and family and realized Bucket and I created a dog treat she (and sometimes humans) love – Bucket’s Biscuits!

Buckets Biscuits Facebook

Dairy

Oberweis Dairy Dairy

Oberweis Dairy began in 1927, a family owned and operated business. Winning many awards for their home delivery service of over 350 products! They will have samples and information regarding their certified organic, free range, humane and kosher certified, and pasture raised products with convenient home delivery. Come check them out!

Oberweis Facebook

Southside VA Catering

Southside Virginia Catering Southside VA Catering

Southside Virginia Catering has been a catering company since 2015, offering premade dinners and meals at local farmers markets. They will also offer baked goods, jellies, jams, pickles, and handmade soaps. Their premade meals are TO DIE for, come check them out!

Southside Virginia Catering Facebook

Lily Candles

Lily Haberdashery Lily Candles

Lily Haberdashery is a gourmet candle company specializing in a variety of beautiful candle types, some resembling foods and sweet treats, cocktails, and popular drinks. She also makes wax tarts, polymer clay pins and earrings, jelly soaps, and lip glosses and seasonal soft pretzels, cookies, and candy apples.

Lily Haberdashery Facebook

Dream Weavers

Dream Weavers Farm Dream Weavers

Dream Weavers Farm was established in 2019 in Windsor, VA. They are a small family farm growing lavender, blueberries, and daylilies. They currently produce an assortment of handmade lavender products to include bug repellants, scrubs, dryer bags, sachets, oils, soaps, warmies, and more!

Dream Weavers Farm Facebook

Unkie's Seasoning

Unkie's Seasoning Unkie's Seasoning

Unkie’s Seasoning is a local firefighter owned seasoning business started in 2020. Unkie is a full-time firefighter that loves to cook. Unkie’s Seasoning brings the Flavor of the Firehouse to your house! All bends go to the firehouse for review and approval before coming to the market!

Unkie's Seasoning Facebook

Kella's Baked Goods

Kella's Baked Goods Kella's Baked Goods

Kella’s Baked Goods will be attending our market on available dates, featuring a variety of sweet and savory baked goods like lemon bars, bread pudding, brownies, goat cheese and onion muffins, spinach pastries, and more!

Kella's Baked Goods Facebook

MarJack Designs

MarJack Designs MarJack Designs

MarJack Designs is a local wood-working business that was founded in 2018 by Steven and Emily Westfall. The name is a combination of Marley, their 13-year-old daughter, and Jackson, their 6-year-old son. The inspiration for the business came from a desire to display the numerous challenge coins Steven has collected over the years, as well as his passion for woodworking. “I love being able to help people celebrate their military service, retirement, or transfers. And it’s not just for military personnel. We’ve made flags that incorporate company logos, sports teams…anything really”.

 

Uncle Dave's Kettle Korn

Uncle Dave's Kettle Korn Uncle Dave's Kettle Korn

Uncle Daves Kettle Korn- It all started while visiting the Williamsburg Outlets one Sunday, looking for kettle corn, but the store was closed! They then decided to inquire about a franchise opportunity, two years later, here they are selling delicious flavored kettle corn!

Uncle Dave's Kettle Korn Facebook

Indulgent Air Fragrance

Indulgent Air Fragrance Indulgent Air Fragrance

Christopher Phillips, a native of South Carolina is a Navy Chief Petty Officer and founder and CEO, based out of Virginia Beach. He created his company in the middle of the pandemic (June 2020) and the reason why may surprise you. As so many small businesses were forced to close during COVID, he found he couldn’t find is favorite air freshener. His goal in starting Indulgent was to create quality water based air fresheners that capture the essence of their names and never smell like chemicals.He also wanted to make his products affordable.

https://www.IndulgentAirFragrance.com

Not all vendors will be present on all market days. Vendors are subject to change without notice.

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Vendors:

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Vendor Application Deadline: June 7th, 2021.

Now Accepting Waitlist Applications. Our vendor deadline has passed and all available summer slots are full.

2021 MARKET DATES:

Summer Market

  • June 13th
  • June 27th
  • July 11th
  • July 25th
  • Aug 8th
  • Aug 22nd
  • Sept 12th
  • Sept 26th

Fall Festival Market

  • Oct 10th
  • Oct 24th
  • Nov 14th

Holiday Market

  • Dec 2nd
  • Dec 16th

Farmers Market at Bridgeport is presented by Bridgeport Suffolk in coordination with Suffolk Virginia Tourism.
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3800 Block of Bridge Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
36° 5144.9’’ N     76° 2729.4’’ W
Phone: 757.547.1515
Email: info@bridgeportsuffolk.com

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