Open Every Saturday. Rain or Shine. 10am to 3pm.

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Produced by Riverside Avondale Preservation, Inc., the Riverside Arts Market is a weekly community market hosted in Historic Riverside on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., rain or shine.

 

At the Riverside Arts Market, we ask that RAM visitors and makers follow the CDC Guidelines if they are feeling unwell when attending the market so that we can continue to enjoy our Saturdays together in a safe and mindful manner.

Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe!

We are advocates for the small businesses, artists, makers and farmers of Jacksonville. Our market serves as a vital economic outlet, acting as a community showcase of the arts and a communal gathering for farmers, artists, makers, and customers alike. We will continue to do everything we can to continue to support our partners and are constantly working to help them in any way we can. 

At the Riverside Arts Market, enjoy the harvest of the agricultural arts by supporting Florida farmers. Pick up the freshest local produce of the week, Jacksonville! To remain sustainable, farmers depend on your weekly purchases, so come for the freshest produce and stay for the fun. Our community benefits from all of us staying "loyal to local."

 

Photos by Camille Garzon,@camille.garzon

Ready to get involved?

RAM would be nothing without the invaluable help of our volunteers! If you're looking to get more involved or interested in what it means to run one of the most successful events in the Southeast every Saturday, sign up today. Volunteers assist in a variety responsibilities such as market setup, water and merchandise sales, site beautification and more.

April 6 - RAM 15th Year Celebration/First Saturday Brews 

April 13 - Riverside Avondale 50th Home Tour

April 20 - Earth Day

April 27 - Open Mic: Poetry

 

Click here for more information on Upcoming Events.

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B.Y.O.B. - Build Your Own Bouquet 💐

Treat yourself to a beautiful bouquet of flowers from @des_islets 🩷

Pronounced “Daisy-lay” owner, Miranda aka Randy, brings a fun, vintage aesthetic with a modern twist to her bouquets that are perfect for any occasion! Thinking of yourself? Friends? Or mom? Stop by every Saturday at RAM and build your own bouquet with the most gorgeous florals!
Saturday mornings are meant for walking the market 💐

Stop by anytime between 10am to 3pm! We’re open rain or shine, all year long. #riversideartsmarket
Hop on down to the RAM this Saturday, March 30 for our Easter “Egg” Hunt where you can find hundreds of painted rocks done by local artists from the market in hopes of finding that special rock or two! 🐰🐣

All painted rocks will be scattered around the market or within vendor booths so make sure you search low and high. The hunt begins at 10a.m. when the market opens where rocks can be found until they’re all gone!
Come see our friends over at @ciljacksonville and their Abilities in Art - a disABILITY community project where everyone is welcome! This unique event uses wheelchairs to create beautiful works of art. You can bring your own wheelchair or use one of CIL’s.

For over 10 years now, we’ve been able to work alongside CIL Jacksonville and the Abilities in Art program with @preservationjax to help raise awareness of the almost 200,000 people with disabilities who live in our community. Don’t miss out! 

We’re open rain or shine, 10am to 3pm every Saturday ☀️
Your month, Your Market Haul! 🛒

With hundreds of makers to go through, it can be hard to decide what you want, so we put together some things to help out! Did we get this right? Let us know below and we’ll do a part ✌️
Riverside Arts Market Celebrates 15 Years! 🥳⁠
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On Saturday, April 6, Riverside Arts Market (RAM) will be celebrating its 15th anniversary! That's 15 years of celebrating creativity, community, and local flavor here in Jacksonville, FL! Join us for a vibrant showcase of artistry, farm-fresh delights, and a decade and a half of fostering connections.⁠
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Come out to learn about the history of RAM from Dr. Wayne Wood and what it was like when RAM was first introduced all while you shop locally. You'll also be able to dive deep into history as we spotlight 15 makers who have either been at RAM since day one or made an impact of their own. And did we mention dancing? Local silent disco connoisseurs, @hushhushjax, will be out at RAM where you can listen to the top hits of 2009/2010!⁠
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This is a tremendous milestone and we're thrilled to still be here and supporting the local businesses we host every Saturday Under the Bridge. Join us on this day as we celebrate this special day where art meets heart, and every market day is a celebration! 💛
Did you know that more than half of the small businesses we host every Saturday are either woman-owned or operated? That’s a lot! We are so incredibly proud and honored to support all the amazing women who join us 🥰

They are the makers, farmers, artists, creators, visionaries and so much more on top of their personal lives. You can meet and get to know every single one of them at Riverside Arts Market every Saturday! #womenshistorymonth 

If you haven’t a favorite woman-owned business, make sure to show them love in the comments below 🙌
We’re marching into a new month of exciting days at RAM! Tomorrow, crack open a cold one cause it’s First Saturday Brews 🍻

Stop by our beer tent located in the bottom half of the market by the food trucks and enjoy your favorite brew for $5 as you cruise through the market! We’ll have a local selection of some fan-favorite like @intuitiveeyellc , @manifestdistilling and @boldcitybrewery.

Thank you @kismetartstudios for always putting your artistic spin on our sign board each month!
If Riverside Arts Market is one of your favorite go-to-spots, stop scrolling!

For the past few years, we have been recognizing and awarding a vendor who attends RAM that has contributed to the overall experience of the market. But this year, we have a special recognition! Have you ever thought “Wow, how does RAM setup like this every weekend?” Or “That musician sounds incredible. It’s amazing they have live music every Saturday!” then we’d like to introduce to you, Frank and Roy 🙌

These two gentlemen are the backbone of the work we do every weekend. Frank is our market extraordinaire, who sets up and breaks down the market while Roy, our master sound technician, has the River Stage setup and ready to go for every performance. Both have been a part of the RAM Family since we started 15 years ago, so if you see them while you’re out at the market, give them a shout out 🙌 We couldn’t do RAM without them!
RAIN 🌧️ OR SHINE ☀️

RAM is open every Saturday not matter the weather (unless there’s a hurricane)! Stop by today between now and 3pm to get your fill of handmade goods all while supporting local. 

And don’t forget, tag us or use #riversideartsmarket to share your market haul 🛍️
Don't go breaking our hearts 💔⁠
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Whether you're pro-Valentine's or anti-Valentine's, it's always a good idea to take a trip to the Riverside Arts Market! You can find endless amounts of handmade items, grab a bite to eat, and hang out by the St. Johns River at the River Stage - all of which make for a great date option 😉⁠
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No matter how you choose to celebrate today, we wish you nothing but love and we'll see you Saturday!
Defying gravity while being graceful is no easy task! Thank you @jaxbeachaerialarts for joining us this past Saturday and captivating our audience 🤩

From the ground to the sky, there is extraordinary artistry all around us! Stay up to date with RAM by turning on post notifications and signing up for our newsletter. We send a weekly email out highlighting what’s upcoming for the market, our makers and a whole lot more! Visit our website to learn more and sign up 💌
Would you rather a bouquet of fresh, cut flowers 💐 or would you rather a bouquet of fresh, cut leafy greens? 🥬 Let us know down below!

Find both of these options at RAM ☀️Flowers are from @downtoearthjax and Greens from @kraveygardens!