Hesperia Market & Street Faire: A Place For Families.

Certified Grower John Fintikakis of J&B Farms in Apple Valley. All photos By Joan Rudder-Ward

By Joan Rudder-Ward

High Desert Daily

(Hesperia)–Looking for a way to spend a pleasant Wednesday evening with the family?

Enjoy the ‘plein air’ experience at the Hesperia Civic Market and Street faire. Here you can purchase fresh, locally grown produce, show off your vocal skills, or just let the kids romp in the grass while you relax
with an iced mocha. It’s also a good place to just get out and meet your neighbors.

A plenteous variety of vendors are there for your shopping pleasure-In addition to fresh produce and ready-to-eat food times, you can also purchase clothing, jewelry, makeup, shoes, toys, and household items.

Local certified grower John Fintikakis of J &B Farms, offers a variety of fresh, pesticide-free vegetables, as well as fresh eggs from his barnyard chickens, and his own brand of honey.

Trendy clothing vendor Denise Romero of Havoc Obsession absolutely loves the Wednesday market. “It’s the perfect time for my customers to come right after work. Their kids can run around in the park or spend time in the civic center library while mom shops.”

Hesperia resident Liz Gonzales is a regular on Wednesday evenings with daughter, Viviana. . Liz enjoys the market atmosphere and she likes to support the vendors. And what is the thing that Vivianna enjoys most about the market? “The ice cream!”

Oh, and let’s not forget the evening can be entertaining. The first and third Wednesdays are karaoke night. And some Wednesdays there are performances by local dance groups.

The Hesperia Civic Market and Street Faire is held on Wednesdays, 4-9pm, at the Hesperia Civic Plaza Park 15833 Smoke Tree Street. The last street faire for the season will be September 28th, so get there while you can!

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