We support our small business community.

Independent business, artists, crafters and nonprofits all together.

Our Market Series includes Downtown Lowell First Thursdays, Friday Nights!, and Shop Lowell Saturdays. Downtown Lowell First Thursdays occurs every first Thursday from May through October from 5pm to 9pm and celebrates art, music and culture in Downtown Lowell. Friday Nights! occurs every second Friday from May through October from 5pm to 9pm and is our food truck night market which is a family friendly event featuring food trucks, a craft beer garden, live music, community games, and local art vendors. Shop Lowell Saturdays occurs every third Saturday of the month throughout the year from 2pm to 5pm and brings together pop-up shops and downtown Lowell businesses to encourage business networking and community engagement.

Downtown Lowell First Thursdays dates include: May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, and October 5. This event primarily is indoors, however some dates may include outdoor activities.

Friday Nights! dates include: May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8 (Food Truck Madness, part of the Culinary Festival), and October 13. This is an outdoor only event that occurs at The Mill Yard - 5pm to 9pm.

MarketPlace occurs annually in collaboration with Doors Open Lowell. This year MarketPlace occurs on Friday, May 20th at Lucy Larcom Park and includes food trucks, art vendors, community games and more.

Shop Lowell Saturdays dates include: January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, and December 16. This is an indoor only event.

Friday Nights!


Our popular food truck night market brings together local small business, artists, crafters, musicians, games, community members and of course - food trucks alongside a craft beer garden every second Friday of the month, May through October from 5p to 9p.

This year Friday Nights! is located at The Mill  Yard which sits behind Appleton Mills at the end of Canal St. Parking can be found on street, at nearby parking lots and parking garages. An easy walk from Downtown Lowell to this new happening Hamilton Canal Innovation District. 

Be part of this experience and start your weekend right here with us. Free admission, food and beverages for sale.



May 19 - 5p to 9p

The Lowell MarketPlace is one of the supporting events in collaboration with Doors Open Lowell.

This event features food trucks, artists and vendors, live music, games and plenty of Doors Open Lowell happenings surrounding Lucy Larcom Park in the historic Downtown Lowell district.

Free admission, food and beverages for sale.

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