Arts and Entertainment
August 23, 2019From: Eugene Market Fest
Market Fest is a free community festival, this fun festival includes an iron chef and master mixologist competition, loads of live music, interactive art, delicious food and beverages, classic cars, kids’ activities, vendors and so much more! Bring your friends, kids, partner, neighbors, co-workers, book club members, fellow foodies and favorite tattoo artist for a one of a kind event.
Schedule of Events:
August 23, 2019:
5:00 - 7:00 pm: Shelley James MusicBox - Main Stage
Local legend Shelly James lights up the stage with her upbeat rock and killer vocals.
5:30 - 5:45 p.m: Heat 1: Mixologist competition - 5th Ave Stage
Evan Drake (George + Violet’s) vs. Joy Hisamura (Speakeasy)
6:15 - 6:30 p.m: Heat 2: Mixologist competition - 5th Ave Stage
Jason Randall (Sushi Pure) vs. Derek Linous (Rye)
7:00 - 7:15 p.m: Final showdown Mixologist competition - 5th Ave Stage
The winner of Heat 1 vs. the winner of Heat 2 battle it out for the title and all the glory.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m: High Street Band - Main Stage
Enjoy the funky tunes of the High Street Band. Suits, ties, & sequins—High Street Band dresses to impress & dazzles all crowds! They’ll have us partying to a variety of hits from 70s-80s-90s dance hits to rock & roll, making an unforgettable show and ringing in the perfect summer Friday night.
August 24, 2019:
2:00 - 2:45 pm: Heat 1: Iron Chef Competition - 5th Ave Stage
Vincent Tsatsakis (Cafe Soriah) vs. Lalo Victoria-Ponce (Oregon Electric Station)
4:00 - 4:45 pm: Heat 2: Iron Chef Competition - 5th Ave Stage
Aaron Shapiro (Novo) vs. Trevor Rivera (Marche)
6:15 - 7:00 pm: Final showdown Iron Chef Competition - 5th Ave Stage
The winner of Heat 1 vs. the winner of Heat 2 face off for the prize.
2:00 - 3:45 pm: Ritmo Y Romance - Main Stage
Latin Fusion extraordinaires, Ritmo Y Romance bring upbeat Latin vibes to Market Fest. This local favorite trio will have you moving & grooving all afternoon long.
5:00 - 7:00 pm: Fortune’s Folly - Main Stage
Dance rock powerhouse band Fortune’s Folly electrifies the stage with their energetic alternative music.
7:30 - 9:30 pm: Precious Byrd - Main Stage
This funky rock n’ roll dance band will make Market Fest take flight! Precious Byrd plays across the nation and features Grammy award winning bassist Lonnie Chapin and drummer extraordinaire Michael Summers, boasting one of the tightest rhythm sections around. Matched with the soulful high energy of front man Corey Parnell and his brother Casey Parnell on electric, the crowd gets nothing but their all!
August 25, 2019:
10:00 - 12:00 pm: Community Brunch - 5th Ave
Join 150 of your soon to be new BFF’s at a long community table down the middle of 5th Ave. Tickets Required.
August 23, 2019: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
August 24, 2019: 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
August 25, 2019: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5th Street Public Market,
296 East 5th Avenue,
Eugene, OR 97401.
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