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Posted on: September 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Lakeside Market & German-style Pop-Up Biergarten Returning to Town Center

Lakeside green market at wellington

Wellington invites the community to attend the opening day of the Lakeside Market at Wellington Town Center. The market opens on Friday, September 22nd, and is hosted on the promenade along the scenic Lake Wellington waterfront, directly behind the community center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard). 

Lakeside Market Opening Day, September 22nd, 6 to 9 PM — Wellington’s Lakeside Market provides a casual, laid-back environment for the community to connect and enjoy an early start to the weekend. Looking for an affordable date night? A fun family night out? A beautiful evening outdoors with stunning Florida sunsets? We’ve got you covered!

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, opening day will feature the Sugar Music Latin Band. Enjoy popular Latin tunes and rhythms while you sip, shop, and stroll. Lighting along the promenade, in vendor booths, and over the market provides a charming natural ambiance to complement breathtaking sunset views.

Each week, over 45 vendors will be in attendance offering a variety of goods for sale. Items you may find at the market include: 

  • artisan and gourmet foods
  • artists and crafters
  • fresh baked goods, breads, and pastries
  • health and beauty items
  • jewelry and clothing
  • pet goods and products
  • plant-based and vegetarian products
  • and more

Other amenities of the market include the nearby Wellington Community Center and Amphitheater, lush green spaces, restrooms, benches, pontoon, and boat parking for our Lake Wellington residents, and a playground and shade structure along the promenade.

The market is pet-friendly. Admission and parking are FREE. For more information visit

Sponsors for the 2023–2024 season include Wellington Regional Medical Center, Next LVL Mobile Infusion, and Humana.

Pop-Up Biergarten, October 5th – October 7th — October will mark the return of the popular German-style Pop-Up Biergarten! On Friday, October 6th, the Biergarten will accompany the Lakeside Market and is located in the green space and pavilion adjacent to the promenade. Featuring Hofbrauhas Bier from Munchen, the event will include a selection of German beers, US craft beers, and ciders, along with sausage, pretzels, and other German-themed foods for purchase. Traditional music and Stein-hoisting contests will round out the free, family-friendly experience. 

The Pop-Up Biergarten runs from Thursday, October 5th through Saturday, October 7th, from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM daily. 

For more information visit the organizer’s Facebook event page at

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