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Markets at Pearl return to downtown Columbus in May!

Three seasonal, outdoor markets are returning downtown in May.


The Markets at Pearl aim to provide a unique experience with local artisans, live music, and more that complement the adjacent brick-and-mortar businesses lining Gay and Pearl Streets. 


The Moonlight Market returns on Saturday, May 13th, from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Moonlight Market, a popular monthly outdoor festival and marketplace, features local artisans, food vendors, and live musicians that add to the lively ambiance of nearby restaurants and businesses.


Visitors can find unique, handmade items such as jewelry, pottery, and clothing, as well as artisanal food and beverages from local vendors.

Moonlight Market runs from May-October and is held every second Saturday of the month.

Future dates are June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, and October 14.


The Sunlight Market returns on Sunday, May 21st, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The Sunlight Market is a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the vibrant atmosphere and brunch offerings from local restaurants on Gay and Pearl Streets.


In addition to live music and entertainment, the market showcases a wide variety of artisan products including unique, handmade items such as jewelry, pottery, and clothing, as well as artisanal food and beverages.


Sunlight Market runs from May-October and is held every third Sunday of the month.

Future dates include June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, and October 15.


The Pearl Market opens on Tuesday, May 16th  from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM.

This outdoor farmers and artisans market is located on Pearl and Gay Streets and connects downtown Columbus with Ohio-fresh produce, farm products, and artisan-made goods.


The Pearl Market runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM from May through October.


All three markets are managed by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement Districts (SID)…

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2023 Markets at Pearl Season Preview Event

Get excited for this year’s lineup at Markets at Pearl! A season preview market featuring our 2023 vendors will take place at the Huntington Center (41 S…

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SIDs Release their 2022 Annual Reports

The Capital Crossroads SID and the Discovery SID have released their 2022 Annual Reports.

Here are combined statistics for the two SIDs' reports:

Safety ambassadors provided: 19,908 miles of bike patrols 29,386 safety hours 1,954 public relations events

In addition, the ambassadors helped resolve 1,078 quality of life issues which includes trespassing, suspicious persons, aggressive panhandling, mental disturbances, fights, narcotic complaints, and open containers.)

Special Duty Officers provided 8,577 hours of patrols Outreach specialists successfully housed 317 individuals experiencing homelessness. Includes linking to emergency shelter, connecting to permanent housing, and connecting to housing with family or friends.

Click here to read the 2022 Capital Crossroads SID Annual Report

Click here to read the 2022 Discovery SID Annual Report

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