Enter for your chance to WIN TWO WRISTBANDS to HOPSCOTCH MUSIC FEST 2016!!!  Just fill out the form below for your entry + gain an extra entry by following MM on Instagram + liking the contest image (same as below -- @raleighmakersmarket).  Good luck, guys!


This year we're partnering with Hopscotch again to bring you TWO DAYS of awesome at our market day party with local vendors, makers, drinks, snacks, + live music!

September 9 + 10 from Noon-5:30 on Commerce Place -- right there between Martin + Davie streets by The Pit, Raleigh Denim, Boxcar Arcade, and Crank Arm Brewery.  Come hang out!

Call for HOPSCOTCH Makers!

We're so excited to be planning the 2016 Hopscotch Day Party Market and would love to have you join us this year for another great party!  

Hopscotch Music Fest is scheduled for September 8-10 with an amazing lineup!  AND they've extended the official day party this year to TWO days (9/9 + 9/10)!  

The party will take place along Commerce Place between Martin + Davie Streets (by Raleigh Denim and The Pit).  We'll have a stage at the Davie end, a Tito's Vodka courtyard, food + beer trucks, games + more! 

Each day party runs from 12:30-5:30, Friday + Saturday.  We have specifics ready to share if you're interested -- load in/out, security, etc.  There are limited spaces, so let us know right away if interested!  

Email kristin [at] for details to apply!  Cheers!

WIN Two Weekend Wristbands to HOPSCOTCH!!!

We're hosting a three day contest for you to have a chance at winning TWO weekend wristbands to downtown Raleigh's three day music festival, HOPSCOTCH!

We're keeping it simple with just a few easy rules, so listen up:

  • REQUIRED:  Enter your name + email HERE (this is how you'll be contacted).
  • EXTRA ENTRY:  Follow the Raleigh Makers Market on Instagram (+ comment so we know).
  • EXTRA ENTRY:  Come by our September 5th market + ask any vendor how to enter.

Winners will be announced Sunday!!!  Tickets will be available at will call, a.k.a. "Wristband City!"

THE FINE PRINT:  Entrants should be over 18.  By entering you grant the Raleigh Makers Market + participating local makers/vendors permission to send marketing emails for future events (we won't spam you, promise).  Contest ends Saturday, September 5th at 11:59pm.

UPDATE:  CONGRATS to Emily W. for winning our contest!!!  Yay!!!  Thanks to everyone who entered.  Follow on Instagram for future contests + be sure to come see us SATURDAY at HOPSCOTCH!


We have such a FANTASTIC line-up for our Hopscotch Makers Market Day Party presented by Squarespace!!!

day party poster

Come play Saturday, September 12th on Fayetteville Street with over 40 local vendors including some of our sponsors like Slingshot Coffee, Porch Fly, NC Made, Link Apts, Carolina Hurricanes, Sparkling Ice Water, Cheerwine/Pepsi, and Two Roosters Ice Cream!  A huge thanks to Squarespace for being such a huge part of the event!  

We're so pumped to be hosting this day party with HOPSCOTCH this year!!!  Find the full line-up and all the bands that we'll be rocking to at  See you there!


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