Getting involved with The Friends is a great way to get immersed in the life and culture of the Rochester Public Market. Here’s a quick glimpse at what we do, why we do it, and the impact it has on our community.


snap token program

Our nation-leading program allows all market-goers the ability to purchase fresh foods from local vendors at the market using their Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.


welcome center

Now Open!

Whether you’re looking for directions or shopping for awesome Market swag, you can find it at the Welcome Center. Located by the Union St. entrance during the spring and summer months.


market tours

The Market is one of the most iconic and interesting places in our community. Our free tours give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Market’s rich past, bustling present, and promising future.


artist row

We began this juried art show in 2004! It replaces the fruits and veggies of the Market with local musicians, food trucks, the unique creations of nearly 200 up-and-coming artists, and more than 20,000 attendees. It’s a must-do come September!