Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin opened the Farmers Market May 4 with traditional clothing and dance for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Photo courtesy of Shelley Pauls

Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin opened the Farmers Market May 4 with traditional clothing and dance for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Photo courtesy of Shelley Pauls

Federal Way Farmers Market kicks off 16th season

Every Saturday during the summer, the community can buy fresh produce and handmade crafts at the farmers market in the Commons Mall parking lot.

The annual Federal Way Farmers Market opened May 4 in The Common’s mall parking lot with an opening performance from Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin.

Other entertainment included a photo booth, a kid’s activity area, vendor booths and authentic Mexican food.

The farmers market is open until Oct. 26 every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The market is located at the Commons Mall parking lot, at 1701 S. 320th St. and Pacific Highway. For more information, visit www.federalwayfarmersmarket.com.

One of the tables at the farmers market offered decorative painted rocks. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

One of the tables at the farmers market offered decorative painted rocks. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

The Federal Way Farmers Market boasted plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable booths for people to shop at. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

The Federal Way Farmers Market boasted plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable booths for people to shop at. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

A little boy holds a balloon during the farmers market festivities. Photo courtesy of Shelley Pauls

A little boy holds a balloon during the farmers market festivities. Photo courtesy of Shelley Pauls

A little girl participating in the Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin smiles during a dance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

A little girl participating in the Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin smiles during a dance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

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