Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin will entertain the crowd during the Federal Way Farmers Market’s opening day on Saturday. Courtesy photo

Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin will entertain the crowd during the Federal Way Farmers Market’s opening day on Saturday. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Farmers Market opens Saturday

Opening day will include entertainment by Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin, a photo booth, a kids activity area and more.

The Federal Way Farmers Market’s 16th season kicks off this Saturday, May 4 with Latino festivities in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

The community is invited to celebrate opening day at 10 a.m. as city officials kick-off the day’s activities, which will include entertainment by Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin, a photo booth, a kids activity area, vendor booths and delicious Mexican food.

New vendors that join the line-up this year include Bros. Farm, Forest Fairy Bakery and Button Soap.

“Button Soap is a soap vendor that even has blueberry soap that [they make] with the use of one of our farmers that furnishes the blueberries,” noted Rose Ehl, the market’s events director.

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.

“We are so excited to bring your Farmers Market back for its 16th season,” Ehl said. “Please come out and support us this Saturday.”


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