The Moonlight Market is a unique Downtown event that takes place every second Saturday evening, April through December, from 6pm to 11pm. The event offers Downtown visitors a chance to shop underneath the stars at dozens of sidewalk retailers, and also visit our brick and mortar businesses during special late-night hours. Food, drinks, entertainment, boutique shopping and artisan vendors showcase the best of what Gay Street has to offer during the Moonlight Market!

Who's who at the Gay St. Moonlight Market

A mix of brick-and-mortar businesses and independent local vendors take to the sidewalks from 6pm to 11pm on the second Saturday from April - December. The Moonlight Market also includes local musicians and artists, with many of the Gay St. and nearby High St. businesses keeping extended hours into the night.

Meet the rest of the vendors
  • Happy Thought Bubbles

    Happy thought bubbles are artifacts that capture a breath and moment from my time in the studio, and that bubble is encapsulated inside the glass forever. Blowing glass is where I need to be when real life is hard, and I always leave the studio happy, having created something beautiful. That positive energy is invested [...]

  • MadMark LegendGear

    MadMark LegendGear is original and unique wearable abstract art and design. Visit MadMark Legendgear for shirts, phones, journals, magnets, prints, and stickers! 

  • Cliff Original

      ‘Cliff Original’s mission is to provide the highest quality organic men’s grooming products possible. All of the ingredients in our products are locally sourced and guaranteed to be the highest quality.   “As siblings growing up on a small family farm in Ohio, we shadowed our Grandpa where ever he went.  Our admiration and [...]

From our blog

Come back often to check out the latest from the Market, happening every second Saturday this summer.

  • Merchant FAQs for the December Holiday Moonlight Market

    Moonlight Market Vendor

    1. How do I sign up to be a vendor? – Interested merchants may sign up on our website:   2. Can I request electricity? – Electricity is not provided. Lighting from the street and/or battery-operated or generator power that you provide will be your only source of electricity.   3. How do I light my [...]

  • November 9th Moonlight Market Kicked Off Local Holiday Shopping Season in Columbus

    November 9th Moonlight Market

    Close to 50 local merchants came out to Gay St. to showcase their wares on Saturday evening during the November 9th Moonlight Market, as a countless number of attendees filled the sidewalks. The close proximity of vendors and wide variety of items available made this Moonlight Market an ideal spot for Columbusites to begin their [...]