Wenatchee, Wash. (May 7, 2013) – After more than a year of dreaming, planning and construction, Pybus Public Market, located at 3 North Worthen, Wenatchee, will open its doors to the public in its inaugural debut (soft opening) on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 a.m.
The soft opening will allow the public to step back in time to the late 1940s, when the building was built. The building brings together a part of the Wenatchee valley’s history – and a glimpse of its future. Opening weekend on May 11-12 includes a number of festive events, including the lighting of the large red neon “Public Market” sign. Activities currently scheduled for opening weekend include:
Saturday, May 11:
- 7:30 a.m. Pybus Market opens its doors to the public
- 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market open to the public, including outside entertainment
- 4 – 5 p.m. Mariachi Huenachi performance
- 8:30 p.m. Public Market red neon sign turns on
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market, located in the west parking lot of Pybus Market, also opens to the public at 8 a.m. on Saturday.
Sunday, May 12:
- 8 a.m. Pybus Market opens
- 8 a.m. First 200 mothers to Full Bloom Flowers shop receive a free rose
- 1 p.m. Officiants from several local churches bless Pybus Public Market
- 2 p.m. First Annual Pybus Market Mother’s Day “Best Advice” Contest winners
- 2:30 – 4 p.m. Bow the Clown entertains children and adults alike
After opening weekend, Pybus Market will be open seven days a week starting at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. on Sunday. Tenant hours will vary. A list of tenants and their business hours is available at www.pybusmarket.org. Save the date for the grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 22 at 1 p.m.