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2022 Mule Camp Market
October 7, 2022 - October 9, 2022
Mule Camp Market began many years ago as a farmer’s curb market near the downtown square. This market evolved into the Corn Tassel Festival, which focused on local craft exhibitors. In 1993, the Gainesville Jaycees revamped the event & renamed it “Mule Camp” to honor the city’s origins. In the years since Mule Camp has grown into a regional fall festival with crowds in excess of 75,000 for the annual 3-day event. We will have a new layout for 2022 as we adapt to many developing spaces in Downtown Gainesville, and the heart of the festival will be centered on the Midland Greenway. The music continues on Saturday, Oct. 9. Local musicians, dance, various creative performances and even eating competitions will be happening at the Bicentennial Community Stage from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Schedule of Events
Mule Camp Market
Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Sunday: noon to 5 p.m
More events and activities for the weekend:
- Craft vendor market
- Children’s area with petting zoo and jump zone
- Food truck area
- Craft demonstrations
- Gainesville Trolley service from the Main Street parking deck to the Market and Midland Greenway
- A Fall Sidewalk Sale at the Historic Gainesville Square
Parking and Gainesville Trolley Service
Park at the Main Street Parking Deck, 301 Main Street, and ride the trolley to the Mule Camp Market.
The Trolley route will have 2 stops: (1) The Main Street parking deck and (2) The Midland Greenway @ Parker Street
Other parking options:
Historic City Hall, 117 Jesse Jewell Parkway
City of Gainesville Public Safety Complex, 535 Banks Street
On-street parking where indicated
Hall County Parking Facility, 225 Green Street
All Parking Decks are FREE in Gainesville!