Activities

More to enjoy at Mathews Market Days

 

Live Entertainment

Enjoy the sweet, subtle sounds of local music showcased throughout the day alongside live performances from a variety of groups. There's sure to be something for everyone of all ages to enjoy!

Car Show

Take a trip down memory lane and visit the Car Show hosted by the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers at Thomas Hunter Middle School.

Pet Parade

What sets your pet apart from the rest? Join us on Saturday morning to show off your pet's skills or spectate as we parade around the Historic Court Green.

Children's Area

From crafts and educational activities to moon bounces full of fun, be sure to stop by the Children's Area with activities for kids all ages to enjoy.

Mathews YMCA
5k & Fun Run

More information to be announced!

Car Show

Take a trip down memory lane and visit the Car Show hosted by the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers at Thomas Hunter Middle School.

Pet Parade

What sets your pet apart from the rest? Join us on Saturday morning to show off your pet's skills or spectate as we parade around the Historic Court Green.

Children's Area

From crafts and educational activities to moon bounces full of fun, be sure to stop by the Children's Area with activities for kids all ages to enjoy.

 
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How It Got Started

Mathews Market Days was first held in 1975 in preparation for the Bicentennial Celebration to be held in 1976.
Originally held in a vacant lot beside Moughon's Ace Hardware, Mathews Market Days was a 3 day festival showcasing colonial times including their trades and crafts.
Records show that the net profits of the event were donated back into the community which is a tradition that continues today.

 

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