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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Wheaton French Market Open at New Location with Covid-19 Guidelines

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Bensidoun USA will be opened the Wheaton French Market season on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at a new temporary location of Reber Street and Liberty Drive near Courthouse Square and the City’s Water Department facility. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Nov. 27, 2021 with the first hour of the market between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. being reserved for the unvaccinated at-risk population that includes seniors and those with underlying health conditions. Visit the City's website for a map of the event.  

In accordance with CDC guidelines, customers and vendors that are fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask or socially distance while at the market. Vendors that are fully vaccinated no longer need to place a barrier on the side of their tents and are asked to display proof of their vaccination. Vendors and customers that are not fully vaccinated must still wear a mask while at the market. 

The Wheaton French Market Covid-19 guidelines for shoppers and vendors may be revised throughout the season based to coincide with the required state mandates. All questions should be directed to the French Market organizer, Bensidoun USA, at bensidounmarkets@gmail.com

If you are interested in being a vendor at the Wheaton French Market, please visit https://bensidounusa.com/be-a-vendor/ for more information.