Carline Mendoza, left, shows some of her flower glass pieces to local Michelle White at the Marysville Street Fair on Aug. 7, 2017.

Marysville’s Third Street will be filled with arts, foods and plants for sell as part of the annual Marysville Street Fair.

The fair returns for it’s 34th year from Aug. 9 to 11.

It is open on downtown's Third Street from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The Downtown Marysville Merchants Association hosts the event each year.

The market is traditionally known for focusing on just self-made items and self-grown plants at the street fair.

“We are changing things up a bit,” said Lorene Wren, owner of Wrenhaven Vintage Market and one of the main organizers of this year’s street fair.

“We’re adding vintage vendors. Although it is still focused on homemade and homegrown items we’re also letting in vintage items,” she said.

They have about 100 vendors registered for the event.

“And we have an unusual amount of new vendors this year,” said Wren.

Those vendors plan to sell items including yard art, handmade signs, soaps, lotions, antiques and vintage items.

The eating area will also be slightly different this year.

“We will have a new food area. It will be a shaded area where people will be able to get a lot to eat,” said Wren.

The street fair has become an annual part of the summer for the downtown area.

“People like that it is local and that it is a tradition,” said Wren. “They like that it is three days so that it meets their schedule’s needs."

A variety of family fun will be available at this year’s event.

“This year we’re going to have some fun entertainment sporadically throughout the event,” said Wren.

Hilton Pharmacy will be celebrating 100 years by sponsoring a caricature artist, a dinosaur will be walking around the event and face painting will be available.

Wren said that the downtown merchants are happy to help with the event each year.

“It’s really fun to give back to the community,” she said.

The event also helps draw people down to the area, which has been improved the last few years with the improvements to Comeford Park and the Ebey Waterfront Trail which offer a variety of options for families in the summer.

“We’re excited to help promote this area of town,” said Wren.

More information about the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association is available at facebook.com/marysvillemerchants.

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