Tipperary produces an astonishing array of high quality local food and crafts. Thurles Chamber see a need to support and highlight the extraordinary quality of locally produced foods and crafts, as well as supporting existing businesses and shops in the town. At the moment Thurles has two great markets held on Saturday mornings – The Farmer’s Market and the Baker Street Market which give locals a chance to buy food direct from great local producers. Following the success of last year’s inaugural Tipperary Fayre, Thurles Chamber are holding the Tipperary Fayre to further support the existing markets, shops and businesses in town in a celebration of local produce (food, craft and horticultural produce) and bring large numbers into the town. Please mark your diaries as the Tipperary Fayre is taking place in Thurles on Saturday 2nd June 2012.
Bringing together a mouth-watering array of food produced by local growers in the area, this annual event is a food-lover’s paradise. The festival gives visitors the opportunity to browse, taste and buy produce from a huge range of exhibitors that will line the Boardwalk and in the Gallery at The Source Arts Centre, Thurles with their stalls. In addition to all the beautiful food and drink, there will be a large number of beautifully produced arts and crafts stall where you can buy the perfect gift. This will be a fantastic Free Family Day out so bring the kids and the grandparents - there is no entry charge so it’s a great way to enjoy the bank holiday weekend.
If you have a business that you would like to showcase, please phone Clodagh on 086 773 7691 or find out more on www.thurleschamber.ie. Thurles Chamber is looking forward to seeing you there and wishes to thank all of its sponsors and supporters. We’re delighted that the event is also being supported by Thurles Traders Association and that the shops in town will have special offers in their shops that day. With The Saturdays playing the same weekend, Thurles is definitely going to be the place to be this June bank holiday weekend. Come along and experience the best of Tipperary.