Ave Maria Town Center hosts weekly farmers markets every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from November through April 2020. These outdoor markets are open to the public and feature several different vendors which may include fresh locally grown produce and citrus, fresh seafood, Italian breads, local honey, soaps, candles, oils, jewelry, crafts, flowers, hats, handbags, clothing and more. The market will be held in conjunction with SW Florida Markets, LLC.
“The Ave Maria Town Center Farmer Markets are always a popular Saturday activity for both residents and visitors,” comments Andrea McLendon, marketing director for Barron Collier Companies, the developer of Ave Maria. “Customers can support local and regional vendors while enjoying a morning or afternoon with friends and family.” The Town Center of Ave Maria also includes several businesses, shops, and restaurants. Ave Maria Development schedules free events open to the public throughout the year and an event calendar can be found online at https://www.avemaria.com.
Ave Maria is Collier County’s Community of the Year for the past five consecutive years and features new homes for sale from four award-winning builders: CC Homes, Del Webb, Lennar and Pulte Homes, as well as an array of amenities including an onsite waterpark, Panther Run Golf Club, tennis and bocce courts, Town Center shopping and dining, Publix Supermarket, private schools and University, and sports fields and playgrounds. Twenty-four model homes are open daily with prices ranging from the high $100s to over $500s.