Del Norte hosts Music in the Park, brings back Mercado Market

DEL NORTE — Summer has made an appearance and the Del Norte Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Music in the Park and Mercado Del Norte are back and better than ever. This summer partnership with the Town of Del Norte brings the farmer’s market together with great music throughout July.

Local and visiting bands create a unique and family-friendly opportunity Thursday night in River Front Park, just north of the railroad track in Del Norte. The stage is set, and the lineup is as follows, on June 22 the program kicked off with Milo Hayes Meld out of Salida and the reviews were amazing. This week, on June 29, come listen to UZ out of Taos, N.M., for a flavorful musical experience. July 13 will feature local band The Rifters out of Alamosa and July 20 come listen to Float Like a Buffalo of Denver.

To close out the summer and in partnership with the South Fork Music Association and the Town of Del Norte to kick off Rhythms on the Rio music festival, the community is invited to a performance of Dane Arnold & The Soup from Tulsa, Okla.

Thursday evenings in downtown Del Norte will also include Mercado Del Norte Farmer’s Market which features fresh produce provided through Sol Mountain Farm, vendors with unique, homemade wares, food vendors and more.