MMD Poster Contest Reveal & Winner!

Congratulations to this year’s Mathews Market Days Poster Contest winner, Jordan Hunley! Jordan created the work, “Rise with the Tide”, titled after the theme for this year’s contest. Posters were available for purchase at our Poster Reveal event on Saturday, August 27th at the Bay School of Arts. Posters will be available for purchase for …

Apply today to be a 2022 MMD Vendor!

The time has finally come to apply to be a vendor at this year’s Mathews Market Days! This year’s event will be held on Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th, 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming back friends, family, guests, and visitors to join us alongside our local and regional artisans on the …

The Return of Mathews Market Days in 2022!

We are SO excited to release more news about this year’s Mathews Market Days to be held the first weekend after Labor Day on Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th, 2022. Please be patient with us as we prepare to release this year’s applications in the upcoming weeks. Thank you all for your interest …

A Bitter Sweet Tribute

Mathews Market Days 2021 Poster by Mr. Langley Deagle. The Mathews Market Days Committee is proud to present the artwork of the late Mr. W. Langley Deagle, Sr. featured on this year’s Mathews Market Days poster. Langley was a graduate of Mathews High School, a graphic artist for the Naval Weapons Station, and also known …

2021 Poster Signing Update

Unfortunately, we had to make the decision to cancel the 2021 Mathews Market Days Poster Reveal & Signing scheduled for Saturday, August 28. We apologize for any inconvenience. We are delighted to reveal the image used for this year’s poster: a painting of the buyboat the “Lavenia H.” by local artist Mr. W. Langley Deagle, …

2021 Festival Proceeds Will Benefit First Responders

In previous years, the Mathews Market Days committee used a grant program to donate the proceeds of each year’s event to local organizations in need. We are proud to announce that the 2021 event will honor the first responders in Mathews County – and remember the lives lost on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 …

MMD 2020 Postponed Until 2021

The Mathews Market Days Committee held their first monthly meeting in person since COVID-19 yesterday evening. The final decision was made on whether to go forward with the annual event or cancel it. Two major factors influenced our decision: COVID-19 restrictions and funding for the event. After a rigorous and emotional discussion, the unanimous decision …