The Origin Bank RiverMarket is free to the public & is a French-style market gathering space & tourist destination for commerce, culture, education, & entertainment. The venue showcases the surrounding area's variety of artisan handmade items, produce, LA products, food, and talent in a "town square" setting.
Monroe's Origin Bank RiverMarket is open from 10am-4pm the first and third Saturday, March through May and October through November. It is also open the first Saturday in December for a special Christmas market.
Annual events at the Origin Bank RiverMarket include Bloody Mary Festival, International Food Festival, Geeks Along the River, Christmas in DōMo, River RUMble, Woofstock, Louisiana Food & Music Festival, 'Ritas on the River, and Blues, Brews & BBQ.
There is a Drive-Thru Farmers' Market at the Riverwalk from 12-2pm every Friday from May through August.