The Summer Nights Market presented by Chesapeake Bank is hosting an Ice Cream Social with Short Lane Ice Cream tonight (June 25th) from 4:30-7:00PM at the Carriage Court Lawn.

Short Lane Ice Cream

Receive a free scoop* of Gloucester’s favorite hand-made ice cream. Short Lane was recently named “Best Local Ice Cream” in Virginia Living Magazine’s Best of Virginia awards.

Ralph Motley and the Last Minute Grass will be the live musical entertainment for the evening.

Families are encouraged to attend the community market.

Products available at the market include fresh produce, local honey, grass-fed beef, seafood, antiques, jams, jellies, salsa, flowers, fresh mozzarella, soaps, bread, clam chowder, Thirty One products, hand-made quilts, plants, Chick-fil-A, and much more!

Make plans to attend next Wednesday, July 2nd and enjoy the musical stylings of Morgan Stewart. The impressive vocalist from Urbanna will be sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

The Summer Nights Market is a certified farmers’ market and event series held every Wednesday at the Carriage Court Lawn behind the Gloucester Museum of History (6539 Main Street) through the end of August.

The Summer Nights Market is presented by Chesapeake Bank. Chesapeake stands by their belief that it’s “all about community.” Visit to learn more about their Shop Local initiative.

If you have any questions about the market or are interested in becoming a vendor or volunteer, please call 804-695-0700 or email

Upcoming events:

7/9 Concerts on the Green

Live music by Heritage Brass Quintet

7/16 Carnival Night hosted by the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce

Live music by Something Different

7/23 Live music by Mercy Creek

7/30 Shagging at the Market

8/6 Fiesta Night hosted by the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce

Live music by the Americana Lovebirds

8/13 “Celebrate Art” hosted by the Cook Foundation featuring the Chrysler Museum’s mobile glass exhibit

Live music by Stones Throw with Lori de los Santos

8/20 Live music by Borderlands

8/27 Concerts on the Green

Live music by the Blue Aces


*limit one per customer, while supplies last

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