MON: See Merchants
TUES, WED, THURS, FRI: 9am to 6pm
SAT: 8am to 6pm
SUN: 10am to 4pm

Groceries & Grilling

Evening Hours at Findlay Market
Wednesdays, May - September

We are extending our Wednesday hours this summer to accommodate the grocery shopping needs of those who live and work in the city.

Tuesday: 9am-6pm; WEDNESDAY: 9am-8pm; Thursday-Friday: 9am-6pm; Saturday: 8am-6pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm; Monday: Closed

Every Wednesday evening we will host Groceries & Grilling. Shoppers can purchase food at the market and we will provide grills for cooking on site.  Each week, there will be a featured merchant demoing a recipe, a community group partner and of course, a full house of merchants with all of your shopping needs.

This week, September 27th, Tailgate Night: Smoke Gouda Bacon Cheeseburgers with Mango Serrano Salsa, with Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices and Eckerlin Meats


  • 1 lb bacon/ground chuck blend—find at Eckerlin Meats
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Colonel De’s Smoked Gouda Powder—find at Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices
  • Hamburger bun--find at Em's Sourdough Bread
  • 1 Serrano Chili—find at Eckerlin Meats
  • 1 Lime—find at Catanzaro Produce or Roth’s Produce
  • 1 Mango—find at Catanzaro Produce or Roth’s Produce
  • 1 Tbsp Cilantro— find at Catanzaro Produce or Roth’s Produce
  • Salt—find at Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices


  1. Mix together cheese powder with the meat. 
  2. Form into ¼ lb patties and grill 5 minutes on each side.
  3. To make the salsa, roast the chili until skin is blistered on all sides.
  4. Wrap in aluminum foil to sweat for 10 minutes. 
  5. Dice Mango into small squares.
  6. Carefully peel the skin from the pepper/seeds and dice into small pieces (Wash hands immediately. Do NOT touch face or eyes.) 
  7. Mix together with the mango, chopped cilantro, juice from the lime, and salt. 
  8. Top burgers with salsa and enjoy.

Full Schedule, Themes, and Featured Merchants

May 3rd: Cinco De Mayo presented by Mama Lo Hizo. Stuffed Poblano Pepper Recipe here
May 10th: Mother’s Day presented by Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices. Grilled Fruit Salad Recipe here
May 17th: Ride Your Bike Night presented by Gramma Debbie. Asiago Chicken Burger Recipe here
May 24th: Memorial Day presented by Mackie Meats. Turkey Ribs Recipe here
May 31st: Celiac Awareness – Gluten Free Meals presented by Dean's Mediterranean & Cake Rack. Gluten Free Pizza & Kafta (Lebanese Beef Kebabs) Recipe here
June 7th: German Celebration presented by Gramma Debbie. German-American Kabob Recipe here
June 14th: Father’s Day presented by Eckerlins & Grayson's/Mike's Meats. Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Skewers & Black Bean Veggie Burger Recipe here
June 21st: Pride Night presented by Dean's Mediterranean. Rainbow Power Grilled Halloumi Recipe here
June 28th: 4th of July presented by Neil Luken. Neil's Amazing Sausages Recipe here
July 5th: Young Professionals presented by Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices and Eckerlin Meats: Thai Chicken Kabob Recipe here
July 12th: Sweets & Treats Night presented by Cake Rack: Grilled Peaches and Gelato Recipe here
July 19th: Family Night presented by Em's Sourdough Bread and Eckerlins Meats: Garlic Cheddar Jalapeño Sausages on Sourdough Bread Recipe here
July 26th: Asian American Night presented by Pho Lang Thang: Chicken Marinade Recipe here
August 2nd: Refugee Community Night presented by Dean's Mediterranean Imports: Lebanese Shish Tawook Chicken Kabob Recipe here
August 9th: Farm to Table presented by Bryn Mooth: Market Basket Mixed Grill Recipe here
August 16th: African American Celebration presented by Nay Nay's: Nay Nay's BBQ Shredded Pork Sandwiches Recipe here
August 23rd: Cheesy Celebration presented by Em's Sourdough Bread & Gibb's Cheese: Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe here
August 30th: Labor Day Prep presented by Mackie Meats: Grilled Turkey Tips Recipe here 
September 6th: Greek Community presented by Mt. Kofinas: Chicken Souvlaki Skewers Recipe here
September 13th: Hispanic Heritage presented by The Arepa Place: Grilled Chicken Arepa
September 20th: Italian Night presented by Bouchard's 
September 27th: Tailgating presented by Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices and Eckerlin Meats: Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger with Mango Serrano Salsa Recipe here

Market Wines will offer a special white and red wine (paired with each week's theme) for purchase by the glass. Drink either in the shop or drink to-go in the OTR Biergarten. 

Pet Wants will have their self-service dog bath outside by the OTR Biergarten during every Groceries & Grilling Wednesday. They provide the shampoo, brushes and dryers; you provide the dirty dog!