COVID-19 Market Safety Plan

2021 Market Season Guidelines – updated as of May 16, 2021

Urbana’s Market at the Square and The Champaign Farmers Market have put together guidelines in collaboration with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District for the safe operation of the markets in 2021. The safety plan and guidelines took into account the current CDC and State guidelines, current Bridge to Phase 5 Restore Illinois Plan restrictions, as well as suggestions made by the Illinois Farmers Market Association and University of Illinois Extension.  Please view the guidelines below before attending the market. If you have questions, please reach out to the Market Coordinator – Bryan Heaton, at

A note about the 2021 Market Season

As always, these guidelines are subject to change pending guidance from the C-U Public Health District. Any changes to the guidelines will be announced on our social media and website.

Here is a link you can follow to read about the CDC guidance on mask wearing:

You can also read the state guidelines on mask wearing here:

A copy of the full 2021 Market guidelines are below:

2021_C-U COVID-19 Market Safety Plan_updated May 16, 2021