Downtown merchants host Moonlight Market: Gay Street's small businesses invite local merchants to street festival and marketplace on Saturday, May .

Columbus merchants will converge on Gay Street tomorrow night from 6-11 p.m. for the Moonlight Market. Every second Saturday through October, the Gay Street Collaborative small business association hosts the fundraiser festival and open-air bazaar. Telhio Credit Union sponsors the event.

Jessica Davenport, owner of south-Columbus screenprinter Envy My Tees, will be among the merchants showcasing her wares. The Moonlight Market is a great way to build brand awareness while working in a dynamic environment alongside other Columbus entrepreneurs, says Davenport.

"It's great, being a new merchant, because people can get to know the person behind the business. I get to interact with everyone who comes to my booth," says Davenport. "That's one of the best feelings--when people stop and inquire about something you put a lot of work into."

Below, a few photos from previous Moonlight Markets (Meghan Ralston/Columbus Alive):