City Farmer’s Markets

Chicago farmers markets
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Farmer’s markets are another one of those joys of summer. Wandering through stalls of fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, and oh the delicious cheeses is enough to bring out the chef in anyone. And if you’re just not a chef no matter how hard you try, it is free sample city. Farmers and local growers from the surrounding areas set up shop in different locations around Chicago at one of the cities fantastic farmer’s markets. Markets are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in over 20 neighborhoods throughout the city. There are also numerous independent markets throughout the city. Check out this list for the market near you!

Mondays:

Chicago’s Downtown Farmstand
Year Round
Monday-Friday: 11am-7pm
Saturday: 11am-4pm
66 E. Randolph

Loyola’s Farmers Market
June 6-October 17
3:30pm-6pm
6542 N. Sheridan Rd.

Tuesdays:

Federal Plaza
May 17-October 25
7am-3pm
Federal Plaza – Adams & Dearborn

Lincoln Square Farmers Market
June 7-October 25
7am-1pm
4700 N. Lincoln Avenue

Museum of Contemporary Art/Streeterville
June 7-October 25
7am-3pm
MCA Plaza

Plaza 300
June 7-October 25
7am-2pm
700 N. Lasalle

Pritzker Park
June 14-September 27
7am-3pm
344 S. State

Wednesdays:

Andersonville
June 22-Oct 19
3pm-8pm
Berwyn Ave. between Clark & Ashland

Avondale
June 15-October 22
3pm-6pm
3300 N. Whipple

Lawndale Market
July 6-October 5
3pm-6pm
3555 W. Ogden

Pullman Farmers Market
July 6-October 5
7am-12pm
Arcade Park – 11100 S. Cottage Grove

South Shore Farmers Market
June 8-October 26
7am-1pm
ShoreBank Parking Lot – 70th & Jeffery Blvd.

Thursdays:

Daley Plaza
May 12-October 20
7am-3pm
50 W. Washington

Hyde Park Farmers Market
June 2-October 27
7am-1pm
Harpers Court cul-de-sac – 5200 S. Harper Ave

Lincoln Square
June 7-October 25
7am-1pm
Lincoln/Leland/Western

Uptown Farmers Market
June 23-October 27
7:30am-12:30pm
Weiss Memorial Hospital – 4646 N. Marine Drive

Willis Tower Plaza Farmers Market
June 16-October 6
7am-3pm
233 S. Wacker Drive

Saturdays:

Bridgeport Farmers Market
June 18-September 17
7am-1pm
35th & Wallace Avenue

Bronzeville Community Market
June 11-October 29
8am-1pm
4400 S. Cottage Grove

Division Street
May 14-October 29
7am-1pm
Division & Clark

Lincoln Park Farmers Market
May 14-October 29
7am-1pm
Lincoln Park High School Parking Lot – Armitage & Orchard

Northcenter Farmers Market
June 18-October 29
7am-1pm
Northcenter Town Square – 4100 N. Damen

Printer’s Row Park Farmers Market
June 11-October 8
7am-1pm
Dearborn & Polk

Southport Green Market
June 25-September 10
8am-2pm
Blaine School – 1420 W. Grace

Sundays:

Beverly Farmers Market
May 15-October 23
7am-1pm
9500 S. Longwood Drive

Erie Street Farmers Market
June 12-October 23
8am-1pm
500 W. Erie

Logan Square
June 5-October 30
10am-3pm
3107 W. Logan Blvd.

Pilsen Community Market
June 5-October 30
9am-3pm
1800 S. Halsted

Wicker Park & Bucktown
June 5-October 30
8am-2pm
Wicker Park – 1500 N. Damen

Green City Market
This market is the city’s only green sustainable market. It also features cooking demonstrations by famous Chicago chefs and other educational workshops and activities. The market is year-round at the Peggy Notebaert Museum. An UPchicago favorite.
May 4-December 21
Wednesdays and Saturdays
7am-1pm
Lincoln Park – 1799 N. Clark Street

Tessa McLean

About Tessa McLean

There is just something about that feeling when you have been away — maybe for a weekend, a month, 6 months — and you’re driving into Chicago and that first glimpse of the city skyline appears. It just always makes me smile.

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