Farmer's Markets in Chicago

Chicago provides farm and garden fresh goods from local growers all summer long. With five new markets coming to the city this year, Chicagoans and visitors alike will have more opportunities to stock up on our organic, locally produced goods. For those of you who like your taste of Chicago healthy and not from a drive-thru, here's a guide to the city's farmer's markets.

There is truly no better way to celebrate the sunny seasons than a visit to the many Farmers Markets in Chicago. This year, the city adds a Logan Square and an Uptown market to its repertoire, as well as a few night markets. The night markets provide opportunities for those busy during to the day to still get fresh goods after hours. Most of them are active from 5PM until 9PM.

Kick-Off Party

The official kick-off to the Farmers Market season takes place May 16 in Daley Plaza. One of the most exciting events planned at the kickoff party is the culmination of an area-wide art contest to create a design for reusable bags to be used in markets throughout the city. Finalists include three Chicago area high school students who used the inspiration point of "Sprouts in the City" for their designs. The winner will be announced at 11AM in Daley Plaza at the kick-off party.


Downtown Markets

TUESDAYS

FEDERAL PLAZA
Adams & Dearborn
May 21- October 29, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

THURSDAYS

DALEY PLAZA
Washington & Dearborn
May 16 - October 24, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WILLIS TOWER PLAZA
233 S. Wacker Drive
June 27 - October 31, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Weekly Markets

TUESDAYS

COLUMBUS PARK
Harrison and Central
June 25 - October 29, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

LINCOLN SQUARE
Lincoln/Leland/Western
City Parking Lot adjacent to Brown Line Station
June 4 - October 29, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Chicago & Mies van der Rohe Way, MCA Plaza
June 4 - October 29, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WEDNESDAYS

LA FOLLETTE PARK
1333 N. Laramie
June 26 - October 30, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

PULLMAN
111TH and Cottage Grove in Arcade Park
July 10 - October 30, 7 a.m. - 12 noon

THURSDAYS

HYDE PARK
Harold Washington Park, 53rd and Hyde Park
June 6 - October 31, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

SATURDAYS

AUSTIN TOWN HALL
5610 W. Lake
June 29 - October 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

BRIDGEPORT
35th & Wallace (in parking lot)
June 15 - Oct 5, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

DIVISION STREET
Division & Dearborn
On Division between State and Clark
May 11 - October 26, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

LINCOLN PARK
Armitage & Orchard
Lincoln Park High School Parking Lot
May 11 - October 26, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

NORTHCENTER
Belle Plaine/Damen/Lincoln
North Center Town Square
June 15 - October 26, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

PRINTERS ROW
Dearborn & Polk
Printers Row Park
June 15 - October 26, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

SOUTHPORT MARKET
Blaine School - 1420 West Grace
June 22-October 5, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m

WEST HUMBOLDT PARK
3601 W. Chicago, NHS Parking Lot
June 29 - October 26, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. .  

SUNDAYS

BEVERLY
95th & Longwood
City Parking Lot - Southeast Corner
May 12 - October 27, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

GARFIELD PARK
300 N. Central Park (in Parking lot)
June 23 - October 27, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SOUTH SHORE
Rainbow Beach Park, 77th St. & Lake Michigan (in parking lot)
June 23 - August 25, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

WICKER PARK & BUCKTOWN
Wicker Park & Damen
In Wicker Park
June 2 - October 27, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


New Monthly Market

Devon Community Monthly Market
2720 W. Devon (Republic Bank Parking Lot)
July 7; August 4; September 1, October 6
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


New Spinoffs

LOGAN SQUARE NIGHT MARKET
Palmer Square Park
Kedzie & Milwaukee
Wednesdays, June 26-September 4,
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

ARGYLE MARKET
Argyle & Broadway
Thursdays, June 27-September 19,
4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

For a full list of Farmers Markets by neighborhood or day of the week, click here.

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