Local Events & Community May 3, 2024

2024 Seattle & Eastside Farmers Markets: Locations, Times & More

Summer is just around the corner, and so are these farmers markets! Spend an evening or weekend finding your new favorites among the tents. Think it’s all about kale? Think again. Most offer live entertainment along with a mouth-watering variety of local brews, cheese, bread, meat/seafood, honey, hand roasted coffee, and other hidden gems (in addition to the freshly picked fruits & veggies).

Seattle Metro

Greater Eastside

 

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Seattle Metro

 

Ballard

Seattle’s first year-round Farmers Market, selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers along the historic cobblestone stretch of Ballard Ave.

Sundays, 9am – 2pm | Year-Round
5345 Ballard Ave NW | Seattle
sfmamarkets.com/visit-ballard-farmers-market/

Photo courtesy of sfmamarkets.com

 

Capitol Hill (Broadway)

Come for Sunday brunch from food vendors who source ingredients from local, WA state farms (many of whom you’ll also meet selling their wares at the market). Live music and street performers often make an appearance, too.

Sundays, 11am – 3pm | Year-Round
Tuesdays, 3pm – 7pm (June 4 – September 24, 2024)
E Barbara Bailey Way | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/chfm

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Columbia City

With everything from freshly harvested Asian greens to Ethiopian eats, come check out the immense variety King County’s most diverse zip code has to offer. Bring your bounty to adjacent Columbia Park for a picnic.

Wednesdays, 3pm – 7pm | May 1 – Oct 9, 2024
Special Market Days on Saturday, 11/9/24 & 12/14/24, 10am-2pm
37th Ave S & S Edmunds St | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/ccfm

Photo courtesy of SouthSeattleEmerald.com

 

Lake City

This celebrated North End seasonal market offers unique finds grown and prepared by local farms and food artisans. Enjoy kids’ activities, too!

Thursdays, 3pm – 7pm | June 13 – Oct 3, 2024
NE 125th St & 28th Ave NE | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/lcfm

Photo courtesy of enjoylakecity.org

 

Lake Forest Park

With an emphasis on fresh, locally grown food, this market is an epicurean’s delight. Browse hard cider, baked goods, preserves, meat, pasta, sauces, and prepared foods along with the locally harvested fruits and veggies. There is also one “Crafts Market” each summer featuring local artisans.

Sundays, 10am – 2pm | May 12 – Oct 20, 2024
17171 Bothell Way NE | Lake Forest Park
www.thirdplacecommons.org/farmers-market

Photo courtesy of www.thirdplacecommons.org

 

Madrona

Located in one of Seattle’s most diverse neighborhoods, you’ll find artisan foods as well as seasonal produce from Washington state farmers, fishers, and ranchers.

Fridays, 3pm – 7pm | May 17 – Oct 25, 2024
MLK Way & E Union St | Seattle
sfmamarkets.com/madrona-farmers-market

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Magnolia

This popular Saturday market is nestled in the tree-lined Magnolia Village. In addition to seasonal fruits and veggies, you’ll find sweet & savory pies, fresh bread, flowers, and more!

Saturdays, 10am – 2pm | June 1 – Oct 12, 2024
W McGraw St & 33rd Ave W | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/mfm

Photo courtesy of pinterest.com

 

Phinney

A popular gathering spot for both the Phinney Ridge and Greenwood communities, this market is right next door to a playground and offers live music in addition to the great mix of fresh produce and prepared food.

Fridays, 3pm – 7pm | June 7 – Sept 27, 2024
6532 Phinney Ave N | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/pfm

Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org

 

Pike Place

No introduction needed…make it a day with great restaurants, eateries and retail shops, too.

Daily, 9am – 6pm (farm tables close at 4pm) | Year-Round (Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)
Pike Place between Pine & Virginia St | Seattle
(206) 682-7453
pikeplacemarket.org

Photo by Daniel Schwen

 

Queen Anne

Seattle’s only independent farmers market, offering food, chef demos, live music, and children’s activities.

Thursdays, 3pm – 7:30pm | May 30 – Oct 10, 2024
Spring Preview Market on May 11, 2024, 10am-3pm
Harvest Markets on Oct. 26, Nov. 23 & Dec. 14, 2024, 10am-3pm
Queen Anne Ave N & W Crockett St | Seattle
qafm.org

Photo courtesy of qafm.org

 

Shoreline

Now located at the BikeLink Park & Ride (corner of 192nd & Aurora, across from Sky Nursery), this market offers kids’ programs and live music in addition to its fresh Washington produce, organic meats, bread, honey, and prepared foods.

Saturdays, 10am – 2pm | June 1 – Oct 5, 2024 + Harvest Markets on Oct. 26 & Dec. 14
18821 Aurora Ave N | Shoreline
shorelinefarmersmarket.org

Photo courtesy of www.shorelineareanews.com

 

University District

Seattle’s only independent farmers market, offering food, chef demos, live music, and children’s activities.

Saturdays, 9am – 2pm | Year-Round
University Way NE (the “Ave”) between 50th & 52nd | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/udfm

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Wallingford

Located in Meridian Park, you can shop with the whole fam and then enjoy a picnic or playtime at the award-winning playground.

Wednesdays, 3pm – 7pm | May 29 – Sept 25, 2024
4800 Meridian Ave N | Seattle
sfmamarkets.com/visit-wallingford-farmers-market/

Photo courtesy of sfmamarkets.com

 

West Seattle

A South Seattle weekend destination, this market is set in the vibrant West Seattle Junction and features up to 70 vendors during the summertime peak. Great community atmosphere celebrating Washington grown food and ingredients.

Sundays, 10am – 2pm | Year-Round
California Ave SW & SW Alaska | Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org/wsfm

Photo courtesy of westseattleblog.com

 


Greater Eastside

 

Bellevue – Crossroads

East Bellevue’s market features fruits, veggies & dairy products from Washington state farms along with handmade soaps, candles, dog treats, herbal wellness products, and more. Don’t miss the Salvadorean pupusas, Russian-style crepes, and handmade ice cream sandwiches, too!

Tuesdays, 12pm – 6pm | June 4 – Sept 24, 2024
15600 NE 8th St | Bellevue
https://crossroadsbellevue.com/music-events/crossroads-farmers-market/

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Bellevue – Downtown

Set in the heart of Downtown Bellevue, this market offers goods exclusively produced within Washington state—from seasonal fruits & veggies to flowers, fresh meats, artisan goods, and prepared cuisine. The Power of Produce (POP) club empowers kids to know where their food comes from and make healthy eating choices.

May 23 – Sept 26, 2024: Thursdays, 3pm – 7pm
Oct 3-24: Thursdays, 3pm-6pm
1717 Bellevue Way NE | Bellevue
bellevuefarmersmarket.org

Photo courtesy of eatbellevue.com

 

Carnation

Set in the heart of the Sno-Valley farming district, you’ll find plenty of freshly picked produce along with live music and educational activities for the kids.

Tuesdays, 3pm – 7pm | June, July & August 2024
Tolt-MacDonald Park, 31020 NE 40th St | Carnation
carnationfarmersmarket.org

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Duvall

Nestled alongside the scenic Snoqualmie River, this friendly market features local eggs, jams, fresh roasted coffee, arts, crafts, and baked goods in addition to the seasonal veggies, fruits, and plant starts. Live music, picnic shelters and a playground make this a fun family destination.

Thursdays, 3pm – 7pm | May 2 – October 10, 2024
Taylor Landing at 16201 Main St NE | Duvall
Parking Map
duvallfarmersmarket.org

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Issaquah

Located at the historic Pickering Barn, this picturesque venue offers a variety of fresh farm and food-based products, concessions, and local artisans.

Saturdays, 9am – 2pm | May 4 – Sept 28, 2024
Holiday Markets on Oct 26, Nov 23, & Dec 14, 2024
Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave NW | Issaquah
Market Map
www.issaquahwa.gov/778/Farmers-Market

Photo by Saifu Angto, courtesy of google.com

 

Kirkland – Downtown

This stunning setting on the Lake Washington shoreline turns shopping into a day at the beach. Peruse local produce and goods, then go for a swim or stroll along Moss Bay. Perfect for a picnic, too!

Wednesdays, 3pm – 7pm | June 5 – September 25, 2024
Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza | Kirkland
kirklandmarket.org

Photo courtesy of kirklandmarket.org

 

Kirkland – Juanita

Set in beautiful Juanita Beach Park on Lake Washington, you’ll find as many as 30 vendors offering farm fresh local produce, herbs, honey, nuts, flowers, plants, baked good, handcrafted items, and prepared cuisine. Make it a date with live music and a picnic at the beach. There’s a great playground for the kids, too.

Fridays, 3pm – 7pm | June 7 – Sept 27, 2024
Juanita Beach Park, 9703 NE Juanita Dr | Kirkland
www.kirklandwa.gov

Photo courtesy of yelp.com

 

Mercer Island

Come on down for quality local Washington state produce, cheese, fish, meat, bread, and more. Check out the live music schedule, too!

Sundays, 10am – 2pm | June 2 – Sept 29, 2024
Harvest Market on Nov 24, 2024
Mercerdale Park, 7700 SE 32nd St | Mercer Island
www.mifarmersmarket.org

Photo courtesy of www.mifarmersmarket.org

 

North Bend

This relaxed market enjoys live music and a spectacular Mount Si view. Vendors offer fresh produce, berries, honey, flowers, baked goods, hand-crafted items, and delicious prepared foods. Two playgrounds plus play fields and a covered picnic shelter make this a fun hangout spot. Leashed pets are welcome, too!

June 6 – August 22, 2024: Thursdays, 4pm – 8pm (Closed July 4)
August 29 – September 12, 2024: Thursdays, 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Si View Park, 400 SE Orchard Dr | North Bend
www.siviewpark.org/farmers-market.phtml

 

Redmond

Going strong since 1976, the Redmond Saturday Market offers a huge selection of vendors and dazzling array of produce, flowers, cheeses, preserves, salmon, tea, and handmade goods such as pottery and soaps. You’ll love the ready-to-eat foods, too.

Saturdays, 9am – 2pm | May 11 – Oct 26, 2024
9900 Willows Rd NE | Redmond
www.redmondsaturdaymarket.org

 Photo by Jeff, courtesy of google.com

 

Renton

Find exclusively Washington-produced fruits, veggies, handmade goods, arts, crafts and more right in the heart of downtown Renton at Piazza Park. Food trucks, live music, and kids’ activities such as the “Healthy Kids Corner” make this a fun spot to liven up your Tuesday.

Tuesdays, 3pm – 7pm | June – Sept, 2024
Piazza Park, 233 Burnett Ave. S | Renton
www.rentonfarmersmarket.com

Photo courtesy of yelp.com

 

Sammamish

Each Wednesday, the Sammamish Commons plays host to a variety of local farmers, nurseries, bakeries, artisans, food vendors, and more. Live music and kids’ activities, too!

Wednesdays, 4pm – 8pm | May 15 – Sept 25, 2024 (Closed July 3)
Sammamish Commons, 801 228 Ave SE | Sammamish
www.sammamishfarmersmarket.org

Photo courtesy of sammamishfarmersmarket.org

 

Woodinville

Note the new hours for 2024! Come check out downtown Woodinville’s Schoolhouse District and find produce grown in the state of Washington (and picked fresh for that morning!). You’ll also have an array of boutique baked goods, sauces, cider, artisans, and more to peruse. Check out the calendar for live entertainment, music, demos, and other activities.

Saturdays, 10am – 2pm | May 4 – Sept 28, 2024
13205 NE 175th St | Woodinville
woodinvillefarmersmarket.com

 

 


 

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