A man manages a stall of fresh vegetables at a farmers’ market.

Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market | Visit Kingston

Find an Ontario farmers market near you

A man manages a stall of fresh vegetables at a farmers’ market.

Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market | Visit Kingston

The friendly, bustling experience of shopping at a farmers’ market in Ontario continues to date.

From outdoor summer markets to indoor markets that operate year-round, stock up on seasonal produce, artisan-crafted jams, jellies, honey, craft-cured meats, baked goods, craft beers, ciders and wines. You’ll also discover hand-made crafts and enjoy local buskers or musical entertainment.

From apples to zucchini, check the Foodland Ontario guide to see what fruits and vegetables are in season at a farmers’ market near you.

Southwestern Ontario

Covent Garden Market

Serving London since 1845, the Covent Garden Market features over 50 indoor merchants selling local produce, cheese and foods, a weekly outdoor farmers’ market, dozens of restaurants and fun events.

When: Operates year-round, Monday to Sunday, except on public holidays.
Where: 130 King Street, London

Kitchener Market

First established in 1869, the Kitchener Market is a great place to find seasonal produce and artisanal-crafted foods as well as fun events like cooking classes and craft workshops. Visit the Food Hall for home-style breakfast and lunch options.

When: Operates year-round on Saturdays.
Where: 300 King Street East, Kitchener

Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market

Find all the farm-fresh fruit, vegetables, produce and unique artisan food products the Windsor area has to offer at the downtown market. In addition, enjoy Kids Corner, art exhibits, local DIY and craft booths, entertainment and cooking demos.

When: Operates every Saturday from March to October.
Where: Pelissier Street and Maiden Line West, Windsor

Niagara Region

St. Catharines Farmers’ Market

For over 160 years, the St. Catharines Farmers’ Market has offered fresh foods and handmade items from the local area. Shop for farm fresh produce, baked goods, pasture-raised, hormone-free meats, local honey, preserves, cured meats and cheeses at Market Square.

When: Operates year-round on Saturdays and Thursdays (Saturdays only in January).
Where: 91 King Street, St. Catharines

Hamilton, Halton and Brant

Hamilton Farmers’ Market

Located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, beside Jackson Square and the Hamilton Public Library, this market dates back to 1837. Find a wide variety of baked goods, flowers and artisan-made crafts from over 50 vendors.

When: Operates year-round from Wednesday to Saturday.
Where: 35 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Paris Farmers’ Market

Find everything from spices to fresh and organic produce, baked goods, maple syrup and handmade preserves from local farms, greenhouses and farmsteads. On rainy days, the market moves from the parking lot to inside the Syl Apps Community Centre.

When: Operates seasonally, every Thursday from June to Thanksgiving weekend.
Where: 51 William Street, Paris

Brantford Farmers’ Market

Established in 1848, this cherished market continues to deliver a bountiful selection of seasonal produce, breads, baked goods, honey, maple syrup and fresh-cut flowers directly from local farms, bakeries and gardens.

When: Operates year-round on Fridays and Saturdays, outdoor market operates mid May to mid October.
Where: 79 Icomm Drive, Brantford

Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington

St. Jacob’s Farmers’ Market

One of the most renowned farmers’ markets in Canada, the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market in Waterloo is also the nation’s largest year-round market.

With hundreds of vendors selling everything from seasonal fruits and vegetables to meats, wine, beer and ciders, home décor, and an array of foods and antiques, the market offers a full spectrum of shopping options.

When: Operates year-round on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Where: 878 Weber Street North, Waterloo

Georgetown Farmers’ Market

Since its beginning in 1993, the Georgetown Farmers’ Market has become the local go-to for a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, honey and bee products, maple products, locally made jams, cured meats, crafts and hand-made soaps.

When: Operates seasonally on Saturday mornings from June to October.
Where: 66 Main Street South, Georgetown

Guelph Farmers’ Market

For over 190 years, the Guelph Farmers’ Market has brought farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, along with baked goods, cheeses, flowers, preserves and other local goodies to the heart of Guelph.

During warmer months, the market spills out of the market building into the parking lot, while in winter, most vendors operate indoors. Use the vendor map to plan your visit.

When: Operates year-round on Saturdays and seasonally on Thursdays, from June through October.
Where: 2 Gordon Street, Guelph

Greater Toronto Area

Erin Mills Farmers’ Market

The Erin Mills Farmers’ Market focuses on supporting locally grown, low-waste and non-GMO products. Vendors include local farmers, bakeries and artisans who sell vegetables and fruit, homemade baked goods and honey products.

When: Operates seasonally on Thursdays from mid-June to mid-September.
Where: 2520 Eglinton Avenue West at Erin Mills Parkway, Erin Mills

Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market

Located in the heart of Toronto’s west end in Dufferin Grove Park, the Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market features a revolving list of around 30 vendors from southern Ontario.

Each week, visitors fill their baskets with local meats and dairy products, organic produce, baked goods, craft-made kombucha and specialty preserves.

When: Operates year-round on Thursdays.
Where: 875 Dufferin Street, Toronto

York, Durham and Headwaters

Hillcrest Farmers’ Market

Held in the parking lot of Richmond Hill’s Hillcrest Mall, this seasonal market is brimming with farm produce, artisan-produced honey products, fresh baking, locally cured meats and many other locally made goods. The market is located at the mall’s Carville Road Entrance—just look for the vendor booths.

When: Operates seasonally, Sunday from May to mid-October.
Where: 9350 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Bruce, Grey and Simcoe

Wiarton Farmers’ Market

The Wiarton Farmers’ Market connects visitors with authentic local growers and producers who offer a true farm-to-table experience with seasonal fruits and vegetables, local meats, maple syrup and even garden plants.

When: Operates seasonally, Fridays from Victoria Day weekend in late May to Thanksgiving in mid October.
Where: 590 Berford Street, Wiarton

Barrie Farmers’ Market

Originally established in 1846, the Barrie Farmers’ Market is older than Canada. For over 150 years, the market has sold the best local food and artisan goods Barrie has to offer.

When: Operates year-round on Saturdays.
Where: 70 Collier Street, Barrie

Kawarthas and Northumberland

Peterborough Farmers’ Market

Held for over 190 years, the Peterborough Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest in Ontario. Featuring upwards of 100 vendors, it’s a great place to find everything from seasonal fruits and vegetables to maple products, deli and prepared foods or artisan-made crafts, all while listening to the sounds of local musicians.

When: Operates year-round from May to October inside the Morrow Building parking lot, and from November to April inside the Morrow Building just south of the parking lot.
Where: 136 Lansdowne Street, Peterborough

Lindsay Farmers’ Market

Established in 1859, the Lindsay Farmers’ Market is another long-running market in Ontario.

Visit either of the two locations to shop for local produce and meats, maple syrup, jam and jellies, flowers and shrubs. Hand-made jewelry, paintings, wooden furniture and other crafts made by local artists are also available.

When: Operates seasonally on Saturdays, from May to October.
Where: Victoria Avenue, Lindsay

When: Operates seasonally on Thursdays, from May to October.
Where: Wilson Fields, Lindsay

Southeastern Ontario

Memorial Centre Kingston Farmers’ Market

This market is 100% producer-run with vendors selling what is grown or produced within roughly 100 kilometres from the market.  Visit over 30 local food and craft producers for fresh produce, meats, cheeses, prepared foods and artisan items.

When: Operates year-round every Sunday, except the first two Sundays after Christmas and Easter Sunday.
Where: 303 York Street, Kingston

Kingston Public Market

Located at Springer Market Square, behind City Hall in historic downtown Kingston, the market has been at the heart of the community since 1801, making it one of Ontario’s oldest markets.

When: Operates year-round, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Where: 216 Ontario Street, Kingston

Gananoque Farmers’ Market

From fresh berries to juicy tomatoes and artisan meats, the Gananoque Farmers’ Market at Town Hall Park offers only locally produced produce, crafts, foods and other goods—sold by the same people who grew or made them.

Pick up everything you need, including prepared foods, and have a picnic in the park while listening to live music at the bandstand.

When: Operates seasonally, on Thursdays from June to October.
Where: 30 King Street East, Gananoque

Ottawa Region

Ottawa Farmers’ Market

Interact with farmers, hear local musicians and buskers, sample local wines and have lunch at one of Ottawa’s five producer-run farmers’ markets.

When: Operates seasonally, Saturdays from May to October.
Where: Grand Allee Park, 185 Main Street, Ottawa
Where: Westboro Market, 579 Byron Avenue, Ottawa

When: Operates seasonally, Sundays from January to April.
Where: Lansdowne Market, Aberdeen Pavilion, 1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa

When: Operates seasonally, Thursdays from May to October.
Where: Orléans Market, Ray Friel Recreation Complex, 675 10th Line Road, Ottawa

When: Operates seasonally, Sundays from May to October.
Where: Barrhaven Market, Nepean Woods Park and Ride, Ottawa

Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

Almonte Farmers’ Market

In operation since 1989, the Almonte Farmers’ Market offers a wide array of fresh Ottawa Valley produce, locally raised meats, maple and honey products, preserves and the like, along with various food vendors and baked goods for a quick bite to eat.

When: Operates seasonally, Saturdays from Victoria Day weekend in late May to Thanksgiving in October.
Where: 155 High Street, Almonte

Haliburton Country Farmers’ Market

Meet passionate growers, bakers and makers at three locations in the Haliburton area. Shop, eat and engage with the local community. Throughout the market season, you’ll find farm-fresh fruit and veggies, as well as cheese, baked goodies, honey, jam and unique crafts.

When: Operates seasonally, Fridays from mid-May to mid-October.
Where: Abbey Gardens, West Guilford, 1012 Garden Gate Drive Abbey Lane, across from Haliburton Highlands Brewing

When: Operates seasonally, Tuesdays from May to October.
Where: 2024 location will be announced soon

When: Operates seasonally, Saturday from mid-May to mid-October.
Where: Milne Street and Pritchard Lane, Minden, behind Minden Township office

Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park

Rosseau Farmers’ Market

One of the rare farmers’ markets where you can arrive by boat or plane, the Rosseau Farmers’ Market brings fresh produce and arts and crafts right to the waterfront. The summer market is held at the end of Short Street off Highway 141 on the Lake Rosseau waterfront. The Thanksgiving Market is held at the Community Town Hall in the village of Rosseau.

When: Seasonally on Fridays, from the last Friday in June to the third Friday in September.
Where: 2-98 Short Street, Rosseau

Northeastern Ontario

Sudbury Farmers’ Market

The Sudbury Farmers’ Market is home to locally grown produce, baked goods and handmade crafts. Vendors include growers who sell products from within 150 kilometres, providers selling third-party grown produce and artisans with locally crafted products.

When: Operates seasonally on Saturdays.
Where: 40 Elm Street, Greater Sudbury

North Bay Farmers’ Market

Your source for fresh local produce, meat, cheese, eggs, baked goods and hand-crafted artisan products.

When: Operates during the winter on Saturdays.
Where: Kennedy Building, 222 McIntyre Street West, North Bay

Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Soo Market

Formally the Mill Market, the Soo Market delivers fresh food and various products from Algoma Region’s many farmers, ranchers, fishermen, artists and artisans.

When: Operates year-round on Saturdays and seasonally on Wednesdays from June to August.
Where: 35 Canal Drive, Sault Ste. Marie

Northwest Ontario

Thunder Bay Country Market

A Thunder Bay staple for over 25 years, find the best produce and baked goods and meet makers, crafters and entertainers.

When: Operates year-round on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Where: 425 Northern Avenue, Thunder Bay

Matiowski Farmers’ Market

One of the largest markets in Northwestern Ontario, the motto of the Matiowski Farmers’ Market is “Make It, Bake It, Grow It”. The market is home to over 100 vendors selling handmade crafts along with farm-fresh meats, locally grown fresh produce, delicious baked goods, breads, dips and spreads.

When: Operates seasonally, Wednesdays, from June to October.
Where: Jarnel Contracting Pavilion, Bernier Drive, Kenora

Last updated: May 28, 2024

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