The many farmers' markets spread throughout The Mile High City aren't just about locally grown, farm-fresh produce, delicious baked goods and good-to-the-last bite prepared foods — though you'll find more than enough of those things.
Each Denver farmers' market is a festive, weekly street fair, many with live entertainment, family-friendly activities and a vibrant crowd of locals. Take some time this spring and summer to enjoy these great Denver farmers' markets.
Alley behind 1112 N. Broadway
The Golden Triangle Creative District is one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods and is famous for its art museums and galleries as well as hip restaurants and nightclubs. All it needed was a fabulous farmers' market.
WHEN: Sundays, June 7–Sept. 27, 2020, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Denver Union Station Plaza
The Union Station Farmers Market takes place right in the heart of The Mile High City and is a beautiful sight to behold on sunny Saturdays, with gleaming produce on display in the impressive plaza of historic Union Station, along with chef demos and live music. The market boasts an impressive list of local producers and vendors selling farm-fresh fruits and veggies, meat and dairy, and prepared goods like coffee, sauces and baked goods.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 9–Oct. 24, 2020, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
On the 1500 block of Old South Pearl St., between Florida Ave. and Iowa Ave.
Super-fresh produce, ready-to-eat treats, artisan cheeses and just-out-of-oven baked goods — this is what a farmers' market is all about! The quaint South Pearl neighborhood hosts the splendid South Pearl Street Farmers Market every Sunday in the summertime. The irresistible smell of freshly roasted chilies will lead you over to Pope Farms' booth. And keep an eye out for juicy, fresh Colorado peaches at the Ela Family Farms stand.
WHEN: Sundays, May 3–Nov. 15, 2020, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora and Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver
This year, the folks behind the popular Fetch Markets are teaming up with Colorado Fresh Markets to bring pop-up farmers' markets to two food halls: Stanley Marketplace in Aurora and Dairy Block in Downtown Denver. That's what we'd call a match made in heaven!
WHEN: Stanley Marketplace: May 10, June 21, July 5, Aug. 2 and Aug. 30, 2020,10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Dairy Block: June 7, July 12 and Aug. 16, 2020,10 a.m.–5 p.m.
32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd.
Beginning in June and continuing every Sunday through September, Highlands Square brings you the Highlands Square Farmers Market. This market has a charming location, flanked by local boutiques and eateries. In addition to the farm-fresh food, expect live music and beverages, including local craft beer, mimosas and Bloody Marys.
WHEN: TBA 2020
2502 N. Broadway
It was only a matter of time before the River North Art District got its own Fresh Market! Head to this trendy neighborhood for an artful selection of fresh produce, craft food and drink and, of course, art from local makers.
WHEN: TBA 2020
Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being, 3401 Eudora St.
Every Wednesday, music fills the air, freshly harvested produce is available for purchase, and the community gathers at Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-Being in Park Hill.
WHEN: TBA 2020
STAPLETON FARMERS MARKET
E. 29th Ave. and Roslyn St.
The Stapleton Farmers Market takes place from June to October on the Founders' Green. Don't miss freshly popped kettle corn and other tasty snacks while you browse for healthy produce.
WHEN: Sundays, June 7–Oct. 11, 2020, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
2551 E. Colfax Avenue
Now in its 21st season, the City Park Fresh Market sets up around historic Sullivan Fountain among the majestic statues and architecture of City Park. A strong agricultural market, you’ll find one of the best selections of local growers on a Sunday complemented by a fun mix of fresh food vendors in an urban park setting. There's plenty of free parking, so if you miss the Cherry Creek Fresh Market on Saturday, visit your favorite market vendors on Sunday!
WHEN: TBA 2020
9288 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch
Made up almost entirely of farmers and producers from the areas surrounding Denver, this is a fun, fresh market that is worth the drive to Highlands Ranch. Fill all of your fruit and veggie needs and then explore some of the other, more unique booths of the Highlands Ranch Farmers' and Street Market, offering everything from handbags to cooking utensils to garden adornments.
WHEN: Sundays, May 3–Nov. 1, 2020, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton
Venture outside of the city to the Littleton Farmers' Market at the Aspen Grove Lifestyle Center. If you want to be even more eco-friendly, take the light rail to Aspen Grove to reduce your carbon footprint.
WHEN: Wednesdays, June 17–Sept. 30, 2020, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
7043 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge
The year-round, indoor Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market offers an open-air option during the summer. The market is a great source for local, farm-fresh vegetables and fruit, raw goat milk, cheeses, sauces, preserves, baked goods, free-range chicken and duck eggs, flowers, organic grains and local meats. The market places an emphasis on healthy, high-quality local foods. Photographers, jewelers, painters and other artists also display their work during the market.
WHEN: Saturdays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Southeast Parking Lot at Wadsworth and Bowles Ave., Littleton
Local suppliers come to the Southwest Plaza Farmers' Market with their fresh peaches, plums, apricots and cherries mid-season, and you'll also find fresh baked goods, honey and greens.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 2–Oct. 31, 2020, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Mile Hi Church, Alameda Ave. and Garrison St., Lakewood
At the Lakewood Farmers' Market, a large lineup of vendors will tempt you with beautiful leafy greens, glistening grape tomatoes, fragrant green chili and shiny string beans. And you'll also have the chance to munch on kettle corn and cheese samples while you browse knitted shawls and handmade soaps.
WHEN: Saturdays, June 13–Sept. 26, 2020, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
17410 Parkside Drive N., Commerce City
The new Reunion Farmers' Market is set in the middle of lovely Reunion Park in nearby Commerce City. In addition to fresh produce and prepared foods, browse natural skincare solutions, CBD products, ceramics, jewelry, knitwear and much more. Stop into Reunion Coffee House on the southeast side of the park to fuel your shopping!
WHEN: Sundays, June 14–Sept. 27, 2020, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
9595 Nelson Road, Longmont
Head north to the Boulder County Fairgrounds for the earliest market of the year — the Longmont Farmers Market. Shop for produce and prepared foods, groove to live music, grab a bite in the food court and let your little ones take part in free kid’s activities. Make a special trip every fourth Saturday of the month for Artisan Shows. Free parking at the Fairgrounds and complimentary bicycle valet at the farmers market with Bicycle Longmont.
WHEN: Saturdays, Apr. 4, 2020–Nov. 21, 2020, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
6501-6791 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood
The weekly West Colfax Farmers Market features not only fresh produce but also small craft items, bath and body product, health and wellness supplements, specialty foods, coffees and beverages and art booths.
WHEN: Sundays, May 10–Oct. 18, 2020, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.