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.
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PARK HILL FARM & FLEA
This weekly market is a place where the community can shop for locally and sustainably grown produce, farmed and fished foods, grocery items, baked goods, craft items, and more! In addition to more than 40 vendors, you'll find food and fashion trucks, craft beers, cocktails, live music and more.
WHEN: Thursdays, June 3–Sept. 30, 2021; 4 p.m.–8 p.m.
EDGEWATER FARMER'S MARKET
Edgewater Public Market, Edgewater
Shop the best local and seasonal products and services around from local farmers, ranchers and makers. The products are of the highest quality and the business practices are sustainable.
WHEN: Thursdays, June 17–Sept. 16, 2021; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton
Head down to Littleton for the Clement Park Farmers' Market to shop for fresh produce from local farms and vendors like Rocky Mountain Rice Company, Snow Creek Ranch and Styria Bakery II.
WHEN: Thursdays, June 17–Sept. 30, 2021; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
FARM & FLEA AT STANLEY MARKETPLACE
Stanley Marketplace, Aurora
Located just outside of the southeast entrance of the wonderful Stanley Marketplace in Aurora, this vibrant urban market has quite the selection of fresh produce, baked goods, pet-friendly treats and locally made goods.
WHEN: Fridays, June 4–Aug. 27, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
E. 1st Ave. and University Blvd.
The award-winning Cherry Creek Fresh Market is the largest farmers' market in Denver. Touted as the “Cadillac of farmers' markets,” you’ll find a high-quality mix of Colorado growers and unique local gourmet food vendors representing the best of the Rocky Mountain region. Also enjoy chef events, gardening tips from Master Gardeners and Master Composters, live music and more in a fun and festive outdoor shopping environment. Parking at Cherry Creek is free during the market.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 1–Oct. 30, 2021; 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
East High School Esplanade
The Saturday City Park Farmers Market features 60+ Colorado-based vendors offering locally made produce, dairy, baked goods, beverages, sauces, condiments and ready-to-eat items. The event also features a regular schedule of live local music and weekly donation-based yoga classes with Big Power Yoga at 8 a.m.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 15–Oct. 30, 2021; 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
DENVER UNION STATION FARMERS MARKET
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 8–Nov. 23, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
2500 S. Colorado Blvd.
Shop for farm-fresh produce, pasta, honey, locally roasted coffee, fresh-baked bakery items, eggs, dairy, meat — even gourmet dog treats! Enjoy free parking as you browse at University Hills Plaza.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 15–Oct. 30, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Coperta, 400 E. 20th Ave.
Coperta has teamed up with Longmont's Ollin Farms to offer produce boxes for pick-up. Order and pay online between 11 a.m. Tuesday and 5 p.m. Thursday; different veggies are available every week, and you can add on items like local honey, hot sauce, pickles and peanut butter. Pull up to the loading zone outside for curbside pick-up.
WHEN: Pick up on Saturdays, 2021; 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Southeast Parking Lot at Wadsworth and Bowles Ave., Littleton
Local suppliers come to the Southwest Plaza Farmers' Market in Littleton with their fresh peaches, plums, apricots and cherries mid-season, and you'll also find fresh baked goods, honey and greens.
WHEN: Saturdays, Apr. 3–Oct. 30, 2021; 8 a.m–2 p.m.
Mile Hi Church, Alameda Ave. and Garrison St., Lakewood
At the Lakewood Farmers' Market in Lakewood, 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 12–Sept. 25, 2021; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
6155 S Main St., Aurora
Set in the beautiful main plaza in the Southlands Shopping Center in Aurora, this market comes alive every Saturday with seasonal produce, Western Slope fruit and much more.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 8–Sept. 25, 2021; 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
SOUTH PEARL STREET FARMERS MARKET
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 9–Nov. 14, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
HIGHLANDS FARMERS MARKET
32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd.
Highlands Square brings you the Highlands 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, sorbet mimosas and Bloody Marys.
WHEN: Sundays, May 23–Oct. 10, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
The Green at E. 29th Ave. and Roslyn St.
The Central Park Farmers Market takes place from June to October on The Green. Don't miss freshly popped kettle corn and other tasty snacks while you browse for healthy produce.
WHEN: Sundays, June 6–Oct. 10, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE FARMERS MARKET
1115 Acoma Street
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 6–Sept. 26, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Highlands Ranch Town Center, 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, Apr. 11–Oct. 31, 2021; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
19565 Mainstreet, Parker
It's the hottest place in Parker on a Sunday morning with over 100 vendors, including local vegetable growers, Western Slope fruit growers, flavorful food offerings, beautiful plants and flowers, and on-site cooking.
WHEN: Sundays, May 9–Sept. 26, 2021; 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
300 2nd St., Castle Rock
Located in and around the beautiful Festival Park in downtown Castle Rock, this local farmer’s market is open every Sunday through the end of September.
WHEN: Sundays, May 9–Sept. 26, 2021; 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
PEOPLE + PRODUCE AT BELLEVIEW STATION
Belleview Station, Glendale
This weekly summer market is a place where the South Denver community can shop for local produce, meat and fish, grocery items, baked goods, dog treats, artisan crafts and more.
WHEN: Sundays, June 6–Sept. 26, 2021; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.