With fresh produce from local farmers, artisan foods, beautiful artwork and more, farmers markets offer a wonderful selection of items. If you’re looking for a fun outing where you can get some fresh air and healthy food, visit one of these farmers markets in the Orlando area. After your first experience, you’ll likely go back again!
1) Audubon Park Community Market
Located in the heart of the Audubon Park Garden District, this market is held every Monday evening from 6pm – 10pm, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Stardust Coffee and Shag’d (1842 E. Winter Park Road). Operating since 2009, its emphasis has been on providing food that’s raised, caught, or made in Florida.
With its great selection of local and organic produce, grocery items, and fully prepared meals, this pet and family friendly market is sure to have something for every taste.
Visit the Audubon Market website for more information.
2) Maitland Farmers Market
The City of Maitland hosts a farmers market every Sunday from 9am – 2pm at Lake Lily Park. Set up under the trees around the picturesque Lily Lake, it’s a beautiful location for a farmers market. There’s a great mix of vendors selling items such as fresh produce, plants, coffees and teas, and more.
With its fabulous variety of products and lovely surroundings, this market is sure to be a fantastic experience all-around. An added bonus is the availability of free parking nearby!
For additional information, visit the City of Maitland’s website.
3) Orlando Farmers Market
Established in 1987, this market has grown to include everything from seasonal produce provided by local farmers to “Art in the Park” programs. Food, wine, plants, handmade crafts and artwork, and live entertainment, are just some of what you can expect while visiting here.
Located in the scenic Lake Eola Park, this market provides some stunning views and is open every Sunday from 10am – 4pm. Also dog friendly, it’s truly a great place to take the entire family!
Visit the Orlando Farmers Market website for more information.
4) TPD Fresh (Thornton Park District Farmers Market)
On Wednesday evenings, from 5pm – 9pm, local vendors set up at the Osceola Circle by Lake Eola Park. This market exudes freshness with its many delicious, locally grown and prepared foods, from produce and cheeses to baked goods and more.
Visit the TPD Fresh website for additional information.
5) Winter Park Farmers Market
The Winter Park Farmers Market is held on Saturdays from 7am – 1pm at the old train depot, located at 200 West New England Avenue. Offering produce, baked goods, plants and much more, this market is a popular gathering spot on Saturdays.
Note that this market doesn’t take place on the third Saturday in March, as the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is in progress at that time.
Visit the City of Winter Park’s website for additional information.