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Farmers Markets in Denver

There is no shortage of farmers markets in Denver; it’s yet another reason that this is one of the best places to live in America. Residence of the Mile High City are known to celebrate and promote locally grown, farm-fresh – or farm to table – decadent baked goods and wholesome foods. There are many that flock from different neighborhoods or suburbs simply to find the best produce, meats, bread, fresh juices, and more.

Did you know, farmers markets in and around Denver have also become a primary spot for artisan vendors? If you’re looking for organic, naturally made soaps, lotions, home goods, and beauty products, these markets likely have something to offer. Plus, enjoy that friendly atmosphere! Weekend hangs have never been better than at Denver’s farmers markets.

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Cherry Creek Fresh Market

  • Date: Saturdays (May 5 – October 27)
  • Time: 8 AM – 1 PM
  • Location: Cherry Creek Shopping Center

here’s a whole series of Fresh Markets around Denver, but the one in Cherry Creek is the largest. It has plenty of food from Colorado, gardening events, musical performances, and more.

City Park Esplanade Fresh Market

  • Date: Saturdays (June 3 – October 28)
  • Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Location: Sullivan Fountain, E. Colfax Ave & Columbine St, Denver, CO 80218

This is another member of the Fresh Market family, but this one takes place in City Park. It’s a great opportunity to check a few things off the to-do list – do some healthy shopping and spend some time in the park.

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Farmer’s Market at Highlands Square

  • Date: Sundays (June 2 – October 27)
  • Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Location: 32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd.

This market takes place on Sunday morning, and it always has more than 50 vendors selling their goods. It also has live music and an interactive kids’ zone. Check out their website for next events that are usually hosted during the week on Thursdays.

Fresh Market Pop-Up at The Landmark

  • Date: Wednesday (July 6 – August 31)
  • Time: 4 PM – 8 PM
  • Location: 7600 Landmark Way, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

This popup happens a few times during the summer months and is fairly new to the Denver area. Be on the lookout for 2020’s newest popup which you can find at the link provided above.

Fresh Market Pop-Up at Stapleton

  • Date: Thursday (August 11 – September 1)
  • Time: 4 PM – 8 PM
  • Location: 4954 Valentia St, Denver, CO 80216

Colorado Fresh Markets has had a market here on Sunday mornings for quite a while, but they just decided the area would benefit from having one on a weekday evening as well! Who doesn’t like to have some extra time on the weekends?

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Four Seasons Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

  • Date: Saturday & Sunday (Yearround)
  • Time: 9 AM – 2 PM
  • Location: 7043 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

This one has an outdoor market during the summer months, but that’s not all. It’s actually an indoor farmers’ market year-round, and it’s a great place to buy food and art from local sellers during the colder times of the year. They offer various workshops throughout the year including candle making, salve making, and even crafts like spinning and weaving.

Lakewood Farmers Market

  • Date: Saturday (June 15 – September 28)
  • Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
  • Location: Alameda & Garrison (Mile Hi Church)

This is the oldest farmers’ market in the Denver metro area. Local farmers have been selling fresh produce and other goods here for nearly 40 years! They also have several locations throughout Denver in Highlands Ranch, Southwest Plaza (Wadsworth & Bowles), and Littleton. Click on their website for more information on vendors and popups.

Littleton Farmers’ Market

  • Date: Saturday (June 12 – September 25)
  • Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
  • Location: 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120

This market in Littleton has all the usual offerings of a normal market, but it allows you to go on a little journey. You can ride the light rail to get there, and then there’s a tourist tent which will help you explore this historical area. As we listed above, there are other locations in Highlands Ranch and near Wadsworth & Bowles.

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Old South Pearl Street Farmers’ Market

  • Date: Sunday (May 15 – November 15)
  • Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Location: 1400 + 1500 blocks of South Pearl Street (between Iowa and Arkansas)

This is another market that’s been around for quite a while, and they have all the local foods that you can handle. Plus, they regularly schedule other events during the market times, so you can have a different experience each week.

Stapleton Fresh Market

  • Date: Sunday (May 19 – November 24)
  • Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Location: 1400 + 1500 blocks of South Pearl Street (between Iowa and Arkansas)

This is the older sibling of the new pop-up market that’s held during the week, but this one takes place on Sundays. If adding a second day doesn’t convince you that it’s worth visiting, maybe nothing will. They also host various special events throughout the season including cycling events, salsa competitions, car shows, pet adoptions, and a chili cook-off!

Slow Food Farmers’ Market

  • Date: Year-round
  • Time: Week Days 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Location: 1430 Larimer Street Suite #208, Denver, CO 80202

Not your average farmers market in Denver, but still just as friendly and tasty as they come. Slow Food Market is a nonprofit organization with a location in Larmier Square in Downtown Denver. The nonprofit promotes sustainably grown, locally focused, and education for food cultivation. They also host a variety of popup markets in and around Denver, including Union Station.

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Union Station Farmers’ Market

  • Date: Sunday (May 11 – October 26)
  • Time: 9 AM – 2 PM
  • Location: 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO

The Union Station Farmers’ Market is another new addition to the scene in Denver, and its location makes it a great place to start out a Saturday in the city. They host live music, a variety of vendors, and always promote delicious and healthy produce and foods.

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