Support local, get outdoors, and pick up some fresh goodies all in one hyper-local destination – the quaint little neighborhood market. And by market, no, we don’t mean your local Rowe’s or Harveys. We mean the real deal farmers markets with pop-up tent vendors and farm-fresh harvests. Check out this go-to guide for the best ones in and around Jax.
1. Jacksonville Farmers Market
Located just 1 mile west of downtown Jax, the JFM is open daily – how cool – from 7 AM to 5 PM. Pick out fresh fruits and vegetables, specialty cheeses, drinks, baked goods, seafood, and houseplants.
2. Pecan Park Flea & Farmers' Market
This traditional flea market, situated just 30 minutes north of The Hawthorne, is a must-see. From antiques and jewelry to everyday household items, you can browse through each vendor’s items from 9 AM to 5 PM every Saturday.
3. Riverside Arts Market
Set up under the overpass of the I-95 on Riverside Avenue, here, you can explore vendors offering goods from Greek food to street art. This market is open on Saturdays from 10 AM to 3 PM.
4. Orange Park Farmers' Market
Voted Best Farmers Market in Northeast Florida, expect to see vendors selling produce, homemade crafts, and tasty food on Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. This market even features plant-based food vendors, food trucks, and live music.
After checking out these street vendors, food trucks, and produce stands, head on over to our blog page for more things to see and do around Jacksonville!