Must-Visit Farmers Markets During Spring

Downtown Phoenix Farmer’s Market at sunset. Credit: Brandi Porter at

Keira Gottschling, Staff Writer

Farmers markets are a staple of spring. Join in on the festivities and celebrate the beautiful season at these charming farmers markets near you.

If there is any way to savor spring, it is by attending a farmers market. Farmers markets are a perfect opportunity to connect with your community and discover hidden gems unique to your town. The Uptown Farmers Market is located on N Central Ave and E Bethany Home Road. It is a devoted organization open on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM or Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. With nearly 200 local vendors, Uptown Farmers Market has an incredible selection of fresh, high quality food. Similarly, the Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market holds a lively atmosphere and the carefully crafted products are impossible to miss. The Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and is located on 5th Street and McKinley. This elaborately decorated market is one of Arizona’s most popular events. The next market, Gilbert Farmers Market, is located at 222 N Ash St. The Gilbert Farmers Market is a year round market open every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. There are 100 vendors to choose from in the spring and 60 vendors in the summer. Delicious products are brought in from local farms. No matter the farmers market you visit, every one of them has a unique appeal. 

On top of great food, sustainable goods, and an exciting atmosphere for locals and visitors, these Arizona markets have live music and allow entrepreneurs to show off their broad talent. It is never too late to attend and experience a great sense of community at a farmers market this spring.