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7 SPECTACULAR | Must-Shop Summer Markets in West Suburban Chicago

7 SPECTACULAR | Must-Shop Summer Markets

West Suburban Chicago Outdoor Summer Markets Await! Await

Get ready to embark on a summer adventure like no other in the western suburbs of Chicago! From bustling markets brimming with farm-fresh goodies to artisanal treasures waiting to be discovered, the vibrant spirit of these markets is sure to ignite your senses. Join us as we dive into a whirlwind of flavors, colors, and local delights that will make your summer sizzle with excitement. It's time to indulge in the ultimate market-hopping escapade!

1. Oswego Country Market

OSWEGO–Nestled in the heart of Oswego, Oswego Country Market offers a delightful mix of fresh produce, handcrafted goods, and lively community spirit. Stroll through the market's vibrant stalls to discover local treasures and tasty treats. From farm-fresh fruits to artisanal creations, this market is a haven for both foodies and art enthusiasts.

2. Rustic Fox Farmers & Artisan Market

NORTH AURORA–Enjoy a world of rustic charm at Rustic Fox Farmers and Artisan Markets held on Saturday, June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14 and Oct 12. This outdoor market is in addition to the indoor vendors and takes place in the parking lot. Explore an array of farm-fresh products and unique artisanal crafts crafted with care by local talents. Don't miss the chance to support small businesses.

3. Geneva Farmer’s Market

GENEVA–Transport yourself to the bustling markets of France right in Wheaton French Market. Indulge in a sensory experience as you peruse through gourmet delights, exquisite flowers, and handcrafted wares. The market's European flair adds a touch of elegance to your summer shopping escapades, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking quality and authenticity.

4. Naper Settlement Farmer’s Market

NAPERVILLE–Dive into history at Naper Settlement Farmers Market, where tradition meets modern-day freshness. This market's charming backdrop sets the stage for a delightful shopping experience filled with locally sourced produce and artisan goods. Explore the market's offerings while soaking in the historic ambiance of Naper Settlement—a unique blend of past and present.

5. Downers Grove Farmer’s Market

DOWNERS GROVE–Experience a feast for the senses at Downers Grove Farmer's Market. From the vibrant colors of fresh fruits and vegetables to the tempting aromas of baked goods, this market offers a cornucopia of delights. Engage with local farmers and artisans as you meander through the stalls, discovering hidden gems and delicious finds waiting to be savored.

6. Marie’s Pantry Garden Pop-Up Market

AURORA–Join in on June 15, 29, and July 13 and 27 for the Pop-Up Markets at Marie's Garden. This exciting and fun-filled event will feature local vendors, engaging children's activities, and a cooking demonstration. Admission is free, and the first 50 attending families will have a chance to win a valuable door prize, rewarding their active participation in our fun and educational event. Held at 834 N. Highland Ave, Aurora.

7. FarmHer’s Market

ST. CHARLES–FarmHer’s Market is a handmade, vintage, and boutique style market presented by Olde Farm Creek. Visit an array of artisans featuring handmade treasures, vintage collections, and boutique style decor. Enjoy the beautiful grounds while sipping on a cold beverage and eatings some delicious food from local vendors. Come for a great day of shopping and fun with friends! ADMISSION: $5 at the gate, children 12 and under are free.


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