OPEN AIR MARKETS INVITE YOU OUT TO ENJOY FARM FRESH DELIGHTS & MORE
It's time to attend community open-air markets, also known as farmers markets. With many towns bringing unique selections to their market, we encourage our readers to visit those located outside of their neighborhood as well. There are so many surprises you’ll love! Open air markets are a great way to celebrate summer....while shopping at the same time. Enjoy!
NAPERVILLE – 95th Street Farmers Market
Every Thursday, June 4-September 24, 3:7pm
95th Street Library Parking Lot, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive
Join the Naperville Park District and Naperville Public Library for the annual 95th Street Farmers Market located in south Naperville. Shop homegrown offerings, locally grown fruits and veggies, homemade breads and jams and much more from a wide variety of local farmers and vendors.
GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn French Market
546 Duane Street
Visit downtown Glen Ellyn for locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and much more. This French Market is well known throughout the community and residents love it. Each week you’ll have a chance to meet a local Not-For-Profit at the French Market.
LISLE – Lisle French Market
Downtown Lisle at Garfield & Rt 53
Saturdays 8am-1pm, June 20–September 26
This community treasure features fresh produce, plants, flowers, bakery items and more
WHEATON – Wheaton French Market
Downtown Wheaton at Main and Liberty - Inside & Outside
Saturdays 8am-2pm, April 13-November 9
A French styled open air market where you will find fresh local produce, bread, cheese, meat,flowers, artisan foods & crafts, and gifts for the home.
AURORA - Aurora Farmer’s Market
Water Street • Parking at Benton & Water Street
Saturdays 8am-12pm, June 27–October 17
Support local farmers, grab a bite to eat and enjoy beautiful downtown Aurora. This year, the market will be following social distance rules and everyone will be required to wear a mask. Please stay home if you are sick. Vendors will handle products until sale. Please note- no eating on site will be permitted.
BATAVIA – Batavia Farmer’s Market
Located on River Street & the Lot on Spring Street
The Batavia Farmer’s Market is located on River Street and in the adjacent parking lot at Spring Street in Downtown Batavia. Held each Saturday and hosted by Batavia MainStreet, the market has made many changes in an effort to keep the market open and accessible to those who depend on it. Come out and support local farmers. Grab lunch and enjoy it outside with a view of the Fox. Then stroll downtown and stop in a shop or two. Masks are required. Look for details about the new consumer and vendor expectations at Batavia Farmers' Market . Photo by Batavia Main Street
GENEVA – Geneva French Market
Located at South and Fourth Streets
Come get your fresh fix of food, vegetables, flowers and more at the Geneva French Market. This open-air market gives patrons an opportunity to interact with a variety of local businesses each week. The market runs weekly from mid-May into early November. This year's market will follow Illinois' health guidelines due to the coronavirus pandemic.
SUGAR GROVE – Community Farmers Market
Sugar Grove Village Hall Parking Lot
This market is complete with farm fresh dairy, meat, produce and more, brought by local farmers. Additional items include crafts, unique apparel and accessories, gift ideas such as hand painted wine glasses and more. Community spirit is felt throughout. Home to the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
OSWEGO – Oswego Country Market
Sundays, June 28-October 18, 9am-1pm
Downtown Oswego on Main Street
Every Sunday, June through October, downtown Oswego opens up for the Oswego Country Market. This fresh air market is the best place to shop each week for locally grown produce, fresh farm eggs, raw honey, delicious Wisconsin cheese, and fresh baked bread. While spending time downtown, stop to visit the many stores open during the Oswego Country Market.
YORKVILLE – Yorkville Farmer’s Market
Yorkville Town Square
Saturdays 10am-2pm, June 1–August 24
Summertime market featuring local vendors at Yorkville townsquare, just blocks away from the charming riverfront.