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OUTDOOR ARTISAN & FARMER'S MARKETS | 2021 Spring & Summer Guide


Residents throughout the western suburbs have been anxiously awaiting the outdoor market season and this year will not disappoint! With many new and unique events added to the seasonal line-up, there will be a variety of locations welcoming you in this Spring and Summer.



Farmer & Artisan Market at The Rustic Fox

Saturday's Beginning May 1, 9am-3pm

1790 Towne Center Dr., North Aurora

Vendors outside will offer fresh produce, fresh fruits, fresh premade foods, baked goods, cheeses, pastries, fresh flowers, handmade health & beauty, unique handmade items, and more! Shop indoors at over 140+ vendors offering furniture, decor, jewelry, apparel, accessories, baby/kids, and so much more!



Oakbrook Artisan Market

Held at Drake Hotel

Two-Day Outdoor Market

May 22-23, Sat & Sun, 10am-4pm

This 2-day outdoor market in Oak Brook showcases the Midwest’s finest artisans in fashion, food, home goods + art.

Our curated show celebrates the ingenuity of independently owned, small businesses who channel their passions into creating one-of-a-kind products. Shop with the makers themselves – and learn how they make their unique and functional creations. Support small, local & sustainable! RSVP online in advance to let us know you’re coming, and enjoy FREE admission & parking.

Need a staycation? Book an overnight stay at The Drake – Oak Brook for only $129/night for the weekend of their Spring Markets.



Glen Ellyn French Market

Sundays, 8am-1pm, May 2-October 17

449 North Main 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 French Market

Saturdays 8am-1pm, May1-October 16

Downtown Lisle at Garfield & Rt 53

This community treasure features fresh produce, plants, flowers, bakery items and more



Wheaton French Market

250 S. Naperville Road, Reber Street Between Willow Ave & Liberty Drive

Saturdays 8am-2pm, April 10-November 27

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.



95th Street Farmers Market

Every Thursday, June 3-September 30, 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.



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 Farmer’s Market

Located on River Street & the Lot on Spring Street

Saturdays, 8am-12pm

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 .



Geneva French Market

Located at South and Fourth Streets, Parking Lot of the Metra Train Stations

Sundays, 9am-2pm, April 11-November 14

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

Saturdays, June-September, 8am-12pm

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 Country Market

Sundays, June 6-September 26, 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 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.