The sun has begun peeking through the clouds, the smell of freshly cut grass is in our noses, and the temperature keeps rising (at least we hope it does). We know what this means…Farmer’s Market season is upon us! Get ready for summer lunch dates at the market, shopping & eating local, and spending your mornings outside. Wherever you live in Northwest Indiana, there is a market a stone’s throw away. Here is a list of markets and dates for the upcoming season.
Chesterton European Market
Broadway and Third Street in Downtown Chesterton
Saturday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
May 4-October 26, 2019
Chesterton's market will provide a strong tradition of quality shopping, live entertainment and a festive community experience. Artists, chefs, merchants and farmers travel to the market from across Indiana, Michigan and Illinois to provide goods and services.
Hobart Summer Market on the Lake
Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
May 30-August 29, 2019
Hobart's market will have fresh produce, baked goods, ethnic and gourmet foods, jewelry, handmade crafts, a beer garden, live entertainment and so much more.
The Valparaiso Market
William E. Urschel Pavilion
Tuesday and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
June 1-October 19, 2019
Valparaiso's market features fresh local produce, handmade products, food vendors and beautiful plants and flowers.
Whiting Farmer’s Market
In front of City Hall
Saturday morning from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
May 4-October 26, 2019
The market will be open rain or shine offering all of your favorites like fresh veggies, fruits, cheese, flowers and much more!
Munster Community Market
Community Park - Lions Shelter
Tuesdays from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
May 28-October 22, 2019
Munster's market will have fresh produce, local products, hand-made artisans and crafts, food truck cuisine, live music and special themed days.
Griffith Central Market
Fridays from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
May 10-September 13, 2019
Come out for live music, family-friendly beer garden, artisan foods, food trucks, kids’ activities and hand-crafted wares.
Crown Point Farmers' Market
Saturday mornings from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and Wednesday nights from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
June 1-September 23, 2019
Join the city for their first market at the new Bulldog Park! Now accepting vendor applications.
Demotte Market in the Park
Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
June 5-July 31, 2019
The Demotte market will feature jewelry, arts and crafts, dog treats, homemade cheesecake, fresh bread and more.
Make sure to share your Farmers' Market fun with us by tagging us and using #AlongtheSouthShore on social media!