There’s just nothing better than a summer farmers market in Wisconsin. Local seasonal vegetables, flowers, honey and bakery – it’s an opportunity for local growers to show off their goods, while families have an opportunity to buy local and fresh. Make it day and shop local leather goods and other Milwaukee artisan creations. See our picks below for the best farmers markets in Milwaukee.
Local Farmers Markets
Fox Point Farmers Market
Stormonth Grade School west parking lot, 7301 N Lombardy Rd., (414) 352-0555
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, June 20-Oct. 17
East Town Market
Cathedral Square Park, Wells and Jefferson Streets, (414) 271-1416
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 6-Oct. 3.
Enjoy yoga, dance lessons and other various activities. There will be no market on July 4 or 11.
The East Side Green Market
Next to East Library, Cramer & North Avenues, (414) 502-9489
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 20-Oct. 3
Outdoor Urban Market
Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St., (414) 336-1111
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 6-Sept. 26 (rain or shine)
Riverwest Gardeners Market
Garden Park, 821 E. Locust St., (414) 367-9389
Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 21-Oct. 25
Saukville Farmers Market
Veterans Park, (262) 284-9432
Sundays except Labor Day weekend, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June-October
Schlitz Park Farmers Market w/ Fondy Food Center
North 2nd Street, in front of Brewhouse Square
Thursdays, 11-2 p.m., end of June – Sept.
Shorewood Farmers Market
Capital at Murray Ave. Atwater School playground
Sundays, 10-1 p.m., June 28-Nov. 1
South Shore Farmers Market
2900 South Shore Dr.
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, June 13-October
June 13 will feature a fire circus show at 9:30 a.m., and will feature a variety of events throughout the season
Thiensville Farmers Market
Thiensville Village Park, (262) 512-1790
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., June 16-Oct. 27
West Allis Farmers Market
1559 S. 65th St., (414) 302-8656
Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-6 p.m.; Saturdays 1-6 p.m., May 2-Nov. 28
Whitefish Bay Farmers Market
Berkeley Boulevard at Silver Spring Drive, (414) 964-1400
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, July 11-Oct. 3
As with all events, please call ahead to confirm. For a list of all statewide farmers markets check out usda.gov or farmfreshsewi.org.