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2020 Chicagoland Farmers Markets


Farmers Market Season has begun and is thriving! This will definitely be a different experience than you are used to but so are grocery stores and lots of other experiences!

Make sure to get the full requirements from each farmers market you want to attend, but the guidelines are mostly the same throughout all of them.

Wear a mask, limit the members of the household in attendance, no pets, etc. The Illinois Farmers Market Association outlines all of the guidelines.

 

 

 



MONDAYS

 

 

Hinsdale Farmers Market

  • June 1st – October 12th
  • 7 a.m – 1 p.m
  • Burlington Park 30 E Chicago Ave.
  • FREE “Fitness In The Park” every Monday at 8 AM during the Farmers Market season.

 

 

WEDNESDAYS

 

 

Aurora Farmers Market

  • June 27th – October 17th
  • 8 AM – Noon
  • Water Street Square (65 Water Street)
  • “Due to the global pandemic, social distancing and sanitary practices will be in effect at the Aurora Farmers Market in 2020. With our new “in and out”-style Market, we will be limiting the number of patrons in the Market at one time. In addition, we will have sanitizing stations placed throughout the Market for patrons and vendors. Patrons are REQUIRED to wear face coverings at our Market.”

Elmhurst Farmers Market

  • June 7th – October 20th
  • 7 AM – 1 PM
  • Located in the York & Vallette Business District
  • No pets, maintain 6 FT. social distancing, wash and sanitize hands, wash produce at home.

Grayslake Farmers Market

  • June 3rd – September 23rd
  • 3 – 7 pm
  • Located at the corner of Center and Whitney Streets in Historic Downtown Grayslake.
  • Face coverings required, maintain 6 ft distance.

Highland Park (Ravinia) Farmers Market

  • June 3rd – October 28th
  • Priority Shopping Hours: 7 – 8 AM
  • General Public Shopping: 8 AM – 1 PM
  • Facemasks required, social distancing, no congregating or pets

Oak Lawn Famers Market

  • June 5th – October 14th
  • Dumke Drive at 52nd Ave.
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • Wear a mask.
  • Vendors will be limited to agricultural products (flowers, seeds, plants), produce and cottage foods (honey, jam, fruit pies). Touching products is prohibited.

Winfield Farmers Market

  • June 5th – October 30th
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • Winfield Farmers Market is conveniently located at the SW corner of
    County Farm & Geneva Roads, in the parking lot of Winfield’s popular
    Prairie Trail Center shopping plaza

 

THURSDAYS

 

 

Barrington Farmers Market

  • June 18th – October 15th
  • 3 – 7 pm
  • “We welcome all visitors to follow the guidelines in mind as you visit the “In and Out” market this season, until further notice.”

Bolingbrook Promenade Street Market

  • July 2nd – August 27th
  • 4 – 9 pm

Clarendon Hills Farmers Market

  • June 4th – October 31st
  • 7:30 – 2 pm

 

 

 

La Grange Farmers Market

  • June 4th – October 29th
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • Corner of LaGrange Rd. and Harris Ave.
  • Senior citizens encouraged to shop between 7 – 7:30 AM

Libertyville Farmers Market

  • June 4th – October 22nd
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • In Cook Park on West Church Street
  • No dogs allowed, must wear a mask, do not touch products, use touchless payments or preorder if possible.

Naperville’s 95th Street Farmers Market

  • June 4th – September 24th
  • 3 PM – 7PM
  • Located in the parking lot of the 95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Road, Naperville
  • Face coverings required

Orland Park Farmers Market

  • July 2nd – August 20th
  • 4 – 8 pm
  • Crescent Park (near the 143rd Street Metra station)
  • Social distancing, one way aisles, and an in and out shopping experience.

Wauconda Farmers Market

  • July 2nd – September 24th
  • 4 – 7 pm
  • Main Street between Bangs and Mill Streets

 

FRIDAYS

 

 

Elgin Farmers Market

  • June 12th – October 2nd
  • 3 – 7 pm
  • Spring Street in Downtown Elgin
  • “To help keep customers and vendors safe, everyone will be required to wear face masks at the market. Only vendors will be allowed to handle products until a sale transaction is completed. Food sampling is discontinued for the time being.”

Lake Zurich Farmers Market

  • June 5th – September 11th
  • 3 – 7 pm
  • Paulus Park: 200 S Rand Rd.

Schaumburg Farmers Market

  • Every Friday from June through October
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • Trickster Gallery: 190 S. Roselle Rd.
  • This year’s market will have only one entrance and one exit both containing hand sanitizing stations. Patrons are asked to sanitize their hands before entering and upon leaving the market.
  • The time-period from 7 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. will be designated exclusively for shoppers over the age of 65.
  • No pets or bikes will be permitted

St. Charles Farmers Market

  • June 7th – October 25th
  • 8 – 1 pm
  • Baker Methodist Church: 307 Cedar Ave.
  • Follow the link to see current vendors and how to preorder from them.

 

SATURDAYS

 

 

Arlington Heights Farmers Market

  • June 20th – October 31st
  • 8 AM – 1 PM
  • In the parking lot at Vail and Fremont

Aurora Farmers Market

  • June 27th – October 17th
  • 8 am – noon
  • Water Street Square
  • “Due to the global pandemic, social distancing and sanitary practices will be in effect at the Aurora Farmers Market in 2020. With our new “in and out”-style Market, we will be limiting the number of patrons in the Market at one time. In addition, we will have sanitizing stations placed throughout the Market for patrons and vendors. Patrons are REQUIRED to wear face coverings at our Market.”

Batavia Farmers Market

  • May 30th – October 31st
  • 8 – noon
  • North River Street between Wilson and State
  • “The first season of Downtown Batavia’s Boardwalk Shops is set to host a soft opening beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 13 alongside another successful morning at the Batavia Farmers’ Market. The Boardwalk Shops are designed to attract small businesses, create more retail shopping, and bring people into Downtown Batavia to enjoy this unique destination and the rest of the downtown community. The tiny house-style shops, located at 114 East Wilson Street across from Bocaditos, Oak & Swine, Wilson Street Tavern, and Six + Cypress, will host eight new businesses for the 2020 season.”

Crystal Lake Farmers Market

  • June 13th – September 28th
  • 8 – 1 pm
  • In Depot Park, next to the downtown Train Depot

 

 

Downers Grove Farmers Market

  • June 6th – October 17th
  • 7 – 12:30
  • 7 – 7:30 time reserved for the elderly

 

 

Elk Grove Village Farmers Market

  • June 8th – October 12th
  • 7:30 – 1 pm
  • Come visit us at the Clock Tower at Wellington and Biesterfield
    on the municipal parking grounds in Elk Grove Village, IL.

Evanston Farmers Market

  • May 2nd – November 7th
  • 7:30 AM – 1 PM
  • The market will open early for senior and disabled shoppers from 7-7:30 am
  • Wear masks, no animals, maintain social distancing.

Glenview Farmers Market

  • June 20th – October 24th
  • 8 AM – Noon
  • Historic Wagner Farm: 1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview

Green City Farmers Market: Lincoln Park

  • Green City Market in Lincoln Park will re-open on Saturday, June 13 from 7 AM – 1 PM, and Green City Market in the West Loop (Mary Bartelme Park) will re-open on Saturday, June 20 from 8 AM – 1 PM.
  • As our markets begin to re-open with social distancing guidelines, you have options on how to shop Green City Market! Home delivery and curbside pick-up at Band of Bohemia are available every Wednesday. Pre-ordering on WhatsGood is also available (and highly encouraged!) for pick-up at GCM Lincoln Park.
  • Read the Safe Shopper Guidelines before arriving.
  • Club Sprouts and at-market programming for kids and families are suspended so we can do our part to promote social distancing for everyone’s health and safety. Green City Market has free Club Sprouts activites available to access and download at home.
  • The market will open early from 7-8 a.m. to serve vulnerable populations first. Seniors, pregnant women, and those at elevated risk for Covid-19 will be allowed into the market during the first hour each market day.

Huntley Farmers Market

  • May 23rd – October 5th
  • 8 – 1 pm
  • Kids can stop by the information booth for a take home craft to go!
  • Coral Street, Church Street, & Town Square
  • Face masks must be worn in the market.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond

  • June 20th – September 29th
  • 8 – 1 pm
  • Located along Garfield Ave, adjacent to Prairiewalk Pond
  • The first hour of the market (8AM-9AM) is reserved for our at-risk population (seniors and those with underlying conditions). We encourage other customers to come later to the market to avoid crowds and having to wait in long lines.
  • Limit family groups and wear a mask.

Naperville Farmers Market

  • June 6th – November
  • “We are a year round farmers market! During June-November we host 40+ vendors every Saturday 7am-noon and during the winter select vendors are still onsite.
  • Downtown Naperville: 200 East. 5th Avenue
  • Touch-less drive through available from 12:30 -1 where you may shop from your car!
  • Customers are asked to wear masks.

North Center Farmers Market

  • June 20th – October 31st
  • 7 – 1 pm
  • Northcenter Town Square – 4100 N. Damen

Oak Park Farmers Market

  • 7:30 – 1 pm every Saturday through October
  • “Vendor stalls are moved from the usual Pilgrim Church parking lot site on Lake Street to nearby streets to allow room for safe social distancing and preorders offered via an online app as part of a pilot program.”
  • Patrons will be required to enter on foot at Scoville and Lake and exit at East and Lake.
  • And as with grocery stores, patrons will not be allowed to bring reusable bags and face coverings will be required.

Palatine Farmers Market

  • May 2nd – October 31st
  •  7 – 1 pm
  • Every Saturday at the Palatine Train Station Parking Lot (directly east of the Palatine Train Station)

Rolling Meadows Farmers Market

  • May 23rd, June 27th, July 18th, August 22nd, September 26th
  • 10 – 2pm
  • Community Church of RM: 2720 Kirchoff Rd.

Sugar Grove Farmers Market

  • June 6th – September 28th
  • 8 – noon
  • Sugar Grove Village Hall Parking lot

Tinley Park Farmers Market

  • June 6th – October 10th
  • 8:00 – 12:30
  • Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Avenue

Wheaton Farmers Market

  • May 30th – November 7th
  • 8 – 2 pm
  • Of special note- SENIOR HOUR 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM
    The first hour of the market will be reserved for our seniors and those at higher risk.
  • Wear a face mask, no animals, and one member per household if possible

 

SUNDAYS

 

 

Antioch Farmers Market

  • Antioch farmers market will return June 28th
  • This market will be once a month, on the last Sunday of the month, June, July, August, and September. 8:00 am – 2:00 pm located at the William E. Brook Entertainment Center (Bandshell) 900 Skidmore Drive Antioch.

Cary Farmers Market

  • June – September
  • 9 – 1 pm
  • Cary Train Station

Geneva Farmers Market

  • June 7th – November 8th
  • 9 – 2 pm
  • South Street & 4th Street

Glen Ellyn Farmers Market

  • June – September
  • 8 – 1 PM
  • Parking lot South of the Railroad tracks between Forest and Main

Logan Square Farmers Market

  • June 21st – October 25th
  • 10 – 3 pm
  • 9 AM – 10 AM priority shopping for individuals of high risk
  • Takes places along Logan Blvd from Milwaukee to Whipple

Mt. Prospect Farmers Market

  • June 7th – October 18th
  • 8 – 1 pm
  • East Metra commuter lot at NW Hwy and Emerson Street

Oswego Farmers Market

  • June 28th – October 18th
  • 9 -1 pm
  • 19 Main Street in downtown Oswego

Plainfield Farmers Market

  • June 2nd – September 15th
  • Noon – 4 pm

Wicker Park Farmers Market

  • July 5th – October 27th
  • 8 am – 2 pm
  • Preorder currently available for pickup at Big Star: 1531 N. Damen Ave

 

Do you live in the West or Far West suburbs?

Check out this awesome and handy printable from Families On The Fox!

West suburban farmers markets