There are many fabulous food producers in and around Calgary and the city’s many seasonal farmers markets give us all the opportunity to take advantage of their products when they’re at their absolute freshest! (If you’re reading this between October and May, see the year-round farmers market options in Calgary.) You can also check out our night markets link. Here’s a round-up of some of Calgary and area’s finest seasonal farmers markets:
Airdrie Farmers Market
Where: Jensen Park
Address: 320 Centre Ave E, Airdrie, AB
Dates: Wednesdays, May 30 – October 3, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 7 pm
Bearspaw Lions Farmers Market
Every Sunday morning through the summer months you can visit the vendors and peruse their wares for fantastic food or that special original gift. The Bearspaw Farmers’ Market offers over 80 top quality vendors and a full breakfast menu catered by Nick’s Restaurant. This Farmer’s Market is extremely popular with Calgary and area families – be advised that it’s often difficult to find a parking spot so please be patient. This year, several vendors who were displaced by the fire at Symons Valley Market will be located at the Bearspaw Lion’s Farmer’s Market. Also, the market hall has been extensively renovated. So make this market a regular stop for your family this summer! The 2017 season begins on June 4th and ends in October, usually around Thanksgiving.
• Take Highway 1A (Crowchild Trail) heading West towards Cochrane. The Farmer’s Market is just 5 minutes west of the Calgary City Limits
• Turn right (North) onto Bearspaw Road and take an immediate right turn (East) onto Nagway Road NW.
• The market is located on the North side of Nagway Road on the parking lot of the Bearspaw Lions Hall and grounds.
Address: 25240 Nagway Road NW, Calgary, AB
Dates: June 3rd – September 30th, 2018
When: Sundays 10 am – 2 pm
Bridgeland Riverside Farmers Market
Address: 917 Centre Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Dates: Thursdays, June 21st – October 4th, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 7:30 pm
Calgary Co-op Pop-up Markets
These markets happen at various Calgary Co-op locations between July and September 15. Stay tuned for 2018 dates!
Cochrane Farmers Market
The 2018 Season – and 20th Anniversary – will officially open with a new series of indoor markets – the COCHRANE Spring FARMERS MARKET ! Come for a slice of summer as they present a smaller version of the summer market at Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre on March 3 , March 24, April 21, and May 12 from 9 am – 2 pm. You can find more information and the Vendor List here.
Address: Cochrane Ranche, junction of Hwy 1A & Hwy 22
Dates: Saturdays: June 2 – September 29, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Farmers Market on Stephen Avenue
Delisle Marketing & Events Inc. is bringing the Farmer’s Market to Stephen Avenue in Downtown Calgary. 40 vendors including fresh food, spices, sauces, treats, art, fashion, jewellery and much more!
When: Select Tuesdays: May 15th & 29th, June 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th, July 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st, August 14th, 21st, & 28th, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Centre Street & 1st Street (Stephen Avenue, Downtown Calgary)
Event Page: www.facebook.com
Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers Market
Address: 1320 5 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
When: Wednesdays 3 – 7 pm
Grassroots Deerfoot Farmers Market
Where: Deerfoot City (formerly Deerfoot Mall) – northeast parking lot
Address: 901 64th Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Dates: Tuesdays from June 5 – September 25, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 7 pm
Marda Loop Farmers Market — This Market Has Been Permanently Closed
Please see the Farmers and Makers Market held every Saturday at cSPACE King Edward
When: Saturdays year-round starting June 2, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward
Address: 1721 29th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Millarville Farmers Market
The Millarville Farmers Market is one of the largest and most successful of the Alberta Approved Farmers Markets and belongs to a special group sometimes described as a “Make It, Bake It, Grow It Market. There are over 150 vendors, local produce, meat, baking, speciality foods, and arts & crafts, plus, live weekly entertainment and seasonal attractions.
Address: 20 minutes S.W. of Calgary off Hwy. 22, Millarville AB
Dates: Saturdays, June 16 – October 6, 2018
Time: 9 am – 2 pm ($3 per car)
Robert McClure Farmers Market
Come on down to the Robert McClure Farmers Market on FRIDAYS!
Come enjoy a warm and festive open-air Farmers Market in the heart of Pineridge. The Market provides healthy food and locally-produced goods and crafts from our local farmers, crafters and artisans. Shop for just-picked produce, local meats, home-made baking, preserves, hand-made crafts and artisan-made wares. Meet friends and neighbours and connect with various cultures through live music and food. New vendors arriving weekly.
The Farmers Market will be held on Fridays (shine, rain or wind) until the end of September from 3:30 to 7:30 pm.
You can fill out a ballot for the “Final Day of the Market” Grand Prize! Watch the information board for pictures of the items that the vendors have donated towards the grand prize.
When: Fridays, June 15th – September 28, 2018
Time: 3 – 7 pm
Where: Robert McClure United Church
Address: 5510 – 26 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Strathmore Farmers Market
Where: Strathmore Kinsmen Park
Address: Lakeside Blvd, Strathmore, AB
Dates: Fridays, starting June 8 – September 21, 2018
Time: 3 – 6:30 pm
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.