Summer Tastes Best at Calgary’s Seasonal Farmers Markets

Calgary Seasonal Farmers Market (Family Fun Calgary)

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
Website: www.airdriefarmersmarket.com

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.

Driving directions:
• 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
Website: www.bearspawlions.com

Bridgeland Riverside Farmers Market

Address: 917 Centre Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Dates: Thursdays, June 21st –  October 4th, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 7:30 pm
Websitewww.brcacalgary.org/farmers_market

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!

Websitewww.calgarycoop.com/community/events

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
Websitewww.cochrane-environment.org/farmers-market

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)
Phone: 403-203-9243
Event Page: www.facebook.com

Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers Market

Address: 1320 5 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
When: Wednesdays 3 – 7 pm
Website: www.farmersmarket.hillhurstsunnyside.org

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
Websitewww.grassrootsmarket.ca

Marda Loop Farmers Market — This Market Has Been Permanently Closed

Please see the Farmers and Makers Market held every Saturday at cSPACE King Edward

Farmers and Makers Market

When: Saturdays year-round starting June 2, 2018
Time: 10 am – 3pm
Where: cSPACE King Edward
Address: 1721 29th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.farmersmakersmarket.ca

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)
Website: www.millarvilleracetrack.com

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
Phone: 403-280-9500
Website: www.robertmcclurechurch.org

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
Website: www.strathmorefarmersmarket.ca

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