Local produce and freshly made goods are all the rage, and Tampa farmers markets can be found nearly every day of the week. And what better time to enjoy the outdoors in the fall than to stroll around at a local famers market?
Whether you’re seeking local honey, baked goods lovingly prepared in kitchens or greens grown in nearby fields, this guide to our local farmers’ market scene will help you dive into close-to-home cuisine around Tampa Bay.
*Always check with each farmers market’s social media and website since hours and offerings can change.
Our Favorite Tampa Bay Area Farmers Markets
6715 Boyette Road, Wesley Chapel
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am-6pm (10am-4pm on Saturdays)
This is a sweet family owned farmers market and farm that features locally grown produce and other local goods like seafood, beef, and more. They usually hosts food trucks as well if you want to stay for lunch!
12615 Tarpon Springs Road, Odessa
Open daily from 8am-7pm
The Keystone Farmers Market grows some of the produce it sells right on site like kale, chard, herbs and more! They also sell produce from other parts of Tampa Bay and the country along with mushrooms, locally made honey, candles, farm fresh eggs, locally made pasta, and so much more. It’s a great spot to support local businesses. You can also pay $3 to feed their sweet cows which we highly recommend doing!
10137 Preston Road, Brooksville
Open Sunday-Wednesday from 8am-5pm
Beasley Farms’ farmer’s market is usually stocked with produce, flowers, plants and more! They’ll usually offer a produce box for $10 which gets you a nice variety of farm fresh veggies, so check their Facebook page for updates to see what they have in stock before you go.
1108 E Scott Street, Tampa
Open Saturdays from 9am-1pm, Sundays from 10am-1pm and Mondays from 3:30pm-7:30pm
Meachum Urban Farm is a regenerative urban farm growing organic and affordable produce near downtown Tampa and Ybor City in the Encore area. It’s a pretty incredible thing they’ve built, growing 35 different fruits and vegetables on 2 acres. They also have chickens for farm fresh eggs and even a honey bee hive! You can also join their CSA for regular produce pick-ups.
6942 W Comanche Ave, Tampa
Open to public seasonally October-May on Sundays from 12pm-3pm
Sweetwater Organic Farms offers a CSA program (community supported agriculture) where you pay a fee and pick up a box of organically grown produce each week, but they also open their Sunday markets to the public and even host classes so you can learn about organic agriculture.
Pop up locations through the area
Dube’s Farm and Market is a cool concept connecting locals with local farms through a mobile market and a Wesley Chapel couple is making that happen. You’ll want to follow them on their Facebook page to see where they will be next! (Link above)
11780 Tom Folsom Road, Thonotosassa
12351 McIntosh Road, Thonotosassa (this field is currently open)
Open seasonally Friday-Sunday
Stop by Strawberry Passion for u-pick organic strawberries and then stay for a milkshake and shop their organic farmers market. They usually have lots of greens, onions, tomatoes and more!
2759 Woodring Drive, Clearwater
Farm store open Monday from 10am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm
Life Farms can be found at local markets throughout the area, but you can also shop their farm store on certain days of the week. They sell organically grown produce. They also offer a CSA program.
1608 Branch Forbes Road, Plant City
Open daily from 8am-8pm
This is a go-to farm stand right near I-4 if you’re looking for in-season farm fresh produce! They also have plants, flowers, and other interesting produce picks!
3702 W Baker Street, Plant City
Open daily November 2023 – March 2024
This is a Tampa Bay favorite, especially during strawberry season where you can get the world’s best strawberry milkshakes!! It also serves as a fresh produce market and a great spot to pick up plants as well!
10001 North Armenia Avenue, Tampa
Open daily, Monday-Saturday from 8am-6pm, Sunday from 8am-5pm
Tampa Bay Farmers Market has called Tampa home since 1977, the market offers a variety of goods from local farmers and vendors. Fresh produce and herbs and spices come from local farms but also from other parts of the country and world. We’ve also seen a lot of pretty flowers, just in time for spring!
2621 E Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa
Open daily, Monday-Thursday from 4:30am-7pm, Friday and Saturday from 4am-7pm, Sunday from 8am-5pm
A fixture in Tampa since 1982 as a wholesale business for restaurants, the owners of Sanwa Farmers Market expanded their selling base in 2001 to include retail consumers. Located at 2621 E. Hillsborough Ave., the market features vendors inside and outside. Expect a wide selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables, fresh herbs, fresh meat, international items, fresh seafood, and canned and dried goods. Buyers can expect very competitive prices when compared to grocery stores.
5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton
Open September through early June, Monday through Saturday from 8am-5pm and Sundays from 10am-4pm
Hunsader Farms not only offers farm fresh produce, but you can also go out and pick your own depending on the time of year! They also offer u-pick flowers in the spring and fall months. This is a great spot to bring the kids too since they have a petting zoo and ice-cream shop on site.
*Written in partnership with Tampa Bay Parenting: 12+ Best Farmers Markets in Tampa Bay
Monthly Tampa Bay Area Artisan and Farmers Markets
- Ybor City Saturday Market
- Hyde Park Fresh Market
- Wednesday Night Exchange at Westshore Marina District
- Saturday Morning Market St. Pete
- Fresh Market at Wiregrass
- Westchase Locale Market
- Sunshine and Sunset markets at Midtown Tampa
- Dunedin Downtown Market
- Corey Avenue Sunday Market
- Carrollwood Market
- Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market
Saturdays from 9am-3pm (Summer hours 9am-1pm from May – September); year round
Produce, artisan goods, bread, and honey are just a few things you’ll find at Ybor City’s weekly market. Stroll amongst shady oak trees and explore the covered pavilion as you peruse goods from local farmers and makers. You may even spot one of Ybor City’s infamous chickens walking the grounds! Find the market weekly in Centennial Park at the corner of 8th Ave and 19th St.
1st Sunday of each month from 10am-3pm
The once-a-month Fresh Market at Hyde Park Village takes place every first Sunday of the month. The Fresh Market features more than 80 local vendors including produce, handcrafted goods, plants and more. While you shop and stroll, enjoy live music by Gasparilla Music in Village Circle. Afterwards, check out the local shops and restaurants in Hyde Park Village for a complete date.
Saturday Morning Market: Saturdays October 7 – May; Williams Park Summer Market: Saturdays June – August (extended to October 31 this year) from 9am-2pm
Take the Gandy or Howard Frankland Bridge across Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg and be prepared to experience one of the top farmers markets in the U.S. Every Saturday, the Saturday Morning Market gets ready for business at the Al Lang Field parking lot in downtown St. Pete. Expect an estimated 170 vendors selling their goods and artisans selling their crafts. Add stellar food choices for dining and live music for entertainment and it’s a perfect day in the Florida sunshine. The Saturday Morning Market runs from early October through late May. Their Summer Market, located at Williams Park, typically runs from June to August. Check the website before you go, sometimes it moves locations or reschedules due to events in the area.
1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am-2 pm; year-round
This market features 50+ local vendors selling everything from local, organic produce, hydroponic produce, Florida grown plants, herbs, flowers and more hand-crafted products.
2nd Saturday of every month from 10am-3pm. Closed during the summer.
Enjoy live music and over 30 vendors in Westchase Town Center every second Saturday of the month. Features plants, baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, pet goods, and more.
4th Saturday of each month from 10 am- 2pm; year-round
Head the Midtown Commons area to explore one of the Tampa Bay area’s newest markets. This market features more than 40 local vendors and makers. You’ll find fresh produce, hand-crafted products and crafts, and more!
1st Thursday of each month from 6 pm-10 pm; year-round
If the daytime markets don’t quite fit the schedule, check out the Sunset Market at Midtown in Tampa! Just like thee Sunshine Market, you’ll find local vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, hand-crafted items, and more!
Fridays and Saturdays from 9am-1pm; typically held seasonally
This local market takes place in the heart of Downtown Dunedin at Pioneer Park. Food trucks, sprouts and microgreens, fresh produce, farm eggs, cheese, artisanal popsicles and more are just a few of the local finds. There’s also live music. Stock up on local goods each week or pick up picnic-friendly bites to enjoy in the nearby Edgewater Park.
Sundays from 10am-2pm; year round
Another St. Petersburg destination is the Corey Avenue Sunday Market. This weekly market features an assortment of locally grown organic and hydroponic vegetables. 60+ vendors share their wares including handcrafted items and gourmet food and snacks. Stock up on fresh produce, guacamole, kimchi, cupcakes and so much more. You’ll find this market in the heart of St. Pete Beach, set up on the street at Corey Avenue & Blind Pass.
2nd Saturday of each month from 10 am- 2 pm; year-round
This local favorite market at the Carrollwood features local produce, fresh eggs and meats, fresh baked goods, local arts, live music and more!
2nd Sunday of each month from 12pm-4pm. Returns October 8, 2023
40+ vendors show up to this morning market to sell fresh fruits, veggies, herbs, spices, baked goods, and crafts. Head to the market early in the morning and then make your way to one of the amazing restaurants scattered around Seminole Heights for lunch. Find this monthly market at the United Methodist Church (6111 N. Central Ave).
Image credit: Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market
13600 Icot Blvd, Clearwater
Open Saturdays and Sundays from 7am-2pm
This season market is open weekends and features locally grown vegetables and tropical fruits along with arts and crafts, antiques and more!
Looking for some more Tampa market date ideas? Try these:
- Day Date to Italy: Mazzaro’s Italian Market
- Thai Sunday Market at Wat Tampa
- Tampa Bay’s Unique Artisan Markets
Feature image credit: Saturday Morning Market