People looking to support their local community artisans, farmers, and growers can do so by heading to nearby farmers markets. With so many options in the Las Vegas area, you could visit a market almost every day of the week. Stop by to stock up on fresh produce, shop for specialty items and gifts, and enjoy yummy snacks and drinks while you shop. Farmers markets are always great spots for kids of all ages. Check out these five farmers markets near Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Farmers Market
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The Las Vegas Farmers Market has several locations throughout the city and surrounding areas. Each location holds different times, so you can actually visit multiple times throughout the week. Here are the locations and hours:
- Downtown Summerlin on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Bruce Trent Park on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.
- Water Street on Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Floyd Lamb Park on the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Skye Canyon on Thursdays from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.
- Silverton Casino on Sundays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
- Galleria at Sunset on Fridays from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m.
- Southern Highlands on Sundays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Henderson Pavilion on Fridays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Each of these market locations offers fresh produce and more, but the specific goods offered will differ depending on the season and location. Keep an eye on their social media sites to see what’s coming each week. Common goods available at any of the Las Vegas Farmers Market locations include local honey, prepared foods like hummus and jams, handmade jewelry, freshly baked pastries, organic fruits and veggies, spices, and jerky.
Downtown 3rd Farmers Market
Every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Downtown 3rd Farmers Market sets up shop on North Casino Center Blvd. inside the old bus station on the corner of 4th and Stewart Street. Run by the Intuitive Forager Farmers Markets Organization; this market welcomes visitors to shop, order ahead and pick-up, and get their goods delivered. If you want a mix of fresh, organic veggies, consider ordering a farm box for pickup. They offer different sizes depending on how much produce you want.
Shop fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables, honey, and more. In addition to tons of local produce, the Downtown 3rd Farmers Market features goods by local artisans as well. You can even come hungry and fill up with fresh-squeezed juices, bread, pastries, and coffee. Some weekends feature group yoga classes, live music, meditation gatherings, and food from local restaurants.
Fresh 52 Farmers and Artisan Market
With two Las Vegas locations and one Henderson location, Fresh 52 Farmers and Artisan Market welcomes visitors to shop unique gifts, organic local produce, and more in different parts of the city. The locations and hours are:
- Sansone Park Plaza on Sundays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- Tivoli Village on Fridays from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
- Solista Park every second and fourth Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Regular vendors offer locally grown produce ranging from fresh berries to microgreens and everything in between depending on the season. If you visit one of the morning markets, you can enjoy breakfast with offerings like fresh donuts, banana bread, pastries, and organic teas. Other yummy treats include local honey, handmade pasta, cupcakes, and juice. Find something special for someone special by shopping artisans offering soaps, candles, and textiles. Stop by during the holidays each year for special events and giveaways.
Las Vegas Farm
Las Vegas Farm, known to locals as “the farm,” has been serving the community since 1968. Located on Grand Teton Drive, this farm is great for families to visit for the weekly farmers market and to see the Barn Buddies Rescue animals. Barn Buddies Rescue takes in and cares for abused farm animals and visitors are welcome to feed and visit with many of the animals. Check out the farmers market at the Las Vegas Farm every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Available produce depends on the growing season but typically includes fruits, herbs, greens, tomatoes, and squash. Be sure to grab a jar of fresh honey made by the bees living in hives at the farm. You can also usually get farm fresh eggs from free-range, healthy, and well-loved chickens, peacocks, ducks, quail, and turkeys. Keep an eye out for exciting events and celebrations at the farm that your family won’t want to miss.
On the third Sunday of each month, Fergusons Downtown hosts an event called Market in the Alley, which celebrates community and local artisans, musicians, artists, curators, and growers. Stop by for fun, goodies, and entertainment each month. You can also shop the market online using their new virtual market feature by signing up for market updates and even early access to goods. Available products include goat’s milk soap, craft sodas, baked goods for dogs, locally roasted coffee, and handmade jewelry. Local growers also join the in-person market to sell their fresh produce each month.
Don’t miss their new mini-markets in the alley, which typically takes place on weekends from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Yard on Fremont Street; check their website for the most up-to-date days and times. These markets feature many of the same vendors as the monthly market along with snacks and foods from restaurant trucks. Grab some freshly-baked breads, herbs, and local honey during your visit. Fergusons Downtown is an awesome place to shop for unique gifts and specialty apothecary items. Essential oil lovers will appreciate the wealth of natural remedies, tonics, and more available at the market. You can order online for pick-up, as well as shop on-site.
There you have it, the six local farmers markets worth checking out according to Crème de la Crème of Las Vegas (Farm Rd.), NV. Has your family ever visited these markets? What did you think? Did we miss any awesome local spots that we should add to the list? Let us know and we’ll have to investigate.