Bookmark This Guide to Farmers Markets in Delaware

Local farmers markets are a great place to find fresh produce, cultivate community and enjoy an open-air shopping experience.

Seasonal farmers markets offer a lot more than fresh produce. They embody a spirit of community, offering a vibrant gathering place for neighbors to connect and support local growers. From city markets throughout Wilmington to seaside open-air markets down south, Delaware offers plenty of seasonal outdoor farmers markets to enjoy.

Here are some must-visit farmers markets across the First State.

Historic Lewes Farmers Market

There are so many reasons to visit Historic Lewes during the summer, and this farmers market is a top pick. On Saturdays and Wednesdays throughout the warmer months, find everything from fresh produce and flowers to locally brewed kombucha and even oysters and clams. Visit the website for the full list of locations, dates and times.

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Multiple locations throughout Lewes

Downtown Farmers Market at Rodney Square

On Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wilmington residents flock to Rodney Square for food truck fare, fresh produce, flowers and herbs, handmade crafts and more.

Rodney Square, Wilmington

Newark Natural Foods Co-Op Farmers Market

The Newark Natural Foods Co-Op offers Newark residents a place to find locally sourced foods, fresh produce and more all year round. On Sundays from May to November, the Co-Op hosts an open-air market at the shopping center. Visit from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to support local businesses and foster relationships with the folks behind the products you buy.

Newark Shopping Center | 230 East Main Street, Newark

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Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market

Shop a variety of fresh food, local produce, flowers and handmade goods from Rehoboth Beach area sellers. More than 40 vendors make up this farmers market, which runs through October 29.

The Grove Park | 3 Grove Street, Rehoboth Beach

Westside Farmers Market at Cool Springs Park

Every Wednesday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. now through October 30, head to Cool Spring Park in Wilmington to browse the freshest local produce, baked goods, local honey, cold-pressed juice and much more.

10th & North Van Buren Avenue, Wilmington

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Riverwalk Farmers Market

Downtown Milford’s Riverwalk Farmers Market has been serving the local community for nearly 30 years. The market helps preserve the small-town community feel of Milford while supporting local farmers, bakers and artisans. Visit on Saturdays now through October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to shop local in style.

1 South Walnut Street, Milford

Dutch County Farmers Market

This beloved Middletown market is open all year and offers the pleasures of Amish country in one convenient location. Middletown residents visit the market to stock up on fresh produce, dairy and deli selections. Swing by on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to shop a wide variety of vendors for food, handmade gifts, furniture, fresh-cut flowers and other hyperlocal treats.

701 North Broad Street, Middletown

Carousel Park Farmers Market

Visit Carousel Park on Fridays from 2-6 p.m. to shop a large selection of produce, prepared foods and baked goods, hand-crafted accessories and gifts and local raw honey.

3700 Limestone Road, Pike Creek

Hungry for more? Here’s a complete list of additional Delaware farmers markets by county.

New Castle County

Bellevue: Fridays through October 18 | 3-7 p.m. | 510 Duncan Road, Wilmington

Glasgow Park: Thursdays through October 24 | 3-7 p.m. | 2275 Pulaski Highway, Glasgow

Haynes Park: Second and fourth Saturdays through August 31 | 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 4398 Miller Road, Wilmington

Middletown: Saturdays through October 26 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 204 East Main Street, Middletown

Penn Farm: Tuesdays through October 29 | 12-2 p.m. | 791 Basin Road East, New Castle

Village Farmers Market: Tuesdays through October 8 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 19th and Market Street, Wilmington

Whitehall Pop-up Farmers Market: Every second Saturday through August 9 | 5-8 p.m. | 801 Mapleton Avenue

Kent County

Harrington: Saturdays through October 26 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | 97 Clark Street, Harrington

Modern Maturity Farmers Market: Thursdays through November 21 | 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | 1121 Forest Avenue, Dover

Tidal Farmers Market: Sundays through September 1 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | 1456 Frederica Road, Frederica

Sussex County

Bethany Beach: Sundays through September 1 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue

Bethel: First and third Saturdays through October 12 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 312 First Street, Bethel

Delmar: First and third Saturdays through October 19 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | State Street Park, Delmar

Laurel: Second and fourth Saturdays through August 24 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 10667 Georgetown Road, Laurel

Sea Colony: Wednesdays through August 28 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 33546 Market Place, Bethany Beach

Warren Station: Fridays through August 30 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 1406 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island

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