There are countless things to do in San Diego that get you outside and enjoying the great weather. One of the most popular ways to spend an afternoon is by visiting a local farmers’ market, where you can take a leisurely stroll and pick up fresh produce and one-of-a-kind items that support local artisans and small business owners. However, with so many farmers’ markets in the area, it can be tough to pick the right one. Below is a list of the five best farmers’ markets in town.
A visit to the farmers market in Little Italy farmers’ market is one of the best things to do in San Diego this weekend. Held every Saturday from 8:00AM to 2:00PM on Cedar St. between Kettner and Front, you get to walk through this quaint neighborhood while enjoying a breeze from the bay.
Every Wednesday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM, the strip along Newport Ave is the place to be. Shop for art and local produce while grooving to live music in San Diego’s funkiest beach community. Great people watching and a care-free coastal atmosphere make a trip to the OB Farmers’ Market one of the best things to do in San Diego.
Come ready to eat because the Hillcrest Farmers’ Market boasts an incredible food court loaded with a wide variety of international flavors. Normal St. between University and Lincoln is transformed to arguably San Diego’s best farmers’ market every Sunday from 9:00AM to 2:00PM.
This unique farmers market is the place to go to get fresh-caught seafood as well as aquafarmed seaweed. Talk to local fishermen and aquafarmers to gain a better understanding of their sustainable fishing practices and pick up some tasty food every Saturday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM on the dock at 598 Harbor Ln. by the Embarcadero.
Open from 9:00AM to 1:00PM on Sundays, this farmers’ market not only lets you shop for artisanal food and locally grown produce, all of the profits from the market benefit La Jolla Elementary School. Located at 7335 Girard Ave.
Finbassadors can arrange a visit to one of these unique marketplaces while Funseekers can purchase a FunGig that pairs them with an in-the-know local who can expertly guide them through the market.