There's no better way to experience a city than through its food. And when it comes to farm-fresh produce from Massachusetts farmers, Greater Boston has over 25 farmers' markets, including one of the oldest open-air markets in the US, for you to explore! Check out our list of the top 10 farmers markets to visit in Boston.
Looking for more markets? Use our interactive map below to discover every farmers market Boston has to offer.
Copley Square Farmers Market
Open Tuesdays & Fridays from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, the Copley Square Farmers Market is one of the city's largest markets. From early spring to late fall, over three dozen local vendors gather to sell a vibrant selection of fresh produce, baked goods, ready-to-eat meals, and handmade goods, making it a must-visit for locals and tourists alike!
Trip Inspiration: This is the perfect stop after exploring the McKim Building, Kelleher Rose Garden, or other hidden gems in Boston.
Open dusk to dawn on Fridays and Saturdays
Boston's oldest open-air market is now a cultural cornerstone of the city that beckons you to visit. Located on Blackstone, Hanover, and North Streets near Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Boston Public Market, visitors will discover a bustling hub filled with the street cries of over 40 vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood.
Trip Inspiration: Grab something to eat before or after you shop with our guide to the top Italian food in Boston's North End.
Charles River Farmers Market
Open Fridays from noon to 6:00pm and Sundays from 10:00am to 3:00pm year-round; Open Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm from June to November
Situated along Boston's natural oasis, the Charles River, this market is a must-visit all year. Featuring a year-round market on Fridays and Sundays at the Charles Hotel and a summer market on Saturdays at The Morse School, this is the perfect stop for fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, artisanal bread, fresh pasta, high-quality meat, seafood, and so much more.
Trip Inspiration: The Charles River is full of fun for the entire family! Check out our list of the top things to do along the Charles.
Chinatown Farmers Market
Happening July 31; August 7 & 21; September 4 & 18; October 9 & 23
Boston's Chinatown is now home to a bustling farmers market. Located at Auntie Kay & Uncle Frank Chin Park on Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway, the market provides shoppers with fresh, affordable, and diverse produce, including unique Asian fruits and vegetables you may not find elsewhere.
Trip Inspiration: Inspire your taste buds before shopping with a food tour offered by Boston Chinatown Tours.
Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers Market
Open Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:30pm until November 18
A treasured fixture in the Boston community is the Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers Market. Each Saturday, this market transforms the heart of Roslindale into a vibrant open-air marketplace bustling with fresh food, homemade goods, and free programming, including wellness activities, live music, and engaging children’s activities.
Trip Inspiration: This is the perfect stop after exploring the Arnold Arboretum or Franklin Park.
SoWa Open Market
Open Sundays from 11:00am to 4:00pm until October 29
Boston's already vibrant SoWa Art + Design district comes even more alive every Sunday as artisans, craftspeople, designers, and local farmers gather for the SoWa Open Market. Nestled between the district's 20+ galleries and restaurants on the pedestrian-only Thayer Street, the market combines arts, crafts, food, and farmers market vendors to create a bustling community space.
Trip Inspiration: SoWa Boston is filled with art galleries, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and restaurants - make a day of exploring it!
Central Square Farmers Market
Open Mondays from Noon to 6:00pm until November 20
Cambridge's Central Square has an iconic selection of eateries, bars, shops, and attractions - think The Middle East, Roxy's Grilled Cheese, Brick & Mortar, Blue Owl Rooftop, and Graffiti Alley. It's also home to the long-standing Central Square Farmers Market, where over two dozen Massachusetts farmers gather to sell farm-fresh local produce along the entire block of Norfolk Street.
Trip Inspiration: Central Square is home to two of Greater Boston's top speakeasies.
The Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on the Greenway
Open Tuesdays from 11:00am to 4:00pm until November 21
The Boston Public Market's seasonal farmers market is conveniently located near South Station, Quincy Market, and some of Boston's most famous landmarks. Featuring Massachusetts favorites like Kimball Fruit Farm, Cape Ann Fresh Catch, and Blisspoint Meadery, the market is a must-visit for locally sourced fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses, fresh seafood, and baked goods in a picturesque setting.
Trip Inspiration: This market's location makes it the perfect stop before checking out the Greenway's carousel, food trucks, or events.
East Boston Farmers Market
Open Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 6:30pm until October 18
Eastie, once a regional immigration hub for Greater Boston, is a vibrant community with roots in the Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Each Wednesday, the East Boston Farmers Market puts the cuisine of these cultures on display by offering traditional fruits and vegetables - tomatoes, corn and beans, hot peppers and amaranth, hierba mora, papalo, water spinach, bok choy, pea tendrils, scallions, Asian mustard, collard greens, cilantro, Italian and sweet Thai basil, and more!
Trip Inspiration: East Boston is the perfect gateway to exploring beyond Boston - make a day of it!
Davis Square Farmers Market
Open Wednesdays from noon to 6:00pm until November 22
Every Wednesday, the Chefs of Davis Square's hip restaurants flock to the Davis Square Farmers Market for fresh fruits and veggies - and you should too! Wander to the heart of Somerville for a vibrant selection of delicious produce, meats, and baked goods from over 20 vendors.
Trip Inspiration: Check out the Rockwell in Davis Square, one of Greater Boston's top spots for comedy.
Other Markets To Visit: Ashmont Farmers Market, Brighton Farmers Market, Codman Square Farmers Market, Dudley Square Farmers Market, Egleston Farmers Market, Fields Corner Farmstand, Fowler Clark Epstein Farmstand, Jp Centre St Farmers Market, Mattapan Square Farmers Market, Mission Hill Farmers Market, Nubian Square Farmer's Market, Roxbury Crossing Farmers Market, South Boston Farmers Market, Harvard University Farmers Market, Kendall Square Farmers Market.