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Denver is reopening just as farmers markets are growing across the metropolitan area. There are large and small markets on offer, with something for everyone – from fresh produce and meat from local ranches to carefully prepared sauces and drinks and the opportunity to be outdoors again and greet the neighbors.

Because the rules for COVID change quickly, check with individual markets for updated guidelines.

Here, in alphabetical order, are the farmers’ markets in the metropolitan area that are open, as well as some that are to come:

now opened

Boulder Farmers Market Saturday
13th Street between Canyon Boulevard and Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Operated by Boulder County Farmers Markets, the company, which also operates markets in Union Station and Longmont, primarily focuses on growers and local food producers. The result is lots of products, meat, handmade sauces, cheese, honey and fresh bread. At the moment masks are requests and pets are not allowed. Reservations are possible but not required. There are some prepared food stalls, but limited seating in the café. The market runs until November 20th.

The Boulder Farmers Market is open Wednesdays and Saturdays.EXPAND

The Boulder Farmers Market is open Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Ashton Ray Hansen

Boulder Farmers Market Wednesday
13th Street between Canyon Boulevard and Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder
Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to dusk
This is the evening version of the big Saturday market, and while visitors can find the same great food and products from more than 60 vendors, the market has a different atmosphere. It runs until October 6th.

Cherry Creek Saturday
Cherry Creek Mall on First Avenue and University Boulevard
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Park for free at this Denver market and discover a mix of vendors selling ready-made meals, products, proteins and handicrafts. It’s not as big as the markets in Boulder or Pearl Street, but the well-curated range has all of the fresh produce customers need. Visit now through October 30th.

You can find fresh eggs at the City Park Farmers' Market, among other places.

You can find fresh eggs at the City Park Farmers’ Market, among other places.

City park farmers market

City park farmers market
City Park Esplanade on East Colfax Avenue and Columbine Street
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visit City Park for this redesigned market. You’ll find 60 vendors, yoga at 9am, whatever you want, plus a food truck and ready-made food stand area to explore and taste. The old school market is under new management and will be going strong through October 30th.

Erie farmers market
Briggs Street between Wells and Moffatt Streets, Erie
Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This evening market is a great place to enjoy with the whole family. It is operated by Real Farmers Market and has dozens of vendors, contactless samples, and space for the little ones. The market will last until September 9th.

Potatoes are popular all year round.EXPAND

Potatoes are popular all year round.

Linnea Covington

Longmont Farmers Market
Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There is sufficient parking space at this weekly market and around 60 vendors can be visited until November 20th. Get olive oil from Healthy Harvests, eggs from Five Freedoms Dairy, beef from Boulder Better Wagyu, vegetables from Oxford Farms, and coffee from Fair Isle Coffee Co., to name a few of the options. Reservations are possible, but not required.

Louisville Farmers Market
824 Front Street, Louisville
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Get fresh produce, houseplants, vegetable entrees, meats, handcrafted sauces, flowers, and more at this place, operated by the Real Farmers Market and returning every week through October 9th.

Parker Farmers Market
19565 Main Street, Parker
Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
With over 100 vendors, this downtown Parker market has plenty to offer. Visit now through October if weather permits.

Southlands farmers market
Southlands Mall on E-470 and Smoky Hill Road, Aurora
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This Aurora market offers a mix of local produce, meat and dairy products, as well as handicrafts and curated stored goods. The local Colorado operates the market, which runs from now until September (exact closing date is weather dependent).

Farmers Market on South Pearl Street
South Pearl Street between East Iowa and East Arkansas
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For years, this busy Sunday morning market has taken over Pearl Street, where it serves as both a meeting place and a shopping district. There are dozens of vendors, ready meal seating, and samples to try. The market runs until November 14th.

Union Station farmers market
Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Plaza
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This downtown market was pretty sparse last year, but more vendors and an outdoor cafe with service from neighboring restaurants make it feel lively again. Expect products from Micro Farms, honey from Highland Honey, handmade pasta from Pappardelle’s Pasta Co., and the best hand pie in town from Hinman Pie. The market runs until October 14th and reservations are possible but not required.


Coming soon

Rick Garza sells his brother's pickles at the Highland Farmers' Market.EXPAND

Rick Garza sells his brother’s pickles at the Highland Farmers’ Market.

Linnea Covington

Highlands Farmers Market
Highlands Square on West 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Opening on May 23rd
Expect around 55 vendors, including a handful of new ones, plus tons of freshly baked goods, food trucks, samples, and more. The market runs until October 10th.

Stanley Farm & Flea
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora
Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Opening on June 4th
Fetch has taken over this bustling farmers market next to Stanley Marketplace, which offers a mix of handicrafts, local produce, baked goods, ready meals, and more. The market runs from June 4th to August 27th.

Vegetables are coming to a farmers market near you!EXPAND

Vegetables are coming to a farmers market near you!

Courtesy Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market

Arvada farmers market
Northeast corner of 57th Avenue and Old Wadsworth Avenue, Arvada
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Opening June 6th
This market in the charming old town of Arvada will feature dozens of local vendors, farmer’s stalls, meat stalls and ready-made meals. It runs from June 6th to September 26th.

Cherry Creek Wednesday
Cherry Creek Mall on First Avenue and University Boulevard
Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Opening on June 16
Park for free at this Denver market and discover a mix of ready-made food, product and protein stalls and handicrafts vendors. It’s not as big as the markets in Boulder or Pearl Street, but the well-curated lineup is sure to give shoppers what they need. Open from June 16 to September 29.

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