The temperature is warming up and spring is upon us, which means everyone is looking for ways to spend more time outdoors. Checking out one of the many farmers markets in the area is an excellent way to enjoy a beautiful Charleston day while also supporting local farmers, makers, artisans and food trucks.
Charleston Farmers Market
329 Meeting St., Downtown
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Opens April 9, 2022
A favorite market for locals and visitors, the Charleston Farmers Market is held every Saturday in Marion Square. After taking an essentials-only approach during 2021, the market plans to come back in full swing for 2022 with food trucks, vendors and family-friendly activities.
North Charleston Farmers Market
5025 Lackawanna Blvd.
Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.
Open May 12-Oct. 27, 2022
Explore the North Charleston Farmers Market for local produce and seafood along with art vendors and rotating food trucks.
The Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
645 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant
Tuesdays, 3:30-7 p.m.
Opens April 5, 2022
This weekly farmers market in Mount Pleasant welcomes farmers with local produce and farm goods, food vendors and live music. You can also stop and talk to the Clemson Extension Master Gardeners during the market to get answers to your gardening questions.
West Ashley Farmers Market
55 Sycamore Ave., West Ashley
Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m.
Open April 20-Nov. 2, 2022
Stroll through West Ashley’s Ackerman Park as you peruse the many vendor and farmer stands. This market also features live music and offers free parking. It is a family- and pet-friendly event.
Summerville Farmers Market
Summerville Town Hall
200 S. Main St., Summerville
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Open April 2-Nov. 26, 2022
Every Saturday through November, people can head to the First Citizens Bank parking lot behind the Summerville Town Hall for the Summerville Farmers Market. You’ll discover local artisan products, produce, baked goods and more. Parking is free in the Town Hall parking garage.
Holy City Farmers Market
Holy City Brewing
1021 Aragon Ave., North Charleston
Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Open March 13-Dec. 11, 2022
Grab a pint during the Holy City Farmers Market at Holy City Brewing every Sunday through Dec. 11, 2022. The market takes place outdoors with a view of Noisette Creek and welcomes more than 30 vendors and live music each weekend.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
Behind the Charleston Pour House
1977 Maybank Hwy. James Island
Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Held behind the Pour House on James Island, the Sunday Brunch Farmers Market offers a plethora of brunch options from local food trucks, unique items from vendors and produce, meat and seafood products from farmers and purveyors. Grab a drink from the bar and enjoy the live music that happens every Sunday during the market on the Pour House outdoor deck.
Sea Island Farmers Market
Charleston Collegiate Campus
2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Head to Sea Island every Saturday to explore artisan food products, local farm goods, unique products and more.
Goose Creek Farmers & Artisans Market
Goose Creek City Hall complex
519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
This market in Goose Creek hosts year-round events including makers, farmers, artisans, local businesses and nonprofit or community organizations. Dogs on leashes are welcome.
Moncks Corner Farmers Market
Market Pavilion at the Regional Recreation Complex
418 E. Main St., Moncks Corner
Thursdays, 3-6 p.m.
Open April 7-Nov. 17, 2022
This farmers market takes place every Thursday between April to Nov., but hosts special events throughout the open season including a Mother’s Day farmers market, National Blueberry month and more. During special events, attendees can enjoy live music, food trucks and kid’s activities.
Folly Art Village
41 Center St., Folly Beach
Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m.
Open now through Dec. 24, 2022
The Folly Art Village welcomes nearly 20 vendors selling clothing, apothecary items, beach gear, CBD products, jewelry and more. Fresh produce, eggs and bakes goods are also available for purchase from local farmers and bakers. The event also includes live music and kids crafts.
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