Farmers Markets in the Southwest Suburbs 2018

The season for fresh produce is finally here! There’s nothing like preparing a meal using fresh fruits and vegetables! And you don’t have to go far to get what you need. Farmers markets are the perfect way to get the kids out into the sun and to get them interested in choosing ingredients for a healthy meal! Aside from the farm grown produce, many farmers markets have homemade baked goods, meats, cheeses, and honey. Many also have craft booths, face painting, games, and other fun activities for the kids. Grab your grocery tote and some cash and make visits to the farmers market a new summer tradition for the whole family!

Farmers Markets in the Southwest Suburbs

Berwyn Township Farmers Market
Lesak Park
6600 26th Street
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
July 1 – September 30, 2018 (no market on September 2)

Bolingbrook Farmers’ Market
Bolingbrook Promenade
Boughton Road and Janes Avenue
Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
June 7 – September 6, 2018

Channahon Farmers Market
24856 W. Eames Street
Tuesdays, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
June – August, 2018

Homewood Farmers Market
Martin Square
18020 Martin Avenue
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 26 – October 13, 2018
and
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
June 6 – August 8, 2018

Frankfort Country Market
Downtown Frankfort
On Kansas and Oak Streets
Sundays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, April 29 – May 27, 2018
Sundays, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, June 3 – August 26, 2018 (no market on July 15)
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, September 9 – October 14, 2018

Route 66 Street Markets in Downtown Joliet
Along Chicago Street between Van Buren and Jefferson Street
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
July 11 – September 12, 2018

Lemont Artisan Market
Downtown Lemont/American Legion Park (Market is now combined with the Lemont Legends Cruise Nights)
Canal/Main Street
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
June 13 – August 29, 2018

Lockport’s Farmers Market
East side of Central Square
222 E. 9th Street
Mondays, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
June – August, 2018

Oak Lawn Farmers Market
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Wednesdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 6 – October, 2018

Orland Park Market at the Park
Crescent Park
9705 W. 142nd Street
Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
June 7 – July 26, 2018

Palos Heights Farmers Market
Palos Heights Municipal Parking Lot
122nd and Harlem (East side)
Wednesdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
May – October, 2018

Plainfield Farmers Market
Plainfield Public Library parking lot
15025 S. Illinois Street
Sundays, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
June 3 – September 9, 2018

Tinley Park Farmers Market
Downtown Tinley Park, Zabrocki Plaza
17375 S. Oak Park Avenue
Saturdays, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
June – October 2018

Free Farmers Market Printable

Simply click and print this list of markets by the day for easy reference! (It prints better if your printer is set to landscape, not portrait.)

For more markets nearby, check out our list of farmers markets in the west suburbs. Or find more outdoor activities to do with your family!

About the Author

Claudia Coyne
Having grown up in Palos Park, Claudia has a great love for the southwest suburbs and the hidden gems of the area. Claudia currently lives in Tinley Park with her husband and four children (two girls, ages 6 and 4 and two boys, ages 3 and 1). Cabin fever with four children can get rough, so they’re always looking for new and exciting adventures outside of the house! During the warmer months, you’ll find her and the family at the pool, out on nature walks, grilling in the yard, or at the zoo. And pick a park, any park… Claudia’s kids possess a magical super power of being able to detect the nearest park within a 5 mile radius, so there’s always a stop off on the way home to discover new playgrounds! When the cold comes, they like to craft, hibernate at the library or indoor play places, and play in the snow. In her tiny sliver of free time, Claudia enjoys sewing, photography, and baking.

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