2022 Farmers Markets and French Markets

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Find local produce and vendors at these farmers markets and French markets in Chicago’s western suburbs! Local produce, products, and much more are at farmers markets all around the Chicagoland suburbs. Many farmers markets have live music, food for purchase, and additional vendors with even more to explore. It’s a whole adventure for the family! Head out with your children to pick out fruits and vegetables that are locally grown and products that are locally sourced. My kids often become more adventurous eaters when they are part of the picking, planning, and preparing of the meal!

2022 Farmers Markets and French Markets in the Western Suburbs

This information is up-to-date as of April 6, 2022, and is subject to change. In cases on inclement weather, many markets will close.

Aurora Farmers Market Downtown
65 Water Street (directly across from City Hall and the Water Street Mall)
Saturdays, June 4 – October 8, 2022 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
You will find locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods and pastries, and a selection of local food trucks and vendors.

Batavia Farmers’ Market
North River Street between Wilson and State Street
Saturdays, May 28 – October 29, 2022 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Over 30 different vendors and the 3rd Saturday of each month will feature the Artisan Collective where you can shop for handmade items. Musicians and a kids tent provide entertainment every Saturday.

Bloomingdale Maker’s Market
Parking lot located on the corner of Schick and Bloomingdale Road
The last Sunday of every month April – November 2022 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Featuring 40+ local vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment.

Thursday Night Street Markets at The Promenade in Bolingbrook
The Promenade at Boughton Road and Janes Avenue
Thursdays, June 2 – August 25, 2022 | 4:00 – 9:00 pm
Food vendors and outdoor concerts are planned to take place on market days; check the Facebook event for updates.

Brookfield Farmers Market
8820 Brookfield Avenue
Saturdays, June 4 – October 15, 2022 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
You will find locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, bakery goods, and unique artisan pieces. Each week there will be family entertainment as well.

Clarendon Hills Farmers Market
Village Hall lawn, 1 N. Prospect Avenue
Thursdays, May 19 – October 20, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Featuring gourmet goods, local vendors, fresh produce and baked goods.

Downtown Downers Grove Market
Main Street Train Station South Parking Lot off Burlington Ave.
Saturdays, May 7 – October 15, 2022 | 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
Popular local farmers’ market near downtown in the train station parking lot.

Downtown Elgin Farmers Market
Spring Street between Chicago and Fulton Streets
Fridays, June 3– October 14, 2021 | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The market will be open until 8pm on the first Friday of every month (June 3, July 1 and August 5) with additional entertainment.

Elmhurst Farmers Market
York & Vallette Business District (One block south of York street on Vallette)
Wednesdays, June 1 – October 26, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy boutique style shopping and market stands every Wednesday.

Geneva French Market
Metra Parking Lot at South Street and 4th Street
Sundays, April 10 – October 30, 2022 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm and November 6 & 13, 2022 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Local artisan market featured on WGN! You can also check out the virtual market to order online.

Glen Ellyn French Market
Metra Parking lot north of 449 Main Street
Sundays, May 1 – October 16, 2022 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
French market with food, crafts, and more. You can also check out the virtual market to order online.

Hinsdale Farmers Market
Burlington Park
30 East Chicago Avenue
Mondays, June 6 – October 24, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Weekly fitness classes, children’s activities, and more!

La Grange Farmers Market
In front of La Grange Village Hall at 53 S. La Grange Road
Thursdays, May 5 – October TBD, 2022| 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Storytime from La Grange Public Library is back at this weekday farmers market.

Lisle French Market
IL53 & Garfield Ave
Saturdays, May 7 – October 15, 2022 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
A smaller French market right by PrairieWalk Pond and the Dragonfly Landing playground, which has a splash pad in summer. You can also order from the virtual farmers market.

Naperville Farmer’s Market
Fifth Avenue Station Parking Lot at 200 E. 5th Avenue
Saturdays, June  4 – November TBD, 2022| 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Offering over 40 vendors, including food vendors, on site.

Naperville 95th Street Farmers Market
95th Street Library Parking Lot at 3015 Cedar Glade Drive
Thursdays, June 2 September 29, 2022 | 2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Homegrown offerings including fresh produce and bakery items.

Oak Park Farmers Market
Pilgrim Church Parking lot at 460 Lake Street (one block west of Ridgeland Avenue)
Saturdays, May 21 – October 29, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Oswego Country Market
15 N. Main Street
Sundays, June 5 – September 25, 2022 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Shop local with plenty of choices to buy fresh produce, meats, eggs, artisan cheeses, and specialty foods.

Riverside Farmers Market
Centennial Plaza (Near the Historic Water Tower), 10 Pine Avenue
Wednesdays, June 1 – October 5, 2022 | 2:30 – 7:00 pm

Schaumburg Farmers Market
Trickster Art Gallery
190 S. Roselle Road
Fridays, June 3 – October 29, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
 Features locally grown fruits and vegetables, seafood, meats, flowers, vendors, and even knife sharpening.

St. Charles Outdoor Farmers Market
Fourth Avenue and Main Street outside Baker Memorial Church
Fridays, June 3 – October 29, 2022 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Check updates on their Facebook page. Details have not yet been released for the 2022 year.

Western Springs French Market
In front of the Water Tower from Lawn Avenue to Grand Avenue
914 Hillgrove Ave.
Sundays, May 8 – October 23, 2022 | 9:00 am 1:00 pm
Local farmers market with a variety of stands. You can also check out the virtual market to order online.

Wheaton French Market
Reber Street between Willow Avenue and Liberty Drive
Saturdays, April 9 – October 29, 2022| 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
One of the largest markets in the area with farm stands, artisan shops, food vendors, and more.

Winfield Farmers Market
County Farm Road and Geneva Road
Wednesdays, June – October, 2022 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Winfield market offers a variety of options.

The Green City Market in Chicago is also worth checking out while you are in the city. GCM Lincoln Park  and GCM West Loop are open May through October 2022.

Printable Farmers Market Schedule

Looking for more options for fresh, local food?

For more safe ways to get some much-needed fresh air, check out all our articles on outdoor fun!

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