Farmers Markets and French Markets in the Western Suburbs 2018

Springtime is in full bloom, and the season for farmers markets is here! It is the perfect time of year to take advantage of all the fresh fruits and veggies at the height of their season and available to us locally. Kids always enjoy eating produce more when they have joined in on the selection process. What a fun summertime activity it is to whip up a meal together using the freshest ingredients at your local farmers market!

Farmers Markets and French Markets in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Besides fruits and vegetables, many markets also feature quality meats and cheeses, homemade soups and breads, organic soaps and candles and more. A nice added bonus are the free samples that local farmers tend to enthusiastically share. It is likely that you could find a farmers market near you just about every day of the week. Don’t forget your reusable bags, support your local farmers, and enjoy summer’s wholesome bounty with your loved ones!

Be sure to scroll to the bottom for a printable list of markets by day with times for each. You can hang it on your refrigerator or anywhere handy so you can easily find a local market on any given day!

The Aurora Farmers Market Downtown
Aurora Transportation Center
233 N. Broadway
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
June 9 – October 20, 2018

The Aurora Farmers Market West
West Aurora Plaza
2131 W. Galena Blvd.
Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
July 11 – September 26, 2018

Batavia Farmers’ Market
North River St. between Wilson and State St.
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
June 2 – October 27, 2018

Berwyn Farmer’s Market
Lesak Park
6600 26th Street
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
July 1 – September 30, 2018 (No market Labor Day Weekend)

Bloomingdale Farmers’ Market 
Third and Franklin Street
Thursdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
June 7 – September 20, 2018

Brookfield Farmers Market
West Side of Brookfield Village Hall
8820 Brookfield Ave.
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 2 – October 13, 2018

Downtown Downers Grove Market
Main Street Train Station
South Parking Lot off Burlington Ave.
5001 Main Street
Saturdays, 7:00 am – 12:30pm
May 12 – October 20, 2018

Elgin Farmers Market
Grove Avenue near Dupage Court
Fridays, 3pm – 7pm
June 1 – October 5, 2018

Elmhurst Farmers Market
Municipal Lot
1 block south of York street on Vallette
Wednesdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 6 – October 31, 2018

Geneva French Market
Metra Parking Lot
South St. and 4th St
Sundays, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
April 15 – November 11, 2018

Glen Ellyn French Market
Main Street Train Station South Parking Lot
Between Main Street and Forest Ave.
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
June 3 – October 31, 2018

Hinsdale Farmers Market
Burlington Park
30 East Chicago Ave
Mondays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 4 – October 8, 2018

La Grange Farmers Market
Located in front of La Grange Village Hall
Downtown La Grange
53 S La Grange Rd
Thursdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 10 – October 25, 2018

Lombard Yorktown Farmers Market
The Shops on Butterfield
Butterfield Road and Highland Avenue
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 7:00 pm
June 6 – September 12, 2018

Naperville Farmer’s Market
Fifth Avenue Station Parking Lot
200 E 5th Avenue
Saturdays, 7:00 am – noon
June 2 – October 27, 2018

Naperville 95th Street Farmers Market
95th Street Library Parking Lot
3015 Cedar Glade Drive
Thursdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
June 7 – September 27, 2018

Naperville Farmers Market St. Johns Church
750 Aurora Ave.
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May 30 – September 19, 2018
*No market July 4th

Oak Park Farmers’ Market
Pilgrim Church Parking lot
460 Lake Street (one block west of Ridgeland Avenue)
Saturdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 19 – October 27, 2018
*Don’t miss the homemade donuts & live bluegrass music here.

Oswego Country Market
15 N. Main Street
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 3 – September 30, 2018

Riverside Farmers’ Market
Centennial Plaza
Near the Historic Water Tower
10 Pine Avenue
Wednesdays, 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm
June 6 – October 10, 2018

St. Charles Outdoor Farmers Market
Baker Memorial Church
Fourth Avenue and Main Street
Fridays, 8am- 1pm
June 8 – End of October, 2018

Westchester – The Farm
31st St. and Kensington
(between LaGrange Rd. and Wolf Rd.)
Mon-Sat 10am – 5pm
Mid-July – October 31, 2018

Western Springs French Market
In front of the Water Tower
914 Hillgrove Avenue
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 13 – October 28, 2018

Westmont Street Fair
Irving and Cass Avenues
Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
June 7 – August 30, 2018

Wheaton French Market
Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton
(Parking Lot just South of the railroad tracks)
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
April 14 – November 10, 2018

Winfield Farmers Market
County Farm Rd. and Geneva Rd.
Wednesdays, 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 6 – October 31, 2018

The Green City Market in Chicago is also worth checking out. There are various locations, dates and times on the website.

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.)

More Farmers Market Resources

  • The Kidlist calendar also makes it easy to search farmers markets happening weekly in your town or nearby!
  • If you could use a little inspiration on what to do with all your market finds, check out these recipes.
  • Reference this handy chart to keep tabs on when your favorite fruits and veggies are in season monthly.
  • Check out our list of farmers markets in the Southwest suburbs for even more locations nearby!

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