2019 Farmers Markets and French Markets in the West Suburbs

Lettuce turnip the beet! The season for farmers markets is here. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of all the local fresh fruits and veggies at the height of their seasons. Kids often become adventurous eaters when they are part of the picking, planning, and preparing, too. Head to your local farmer’s market for family fun and music… and to support local businesses! This guide is sponsored by Naperville Park District.

95th Street Farmers Market

95th Street Library Parking Lot at 3015 Cedar Glade Drive
Thursdays, June 6 – September 26, 2019 | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (No market on July 4)

Join the Naperville Park District and Naperville Public Library as they present the second annual 95th Street Farmers Market located in south Naperville. The market will be held every Thursday beginning June 6th and running through September 26th from 3:00-7:00 pm in the parking lot of the 95th Street Library. Shop homegrown offerings, locally grown fruits and veggies, homemade breads and jams and much more from a wide variety of local farmers and vendors. For more info., visit:www.napervilleparks.org/farmersmarket.

Farmers Markets and French Markets in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Besides fruits and vegetables, many markets also feature quality meats, cheeses, honey, homemade bread, organic soaps, candles, ice cream, and more.  These local farms support local families. Don’t forget your reusable bags 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!

Aurora Farmers Market Downtown
65 Water Street (directly across from City Hall and the Water Street Mall)
Saturdays from June 8 – October 12, 2019 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aurora Farmers Market West
West Aurora Plaza
2131 W. Galena Blvd.
Wednesdays, July 10 – September 11, 2019 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Batavia Farmers’ Market
North River St. between Wilson and State St.
Saturdays, June 27 – October 10, 2019 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Brookfield Farmers Market
8820 Brookfield Ave.
Saturdays, June 1 – October 12, 2019 | 8:00 am –1:00 pm

Downtown Downers Grove Market
Main Street Train Station South Parking Lot off Burlington Ave.
Saturdays, May 11 – October 19, 2019 | 7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Elgin Farmers Market
200 N. Grove Avenue
Fridays, June 7 – October 4, 2019 | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Elmhurst Farmers Market
Municipal Lot (One block south of York street on Vallette)
Wednesdays, June 5 – October 30, 2019 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Geneva French Market
Metra Parking Lot at South St. and 4th St.
Sundays, April 14 – November 10, 2019 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Glen Ellyn French Market
Main Street Train Station south parking lot between Main St. and Forest Ave.
Sundays, June 2 – October 27, 2019 | 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Hinsdale Farmers Market
Burlington Park
30 East Chicago Avenue
Mondays, June 3 – October 14, 2019 |  7:00 am – 1:00 pm

La Grange Farmers Market
In front of La Grange Village Hall at 53 S. La Grange Road
Thursdays, May – October, 2019 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lisle Farmers Market
Garfield Avenue Parking lot north of Burlington
Saturdays, May 4 – September 14, 2019 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Naperville Farmer’s Market
Fifth Avenue Station Parking Lot at 200 E. 5th Avenue
Saturdays, June  1 – October 26 | 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Naperville 95th Street Farmers Market
95th Street Library Parking Lot at 3015 Cedar Glade Drive
Thursdays, June 6 September 26, 2019 | 3:00 pm 7:00 pm (No market on July 4)
Shop homegrown offerings, locally grown fruits and veggies, homemade breads and jams and much more from a wide variety of local farmers and vendors. For more info., visit:www.napervilleparks.org/farmersmarket.

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Farmers Market at St. John’s Church in Naperville
750 Aurora Avenue
Wednesdays, May 29 – September 18, 2019 | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Oak Park Farmers Market
Pilgrim Church Parking lot at 460 Lake Street (one block west of Ridgeland Avenue)
Saturdays, May 18 – October 26, 2019 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Oswego Country Market
15 N. Main Street
Sundays, June 2 – September 29, 2019 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Riverside Farmers Market
Centennial Plaza (Near the Historic Water Tower)
10 Pine Avenue
Wednesdays, June 5 – October 9, 2019 | 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Schaumburg Farmers Market
Trickster Art Gallery
190 S. Roselle Rd.
Fridays, June – October, 2019 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

St. Charles Outdoor Farmers Market
Fourth Avenue and Main Street outside Baker Memorial Church
Fridays, June – October, 2019 | 8:00 am 1:00 pm

Western Springs French Market
In front of the Water Tower from Lawn Avenue to Grand Avenue
Sundays, May 12 – October 13, 2019 | 9:00 am 1:00 pm

Wheaton French Market
Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton
(Parking lot just south of the railroad tracks)
Saturdays, April 13, 2019 – November 10 | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Winfield Farmers Market
County Farm Rd. and Geneva Rd.
Wednesdays, June 5, 2019 – October 30, 2019 | 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

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Please note that Berwyn has confirmed it will not host a farmers market in 2019; Darien, Lombard, Bensenville, and Bloomingdale also do not appear to be hosting markets this year.

Free Printable: Farmers Market Schedule

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.)

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About the Author

Nicole Majewski
Nicole and her family live in Bloomingdale. She is a former teacher and now stay at home mom of three adorable kids. Her family loves to be outside, exploring nature and getting dirty. In the winter months, you will find them at the local library or an indoor play place.

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