Best Family-Friendly Farmers Markets in Atlanta
Nothing beats the taste of fruits and veggies direct from the field, but you can also pick up sweets, homemade products and baked goods and more, which make these markets a destination for families.
Due to COVID-19, farmers markets have implemented safety measures, including social distancing, wearing masks, preordering or curbside pickup and more. Most are not offering their family-friendly attractions at this time, but instead are operating solely as food stores. Please follow safety precautions when visiting these markets.
Herbs and flowers, dairy items, local produce, breads and sweets, live music, chef demos and special events keep families coming.
When: Opening April 3. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Where: Town Green at City Center – North and South Broad St., Alpharetta
Shop produce, breads, honey, peaches, candies, cookies, Indian food and more.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon through Dec. 18
Where: Brook Run Park – 4770 N. Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody
Find a wide range of organic, local products, including produce, meats, cheeses, yogurt, butter, milk, eggs, baked goods, coffee and more.
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Where: Carter Center Library – 453 Freedom Pkwy. NE, Atlanta
Shop vendors for locally-grown produce, dairy products, meat, eggs, specialty foods and more.
When: Opening April 17. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Nov. 20
Where: City Springs – 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs
Shop food vendors for seasonal produce, coffee, baked goods, meat, dairy and more.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Nov.
Where: Piedmont Park – 12th St. and Piedmont, Atlanta
In-season fruits and veggies, meats, cheese, pastries and more from 65 vendors lining the stalls just off the square.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Where: 41 Mill St., Marietta
Shop in person or preorder a wide variety of produce, breads, meats, dairy items, condiments and art at this popular market.
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Dec. 18
Where: The Cathedral of St. Philip – 2744 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta
Enjoy local and sustainable produce, artisan crafts, farm tours, chef demos and more. Drive through and pick up on Fridays from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon through Oct. 30
Where: 9110 Selborne Ln., Palmetto
Local vegetables and fruits, plants, jams, jellies, baked goods, cookies and more at this downtown market.
When: Opening April 9. Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon through Oct. 29
Where: Logan Farm Park – 4405 Cherokee St., Acworth
Stretching 150 acres, the Atlanta Market is considered one of the largest of its kind in the world. It features a garden center, wholesale and retail activities and fresh produce.
When: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Where: 16 Forest Pkwy., Forest Park
Local produce, baked goods, flowers, fruit and pet provisions are just a few of the vendors at this popular market in DeKalb County. Coloring books and sidewalk chalk, located at the information booth, keep younger kids busy.
When: Sundays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: My Parents Basement – 22 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates
Shoppers come for the fresh produce, handmade crafts, and to visit with their neighbors.
When: Sundays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 2081 Bolton Rd. NW, Atlanta
Live music entertains as shoppers browse for vegetables, fruits, fresh bakery items, eggs, seafood and more.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon through Nov. 20
Where: 1375 Fernwood Cir. NE, Brookhaven
Purchase fresh fruits and veggies, prepackaged foods and prepared food vendors.
When: Opening June 5. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Oct. 16
Where: Brown Park – 251 E. Marietta St., Canton
Local produce, jams and jellies, fresh baked goods and local honey are featured at this market, along with herbs and spices, pottery and soap.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Covered Bridge Plaza – 46 Plaza Way, Clayton
Live music, chef demos, produce, yoga and monthly health screenings draw crowds to this Friday farmers’ market.
When: Fridays, 2-6 p.m.
Where: 324 Lawton St. SW, Atlanta
Farmers within a 50-mile radius of downtown Carrollton bring fruits, vegetables, herbs, art such as stained glass, pottery and jewelry and much more to this weekly market.
When: Opening in April. Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.
Where: 609 Dixie St., Carrollton
The first Saturday of each month is Market Day, where you can shop more than 55 vendors.
When: First Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Dec. 4
Where: 6 First Ave., Newnan
Located on the front lawn of the First Baptist Church near downtown Decatur, shop produce and products or pickup items at this market.
When: Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. through Nov. 17
Where: 308 Clairemont Ave., Decatur
This colorful market offers produce, artisan foods, handmade soaps and local artist works to shop or for pickup.
When: Thursdays, 4-7 p.m. through Nov. 18
Where: 572 Stokeswood Ave., Atlanta
Sustainably grown local produce, baked goods, popsicles, coffee, and crafts are some of the many items available at this year-round market.
When: Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.
Where: City Hall Green – 2757 E. Point St., East Point
This pop-up farm stand appears four days a week in four MARTA stations, offering fresh produce to those who may not have time to visit a traditional farmers market.
When: Tues.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.
Where: West End (Tues.), H.E. Holmes (Wed.), West Bankhead (Wed.), College Park (Thur.) and Five Points (Fri.)
Weekly free celebrity chef demonstrations and great locally-grown veggies, meats, breads and artisan foods.
When: Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Beacon Atlanta/Eventide Brewing – 1039 Grant St. SE, Atlanta
Enjoy locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, herbs, jellies, breads, milks, soaps and more.
When: Opening May 7. Fridays, 4-7 p.m. through Aug.
Where: 1400 Killian Hill Rd., Lilburn
Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, preserves, baked goods and more, and learn more about healthy eating habits and wellness.
When: Opening June 3. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Aug. 12
Where: Mable House Complex – 5239 Floyd Rd. SW, Mableton
All of the produce at Morningside Farmers Market is certified organic. You can also shop for meats, baked goods, flowers, fresh-baked goods, pasta, granola and more.
When: Saturdays, 8-11:30 a.m.
Where: Morningside Presbyterian Church – 1411 N. Morningside Dr., Atlanta
Browse vendors online at this drive-thru market for produce, refreshments, bath and body products, eggs and more.
When: Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.
Where: City Hall – 65 Lawrenceville St., Norcross
More than 60 vendors of fruits and vegetables, meat, coffee, honey, plants, BBQ and more.
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Aberdeen Village Shopping Center – 215 Northlake Dr., Peachtree City
This market hosts some of Atlanta’s finest local food talent, including farmers, food makers and pop-up chefs.
When: Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m. through Nov. 17
Where: The Shed on the BeltLine at Ponce City Market – 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta
Enjoy live music and chef demos while shopping for fresh produce, baked goods and more. Kids can collect stamps for the Kids Club educational program and receive a meal from a local restaurant.
When: Opening April 10. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through Oct.
Where: Roswell Presbyterian Church – 755 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell
The Market features products that come from farms and gardens that are located, for the most part, within a 100-mile radius of Snellville. Sample barbecue, baked goods, breads and pick up fresh fruits and veggies as well as other types of produce.
When: First and third Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-noon through May
Where: Towne Green – 2342 Oak Rd., Snellville
Shop local produce and handcrafted items.
When: Opening June 8. Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. through June 29
Where: 922 Main St., Stone Mountain
Locally grown produce and a variety of other items such as meat, eggs, salsa, honey, and baked goods.
When: Winter Market: April 10 and 24, 9-11 a.m. Opening May 1. Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through Sept. 25
Where: Suwanee Town Center Park – 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee
Functioning as an online marketplace, shop produce, nuts, meats, baked goods, prepared foods and more.
When: Thursdays, 4-6 p.m.
Where: St. Andrews Presbyterian Church – 4882 Lavista Rd., Tucker
Shop from local vendors for produce, organic bath products, pasta and more.
When: Thursdays, 2:30-5:30 p.m. through May 27
Where: 4300 Paces Ferry Rd. SE, Vinings
Locally grown produce available.
When: Opening April 17. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Dec. 18
Where: Market St., Woodstock
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Organic, locally-produced foods are the focus at the Vickery Village Market. Shop for produce, pasta, bread, beef, eggs and more.
When: Thursdays, 9 a.m.-Noon and Saturdays, 5-7 p.m. through Dec. 20
Where: 5855 S. Vickery St., Cumming
West End Farmers Market Atlanta has cooking and craft demos, fresh produce, flowers and more, along with live music.
When: Fridays, 4-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Gordon-White Park – 1354 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW, Atlanta