Best Family-Friendly Farmers Markets in Atlanta

Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market

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.

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Herbs and flowers, dairy items, local produce, breads and sweets, live music, chef demos and special events keep families coming.
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Where: Town Green at City Center – North and South Broad St., Alpharetta

Dunwoody Farmers Market

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

Freedom Farmers Market

Freedom Farmers Market

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

Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Shop vendors for locally-grown produce, dairy products, meat, eggs, specialty foods and more.
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Nov. 20
Where: City Springs – 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs

Piedmont Park Green Market

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

Marietta Square Farmers Market

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

Peachtree Road Farmers Market

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

Serenbe Farmers Market

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

Acworth Farmers Market

Local vegetables and fruits, plants, jams, jellies, baked goods, cookies and more at this downtown market.
When: Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon through Oct. 29
Where: Logan Farm Park – 4405 Cherokee St., Acworth

Atlanta State Farmers Market

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

Avondale Farmers Market

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

Farmers Market at The Battery Atlanta

Local vendors sell prepared foods, artisanal bread, home décor, beauty products and more.
When: June 13, 27; July 25; Aug. 15, 22; Sept. 5, 19, 26, 1-4 p.m.
Where: The Battery Atlanta – 755 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta

Bolton Road Farmers & Artisan Market

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

Brookhaven Farmers Market

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

Courtesy of Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Canton Farmers Market

Purchase fresh fruits and veggies, prepackaged foods and prepared food vendors.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Oct. 16
Where: Brown Park – 251 E. Marietta St., Canton

Clayton Farmers Market

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

The Market at Collegetown Farm

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

Cotton Mill Farmers Market

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: Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.
Where: 609 Dixie St., Carrollton

Coweta County Farmers Market

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

Decatur Farmers Market

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

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market

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

East Point Farmers Market

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

Fresh MARTA Market

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.)

Grant Park Farmers Market

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

Kennesaw Farmers Market

More than 20 vendors will offer vegetables, fruits, baked goods and specialty items.
When: Wednesdays, 3:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Kennesaw First Baptist Church – 2958 N. Main St., Kennesaw

Lilburn Farmers Market

Enjoy locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, herbs, jellies, breads, milks, soaps and more.
When: Fridays, 4-7 p.m. through Aug.
Where: 1400 Killian Hill Rd., Lilburn

Mableton Farmers Market

Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, preserves, baked goods and more, and learn more about healthy eating habits and wellness.
When: Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Aug. 12
Where: Mable House Complex – 5239 Floyd Rd. SW, Mableton

Morningside Farmers Market

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

Norcross Community Market

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

Peachtree City Market

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

Ponce City Farmers Market

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

Courtesy of Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market

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: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through Oct.
Where: Roswell Presbyterian Church – 755 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell

Snellville Farmers Market

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: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. from June 5-Sept. 25
Where: Towne Green – 2342 Oak Rd., Snellville

Stone Mountain Farmers Market

Shop local produce and handcrafted items.
When: Opening June 8. Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. through June 29
Where: 922 Main St., Stone Mountain

Suwanee Farmers Market

Locally grown produce and a variety of other items such as meat, eggs, salsa, honey, and baked goods.
When: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through Sept. 25
Where: Suwanee Town Center Park – 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee

Tucker Farmers Market

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

Vickery Village Farmers Market

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
Where: 5855 S. Vickery St., Cumming

Vinings Jubilee Farmers Market

Shop from local vendors for produce, organic bath products, pasta and more.
When: Thursdays, 2:30-6 p.m. through July 29
Where: 4300 Paces Ferry Rd. SE, Vinings

Woodstock Fresh Farm Market

Locally grown produce available.
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon through Dec. 18
Where: Market St., Woodstock

Check back soon for updates on the 2021 season:

West End Farmers Market-ATL

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

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