Market History & General Information
Established in 1979, the Downtown Farmers Market of Manhattan is one of the oldest markets in the state. It has a rich history of local producers bringing fresh meats, vegetables, breads and baked goods to the Manhattan area each week. You will discover many local crafters bringing handmade
jewelry, soaps, wood-carved items and other art mediums to the market.
The Saturday morning market typically averages between 40-45 vendors with as many as 55 or more during the height of the season. The Wednesday evening market averages 10 vendors with as many as 20 or so during the busiest weeks.
The market's hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, from April 21st through October for the downtown location and from 4 p. m. to 7 p. m., May through September for the Wednesday evening market at 2423 Kimball Ave on the North entrance to Via Christi Hospital.
Our winter market runs from November to April at Cico Park, inside Pottorf Hall and ranges from 10-18 vendors. Check the winter market page for exact dates and times of the winter market.
Come see us this summer!
Market held rain or shine in two locations.