Thursday, January 3, 2019

10 Best Farmers Markets in Texas Hill Country

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Farmers Markets are not only the best place to go when you need fresh affordable produce; they are sanctuaries of culture, colors, and local flavors. You can discover a huge number of things by walking through them while enjoying and tasting new ingredients or dishes. Here are the best 10 farmers markets located in Texas Hill Country.

Hill Country features many popular farmers markets in different towns. Saturdays and Sundays are the popular days; however, this can vary. The products go from fresh produce to collectibles, art, and home-made goods.


adults and kids browsing outdoor market tents

1. BLANCO MARKET DAY

Visit the beautiful county of Blanco and enjoy the taste of real honey, sweets, and fruits while you walk around the square and the courthouse grounds. The market is held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from March through November. A special day was added in December as part of the Christmas Market Day.
Check out this amazing market and take the kids out for an amazing experience.

Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm



2. LONE STAR FARMERS’ MARKET AT BEE CAVE

Enjoy Austin’s best local vendors and produce at this farmers market. You will love dancing to the rhythm of live music while tasting the most delicious, homemade delicacies and drinks! The market is open to families and pets as well, so nobody stays behind.

Open every Sunday.
Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


colorful welcome sign with a gazeebo in the background

3. BOERNE MARKET DAYS

Make grocery shopping a great experience and visit Boerne’s farmers’ markets. Open Saturday and Sunday, this event has become the gathering place of many local artists and vendors. Spend your day buying delicious produce, food, collectibles, while dancing to amazing Texan music. 

Hours: Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sundays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm



4. TEXAS FARMERS MARKET AT MUELLER

Hang out at the coolest farmers market, voted Austin’s favorite farmers market for four years and be charmed by the friendliness of the vendors, and the freshness of their produce. The market is the ideal place to eat, shop, and enjoy alongside family and friends.

Open Sunday and Wednesday.
Hours: Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Wednesday 5:00 – 8:00 pm.



5. BUDA DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET

The Downtown Buda Farmers Market is the greatest place to gather to find the best and most organic fruits and vegetables in the country. Vendors and shoppers will enjoy games, live music, crafts, fresh honey and much more. 
Visit Buda and fall in love with their amazing vibe.

Starts May 6th Sundays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm



6. BANDERA SAGE GARDENS FARMERS MARKET

This awesome market offers an open-air experience for the whole family. Local vendors and farmers offer fresh eggs, organic produce, honey products, unique Asian vegetables, herbs, spices, and many other things. Held April to October.
You can find it in front of Sid's Main Street BBQ at 702 Main Street in Bandera, Texas.

Open Thursdays, 8:00 am – 11:00 am and Saturdays, 8:00 am – 11:00 am.



Roam Ranch booth at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market

7. FREDERICKSBURG FARMERS MARKET

The Fredericksburg Farmers Market is a seven-month long, weekly, open-air market that brings locally grown, organic food to the Texan community. The Fredericksburg Farmers Market is located at Kinder Halle Pavilion in Marktplatz, which is one of the best locations in Fredericksburg. The market’s objective is to support the local economy while delivering an amazing event for the whole family. This farmers market focuses on seasonal veggies and delicious fruit!
Come visit with the family and taste the best produce this beautiful city has to offer.

Open every Thursday, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
May - August and October - November.



families perusing outdoor vendors tents

8. LLANO FARMERS MARKET

You will never find a more inclusive place than Llano’s Farmers Market. Here, you will be able to find carved wood items, fresh produce, and even doggie biscuits. Located at the Llano River at Grenwelge Park, this great event will fill with joy your day.

Open most Saturdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.




9. WIMBERLEY LIONS MARKET DAYS

Wimberley hosts the oldest outdoor market in the Texas Hill Country and the second-largest in the state. It is an amazing place where to go with your pooch for a stroll or with your family. Open 1st Saturdays, from March to December, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm at Lions Field, Wimberley. Over 400 booths will be open for you to check out and purchase fresh produce, clothing, furniture, tools antiques and much more; and do not worry, there is plenty of place for parking!




10. KERR COUNTY MARKET DAYS & HILL COUNTRY SWAP MEET

This event is planned by a non-profit organization of farmers, artists, and food producers who got together to give kids and families the best experience in the Texas Hill Country. Open every 1st Saturday of the month, from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, no matter the weather. From March to June and from September to December.
This event showcases local artist working along each other to sell beautiful, unique pieces like jewelry, toys, collectibles, and more.