There are plenty of Charleston farmer’s markets in the area to find local goods, locally grown produce, unique Charleston charms, and gourmet foods! In fact, you’ll find a different market in almost every nook and corner of the Holy City! No matter where you are, you can easily find exactly what you need! Whether you’re searching for fresh produce to cook up a meal in your vacation rental or a weekend activity that feels authentic to our city, these are the best farmer’s markets in the Lowcountry to visit.
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Your Guide to Charleston’s Vibrant Farmers Market Scene
Downtown Charleston Farmers Market
Find the Downtown Charleston Farmer’s Market in Marion Square. Dozens of vendors selling produce essentials, prepared foods, artisan goods, and more line the city park! You can also often find the Gullah sweetgrass baskets that are so iconic to Charleston history. This market is regularly open from March through November from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. They also host a Holiday market on Saturdays and Sundays in December.
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
In addition to the many vendors and local goods you’ll find at the Mount Pleasant Farmer’s Market, you’ll also find a variety of other offerings. Enjoy live music and children’s activities in this “festival-like atmosphere” every Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. If you’re cooking up something special, be sure to check their guide to seasonal crops.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market – James Island
You can find the Sunday Brunch Farmer’s Market on James Island behind the Pour House every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. You’ll find a myriad of local vendors and live music! Plus, there are tables set up for you and your family to relax, listen to music, and savor a treat from a vendor. There’s a reason this Charleston farmer’s market is a favorite among locals.
Sullivan’s Island Farmers Market
Enjoy browsing the Sullivan’s Island Farmer’s Market to find things like local artisan goods, fresh flowers, and premade foods. Experience all this with the backdrop of the historic Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse. Check out this relaxed, family-friendly environment on Thursdays in the spring from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on the exciting live music acts at 4:30!
Isle of Palms Farmer’s Market
Join the IOP community at the Isle of Palms Farmer’s Market every third Thursday from June through October. The event takes place at the Isle of Palms Recreation Center from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. You’ll find a wide variety of local fruits and veggies, fun knick-knacks from local businesses, crafts, and everything in between! There is also live music and free face painting for the kids.
Folly Beach Farmer’s Market
Spend your Monday or Sunday afternoons at the Folly Beach Farmer’s Market to shop for essentials and local produce. This dual-location market has quite a lot to offer and makes a great excursion for any Charleston visitor. The Monday market runs from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., and the Sunday market starts at 3 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. It’s located at 1229 Mosquito Beach Road, Charleston, SC 29412.
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