Farmers Markets in the Colorado Springs Area
There’s nothing like a great farmers market. Not only can you get delicious, fresh produce, flowers, and handmade goods, but you can feel good about meeting and supporting local farmers and artisans. The abundant sunshine in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area makes this a perfect spot for a long season of farmers markets. Even though back to school is just around the corner, there are still many great markets to check out in the coming months. Take a look at this list and plan your next family outing. Find farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area close to your home, or branch out and visit a new neighborhood or city.
Briargate Farmers Market
7610 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
The Briargate Farmers Market is available on Wednesdays from 9 AM to 2 PM. Visit the market between May 18 and October 5. This market is one of four locations of Springs Farmers Markets. All locations feature a variety of foods, including quality produce and meats, pasta, Tupperware, jewelry, dog treats, and locally ground coffee. There are typically about 35 vendors, including Royal Crest Dairy, Mountain Man Honey, Abdul’s produce, and seasonal Palisade peaches. Click here for more information and to find a vendor application.
Western Museum of Mining and Industry
225 North Gate Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
This farmers market takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 AM to 6 PM from June to October. You can find it in front of the red house at the museum Expect to find produce, salsa, bread, meat, and more.
1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
The farmers market at Memorial Park takes place on Thursdays from 7:30 AM to 1 PM from June through October. Before or after visiting the market, take a walk around Prospect Lake, play Frisbee in the grass, or let the kids play on one of the several playgrounds in the park.
Colorado Farm and Art Market
The Colorado Farm and Art Market offers two locations in town on different days.
Colorado Springs Indy building
E. Vermijo St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
This market is available rain or shine on Wednesdays from 3 PM to 7 PM from June 8 through October 5. This market features local farms and ranches, artists, artisanal food vendors, and more. The market is ADA accessible and some dates feature live music, food trucks, and a beer garden. Find more details here.
Margarita at Pine Creek
7350 Pine Creek Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
On Saturdays, visit the other Colorado Farm and Art Market at the Margarita at Pine Creek from 9 AM to 1 PM. This market runs from June 11 to October 8. Each Saturday, the market sets up behind the restaurant, which opens its patio with brunch fare, live local music, and a drink bar. The market features local growers and ranchers, hand-crafted art vendors, and artisanal food vendors. Click here to read more.
Banning Lewis Ranch
8833 Vista Del Pico Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80927
Another member of Colorado Springs Farmers Markets, this location is open on Thursdays from 3 PM to 7 PM from June 2 through August 25. There are usually around 30 vendors at this market. Expect to find Colorado produce and raised meat, local honey, homemade soaps and candles, homemade baked goods, woodworking products, and more. In addition, the Banning Lewis Ranch community hosts Music in the Park in the same park on Thursdays from 6 PM to 8 PM.
Woodland Park Farmers Market
117 Center Ave.
Woodland Park, CO 80863
Established in 1990, and listed as one of the top 101 farmers markets in the nation, don't miss Woodland Park Farmers Market. This large market always draws a big crowd on Fridays from 8 AM to 1 PM. Come explore this market in Woodland Park from June 3 through September 30.
Old Colorado City Farmers Market
2408 W. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
One of the oldest markets in town, the Old Colorado City Farmers Market has been taking place for more than 20 years. There are 24 full-time vendors and many temporary booths every week. Find local produce, herbs, crafts, prepared foods, homemade soap, fresh flowers, and more. The market takes place in Old Colorado City every Saturday from 7 AM to 1 PM from June 12 through October 15.
Monument Hill Farmers Market
66 Jefferson St.
Monument, CO 80132
The largest of the Colorado Springs Farmers Market group, this market was established in 2009. You can frequently find between 55 and 70 vendors. Available products typically include C and R Farms, Abdul’s Produce, Mountain Man Honey, Royal Crest Dairy, DWM Birdhouses, handmade goods, antiques, olive oil, dog treats, and more. This market in Monument takes place on Saturdays from 8 AM to 2 PM from May 21 through October 8.
Fountain Community Market
618 E. Ohio Ave.
Fountain, CO 80817
Come to Metcalfe Park in Fountain on Saturdays from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM June 4 through October 1. Enjoy the small-town hospitality and stock up on local produce from Musso Farms. Also find other local goods, arts and crafts, and a food court.
Backyard Market in Black Forest
12530 Black Forest Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
This market is in the heart of Black Forest. It is available on Saturdays from 9 AM to 1 PM from May 28 through September 25. There are more than 50 vendors available. Each vendor makes, bakes, or grows the items themselves. In addition to vendors, there is live music and an educational kid's corner. SNAP/EBT is welcome.
Backyard Market at The Farm
11631 Ridgeline Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
A sister market to the Backyard Market in Black Forest, this shopping experience is convenient to Flying Horse, Northgate, The Farm, and Briargate. This location, which has about 30 vendors, is available on Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM from June 12 through September 25. Live music is available each week and SNAP/EBT is welcome.
11894 Grandlawn Cir.
Colorado Springs, CO 80924
The final member of the group of Colorado Springs Farmers Markets, this market is available on Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM from May 22 through September 4. Expect to find about 35 vendors at this location in Cordera, with locally ground coffee, produce, homemade bread, dairy products, dog treats, and more.
Spencer’s Produce, Lawn. and Garden Center
1430 S. Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
During the summer months, Spencer’s Produce, Lawn, and Garden Center offers fresh Colorado produce. Expect to find items such as apricots, cherries, green beans, peaches, tomatoes, corn, and more depending on the season. Come shop for plants for your Colorado Springs yard and grab some produce during regular business hours.
Enjoy Farmers Markets in the Colorado Springs Area Near Your Home
No matter which area of town you live in, there is a farmers market available nearby. If you are looking to make Colorado Springs your permanent home, exploring events like local farmers markets is a great way to experience different neighborhoods. Once you have an idea about which part of town you’d like to search for a home in, contact Mark Main, an experienced local realtor. He knows this city and puts his clients first. Reach out today and begin your home search with Best CS Homes.