Farmer’s Markets in Columbus and Central Ohio

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Looking for a Farmer’s Market in Columbus? These fresh markets are popping up everywhere in Central Ohio! Not only are they a great spot for picking up fresh produce, but they often also offer homemade treats, handmade goods, live entertainment and kids activities!

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You know it’s summer when farmer’s markets in Columbus start to pop up! This is a great opportunity to buy local, whether it be produce, baked goods, handmade items or locally raised meats. Farmer’s Markets are a great way to spend a Saturday morning in Columbus, strolling through the aisles, picking up something new!

And Farmer’s Markets aren’t just for Saturdays! It turns out, in the Central Ohio area, you can find a farmer’s market happening any day of the week! So if you missed it on Saturday, scroll through the list to find another farmer’s market happening near you!

This post is continually being updated as things change for the 2021 season. Locations with (*) next to them have not been confirmed for 2021. Please make sure to check the link to each individual market for the most up to date info!

Farmer’s Markets in Columbus and Central Ohio by Day of the Week:

SATURDAY:

*Grove City Farmer’s Market – In 2020, the Grove City Farmers Market will open with online ordering and drive through pick up! 

Canal Winchester – the Canal Winchester Farmer’s Market takes place on Saturdays in downtown Canal Winchester from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM from May 39th through September 25th, 2021. The 2021 Market will take place at the Canal Winchester Historical Complex.

Westerville – the Saturday Farmers Market takes place on Saturday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM May 22rd – October 9th, 2021 and features local farmers and vendors. The location is behind Westerville City Hall at 21 South State St.

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Dublin – Saturdays from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM beginning May 1 through September 25, 2021. The Dublin Market is located on Longshore Street, from Banker Drive to Larimer Street, and on Bridge Park Avenue. You can park for free in the Longshore, Mooney, Endres and Howe Parking Garages.

Clintonville – Summer Market happens Saturdays beginning April 24 – November 20, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Ohio History Connection. You can still preorder your purchase for convenience and safety. All purchases can be made through an online marketplace and picked up without leaving your vehicle.

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Westgate – The Westgate Farmers Market takes place on the first and third Saturdays of each month, June through October from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The market is held on the front lawn of the West Gate Masonic Lodge.

*Circleville – Closed for 2020.

*Worthington – a Walk-In Market begins on Saturday, June 13 at the new, temporary location for 2020: 450/500 W. Wilson Bridge Road in Worthington. The Market will be held every Saturday morning from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM is reserved for customers in high-risk populations (senior citizens and immune compromised). 

*Powell – The Powell Farmer’s Market takes place on Saturdays beginning May 23 through September 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM will be exclusively for senior citizens and high risk individuals.

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North Market – the Farmers Market at the North Market in Columbus takes place in the outside stalls from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturdays June 5th – October 30th, 2021. In addition to produce and food there is also hand made items, fine arts and jewelry.

German Village – The Saint Mary Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM on the front lawn of St. Mary School in German Village. The 2021 Market begins on May 1st.

Granville – The Granville Farmers Market takes place on Saturdays from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM from May 1 to October 30, 2021. The Granville Farmers Market will take place at Raccoon Valley Park located at 1225 River Rd. There are special hours for vulnerable populations (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM). 

*Logan County – Logan County is offering an online Farmers Market this year. Ordering takes place Sunday through Wednesday and pick up will take place at the Logan County Fairgrounds on Saturdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

SUNDAY:

*Gahanna – the Make Gahanna Yours Farmers Market takes place on Sundays June through September from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Veteran’s Memorial Park. A Winter Market takes place inside Shepherd Church of the Nazarene on Sundays in January, March and April.

MONDAY:

Prairie Township – this Farmers Market takes place Monday afternoons from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and includes a food truck. The market takes place at the Prairie Township Community Center. Market runs June 28 through September 27, 2021 (except Labor Day).

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TUESDAY:

Newark – Canal Market District is a twice-weekly farmers market from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Tuesday dates are June through September and Friday dates are May through October. Once a month in the same space there is an Art & Craft Market.

*Pearl Alley – The Pearl Market takes place beginning the end of May through Mid October on Gay St. and Pearl Alley in downtown Columbus on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 2020 dates are Friday, May 22 – Friday, October 16. Online ordering and pick up is available as well as shopping in person.

Hilliard – Hilliard Farm Market takes place Tuesdays from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM beginning May 25-September 28, 2021. The market is held in the parking lot of the Hilliard United Methodist Church.

WEDNESDAY: 

Franklin Park Conservatory – the Conservatory’s Farmer’s Market takes place in the main Conservatory parking lot on E. Broad St. on Wednesdays from 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM, June 2 – September 1, 2021. The market features local produce, handmade goods and food trucks.

*Westerville – On Hiatus for 2020.

Upper Arlington – the Farmers Market in Upper Arlington takes place every Wednesday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and will run May 19 – October 27, 2021 in the Tremont Pool Parking Lot.

THURSDAY:

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Reynoldsburg – the Reynoldsburg Farmers Market takes place on Thursdays from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Huber Park. The market runs June through the beginning of September.

New Albany – the New Albany Farmer’s Market takes place from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Thursdays at JFK Park on E. Main St. This Farmer’s Market  begins June 10 and runs through August 26, 2021.

*Bexley – The Bexley Farmers’ Market takes place on Thursdays from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Dawson Ave. between Main St. and Bryden Ave.

FRIDAY:

Newark – Canal Market District is a twice-weekly farmers market from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Tuesday dates are June through September and Friday dates are May through October. Once a month in the same space there is an Art & Craft Market.

*Pearl Alley – The Pearl Market takes place beginning the end of May through Mid October on Gay St. and Pearl Alley in downtown Columbus on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 2020 dates are Friday, May 22 – Friday, October 16. Online ordering and pick up is available as well as shopping in person.


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 2-4, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this Easter weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Are you planning an Ohio Staycation for Spring Break? Check out this list of 7 Spring Break Road Trip Ideas plus get a coupon for 50% off an oil change to get your car ready for the trip!

Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. Free Photo with the Easter Bunny at Cabela’s

Schedule a free photo appointment with the Easter Bunny! Slots available Friday through Sunday.

2. Easter EGG-stravganza

Head to downtown Bellefontaine for First Fridays from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM including a Eater egg hunt, scavenger hunt, Easter photos and more!

3. Glow with the Trolls Pizza Skate at Skate Zone 71

Admission on Friday from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM includes skate rental, one slice of cheese pizza and a small drink. Your favorite Troll characters will be there, too!

4. Little Kid Fun Skates at Skate Zone 71

On Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, little kids ages 2-5 can use Skate Mates and Fisher Price Skates to learn to skate!

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5. Easter Candy Giveaway at Briggs Road Baptist Church

This event on Saturday from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM includes a drive-through candy giveaway plus fun stations you can enjoy from your car!

6. Donuts with the Easter Bunny at Skate Zone 71

Skate with the Easter Bunny and enjoy donuts on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

7. Easter Egg Hunt at Hilliard Church of Christ

This event takes place on Saturday at 10:30 AM and includes an Easter Egg Hunt and a blow up obstacle course.

8. Easter Event! at Kuhlweins

This event is provided by Horse-N-Round Fun. On Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM you can get pictures with the Easter Bunny, enjoy a petting zoo, carriage rides, pony rides and are! See the link for options and pricing.

9. Skate with the Easter Bunny at Skate Zone 71

Another opportunity to skate with the Easter Bunny is available from 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM on Saturday at Skate Zone 71.

10. Marshmallow Madness at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a edible marshmallow craft and go on a spring hunt for prizes! Reservations required for Saturday afternoon.

11. Easter Skate Party at Skate Zone 71

This Easter Sunday Skate Party takes place from 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM and includes skate rental, unlimited cheese pizza and drink.

12. Easter Sunday Skate at United Skates of America

Skate on Easter Sunday from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM at United Skates of America.

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*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. There may be a fee to participate in a featured activity.  Please call ahead or check links to confirm activities. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*


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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, March 26-28, 2021

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 15 family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased events and activities!

Are you planning an Ohio Staycation for Spring Break? Check out this list of 7 Spring Break Road Trip Ideas plus 50% off an oil change to get your car ready for the trip!

Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!

1. Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory

Beginning February 20, 2021, the butterflies will be back in the Pacific Island Water Garden biome at Franklin Park Conservatory! Daily butterfly demonstrations will not be taking place but there will be virtual opportunities to watch the butterflies be released!

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2. KidX: Alice’s Adventure at Polaris Fashion Place

This event on Friday from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM includes an Easter egg scavenger hunt, a take home craft, treats and more!

3. Descendants at Sweet and Sassy Columbus

This Descendents themed event on Friday at 6:00 PM includes a makeover, hair color and nail painting. Register online.

4. Pictures/Egg Hunt with The Easter Bunny! at The Five Party & Event Center

This event includes a private egg hunt with the Easter Bunny, photos and a video. This event will be taking place on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

5. Eggstravaganza – Free Community Easter Egg Hunt at C3 Church

This event takes place on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and is free to attend. There will be an egg hunt, inflatables, games, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more!

6. Easter Eggstravaganza! at Vineyard Community Church in Reynoldsburg

This event takes place on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and includes food, face painting, crafts, the Easter bunny and an egg hunt.

7. A Teacher Like You – Storytime / Book Event with Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers

Register online for this special story time and  launch of the book A Teacher Like You featuring the authors. Check the link for related coloring sheets to share at the event! This virtual event takes place on Saturday at 11:00 AM.

8. Hide and Peep Scavenger Egg Hunt at Indian Mound Mall

This event on Saturday at 11:00 AM includes an Easter Scavenger Hunt around the mall, plus treats, stickers and more! Photos with the Easter Bunny are also available!

9. Easter Event! at Kuhlwein’s 

This event is provided by Horse-N-Round Fun. On Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM you can get pictures with the Easter Bunny, enjoy a petting zoo, carriage rides, pony rides and are! See the link for options and pricing.

10. Rocket Ship Virtual Paint Party with Kym’s Kanvas

Kids can join in on a virtual painting class on Saturday at 12:00 PM to paint a rocket ship. Cost is $10/person. Supplies not included.

12. Free Cookie Skate with Princess Poppy at Skate Zone 71

When you skate on Saturday between 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM you can skate with Princess Poppy and get a free cookie.

13. Marshmallow Madness at Dublin Toy Emporium

Use marshmallows to create two crafts. $10/crafter. RSVP required. spots available for Saturday afternoon.

14. Breakable Candy Kraft (Gluten Free Options Available) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Make a breakable candy with a surprise inside! $10/crafter. Register for a time slot on Saturday afternoon. 

15. String Art Craft Day at The Fun Company

On Sunday at 1:00 PM you can make a string art project and have a snack! Recommended for ages 6 and up. Seating is limited.

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