As the warmth of summer sweeps through Central New York, cravings for fresh fruits and vegetables emerge along with the desire to decorate homes with beautiful floral arrangements and the yearning to discover new local shops and businesses.

Looking for a one-stop shop for all your fresh produce, floral decor, and local treats? Look no further than your local or regional farmers market. Onondaga County hosts a variety of markets that run from summer to fall, with some open year-round. Here's our selection of some of the must-visit farmers markets for your summer adventures.

Baldwinsville Farmers Market

Behind the B'ville Diner is Baldwin Canal Square, which is where you'll be able to find the Baldwinsville Farmers Market on Tuesdays from 3 pm - 7 pm. Beginning mid-June and running through mid-September, you'll be able to find freshly picked fruits & veggies, gluten-free foods, crafts, and more. Grab dinner at one of the local restaurants and then check out this market overlooking the Seneca River.

Bayberry Plaza Farmers Market

The Bayberry Plaza Farmers Market is every Wednesday from 8 am - 2 pm, May through October. Enjoy browsing through fresh produce, baked goods & jams, plants & flowers, pork jerky & sausage, maple syrup, eggs, honey, and more. Located at 7608 Oswego Rd, Liverpool, NY in the Bayberry Plaza Parking lot, just 9 miles north of Syracuse.

Camillus Farmers Market

Located at 4600 W. Genesee Street across from the Fairport Fire Department, you’ll find the Camillus Farmers Market, open Mondays between 1 pm - 6 pm. Get your fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, shaved iced, baked goods, and crafts. Stay for the live entertainment and BBQ chicken, brisket, and pulled pork by Scotty’s Smokehouse BBQ every week.

CNY Regional Market

The Central New York Regional Market is located on the north side of the city of Syracuse. This market consists of a fresh farmers market as well as both a flea market and garage sale depending on the day. For fresh produce, meats, cheese, and other delicious foods you can expect this market to be open year-round on Thursdays and Saturdays. All hours are 7 am - 2 pm.

Downtown Farmers Market

Presented by the Downtown Committee of Syracuse, this farmers market is open in Clinton Square, 8 am - 2 pm. Serving up a variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, and stands from local businesses. Each week, they feature a "Lunchtime Live Music Series" courtesy of CNY Arts and SUNY Oswego from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm for visitors along with guest food trucks. Check it out, running mid-June through early October.

Fayetteville Farmers Market

Open every Thursday during the warmer months, this multi-vendor market features farm-grown vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, pizza, baked goods, coffee, and more! Located at the Fayetteville Towne Center, in the parking lot near Bonefish Grill. This food and drink only market's summer hours run 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm from May to October, but they are also open year round.

Skaneateles Farmers Market

This seasonal market begins in late May and will run throughout October. In the Austin Park Pavilion Parking Lot, located at 1 East Austin Street, patrons can catch this market on Thursday, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, or Saturdays from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (Or hey, why not both!). Pick up your weekly dose of fruits and vegetables and purchase local products like soaps, garden treats, and fresh-baked bagels from small businesses.

Westcott Community Farmers Market

On the east side of Syracuse, each Wednesday from 2 pm - 6 pm in June through October, the Westcott Community Center holds its own farmers market. Located in their parking lot Euclid Avenue, they have farmer and local pre-packaged food vendors, which bring food to the neighborhood in a family-friendly and accessible way.

Sunday Farmers Market at Harvey's Garden

Whether you're a local or visiting Syracuse, check out a monthly farmers market at Harvey's Garden, a food truck park and beer hall, in partnership with Plum and Mule Community Market. Sip on craft beer or a beverage while you shop local, fresh, produce and food. The dates for the 2024 season are June 9, July 14, August 11, and September 15 between 11 am and 3 pm.

 

This summer, no matter where you live or visit in Central New York, you’ll find that a fresh market is never too far. Make the stop for locally-grown produce a part of your weekly routine. For other fun and unique things to do in Syracuse, stay up to date with our socials, by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok at Visit Syracuse.

 

 

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