Farmers Market Roundup – With Printable Calendar!

Visiting the local farmers market is a favorite activity for my family. Aside from all the fresh produce, most markets (like Grayslake) have activities for children and music. It’s a great way to get out and get to know your community! Market season is just getting started, so find your local market and enjoy!

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Keep in mind that Farmers Markets are not like shopping at your grocery store. You will be shopping straight from the farmer that grew your items. Jessica shares her tips and tricks for getting the most out of your purchases and visit in Tips for Shopping Your Farmers Market.

Find a Farmers Market near you:


Lake County Farmers Markets

At the bottom of this list is a printable guide that has each market by day of the week that you can hang on your fridge or keep in your glove box. Markets with the 🏛 symbol next to it are held indoors so that you can shop no matter the weather.  Markets are listed by city in alphabetical order.

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Early Spring Farmers Markets

Grayslake Farmer’s Market
Center Street and Whitney in downtown Grayslake.
Spring Market: Saturdays April 13 – June 1, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

College of Lake County Earth Day Farmers Market
Grayslake Campus, Commons and Student Street
Thursday, April 25, 3:00 -5:30 p.m.

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Spring Farmers Markets

Lake Forest: Garden Market at Elawa Farm
🏛 Elawa Farm, 1401 Middlefork Drive (off of Waukegan Road, between Route 176 and Deerpath Road)
May 17 – October 26, Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Libertyville: Radical Root Farm
🏛 Located at Casey Farm, 31330 N. IL Rt 21
May through November: Thursday 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Fridays 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Libertyville Farmers Market
Cook Park, Church Street between Milwaukee and Brainerd Avenue
May 30 – October 17, no market June 13, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Summer Farmers Markets

Antioch Farmers Market
845 Main St., Antioch
June 6 – September 26, no market July 4 & 18, Thursdays 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Barrington Farmers Market
Park Ave. and Cook St., Barrington
June 13 – October 17, Thursdays 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo Grove Farmers Market
Mike Rylko Park: 951 McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove,
June 16 – October 13,  Sundays 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Grayslake Farmer’s Market
Center Street and Whitney in downtown Grayslake.
Summer Market: Wednesdays June 5 – September 25, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

College of Lake County Farmers Market
In front of the Horticulture Building, Lancer Ln Grayslake,
Thursdays 3:00 -5:30 p.m. June – October
2019 Dates not posted at the time of publication.

Deerfield Farmers Market
Metra Commuter Lot at the northwest corner of Deerfield Rd. and Robert York Ave.
June 15 – October 12, Saturdays 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Fox Lake Farmers Market
17 E. School St. – Fox Lake, IL
Tuesdays June 4 – September 24, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Highland Park: Ravinia Farmers Market
Jens Jensen Park, Dean Ave. between Roger Williams Ave. and St. Johns Ave. June 5 through October 30, Wednesday 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Highwood Evening Gourmet Market
Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave., Highwood
June 5 – August 28,  no market July 3, 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Lake Bluff Farmers Market
Lake Bluff Village Green
June 7 – October 11, Friday 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lake Zurich Farmers Market
Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich
June 7 – August 9, Friday 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Mundelein Farmers Market
Park Street between Lake & Seymour Streets
June 14 – September 27, Fridays 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Northbrook Farmers Market
Cherry & Meadow, Downtown Northbrook
June 19 – October 9, Wednesday 7:00 a..m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lake County Farmers Markets

Round Lake Beach Farmers Market
Avilon Ave
Saturdays, July 20- September 7, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wadsworth Farmers Market
Wadsworth Park adjacent to Wadsworth Village Hall, near Wadsworth and Delaney Roads
July 10 through September 25, Wednesdays 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Wauconda Farmers Market
West side of Main Street in front of Village Hall, 100 N. Main Street
July 11 – September 26, Thursdays 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

East Grand Farmers Market
East Grand Road, Gurnee
Third Sunday of July, August, September, and October, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fall Farmers Markets

Grayslake Farmer’s Market
Center Street and Whitney in downtown Grayslake.
Fall Market: Saturdays September 28 0 December 14, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy the bounty of your local farmers with farm fresh produce!
Which farmers market is your favorite to visit?

Lake County Farmers Market Schedule

As always, we try to be as thorough as possible, if we missed your community’s market please let us and our readers know below!

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9 Comments

  1. Fox Lake Farmers Market

    The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the very best and freshest of the season. Vendors have been released!

    Rain or shine – stop by the Fox Lake Community Garden (17 E. School St.) every Tuesday Night during the months of June – September from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. for unique finds.

  2. The July section is missing the Round Lake Area Farmers Market. This year it is running 10 consecutive Saturdays from July 14 thru Sept 15, 9am – noon, Location is the Eagle Creek Shopping Center parking lot, between Taco Bell and Hardee’s; NW corner of Rollins and Cedar Lake Roads.

  3. Under “Summer Farmers Markets” opening in July, it’s should read “Round Lake AREA Farmers Market”. Also, the link currently runs to the Village of RLB page; the Farmers Market is sponsored by the Round Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

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