Discover the freshest fruits, vegetables, dairy and meats at picturesque farmers markets throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy the beautiful day as you stroll colorful handpicked flowers, crates of seasonal produce, jars of local honey, and unique goods. Take your pick among a variety of baked goods, homemade sweets, and flavorful meals to enjoy onsite or to go. Insider’s tip: go early for the least bustle and the first pick of the offerings. Make sure to grab a fresh cup of roasted coffee or a pressed juice for a jolt of energy to peruse the wonderful finds.
Check out the curated list below of the top 10 farmers markets the Greater Fort Lauderdale region has to offer.
1. Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques and Artisan Market
Situated right on beautiful Fort Lauderdale beach where Las Olas Boulevard meets A1A, the Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques and Artisan Market features organic produce, cheese, baked items, handmade goods and jewelry. This vibrant market also hosts an hour-long yoga-fusion class ($10) on the main lawn from 10:30–11:30 a.m.
When to go: 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Saturdays, year-round
Address: Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33136
Parking: Metered and garage parking nearby
2. Yellow Green Farmers Market
The 190,000-square-foot Yellow Green Farmers Market features more than 600 vendors including more than 200 food and beverage stalls. Options abound with cuisine from all over the world, vegan and vegetarian treats, fresh produce, local herbs and jellies, artisanal breads, cheese and bright flowers. In addition to food and artisanal crafts, the culture of the market includes live music and other market happenings such as yoga, art and dance classes. Dogs are always welcome. There is also plenty of outdoor seating with four 30-foot-tall Seminole chickee huts. Coming soon are two bars serving classic and signature cocktails.
When to go: 10 a.m.– 7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, year-round
Address: 3080 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Parking: North Lot: First 30 minutes are free. After the first free 30 minutes of parking, a flat all-day rate of $10.00 will apply thereafter. South Lot: First 30 minutes are free. After the first free 30 minutes, additional parking time is charged $10.00 for every 3-hour time block thereafter. VIP Lot: All-day flat fee parking rate of $30.00.
3. Coconut Creek Farmers Market
Celebrating its fourth year, the City of Coconut Creek Farmers Market features produce, bread, cookies, dips, sauces, honey, coffee, jellies, popcorn, dog treats, kitchenware and much more.
When to go: 9 a.m.–2 p.m., first and third Saturday of each month, November–April
Address: Township Plaza, 4400 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Parking: Free parking at Township Plaza
4. City of Parkland Farmers Market
Launched in 2006, the City of Parkland Farmers Market features fresh and organic vegetables, fruits, herbs, beautiful flowers, breads, pastries, and other baked goods. In addition, the market offers a variety of gourmet foods such as jam, honey, dips, sauces, fresh pasta, cheese, and pickles.
When to go: 9 a.m.–1 p.m., first and third Sunday of each month, November–March; second and fourth Sunday in April)
Address: Equestrian Center at Temple Park, 8350 Ranch Road, Parkland, FL 33067
Parking: Free parking at Temple Park
5. Farmers Market at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens
The quaint market started in 2013, offers eight to 10 vendors featuring produce, smoothies, Venezuelan chicha, kettle corn, coconut water, fruits, orchids and plant designs. New this year is a photo station.
When to go: 11 a.m.–5 p.m., every Sunday, year-round
Address: The Shops at Pembroke Gardens, 527 SW 145 Terrace, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
Parking: Free parking at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens
6. Plantation Farmers Market
Up and running for 10 years, the City of Plantation Farmers Market features approximately 20 vendors offering fresh, certified organic and non-organic produce; locally produced honey, homemade hummus, plants and orchids, fresh-cut flowers, breads and Danishes, olive oils, cheeses, dips, spreads and more.
When to go: 8 a.m.–2 p.m., every Saturday, year-round
Address: Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, FL 33323
Parking: Free parking at Volunteer Park
7. Tamarac Community Farmers Market
This market at Tamarac Veterans' Park includes about 16 vendors. Items include produce, baked goods, teas, jams, pickles, barbecue, Indian food, ceviche, candles, soaps and jewelry.
When to go: 9 a.m.–2 p.m., every Sunday, year-round
Address: Tamarac Veterans Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33068
Parking: Free parking at Tamarac Veterans Park with additional free parking nearby at the Gary B. Jones Dog Park
8. Flamingo Road Nursery Farmers Market
Flamingo Road Nursery is a locals’ gem, not only for adding serious curb appeal with the fantastic array of tropical trees and lush plants, but for the seasonal, family-friendly events and the farmers market. Stop by the indoor market for seasonal produce grown by local farmers, as well as herbs, lettuce, and tomatoes from their on-site hydroponic greenhouse, and honey from the nearby herb farm. You’ll also find Amish jams and jellies, fresh-baked banana bread, fresh-squeezed juices, handcrafted smoothies and paninis.
When to go: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, year-round
Address: Flamingo Road Nursery, 1655 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie, FL 33325
Parking: Free parking at Flamingo Road Nursery
9. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Farmers Market
Right alongside the ocean in this charming town, this open-air market features over 35 vendors offering locally grown fruits, produce, dog biscuits, cookies, empanadas, pickles, soaps, popcorn, shea butter and more.
When to go: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., every Sunday, December - May (except Easter)
Address: El Prado Park, 4500 El Mar Dr., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308
Parking: Metered parking nearby
10. Green Market Pompano Beach
Located at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, the Green Market Pompano Beach offers natural foods, plants, and health-related products and services, plus handmade items and culinary products. In its 18th season, the market presents themed days such as fitness on Jan. 9, baked goods on Jan. 23, and love on Feb. 13.
When to go: 9 a.m.–2 p.m., second and fourth Saturdays of each month, November–April
Address: Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Parking: Free parking at City of Pompano Beach City Hall, and on the south side of the Cultural Center and library campus.