The Lake Chelan Valley boasts a variety of exceptional farmer’s markets where you can shop for fresh produce, artisanal goods, baked homemade treats, and other unique locally sourced products.
Here’s a quick list of some of the must-visit farmer’s markets you can find in the area:
Chelan Farmers Market
Corner of S. Emerson and Wapato Streets, Chelan, WA 98816
Operating since 2011, the Chelan Farmers Market (also known as the Chelan Evening Farmers Market) features over 25 vendors selling top-quality organic produce. Although it mostly features local produce, the market also boasts a juried selection of talented artisans selling a variety of handcrafted products like soap, jewelry, wood carvings, and other gift items.
The market also features live entertainment, storytelling sessions, and workshops on organic farming practices, healthy eating, food preparation, and other farming-related topics.
For an incredible dining experience, be sure to visit the restaurants surrounding Chelan Farmers Market in the evening, as many of them offer fresh sheets and to-go baskets containing food items and ingredients from farmer’s market vendors.
Market hours are Thursdays from May to October, 2 pm to 6 pm. The Chelan Evening Farmers Market runs from May to September, from 4 pm to 7 pm. Follow Chelan Farmers Market’s Facebook page for updates.
Chelan Saturday Farmer’s Market
Johnson Ave., Chelan, WA
The Chelan Saturday Farmer’s Market is a terrific place to socialize, support local artists, and shop for locally grown organic food. The selection you’ll find at the market changes every week, so you’re sure to find many interesting surprises every time you drop by.
The Chelan Saturday Farmer’s Market is open from 8 am to 1 pm every Saturday, starting on Memorial Day Weekend and ending on the last Saturday of October. Follow them on Facebook for more information.
Sunshine Farm Market
179 Highway 97A
Chelan, WA 98816
Located along Lake Chelan’s south shore at 179 Highway 97A, Sunshine Market began as a small farm stand in 1991 and is now a full-service market offering a wide selection of locally produced items including meats, artisan bread, cheese, roasted coffee beans, fruits, organic vegetables, and more.
Sunshine Farm Market is open seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. For more information, visit their Facebook page.
Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market
7 N. Worthen St., Wenatchee, WA
Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is the largest farmers market in North Central Washington, offering an extensive selection of locally produced vegetables and fruits, together with artisanal cheeses, bread, honey, and other crafted products.
The market is located at Pybus Public Market’s parking lot and is a great place to visit for families with its fun atmosphere, Kids Market, live performances from local musicians, and other fun-filled events.
Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open from May through December, from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturdays and 11 am to 3 pm on Wednesdays. For updates and other information, follow their official Facebook page.
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