Exploring the Vibrant Farmers' Markets of the Monterey Peninsula

Exploring the Vibrant Farmers' Markets of the Monterey Peninsula

  • Canning Properties Group
  • 05/14/24

Exploring the Vibrant Farmers' Markets of the Monterey Peninsula

When it comes to experiencing the freshest produce, artisanal goods, and local flavors, the farmers' markets of the Monterey Peninsula offer a feast for the senses. From bustling marketplaces in downtown Monterey to quaint gatherings in charming Carmel, each market has its own unique charm and offerings.


Monterey Farmers Market (Tuesdays)

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (October - April), 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (May - September)

Alvarado Street and West Franklin Street

Monterey, CA 93940

Located in the heart of downtown Monterey, the Tuesday Farmers Market is a vibrant hub of activity. Here, local farmers, artisans, and food vendors come together to showcase their goods. Visitors can browse through rows of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and more, all while enjoying live music and the bustling atmosphere. Parking is available nearby, with options including street parking and public lots.


Del Monte Farmers Market (Fridays)

8:00 a.m. - 12:00pm

Del Monte Shopping Center

1410 Del Monte Center

Monterey, CA 93940

On Fridays, the Del Monte Shopping Center transforms into a bustling farmers' market, offering a convenient option for locals and visitors alike. Here, shoppers can explore a wide array of fresh produce, gourmet foods, and artisan crafts. With ample parking available at the shopping center, visitors can easily spend a leisurely morning or afternoon browsing the market stalls and sampling local delicacies.


Carmel Farmers Market (Thursdays)

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Mission Street & 6th Avenue

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Nestled in the quaint streets of downtown Carmel, the Thursday Farmers Market is a must-visit for anyone seeking fresh, locally sourced goods. Set against the backdrop of charming shops and galleries, this market offers a delightful mix of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and specialty foods. Visitors can stroll along the cobblestone streets, browse the market stalls, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. Parking is available in nearby public lots, making it easy to explore the market and the surrounding area.


Carmel Valley Farmers Market (Sundays)

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mid-Valley Safeway parking lot

104 Mid Valley Center

Carmel Valley, CA 93924

For those venturing into Carmel Valley, the Saturday Farmers Market offers a delightful assortment of farm-fresh produce, artisanal products, and gourmet treats. Located at the Carmel Valley Community Park, this market boasts stunning views of the surrounding hillsides and provides a picturesque setting for shopping and socializing. Ample parking is available at the park, allowing visitors to enjoy a leisurely day of shopping and exploring.


Pacific Grove Farmers Market (Mondays)

3:00 p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Grand Avenue and Central Avenue

Pacific Grove, CA 93950

In the charming coastal town of Pacific Grove, the Monday Farmers Market draws locals and visitors alike with its diverse selection of fresh produce, seafood, and artisanal goods. Held in the quaint Jewell Park, this market offers a laid-back atmosphere and stunning ocean views. Visitors can browse through the market stalls, enjoy live music, and sample delicious treats from local vendors. Parking is available in nearby public lots, making it easy to access the market and explore the surrounding area.


Whether you're a local resident or a visitor to the Monterey Peninsula, the farmers' markets offer a wonderful opportunity to experience the region's vibrant culinary scene and support local farmers and artisans. With their diverse offerings, picturesque settings, and lively atmospheres, these markets are not to be missed!

Work With A Team. Work With The Best.

With over 30 years of experience in the Pebble Beach and Carmel markets, they know the market – both the openly listed and discreetly available inventory. Together with their associates, they are uniquely qualified to offer the highest level of professionalism and service on the Monterey Peninsula.