Have you been to the Downtown Hickory Farmer’s Market before? It’s such a fun place to hang out with friends or family during the summer while you shop for fresh produce, artisan goods, and more. And this year, it’s better than ever! Get all the details on the updates to the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market.
When & Where
This year, the Hickory Farmers Market has moved to a new location. You can find the market in the parking lot next to the Lowes Foods City park at 33 Main Avenue Northwest.
The Downtown Hickory Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. They’ve been going strong since April and will stay on this schedule through October.
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What to Expect
This farmers market is fun for the whole family. Enjoy live music, taste unique creations, and get to know the folks who grow and make your food. Here are just some of the things you can expect to see being sold:
- select meats
- baked goods
- fresh cut flowers
- potted plants
- fresh and dried herbs
- heritage and artisan crafts
- street foods
Be sure to check out the events section of their website to see when special things are happening on a particular day. For example, there will be a Lavender Festival in June, plus lots of live music.
If you really want to do your homework before you start shopping, check out the vendor list. You can see which vendors come on Wednesdays, Saturdays, or both, and what they sell. Plus you can get a link to the vendor’s website if they have one, so you can learn all about the processes behind their farming or creating. Farmers markets are great places to discover surprises, but it doesn’t hurt to go into a shopping day with an idea of what you might find.
If you’re looking for something unique and tasty this summer, there’s no better place to look than the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market. Enjoy some time perusing the booths there this weekend!