Denver is not only known for its farm-fresh produce at its local markets, but also its many eclectic flea markets and curated open-air markets. Read our guide to the best food and flea markets in Denver, Colorado.
The City Park Esplanade Fresh Market is held at the historic Sullivan Fountain amongst the beautiful and majestic architecture of City Park. The agricultural market is perfect for finding the best selections of local growers on Sundays, and there are plenty of fresh food vendors in the fun, eclectic urban setting. The market is held on Sundays June through November from 9AM-1PM.
On the first Saturday of every month from May through October, guests can hunt through unique gems and hand-picked treasures. Although the market is small, you can find a plethora of kitchen items, garden ornaments, clothes and handmade art. It’s also worth it to browse through the vintage linens and old and new jewelry. The antique market is perfect for finding retro gems you can’t find anywhere else. The market is open from 8AM-3PM.
The Old South Pearl Street Farmers Market is a great family-friendly venture. Usually, guests can find two to three food trucks, and it is a nice stroll on Sundays. You’ll find produce vendors, apparel and accessories to boot. The food vendors are the highlight, with Colorado grown vegetables, Amish tomatoes, organic spices, and more. The produce comes from local vendors Ela Family Farms, Pope Farms and Miller Farms, to name a few. They are open May through October on Sundays from 9AM-1PM.
Located at 46th Avenue and Tennyson, Horseshoe Market is one of the most versatile flea markets in the Denver area. Here you can find quality vintage goods, curiosities and quality handmade items. With a vibrant row of tents, the curated market of vendors and items offers a colorful environment. You’ll also find food trucks on site. The market is open from 9AM-4PM on select days throughout the year.
The award-winning Cherry Creek Fresh Market is the largest farmer’s market in Denver. It is considered one of the best farmer’s markets in the town — you’ll get high quality list of Colorado growers and unique local gourmet vendors. With the best food vendors in the Rocky Mountain area, you can also find yourself enjoying chef events, gaining gardening expertise from Master Gardeners, and enjoying live music at the festive outdoor market.