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The Best Farmers Markets Around Charleston

These farmers markets in and near Charleston offer fresh produce, live music and fun for the whole family.

Farmers markets offer visitors a great opportunity to experience Charleston like a local. Grab an inexpensive meal and shop for a unique souvenir.

Produce on tables at the Charleston Farmers Market
Produce is the star of the show at the Charleston Farmers Market. (Courtesy City of Charleston)

Charleston Farmers Market

Stroll through the Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square between King and Meeting streets for more than 100 vendors offering local produce, plants and flowers, arts and crafts, and live entertainment. 8 am to 2 pm, Saturdays. Marion Square, 329 Meeting St.

Locals with a puppy at a farmers market in Charleston.
The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market draws locals from all over the area. (Adam Chandler Photography)

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market

The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market offers a laid-back experience popular with locals. It’s located behind a music venue, and there’s often yoga on the deck in the morning and live music in the afternoon. 11 am to 3 pm, Sundays. 1977 Maybank Highway (behind the Pour House)

Squash at the Mount Pleasant Farmer's Market
Fall marks squash, pumpkins and other autumn produce at the Mount Pleasant Farmer's Market. (©Endless Simmer/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Find vegetables, fruits, flowers, seafood and baked goods at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on the grounds of a middle school. There’s live music and family friendly activities. 3:30 to 7 pm., Tuesdays.  Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion, 645 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

West Ashley Farmers Market

The West Ashley Farmers Market, which opened in 2016,  supports local farmers and features fresh seasonal produce, as well as sweet and savory foods from area vendors who source ingredients from nearby farms. The farmers market features a curated program of live entertainment and family-friendly activities. 3 to 7 pm on Wednesdays. Ackerman Park, 55 Sycamore Avenue, Charleston

Johns Island Farmers Market

Johns Island Farmers Market is a year-round farmers market with the goal of offering a one-stop stopping experience and encouraging more sustainable living by shopping locally. Vendors offer local honey, spices, breads, pork skins, cheeses, chocolate, pet food, bath products and sweet grass baskets. Children can take a pony ride and tour the fire truck. 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. 2024 Academy Road, Campus of Charleston Collegiate School, Johns Island