Arts, Farmers, and Fleas: 12 Fun Options for Markets on the First Coast

October 2022

Ongoing Options:

If you’re looking for something fun to do this week, why not check out one of the markets on the First Coast? There’s plenty of variety, with options ranging from traditional farmers’ markets to arts and crafts fairs to flea markets. So whether you’re interested in buying fresh produce or picking up a new piece of art, there’s sure to be a market that meets your needs. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to get out and explore some of the lesser-known neighborhoods in Jacksonville and St. Augustine. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your weekend now!

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Enhanced health and safety measures have been implemented and personal protection equipment, such as face masks, are encouraged.

Join the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market every Saturday under the oaks for local, fresh food, produce straight from the farm, handmade arts and crafts, and live entertainment! Special events and features take place each week, check the individual event listings to see what’s coming up!

Free Admission!  Free Parking at The Amp and at The Elks Lodge. No pets, please.

Fernandina Beach Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine.

Whether you’re a resident of Fernandina Beach or just visiting for the weekend, this market will not disappoint! Produce is sold direct from farmers and an arts and crafts market twice a month.

The Fernandina Beach Market Place is a true farmers’ market located on N. 7th Street in the historic district of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island. Twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday, the market also features local arts & crafts by talented artisans from the community.

Fernandina Beach Arts Market

2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The new market includes arts and crafts which are not permitted on N. 7th Street. Located adjacent to the farmers’ market, on private property, the new market offers a unique shopping experience next to the convenient location of our farmers’ market.

Flagler Beach Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Flagler Beach Farmers Market features prepared foods, fruits and vegetables, handmade products, local artwork, and more!

Farmers Market: The Beaches Green Market

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

It is our belief that a farmers’ market has the potential to do great good for the community in more ways than one. We believe farmers’ markets are among the projects that provide access to good food and encourage healthier habits. These markets connect consumers with fresh, and more often than not organic, food that is free of the over-processing that plagues most products found in the average supermarket. 

Riverside Arts Market

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.

Enjoy the harvest of the agricultural arts by supporting Florida farmers at the weekly community market hosted in Historic Riverside produced by Riverside Avondale Preservation, Inc. Pick up the freshest local produce of the week, Jacksonville! To remain sustainable, farmers depend on your weekly purchases, so come for the freshest produce and stay for the fun. Our community benefits from all of us staying “loyal to local.”

“We are advocates for the small businesses, artists, makers, and farmers of Jacksonville. Our market serves as a vital economic outlet, acting as a community showcase of the arts and a communal gathering for farmers, artists, makers, and customers alike. We will continue to do everything we can to continue to support our partners and are constantly working to help them in any way we can.”

Sunday Outdoor Bougie Market

2nd Sunday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A Cool Vibe Artisan’s Market Featuring A Wide Array of Locally Made Items Including: Art & Photography – Jewelry – Woodworking – Leather Goods – Pottery – Aromatherapy – Jams – Sauces

AND… Vintage Collectibles – Books – Records – Upcycled Furniture

 Free Parking – Free Admittance

Come and Get Your Sunday Groove On – You Never Know What You’ll Find!

Berry Good Farms | Market

Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

North Florida School of Special Education is excited to announce the Market will be coming home for the remainder of 2022. Buy farm-fresh produce just steps away from where it was harvested on the campus of the school by the Delores Barr Weaver Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Berry Good Farms vocational students and staff are dedicated to carefully growing and selecting organic greens, fruits, and veggies for a weekly Farmer’s Market. As an urban farm, they are passionate about bringing fresh produce into urban communities and food deserts. They believe that fresh, organic produce should be accessible to all. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

It is a rarity in our city to experience the taste of produce that is harvested less than 24 hours before it is sold in the market. Come experience the farm-fresh difference for yourself!

 St. Augustine Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The market is a destination, a place that serves as a setting for the community and visitors to the area to gather and learn something new from a farmer, grower, producer, or local artist. “To build a community where we work and live. We support the local economy, increase market opportunities for farmers and small businesses, and provide access to an assortment of local and regional sourced products.”

Orange Park Farmers’ and Arts Market

1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (September through June)

Voted Best Farmer’s Market in Northeast Florida! With over 100 vendors selling fresh, local produce and homemade crafts, live music, and great food, it’s sure to be fun for the entire family! 

The season runs from September through June, and the market is held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, except for October and March due to other Town events. Occasional variations may occur due to holidays. The Market hours are from 10am-3pm. Click here to download the schedule.

Offering a variety of quality handmade and homegrown items. You will find nearly anything your heart desires from locally grown produce, local honey, cupcakes, pies, plants, meats, raw milk, eggs, hand-crafted jewelry, birdhouses, pottery pieces, soaps, and much, much more.

Parking is available at Town Hall and behind the Gates of Park Avenue Shopping Center. 

2nd Saturdays Artsrageous Artwalk

Second Saturday of each month, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In Fernandina Beach, participating galleries host art events and open houses to showcase their resident artists. Locals and tourists alike can enjoy the various types of art that each gallery has to offer as well as meet the artists.  Photography, pottery, copper, metal, fused, as well as stained glass, watercolors, acrylics, oils, and batik are just a few of the varied media folks can expect to see.

Pecan Park Flea & Farmers’ Market

Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

I-95 at Exit 366 (Pecan Park Road)