Illinois May 11, 2019
You Could Spend Hours At This Giant Outdoor Marketplace In Illinois
It’s the perfect time of year to spend all your time in the great outdoors. Get some of your shopping done while you’re at it at this outstanding outdoor marketplace in Carbondale, Illinois. It’s one of the biggest of its kind in the state, and it has been going on for more than four decades.
If you love fresh produce and homemade goodies, you’ll absolutely adore this once-a-week market. Check it out:
Every Sunday between April and November, the Carbondale Farmers Market takes place in southern Illinois at the Westowne Shopping Centre. It is the perfect place to grab your weekly supply of eggs, produce, and other household staples as well as other unique homemade goods.
This giant outdoor marketplace is worth setting your alarm for as it is open between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. It is in its 44th year of operation and is bigger and better than ever.
More than 26 seasonal vendors set up shop, whether rain or shine, to sell their fruits, veggies, meats, and arts each Sunday at this popular market. Most are local farmers from around southern Illinois, many of which offer organic goods.
In addition to goods grown from the ground, you'll also find a wealth of baked goods. Pies, breads, cookies, and even jams, preserves, and butters abound at this farmers market.
On the artsy side, handmade soaps, lotions, jewelry, wooden furniture, and ornaments make this so much more than just a farmers market. You'll find all sorts of unique gifts for you and your loved ones among the tables and tents at this outdoor shopping experience.
Fresh cut flowers, potted plants, and succulents are also sold by vendors here. The Carbondale Farmers Market has been going on since 1975, and it is a must-visit for anyone who loves outdoor markets.
For more details about the Carbondale Farmers Market, check out its
website or Facebook page.
Address: 2001 West Main Street, Carbondale, IL, 62901
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