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Our Signature Events

Here is a postcard view of all our extra special goings on at the market this year.  Pick up a refrigerator sized hardcopy at the Market Information Tent anytime on Saturdays.  Below you can sift through each week of the market season for more information!    

Come take part in the 3rd Annual Farmington Fit as a Fiddle Health Awareness Fair coming Saturday June 17th, to The Farmer's Market It's Free!

Sign up for a free screening with Beaumont Hospital Farmington Hills or join our casual 5k run with Farmington's Dr. Joseph Lawson Williams, D.O., and be entered for 4 chances to win 6 weeks of Michigan farm fresh produce right at the farmers market! There's a bonus drawing for 5 chances to win a beautiful floral arrangement from Farmington's Historic Springbrook Gardens!  For more information email market@downtownfarmington.org

Click here to sign up for the 9:30 am 5k health run as space is limited!
Please leave your contact information so that we may reach you, shall your entry be drawn.

We're adding more FUN! as we go along so check back often.

Schedule of Special Events

5/27/2017 - Farmington Farmers Market week #2

This is the weekend to choose your favorite annuals and bedding plants!  Old Michigan proverb says its safest to plant Memorial Day!  

6/3/2017 - Art on the Grand Market

The annual fine art show "Art on the Grand" Returns to downtown Farmington taking place on Grand River Avenue with over 100 artists from around the country.  The farmers market joins in the fun right alongside at Grand River & Grove Street.  Hey - we think food is art in its own right! Come check out our Challenge Butter Cooking Demo featuring Chef Matt Schellig from the Dorsey Culinary School at 11 am.

6/10/2017 - National Children's Day

Join us in a day dedicated to children with a free bounce house, special kids cooking demo, Little Sprouts Craft Corner, Oakland County Parks Funmobile and special guest PAWS from the Detroit Tigers.

6/17/2017 - Farmers Market Fit as a Fiddle Annual Health Awareness Fair

Join in the fun in our annual farmers market health fair sponsored by Beaumont Health featuring free screenings and wellness alternatives that are healthy and holistic.  Renowned violinist Anthony Marchese will draw you into our welcoming space that features a cooking demo extolling the virtues of Stir Fry with Chef Greg Johnson from Wok Asian Bistro.   How about an 5k run at 9:30 am? or a bike meet up at the market? We have it going on along with all of our great Michigan farmers.   Come take part in the 3rd Annual Farmington Fit as a Fiddle Health Awareness Fair coming Saturday June 17th, to The Farmer's Market It's Free! Sign up for a free screening with Beaumont Health or a short Walk with Farmington's Dr. Joseph Lawson Williams, D.O., and be entered for 4 chances to win 6 weeks of Michigan farm fresh produce right at the farmers market! There's a bonus drawing for 5 chances to win a beautiful floral arrangement from Farmington's Historic Springbrook Gardens!
Click here to sign up for the 10:30 am health walk as space is limited! Please leave your contact information so that we may reach you, shall your entry be drawn.

6/24/2017 - Strawberry Shortcake Day

This annual market tradition features farm fresh Michigan strawberries, fresh baked biscuits and house made creme freche from the kitchens of John Cowley & Sons.  A generous serving is $3 each or 2 for $5 served direct to you on the south bricks of the market till we run out....and we always run out...

7/1/2017 - The All American Farmers Market

Are you around town for the weekend? Stay-cationing? Stop by the farmers market for your grilling needs or for the special table gift if visiting with friends and family.   Grab a market fresh grillin' dog from the American Legion Grille team.  Shake hands with Abe Lincoln while the kids try their hand at Go Fish and Oakland County fun mobile free attraction.

7/8/2017 - Farmers Market week # 8

Oakland County Parks visits the market with a special presentation of "The Myths of Nature" that will be fun for the whole family.   The show starts at 10:30 am.  Free of Charge 

7/15/2017 - Farmers market week #9

The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce is our special guest and will be on hand to tell you everything you need to know about the annual Farmington Area Founders Festival taking place July 20th - July 23rd.   Pick up a program guide to all of this year's exciting events for some "Hot fun in the Summertime"  ....Founders Parade, annual Elks Ox Roast,  Movies in the park, fireworks, premier bands, the beer tent, kids inflatables along with all new activities for the whole family in Shiawassee Park and downtown Farmington.... Old Time Bingo, Ice Cream Socials, local crafters and much much more...

7/22/2017 - Founders Festival Farmers Market at the Huron River Club

The farmers market is proud to participate in the Farmington ares Founder's Festival. For the 4th consecutive year the market will relocate to the prestigious Huron River Hunting & Fishing Club located at 22575 Farmington Road at Freedom Road. The setting is beautiful....come see...

7/29/2017 - Farmers Market week #11

Expect and abundance of Michigan sweet corn and vine ripe tomatoes all from local farms & picked especially for Farmington.

8/5/2017 - Farmers Market week #12

The abundance of Michigan fields, orchards and farms descend on our community market. August is peak season for farmers markets. This week also marks the return of our annual Little Princess Ballet hosted by Mid-American Fitness of Farmington Hills. This memorable show starts at 10:30 am. Too cute...

8/12/2017 - Bella Mercato Italian American Day

Join us at the market for Italian American day as we celebrate the feast of San Rocco sponsored by an all Italian trio of Antonio's Cucina, Rotondo Construction and Luscri Trucking.  There will be a special procession and blessing of the market at 9:00am followed by festivities all market day in celebration of Italian heritage, culture and cuisine featuring live music, colorful costumes, children's activities. Fresh made pasta, home made sausage, delicious breads, wood fired pizza, pastries and more will surely make for a "taste of Italy!"  Enjoy it all with a glass a vino from the Bella Mercato Cantina!

8/19/2017 - 11th Annual Farmers Market Elks Community Corn Roast

Each year our farmers donate fresh picked Michigan sweet corn to the Farmington Elks for annual charity corn roast.  We call it the "buc-an-ear" corn roast...for $1 you get a fresh coal roasted ear of corn buttered and seasoned your way!  Arrggggh!  This is good time and a great tradition,
10am -2pm.

8/26/2017 - Farmers Market week #15

"It's the most wonderful time of the year..." applies here!  So much bounty from the fields- root vegetables, tomatoes, corn, cole crops coming, a full assortment of greens along with a new rotation of sweet corn...which just gets better as the season goes on!  Did we forget to say blackberries, peaches & apples ?  Shop for artisanal foods from sauces to ciders, while you munch a fresh made hot in your hand, Petey's Donut

9/2/2017 - Labor Day Weekend Farmers Market

In town for the weekend as the kids gear up for a new year at school?  Wake up your day at the market.   Sinjon Smith plays the market stage starting at 10 am and that will put a wide smile on your holiday weekend.  We have a lot of vendors signed on for this market so be sure to pick up some grilling finds, table foods and pantry fare as yo prepare to kick back and s-t-r-e-t-c-h the weekend out....

9/9/2017 - Fall Feelings at the market

Get your favorite sweater out and head to market while U-M and the Spartans prepare for non conference battle. Cider Mills are open.  The dog days are now but a whimper and a memory. You have spring in your step and a song in your heart....what better way to share your spirit than the farmers market? We are community...

9/16/2017 - Market of the Harvest Moon

This is the weekend of Farmington's annual tradition of the fall - Harvest Moon. Saturday market is a family treat with a bounce house and the ventriloquist team of Boytoe and Lazareth highlighting the day. Kids Crafts and fresh market cider to go with your bag of Petey's donuts made right at the market will complete your day. Live entertainment fills the scene and rounds out a fun fall day all the way around.

9/23/2017 - Welcome fall! Your beautiful

Fall begins and isn't it your favorite time of year? Things are changing...even the light of day as it filter through the trees seems different. Time to start thinking of cole crops- brussel sprouts, cabbage and hearty stock. Fall squashes will be on the march to market along with everybody;'s favorite, pumpkins...

9/30/2017 - Farmers Market Week #20

Join us as we continue to offer what we do so well that makes the market so much fun.. great entertainers, talented engaging chefs and always something for the kids to do at our Little Sprouts Corner

10/7/2017 - Polish Festival Witamy(welcome)

Witamy, welcome our second Polish American Day at the market featuring made order pierogi, polish sausage, potato pancakes, cabbage soup and more including authentic baked goods and treats. Savor the food while you enjoy Piwo and authentic polish beer specially brewed by the Farmington Brewery. With live music by the Kielbasa Kings and costumed dancers it doesn't get any better. This event is absolutely delightful. Come polka in downtown Farmington

10/14/2017 - Farmers Market Week #22

Welcome Chef Amber Poupor from the Cacao Tree. Start eyeing up your favorite pumpkin....because its getting to that time of year...falling shadows, black cats, mystical moons...

10/21/2017 - Farmers Market Week #23

Fall fun spell fresh cider, a hot Petey's donut, a UP Pastie to take home. Pick out a color squash and find a recipe for roasting at home....how about a shallow pan lined with foil and 1/4 cup of water. Cut squash in half, season with brown sugar and bake at 375 for 40 mins or until tender. Scoop out, add maple syrup and chopped walnuts....too good

10/28/2017 - The Haunted Market

The grand finale of special events the annual haunted market is a trick or treat delight and the whole town gets in on the fun. Come to market to find a bouncy, pumpkin decorating, trick or treating at surrounding stores and scary market vendors. Come if you dare....

11/4/2017 - Sad to say it's our Last Day....

November 4th marks week #25 and the last day of the season but we really won't be sad. We celebrate as we do every glorious week in the great outdoor