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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.


August 12th brings a taste of Italy to downtown Farmington as we celebrate Festa Italiano!  The Italian American League of Livonia along with proud Italian sponsors gratefully present "The Feast of San Rocco".  On this day we will enjoy Italian customs, foods, music, dancing and more at our Bella Mercado!  This will be an event like no other!



August 19th welcomes the return of the annual Farmers Market Elks Corn Roast!  Our farmers donate fresh picked for market sweet corn and the Elks Shuck, coal roast, season and serve to your liking for only $1 an ear with all proceeds going to charity!

 

Schedule of Special Events

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