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Your Market Week by Week

Here's a postcard view of all our extra-special goings-on at the market this year. Pick up a refrigerator-sized hard copy at the Market Information Tent on any Saturdays. But take a peak below at the special Saturdays we've planned for this market season.    


9/29/2018 - Italian American Day

Join us at the Market for Festa Italiano as we bring a taste of Italy to downtown Farmington. We will open at 9:00 with a special blessing followed by a procession.  As the market bell rings enjoy live music, children's activities, our bounty of fresh Michigan produce, artisan originals and delicious prepared foods. Costumed dancers, robust singing, wood-fired pizza along with delicious pasta and specialty breads will headline this special day!  As the Amici band entertains with Italian classics, enjoy a glass of wine or beer at the market's 'Bella Cantina!'

On September 29th downtown Farmington is transported to Italy as we celebrate Italian-American Day, thanks to the Italian American League of Livonia and other proud Italian sponsors. Come enjoy Italian customs, foods, music, dancing and more at our bel mercato!  This will be an event like no other!

10/6/2018 - Farmers Market, Week #21

Not many weeks remain for you to stroll through the aisles of the Farmers Market. The nip in the air and the profusion of such fall produce as pumpkins and squashes tell you that our 25th season is winding down. These are precious days at the Market; don't miss them!

10/13/2018 - Farmers Market Week #22

10/20/2018 - Broken Yoke Café

10/27/2018 - The Haunted Market

The Market's 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....

12/1/2018 - A Holiday Market for Greens Gifts & Giving

Farmington Farmers Market Holly Days

Coming December 1st Downtown Farmington presents Holly Days!

Join us at our special holiday market from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday December 2nd.   We will have fresh wreaths, roping, centerpieces and more from our Michigan farms.  Find firewood, artisanal gifts and gourmet specialty finds.  Strolling carolers, hot chocolate, a holiday train for the kids, free gift wrapping and adult beverages will make the start of your holiday season memorable.   Later in the day there will be a lighted parade (6 pm)  and a special tree lighting event ( 7 pm ) at the old Governor Warner Mansion.  Feel welcome to spend the day in downtown Farmington!

Peace and Carrots
Market Manager Walt

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
11 am - 5pm


  • Greens Gifts & GivingFresh Holiday wreaths, roping and centerpieces from our Michigan farms
  • Seasoned Firewood
  • Artisanal gifts
  • Gourmet specialty foods
  • Strolling Carolers
  • A Christmas train w Free Hot Chocolate
  • Free Gift Wrapping
  • Adult Beverages
  • Bring canned or boxed goods for the Neighborhood House food pantry
  • Page’s restaurant will be onsite serving their award winning house chili.  All proceeds to the Neighborhood House


  • 11 am - 5 pm: Special market for Greens Gifts and Giving
  • 12 - 4: Pictures with Santa Claus ( ACE Hardware)
  • 12 - 4: Stories w/Mrs Claus ( Farmington Garage)
  • 6 pm: Lighted Parade         
  • 7 pm: Tree Lighting Ceremony