Omaha Farmers Markets
Local growers pile tables with freshly picked produce, food vendors heat griddles, and artists hang handcrafted pieces with care.
From May through October, Nebraska producers and creatives welcome Omaha visitors to farmers markets. Savory smells, live entertainment, and an array of vibrant vegetables, bread, honey, and cheeses excite the senses. Plus, occasional holiday pop-ups provide a treat during the colder months. Each market provides a unique perspective into Omaha’s diverse recreational, architectural and cultural offerings. So grab a reusable tote bag and fill it up!
Omaha Farmers Market, Old Market
Vendors set up tables in front of historical buildings, and visitors stroll brick streets perusing items from brussels sprouts to bracelets and doughnuts to dog treats at this charming market. Performers entertain as shoppers seek out Old Market brunch spots after working up an appetite shopping
Omaha Farmers Market, Aksarben Village
Nebraska’s largest, most visited farmers market showcases more than 120 growers, chefs and artists who line the streets of Aksarben Village. At nearby Stinson Park, children run and swing, only stopping to take a break for a bite of Mexican street corn.
Head to this old-fashioned market at a historic mill built in 1846 for fresh local produce, baked goods, arts, crafts, music, massage, visiting animals, and more. Open June through September.
In historic downtown Council Bluffs, kids create crafts, play lawn games and run around Bayliss Park’s splash pad while parents unwind with yoga. Meanwhile, food stands serve savory standouts as live musicians play. A block away, local family favorite Union Pacific Railroad Museum is open until 6pm.
Farmers, craftspeople, conservationists, families and dogs gather in Washington Park near Old Towne. The market has a laid-back feel, with people lounging in the shade of an accessible gazebo as children play on a nearby playground after supporting local. Look for public art honoring first responders carved from downed ash trees.
Golden honey, luscious leafy greens, ripe red strawberries and chewy sourdough bread – these are a few of the delights you’ll enjoy in City Park. Face painting and cotton candy are a hit with the kids, and painted butterfly benches provide a pretty place to land with fresh lemonade in hand.