When you come visit the Southwest you best be ready for some true hospitality from the locals. The best way to feel right in with the locals here in Austin is by visiting one of the many farmer’s markets in the area. Austin has plenty of local farmers and vendors with a variety of goods and wares to offer you. Take a look at the best farmers and craft markets in Austin:

SFC Farmers Market Downtown and at Sunset Valley

One of the local staples here in Austin is the SFC Farmer’s Market that is held year round on Saturday. The SFC Farmer’s Market originated in the Republic Square located in Downtown Austin and has become an icon for the area. Each Saturday morning the market will be held rain or shine so you can always walk away with the goods you need. The SFC Farmers Market brings in a variety of farmers, students, locals, visitors, musicians, you name it.

Explore the near endless produce stands for freshly sourced produce perfect for a meal back at your vacation rental. Art vendors will have a variety of goods including pictures, paintings, jewelry, sculptures, and more making for a perfect fit to take back home with you. A secondary market is also found in Sunset Valley at the same time so everyone has access to the market. Don’t miss out on this Austin staple!

Barton Creek Farmer’s Market

The short drive to Barton Creek is more than worth it when you visit the award winning Barton Creek Farmer’s Market. This incredible market features unparalleled views of the Downtown Austin skyline. Browse the goods including baked items, fresh cheeses, farm goods, fresh produce, and more.

You can even purchase some Fredericksburg peaches when visiting during the late spring or summer season. There is something for both the adults and children to find and cherish. Live music is always on hand to make it a party. The Barton Creek Farmer’s Market is also open yearly on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Austin Has Never Been More Exciting

Visiting one of the local markets is the ideal experience when visiting Austin no matter what time of year it is. These farmers markets are sure to have everything you need to make a hearty meal or find a gift to take back home. Reserve one of our vacation rentals today and come see for yourself!