Looking for fresh fruit to take for a beach snack? Need something to munch on to tie you over until lunch? Or, perhaps you seek a one-of-a-kind souvenir. All of these and more are ready and waiting for you at a Daytona Beach area farmers market. From turnips to tulips and beyond, you’ll likely find everything you’re looking for. Explore the full line-up of all of the area’s farmer markets, and be sure to hit these six hot spots on your next visit:
WHAT: Daytona Flea & Farmers Market
WHERE: 2987 Bellevue Avenue, Daytona Beach
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Daytona Flea & Farmers Market was named a top 10 best U.S. flea market by Fodor's Travel in 2015 — so add this to your list of can’t-miss shopping experiences! The market features 1,000 vendor booths with goods ranging from produce and snack bars to jewelry and antiques.
WHAT: Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers Market
WHERE: 110 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach
WHEN: Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Conveniently located adjacent to the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark on City Island, the Daytona Beach Downtown Farmers Market is a fun place to find fresh foods and enjoy the breeze coming off of the Halifax River. If you enjoy fruits and vegetables, nuts, baked goods, seafood, specialty foods and plants, make this market a Saturday-morning stop. And bring your dog — the market is pet-friendly.
WHAT: New Smyrna Beach Farmers Market
WHERE: 115 Julia Street, New Smyrna Beach
WHEN: Every Saturday (rain or shine), 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; summer hours 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Since 1991, the New Smyrna Beach Farmers Market has remained a popular staple in the community. Come explore the various booths for locally-grown, locally-raised and locally-produced fruits and vegetables; plus, there is an abundance of fresh-cut flowers, honey, plants, herbs, meats, farm-fresh eggs and dairy products, heirloom produce, baked and prepared foods, snacks, and coffee. With live music as your soundtrack every week, you’ll enjoy discovering handmade clothing, soaps and body products, candles, and more. This market is also pet-friendly!
WHAT: Ormond Beach Farmers Market
WHERE: 22 South Beach Street, Ormond Beach
WHEN: Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stroll through a varied selection of fresh produce, honey, baked goods, and fresh meats, and enjoy eclectic finds like Thai cuisine, handmade jewelry, art and so much more.
WHAT: Volusia County Farmers Market
WHERE: 3150 East New York Avenue, DeLand
WHEN: Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Peruse acres of plants, locally grown fruits and vegetables, and unique goods. Plus, this market features rare collectibles from hundreds of vendors! The Volusia County Farmers Market is one of the Southeast’s largest farmers markets, so be sure to stop by and soak it all in next time you’re in the area.
WHAT: All Aboard Flea & Farmers Market
WHERE: 5013 South Ridgewood Avenue, Port Orange
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A shopper’s dream, this market offers vintage and collectible goods, handmade crafts, farm-fresh produce, flea-market items and other bargains!
All Aboard Flea & Farmers Market is an authentic flea market with over 120 vendors selling fresh produce, jewelry, tools, old coins and stamps, toys and collectibles, clothing, sunglasses, candles, biker attire, electronics, and more. Enjoy the open-air environment and plenty of free parking.
What will you discover on your next visit to the Daytona Beach area? Start planning your visit soon, and see for yourself!