Whether you’re on the hunt for the freshest produce, looking for some locally made arts and crafts, or you just want to get outside and listen to some live music, the farmers markets in and around 30A have it all. There is something for everyone at these markets and we guarantee you’ll walk away with a few treasures. Here are the best 30A farmers markets that you need to visit on your next vacation:
1. 30A Farmers Market
If you’re staying on Rosemary Beach, you have to swing by the 30A Farmers Market, open every Sunday from 9AM to 1PM. Located in the quaint Rosemary community, this market hosts the highest quality products and professional vendors. As you shop, you can walk through the park under the shade of the trees as you take in the sweet sights and smells. In addition to fresh produce, be on the lookout for mouth watering pastries and desserts from local bakers. You can also find a variety of natural bath and body products, including CBD and essential oils. Bring your pup along with you and treat them to some delicious pet snacks, homemade by the awesome vendors!
2. Seaside Farmers Market
Open on Saturday from 9AM to 1PM, the Seaside Farmers Market is a can’t-miss activity on your next vacation! Composed of local growers and artists, this market offers everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to amazing candles. As one of the best 30A farmers markets, Seaside emphasizes the importance of healthy and environmentally conscious products at their year-round market. When you purchase items from the market, you’ll be supporting local vendors as well as helping protect your planet. You can also count on some great live music to enjoy while you’re doing your shopping.
3. Grayton Farmers Market
If you like some of the vendors you’ve seen at these other markets, check out the newly formed Grayton Farmers Market that now sets up on Saturdays from 9AM to 1PM at Chanticleer in Santa Rosa Beach. If you’re near this eatery throughout the week, stop in for their lunch and dinner specials, as well as a craft cocktail. Chanticleer even sells a few of their baked goods at the previously mentioned Seaside Farmers Market.
Other Markets Near 30A
Grand Boulevard Farmers Market
If you’re looking for fresh farm produce, including milk, cheese, butter, eggs and more, the Grand Boulevard Farmers Market is the place for you. They also boast an impressive selection of coastal specialties like crab cakes, shrimp and tuna. Make sure to keep an eye out for the homemade pasta, sauces and artisan breads located at a few of the stands.
Niceville Florida Community Farmers Market
If you find yourself in the Destin area, take a few hours to explore the Niceville Florida Community Farmers Market! In addition to classic farmers market items like produce and baked goods, they also have a variety of vendors who sell items like adorable plants, homemade lip balms and some soothing lotions and oils. Open year-round on every Saturday, this market also offers seasonal items that are too good to pass up.
Now that you know a little more about these awesome 30A farmers markets, you can begin deciding which ones you want to visit during your trip. Still looking for a place to stay? Check out all of our 30A rentals and start thinking about your next vacation!