Updated: Feb 9, 2021
If you're ever in the Detroit area, make sure you visit the Historic farmers Market, Eastern Market. It was first opened in 1841, but it wasn't until 1891 that the market expanded, moved to its present location and was officially named Eastern Market. The market covers 43 acres and is the largest open public market and the second largest open air flower market in the United States.
Thinking about visiting the market? Saturday Market: Year-round, 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday Street Market: June – September, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday Market: June – September, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday Night Market: 3rd Thursdays, June – September, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Wholesale Market: Monday – Friday, April – November, 12 a.m. –6 a.m. Open to the public, must by in bulk.
Looking for special events? Check out their website... there are occasional art events, beer fests, tours, holiday events and more. The next major event happening in Eastern Market is FLOWER DAY. One of the biggest market draws! This year, Flower Day is Sunday May 19th! Parking is free unless a special paid parking event is underway.
Make sure you check out their website and social media for more up to date information regarding events, parking, times, and more.
If you love Eastern Market, can't wait to visit, or have anything you want to share.. let me know!