Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

 

It is the season for fresh produce at your local farmers markets, some are already open and others are scheduled to be opened soon.  It is a great way to support your local businesses.

Be sure to bring your reusable bags for your purchases.

Most merchants will accept debit and credit cards, but it is helpful to bring cash for those who don’t.  Many of the markets will also accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as well as Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) so be sure to ask if applicable.

 

Markets Currently Open:

 

Fridays

          Liberty Park Farmers Market – on 700 East 1300 South in Salt Lake City (North of the Duck Pond) on Fridays from 4 pm to dusk through October 4th.

 

Saturdays

          Daybreak Farmers Market – on SoDa Row, 11274 Kestrel Rise Road in South Jordan, on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm through September 28th.

          Downtown Farmers Market – Liberty Park at 350 West 300 South in Salt Lake City on Saturdays beginning on June 8th through October 19th from 8 am to 2 pm. They also offer a free bike valet, and an enclosed off-leash dog area.

 

Sundays

          Park Silly Sunday Market – on Historic Main Street in Park City on Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm, June through September.  (No market on August 4th, 11th, or 18th) Although this market is not in Salt Lake County, it is well worth the drive to Park City for their open-air market and street festival with lots of food, arts, and live music

          9th West Farmers Market (The People’s Market) – near The International Peace Gardens at Jordan Park at 1000 South 900 West in Salt Lake City on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm through October.

          Wheeler Farm Sunday Market – 6351 South 900 East in Murray on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm through October 27th.  On the last Sunday of each month, they also feature young vendors at the Children’s Market.         

 

Wednesdays

          Sugar House Farmers Market – at the Fairmont Park on 1040 East Sugarmont Drive in Salt Lake City on Wednesdays from 5 pm to 8 pm through October.

 

Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

 

Markets Starting Soon:

 

Fridays

          Murray City Park Farmers Market – at 200 East 5200 South in Murray from 9 am to 2 pm from July 26th through October 26th.  Will be open on Fridays and Saturdays

 

Saturdays

          Market at Gardner Village – at 1100 West 7800 South in West Jordan from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturdays beginning July 13th through October 26th.

          Murray City Park Farmers Market – at 200 East 5200 South in Murray from 9 am to 2 pm from July 26th through October 26th.  Will be open on Fridays and Saturdays

          South Jordan Farmers Market – at the Jordan Towne Center, 1600 West Towne Center Drive (10600 South) in South Jordan on Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm beginning on August 3rd through October 19th.

 

Tuesdays

          Tuesday Harvest Market – at Pioneer Park, 300 South 300 West in Salt Lake City from 4 pm to 8 pm beginning on August 6th through September 24th.

 

Wednesdays

          Sugar House Farmers Market – at the Fairmont Park, 1040 East Sugarmont Drive in Salt Lake City on Wednesdays from 5 pm to 8 pm starting in July through September.

 

Thursdays

          University of Utah Farmers Market – Tanner Plaza at 201 South 1460 East in Salt Lake City on Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm beginning August 22nd through October 3rd.

 

 

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm
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The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities John Hamilton Homes

 

The search is on for Easter eggs and hunting for them will be on land and under water, in the morning and after dark.  While some events are free and do not require registration, other events do require advance tickets and will sell out in advance.

 

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities

 

April 6th & 7th

Storybrook Play Cafe will hold their annual Woodland Bunny Brunch & Easter egg hunt on April 6th and 7th from 10 am – 11:30 am.  Visit with the Easter bunny.  Eggs are hidden throughout the play space.  Tickets include egg hunt and waffle brunch. Tickets price range from $15 -$30 according to age.  (see link for details)

 

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities John Hamilton Homes

 

 

April 11th,12th,13th,18th,19th,20th

Heber Valley Easter Bunny Train    enjoy a 40 minute round-trip train ride with the Easter bunny on board.  Each child will receive an Easter egg.  Be sure to arrive early to enjoy baby animal petting zoo at the depot, and to watch the magician who will be performing 30 minutes before the train departure.  Children 2 & under do not require a ticket.  $5 for children 3 to 11, $15 for ages 12 & over.  See website for tickets, and departure times.

 

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities

 

April 13th

Help support the ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter at their ALS Spring FUNdraiser & Easter Egg Hunt to raise awareness and funds for Utah families impacted by ALS.  Additional activities include games, prizes, face painting and cotton candy.  Cost is $5 per child or $20 per family.  April 13th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  It will be held at the Murray Park, 296 East Murray Park Avenue. – Pavilion 3.

Christmas Box Village Run  a 5K race to raise awareness and funds to support teens in foster care.  This family friendly event includes a free Kid’s 1 K, Carnival, Easter Egg Hunt and Silent Auction.  Held on April 13th at Lakeridge Junior High School, 951 S 400 West in Orem, Utah.

The Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN) will hold their annual Food Free Easter Egg Hunt for participants who have concerns about food allergies.  Pre-registration is necessary due to a limit of 200 participants, for age 12 & under. Cost is $6 per person.  It will be held at the Southwood Park, 296 East Murray Park Avenue in Murray at 10:00 am on April 13th.

 

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities

 

April 19th & 20th

Riverton City Easter Egg Hunt for Kids & Teens Check the website for details.  Night time hunt for teens ages 13 – 18 for candy and cash-filled eggs on April 19th at 9:00 pm.  Be sure to bring your own flashlight and basket.   At the Riverton City Rodeo Arena, 1300 West 12800 South.

On April 20th, children 12 & under will hunt for candy and toy-filled eggs at 10:00 am.  The hunt will take place at the Riverton City Park, 1452 W 12600 S.

West Valley City Parks & Recreation Family Fitness Center Easter Events  The following events being either on the 19th or the 20th, see website for details: Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt, Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt, Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt, Indoor Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Egg Plunge and Breakfast with the Bunny. 5415 West 3100 South, West Valley City.

 

 

 

April 20th

 

Kearns Recreation Center Easter Egg Hunt Ages 2 -10, hunt begins promptly at 9:00 am on the Oquirrh Park Soccer Field at 5670 South Cougar Lane, Kearns.  Call the front desk (385) 468-1715 for questions.

Northwest Recreation Center – Egg Hunt & Egg Dive  Hunt for eggs on land or in the pool.  April 20th, 9:00 am on the NWRC soccer fields for ages 3 -12.  Cost is $3.  From 6:00 – 7:00 pm, diving for eggs will take place at the Northwest Recreation Center Pool.  For ages 3 -12, the egg dive is divided into 4 age groups, and includes a shallow water egg hunt, egg dive, log rolling, in water climbing rock.  1255 Clark Avenue, Salt Lake City.  Call the front desk (385) 468-1305 for questions.

Petersen Family Farm Easter Egg Hunt Hunt for Easter eggs hidden throughout the farm.  Pay $0.50 per egg, you decide how many you want to find.  Be sure to open the eggs before leaving, as some will include passes for educational workshops, gift cards, and other fun prizes.  April 20th, 9 am to 2 pm.  11887 South 4000 West, Riverton, Utah.

Redwood Recreation Center Easter Egg Hunt Bring your own basket, free candy, prizes and meet the Easter bunny, for ages 12 & under. April 20th the egg hunt begins at 9:00 am sharp on the west side of Redwood Recreation Center, 3060 S Lester Street, West Valley City.

South Jordan City Spring Spectacular Meet the Easter bunny at South City Park, 11000 S Redwood Road at 10:00 at the free Easter egg hunt.  Festivities continue throughout the day at the Fitness & Aquatic Recreation Center, including magic shows, face painting, balloon artists, crafts, meet your favorite Mascot at the Mascot Alley, and Easter Pool plunge. See website for times and details.

Thanksgiving Point Easter Eggstreme Egg hunts take place every half hour between 10:30 to 1:00 pm on April 20th at Electric Park.  The Easter bunny will be available to meet and take photos with the children.  Additional activities include jumping on inflatables, face painting, and riding the cow train.  Check website for prices, save by buying tickets in advance.  Activities are scheduled from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi.

Wheeler Farm Easter Egg Hunt  Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt with an option to hunt for eggs on the lawn or in the woods.  Pre-registration is required, and opens on March 20th.   Visit with the Easter bunny and enjoy a wagon ride.  April 20th, 9 am – 2:30 pm.  Wheeler Historic Farm, 6352 South 900 East, Salt Lake City.

 

The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities

 

 

Posted on March 24, 2019 at 12:48 pm
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