On March 21, 2012, City Council approved a change in the operating hours for the Old Town Farmers' Market. Beginning Saturday, May 5, the Market will open later, at 7 a.m., and remain open until 12 p.m. The Old Town Farmers’ Market is located at 301 King Street, in Market Square in front of Alexandria City Hall. The Old Town Farmers’ Market is open year-round on Saturdays, rain or shine, and features vendors that sell fresh produce, baked goods, framed art, jewelry and other handicrafts.
Alexandria hosts four other farmers’ markets within the City, and these markets are operated independently. The Del Ray Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday morning, year-round, and three other markets operate seasonally. The Upper King Street Farmers’ Market opened on May 2, and the West End Farmers’ Market and the Four Mile Run Farmers’ Market are scheduled to open on Sunday, May 6. For more information, visit http://alexandriava.gov/farmersmarket.