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Twitter Follow Button image Facebook Like Button imageOld Town Farmers' Market

Market Square, 301 King Street. (Map This)
Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. year round.
Free parking in the Market Square garage during Saturday hours of the Farmers' Market 

No pets allowed during the Farmers’ Market

Farmers Market PhotoHeld each Saturday morning year-round, the farmers’ market is an event that has been held at the Market Square plaza for over 260 years. In fact,
Old Town Farmers' Market is the oldest farmers’ market in the country which has been held continuously at the same site.

George Washington sent his produce from Mount Vernon to be sold at the Farmer's Market. Today, the market offers residents of and visitors
to Alexandria a way to reconnect to the past, while participating in an ongoing local and national tradition. During the peak season, there are
more than 70 vendors offering fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, cheeses, breads, pastries, fresh pasta, pickled vegetables, cut flowers,
potted plants, soaps, fabric art, and paintings.

The Old Town Farmers' Market accepts SNAP/EBT (food stamps) and offers SNAP/EBT customers up to $10 in matching funds.

To support the Double Dollar program, please click here!



Date                                 Description  
May 3, 2014                    Spring season kickoff party
May 10, 2014                  TC Williams High School Orchestra on the stage
May 17, 2014                  TC Williams High School Orchestra on the stage
May 31, 2014                  Food demonstration by the Master Food Volunteers
June 7, 2014                   Andrew Tufano on the stage
June 14, 2014                 Irish dancing near the stage (Cancelled)
June 21, 2014                 Ross Farquhar on the stage
June 28, 2014                 Food demonstration by the Master Food Volunteers
July 5, 2014                    Irish dancing near the stage
July 12, 2014                  Yoga on the stage followed by a Food demonstration by the Master Food Volunteers
July 19, 2014                  Crepes at market

July 26, 2014                  Yoga on the stage
August 9, 2014               National Farmers’ Market Week Customer Appreciation Day 

Please Note: The Old Town Farmers' Market is no longer accepting vendor applications. Please check this site periodically for vacancies. 

For more information contact Market Manager of the Old Town Farmers' Market at 703.746.3200, or  


Del Ray Farmers' Market

Del Ray Farmers' Market PhotoCorner of East Oxford & Mount Vernon Avenues (Map This)
Saturdays, 8 a.m. - Noon, open year round

The Del Ray Market is producer grown, with fresh vegetables and fruits in season. All year round, this market offers meats, eggs, fresh pasta and sauces, Amish cheese, yogurt, bakery goods, eggs, jams and jellies, fancy nuts, and bakery goods. For more infomation, please email

Four Mile Run Farmers' & Artisans Market 

Four Mile Run Farmers' Market Photo4109 Mt Vernon Ave (Map This)
Sundays - this year the market will start on April 27 and lasts through November, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
*Accepts SNAP/EBT (Food Stamps) 

The Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market brings fresh, nutritious food to people of all income levels, provide an opportunity for local artisans and producers of goods to bring their wares to market, strive to reflect the diversity of the community, and improve the quality of life for Arlandria residents and visitors.  It is part of an overall vision to expand and improve Four Mile Run Park and the surrounding neighborhood.  The market is located at the entrance to Four Mile Run Park, where every day, walkers stroll up the park and bikers whiz down the Four Mile Run Trail that connects to Crystal City, DC, Shirlington and the Mount Vernon Trail. The market is managed by the Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market Management Team, in cooperation with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

Also participates in the Double Dollar Program for SNAP beneficiaries -  English Flyer | Spanish Flyer 

West End Farmers' Market

West End Farmers' Market PhotoBen Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive (Map This)
Sundays, May through November from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Multiple vendors lay out colorful displays of fresh, locally grown, in-season vegetables as well as sweet juicy berries, apples, pears, and seasonal peaches. A visitor can indulge in gourmet coffee, fresh-squeezed orange juice, fresh-baked pastries, and gourmet cheeses and yoghurts, while picking up a variety of fresh breads for the week.

110 N. Royal St., Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.519-3332

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.