Iowa City Farmers Market

The Iowa City Farmers Market is managed by the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department. It is an open-air market held in the Chauncey Swan parking ramp, Chauncey Swan Park, and on E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City. The market runs from May through October. We strive to serve culturally and economically diverse populations by providing access to fresh, locally produced products.


See You at the Market!

415 E. Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52240   

May-October

The Iowa City Farmers Markets operates from the first weekend in May through the last weekend in October. 


Before You Visit the Market

Pets - Don't bring your furry friends. Animals are not allowed inside the ramp during the market. 

Payment - A variety of payment options are available including cash, credit/debit cards, EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards, and DUFB (Double Up Food Bucks.) Tokens are available for purchase at the welcome table, see staff for more details.

COVID - Iowa City Farmers Market is an in-person market. To help us ensure we operate our markets safely please stay home if you are feeling sick.


Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for 2023 season events! 


Find Your Vendor

Are you interested in connecting directly with a vendor? You can access vendor information by clicking on the map below and searching by vendor name or by clicking on the stalls. 


Vendor Information

Stay tuned for updates on the 2023 season! We anticipate opening vendor registration in mid-January.

The 2023 market will feature new and returning vendors. Please read the current Farmers Market Vendor Handbook carefully prior to registering for the market. Applications for the 2023 season are now open.Apply at the Manage My Market website and select "2023-Iowa City Farmers Market".

Returning Vendors

Full season vendors in good standing with the Iowa City Farmers Market will be given first priority and will receive their regularly assigned space from the previous season.

Returning full season vendors must submit their applications by March 15, 2023 in order to secure their traditional stalls.

New Vendors

Saturday opportunities may be available depending on returning season vendors. There is no fee at the time of registration. New vendors for the 2023 season will be placed on our waiting list. Those interested in joining the market can visit our registration website. Read the Waiting List/Daily Vendor Guidelines.

Information Groups & Not-for-Profit Organizations

Information Groups and Not-for-Profit Organizations are welcome at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Please read the Farmers Market Vendor Handbook for details. Not-for-profit and information groups are not permitted to use umbrellas, tents, or other shade structures.


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Contact Us

Questions? Please contact Recreation Program Supervisor, Michelle Wiegand, or 319-356-5213.