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
- Wednesdays, 5 - 7 p.m.
- Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The Iowa City Farmers Market is an in-person format. Customers, vendors, and staff are required to wear masks while inside the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp while attending the market.
Before You Visit the Market
COVID - Iowa City Farmers Market is an in-person market. Customers, vendors, and staff are required to wear masks inside the ramp and recreation center while attending the market. To help us ensure we operate our markets safely please stay home if you are feeling sick.
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.
The Holiday Market
Saturday, December 18 | 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Holiday Market will be held in the Recreation Center’s first-floor gymnasium and second-floor Social Hall. Farmers Market vendors and artists will have homemade, handcrafted, seasonal gifts, and food available for purchase. If you are interested in participating in the Holiday Markets please contact Tammy Neumann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find Your Vendor
Are you interested in connecting directly with a vendor? You can access vendor information by clicking on the Wednesday and Saturday maps below and searching by vendor name or by clicking on the stalls.
The 2022 market will feature some new and returning vendors. Please read the current Farmers Market Vendor Handbook carefully prior to registering for the market. Registration will open for the 2022 Iowa City Farmers Market Season on Monday, January 3, 2022.
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.
Opportunities will be available to become a new 2022 season vendor on Wednesdays. Saturday opportunities may be available depending on returning season vendors. There is no fee at the time of registration. New vendors for the 2022 season will be placed on our waiting list. 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.
For the Kids
- View the Iowa City Farmers Market Coloring Sheets
- View the Learn How to Make Your Own Water Colors Video
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Questions? Please contact Farmers Market Coordinator, Tammy Neumann, or 319-356-5210.