Farmers Markets

Whether you are a culinary tourist, looking to grab some unique handmade goods, or simply want a fresh carrot to nibble on during your visit, we have you covered with farmers markets held locally several days a week. 

Most are held in the afternoon and feature produce picked that morning and fresh baked goods. The Farmers Markets are located in downtown areas close to food, brews, and shopping. Add our farmers markets to your U.P. travel plans, you will be glad you did!

Escanaba Farmers Market

The Escanaba Farmers Market has been taking place for over 100 years! It’s a perfect place to get healthy and delicious locally grown products including fruits, vegetables, gluten-free baked goods, jams, GMO-free meats, mushrooms, and some crafts. The building was finished in 2018 and has an ADA approved play area. Let the kids run around in the play area while you pick up goods for dinner.


Wednesday: 3-6 PM

Saturday: 8 AM-12 PM

Address: 1501 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829

Contact info: (906) 789-8696


Check out the winter Farmer’s Market at the Civic Center on Saturdays in Escanaba. Baked goods and meat products including fish, eggs and other misc. goods.

Saturday: 10AM-1PM

Address: 225 21st St N, Escanaba, MI 49829

Gladstone Farmers Market

Gladstone Farmers Market is an open-air market with plenty of room for browsing. It contains fresh local fruits, veggies, fish, smoked meats, jams, maple syrup and crafts. If you come on the right day, you’ll experience live music to keep things exciting. This market is located close to shopping and more in downtown Gladstone.


Monday: 3-6 PM

Address: 911 Delta Ave, Gladstone, MI 49837

Contact info: (906) 420-3503

Rapid River Farmers Market

This market features local food and goods, and sometimes the Brisket Barn food truck and music as well. Get fresh local fish and have it cooked onsite by the Brisket Barn. This gorgeous growing market is in the Masonville Township Recreation Area near downtown Rapid River, close to the local boat launch. If you are lucky you might even get some fishing tips, berry hunting locations, and more insider info from the locals.


Thursday: 3-6PM

Address: 10465 S Main St, Rapid River, MI 49878

Contact info: (906) 399-1748