4 Farmers Markets in Tucson You Must Check Out

If you haven’t been to a farmers market, we have a treat for you! Farmer’s markets sell food from farmers directly to consumers. They’re great for the community, and they’re fun! For all you Tucsonans and visitors to the area, we compiled a list of must-visit farmers markets in Tucson. Our list has options for those who can’t make weekend markets, as well as various locations throughout Tucson, so you can be sure to find one near you. 

Heirloom Farmers Market – Rillito Park 

4502 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718

Heirloom Farmers Market is open Sundays from 8AM-12PM and is one of the most popular farmers markets in Tucson. The Rillito Park location is huge! It’s the largest year/round farmers market in Tucson. It is located along the bike trail at Rillito Park (Southeast corner). This permanent farmers market has local produce, fresh cuisine, and hosts ranchers, farmers, and the like. Head out and enjoy some local music and support your community in a very fun way. Because there are so many people at the market, try to keep your pets at home to avoid congestion. Bring cash and shop early! 

Heirloom Farmers Market – Udall Park 

7202 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715

If you happen to work on Saturdays or Sundays, you can still make the farmers market on Fridays! This Heirloom Market is open Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Morris K. Udall Park on Tanque Verde Road. It’s a medium-sized market, but there are a good variety of over 20 vendors selling everything from craft bread to locally roasted coffee, local honey, salsa, and delicious tortillas. They also have hand-made soaps that make great gifts for loved ones. Check them out — again, every Friday at Udall Park! 

Santa Cruz River Farmers Market 

221 South Avenida del Convento, Tucson, AZ 85745

Sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, our next farmers market touts a friendly, inviting atmosphere and a cool location in the Mercado District in front of the Monier Apartments. You can check out this market on Thursdays, 4–7 p.m. Shop here for Arizona-grown produce and other locally made foods like fig jam, sweets, organic coffee, and more! This farmers market also takes SNAP and FMNP, so local produce and healthy options are available for all. 

Heirloom Farmers Market – Rincon Valley 

12500 E Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ 85747

Open Saturdays from 8 to noon, our next spot can be found along the Old Spanish Trail on the east side of Tucson. The market is held in a large barn and has a big variety of produce, food, baked goods, and handmade artisan goods. Because this market is both a farmers market and artisan’s market, you will find food that’s ready to eat, food to take home, and unique gifts for friends, family, or yourself. Jewelry, paintings, beautiful flowers, fresh produce, and a view of the Rincon Mountains are all waiting for you here!