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Discover the Best Outdoor Markets in Idaho's Treasure Valley: A Local Guide

Embrace the charm of the season by immersing yourself in the scenic outdoors and vibrant community spirit of the Treasure Valley. From Boise to Eagle, Meridian to Caldwell, and beyond, our local markets beckon with an array of delights. With numerous options to explore, we've curated the essential details to help you plan your outings. Dive into the time, location, and unique atmosphere of each market below.

We're eager to hear about your adventures – tag us @boisesbestre on Facebook and Instagram to share your experiences. Who knows, your photo might just grace our next newsletter, spreading the joy of our lively community even further.

Locals Browsing the Local Creation, Crafts and other Delights at the Boise Farmers Market
Boise Farmers Market

Saturdays, April - October | 9AM - 1PM | 1500 Shoreline Drive

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Boise Farmers Market, where the focus is on fresh, locally sourced food and fostering community connections.

What to Expect:

  • Food-Centric Approach: With a dedication to agriculture, 95% of our vendors offer a delectable array of food and agricultural products, while 5% feature non-food items.

  • Local Emphasis: Delight in locally grown produce straight from the farmer's hands and specialty on-site vendors offering regional flavors.

  • Accountability: Every item sold at the market is grown or made by the producer, ensuring quality and transparency for our customers.

  • Community Engagement: Discover more than just food – the market serves as a hub for learning about the connection between local food, health, economy, and culture.

  • Supporting Local: By buying and eating locally (within a 100-mile radius), you contribute to the vitality of our economy and enjoy fresher, more nutritious produce.

  • Seasonal Sensations: Stay in tune with the seasons as you savor peak-tasting fruits and vegetables, all while supporting responsible land development and enjoying the unique stories behind your food.

Join us at the Boise Farmers Market and experience the abundance of our local food scene while connecting with farmers, artisans, and fellow food enthusiasts. Your journey to culinary authenticity starts here.


Saturdays, Beginning April 13th | 9:30AM - 1:30PM | The Grove Plaza

As part of Boise's Best Real Estate, we're excited to introduce you to the Capitol City Public Market, where over 30 years of community tradition meet a treasure trove of local craftsmanship.

Discover Local Wonders:

  • Artisanal Delights: Immerse yourself in a world of handcrafted goods, from farm-fresh produce to unique creations by local artisans.

  • Culinary Adventures: Indulge your taste buds with a diverse array of specialty foods, street eats, baked goods, and locally produced wines.

  • Community Vibes: Feel the pulse of downtown Boise as you mingle with fellow locals and visitors, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of the market.

Support Local Creators:

  • Meet the Makers: Engage with the passionate artisans and producers behind each product, ensuring that every purchase directly supports our local economy.

  • Quality Assurance: Rest assured that each item at the market is crafted with care right here in Idaho, reflecting the pride and dedication of our community.

Join us at the Capitol City Public Market and embark on a journey of discovery through the heart of Boise's local culture.


Locals agther around the Meridian City Hall to enjoy local vendors and makers at the Meridian Main St Market.
Meridian Main St Market

Saturdays, Beginning April 13th | 9AM - 1PM | Next to Meridian City Hall

As we delve into the Meridian Main Street Market, it's evident that this cherished local tradition is more than just a place to shop – it's a vibrant gathering point where community bonds are strengthened and local businesses flourish. With a focus on supporting youth, small businesses, farms, and entrepreneurs, this market embodies the true spirit of Meridian.

Why We Love It:

  • Community Focus: We're passionate about fostering a strong sense of community, and the Meridian Main Street Market does just that by providing opportunities for youth involvement and supporting local enterprises.

  • Healthy Living: As advocates for healthy living, we appreciate the market's commitment to offering fresh, organic produce and artisanal products, ensuring our community has access to nutritious options.

  • Local Economy: Supporting local businesses is at the heart of what we do, and shopping at the Meridian Main Street Market directly contributes to the success of our local economy.

What You Can Expect:

  • Fresh Finds: Explore a cornucopia of fresh, locally grown produce, from ripe tomatoes to crisp lettuce, sourced directly from nearby farms.

  • Artisanal Treasures: Discover unique artisanal products crafted by local artisans, including handmade soaps and small-batch jams, each with its own story to tell.

  • Lively Atmosphere: Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the market, enhanced by live music performances and a tempting array of food trucks offering delicious fare for every palate.

Why It Matters:

  • Community Support: By choosing to shop at the Meridian Main Street Market, you're not only investing in quality goods but also in the strength and vitality of our local community.

Join us at the Meridian Main Street Market and experience the true essence of Meridian – where community thrives and local businesses flourish.


Saturdays, May 4th - Oct 5th | 9AM - 2PM | Eagle City Hall Campus

Step into the vibrant world of the Eagle Saturday Market, where community spirit thrives alongside an array of handcrafted wonders. Running from May 4th through October 5th (excluding July 6th and 13th) from 9 am to 2 pm, this cherished market is a celebration of local talent and creativity, set against the picturesque backdrop of Eagle City Hall Campus.

What to Expect:

  • A Rich Heritage: Established in 2002, the Eagle Saturday Market has been a cornerstone of the community, offering a diverse selection of arts, crafts, and locally sourced products.

  • A Feast for the Senses: Explore stalls brimming with handmade goods, local produce, herbs, flowers, woodwork, and specialty food items, each crafted with care by local artisans and producers.

  • Live Music and More: Immerse yourself in the melodic tunes of local musicians as you peruse the market, and indulge in freshly prepared food from a variety of vendors.

Community Spirit in Action:

  • Supporting Local Micro-Producers: Managed by the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation, the market provides a platform for local micro-producers to showcase their talents and connect with the community.

  • Adaptability and Resilience: Despite relocation during the Downtown Mobility Improvements Project in 2024, the Eagle Saturday Market continues to thrive at the Eagle City Hall Campus, offering the same vibrant atmosphere and delightful offerings.


Locals coming together to enjoy all that the vibrant community of Caldwell has to offer from farm fresh foods to artisan crafts.
Caldwell Farm to Fork Market

Tuesdays, May 14th - Sept 24th | 5PM - 8PM | Indian Creek Plaza

Step into the vibrant world of the Caldwell Farm to Fork Farmers Market, where the essence of Idaho's agricultural abundance comes to life every Tuesday from May 14th to September 24th, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Located at Indian Creek Plaza in downtown Caldwell, this esteemed market offers a unique opportunity to explore the best of Idaho's agricultural heritage while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the Summer Concert Series.

What to Expect:

  • Local Bounty: Discover an array of fresh produce, artisanal products, and handcrafted goods sourced directly from Caldwell's rich agricultural landscape. From farm-fresh fruits and vegetables to specialty foods and unique gifts, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Community Connection: Join us as we celebrate Caldwell's deep-rooted agricultural traditions and support local farmers, artisans, and food producers. The market is not just a place to shop; it's a gathering point for neighbors and friends to come together and enjoy the best that our community has to offer.

  • Entertainment and Excitement: Immerse yourself in the lively ambiance of the market, enhanced by live music performances as part of the Tuesdays on the Creek Concert Series. It's an evening of culinary delights, shopping, and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

Guidelines for Guests:

  • Family-Friendly Environment: To ensure the comfort of all guests, we kindly ask that only service animals be brought to the market. Additionally, please adhere to our guidelines regarding sidewalk chalk, wheels, and smoking or vaping on the plaza.

As we wrap up our journey through the vibrant outdoor markets of Idaho's Treasure Valley, we invite you to join us in celebrating the rich tapestry of our community. Whether you're exploring the eclectic stalls of the Meridian Main Street Market, savoring the flavors of the Eagle Saturday Market, or immersing yourself in the cultural fusion of the Caldwell Farm to Fork Market, each market offers a unique opportunity to connect with local artisans, farmers, and fellow enthusiasts. Share your market adventures with us on social media by tagging @boisesbestre, and your photos and stories may be featured in our next newsletter. Together, let's continue to support and celebrate the diverse offerings of our vibrant community.

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