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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, enticing prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor & other items from South Florida vendors, farmers &  artisans.

In Broward, farmers markets and other vendor markets often include extra features. Some include yoga, live entertainment or petting zoos.

Vendor fairs & farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful outdoor family & solo excursions, and perhaps inexpensive dates.

It’s always wise to verify information about a particular event via phone or social pages online to ensure the venue you’re interested in is open.

Featured Events

Book & Attic Fair, Broward Library

Books, DVDs & bric-a-brac are featured in sales events 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. first Fridays at Broward Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33301, website

Children’s Business Fair in Fort Lauderdale

Event features young entrepreneurs ages 7-14 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. December 4 at Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale 33312

Paws Holiday Extravaganza

Entry is $40 for shopping event 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. December 6 with a portion of proceeds for Humane Society of Broward.

Venue: Coral Ridge Country Club 3801 Bayview Drive, Fort Lauderdale 33308

Information is online

Holiday Market

December 10-11 Holiday market, Museum of Art in Coral Springs, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs 33065. 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. December 10, $10 entry if purchased early online, $15 at  event. Features extra amenities & cash bar. 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. December 11, open to public, free entry, donations accepted. 

Farmer’s markets & vendor markets in West Broward

Plantation farmers market 

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays @ Volunteer Park,  12050 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, 954-452-2558, website 

Tamarac farmers market

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays,  7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac,  954-540-6593 or 954-597-3620, website

Sawgrass mills Farmer’s & Artisan’s market

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, read

Yellow Green market

Popular venue featuring a variety of vendor booths, including eclectic & international array of food items, artisan items, apparel, home decor, &  produce, 3080 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 954-513-3990, website

Parking fees apply. Usually free yoga 9:30 a.m. Saturdays & 10 a.m. Sundays, verify online

Shops at Pembroke Gardens

  • farmers market 11 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays
  • 527 SW 145th Terrace, Pembroke Pines, 33027, 954-450-1580
  •  website

Flamingo Road Nursery & Farmers Market

  •  1655 S. Flamingo Road, Davie
  •  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. week days, 8 to 6 p.m. weekends 954-235-9397
  • website

Marando Farms

  • ?5151 SW 64th Avenue, Davie 33314, 954-945-5744, venue is not open Wednesdays
  • restaurant open on weekends
  • petting zoo is $5 per person
  • website

Farmers Market, Coconut Creek

Various dates October – April @  Township Plaza, 4400 W. Sample Road 33066, southeast corner of Sample Road and Lyons Road, 954-545-6698, information online. Includes items from artisanal vendors, organic produce, & others.

Events are usually 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. first & third Saturdays October – April 

Exceptions:

  • No event January 1
  • November 20, event location is different. It’s  at Fall Harvest Festival event @ Sable Pines Park

For information, farmersmarket@coconutcreek.net,  954-973-6767, website

Family Farms

  • 14950 SW 14th Street, Davie 33326, 954-804-2850 
  • farmers market Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10 a.m. to about 6 p.m.
  • bonfire with food for sale, vendors, occasional entertainment & open mic, Fridays & Saturdays about 5:30 p.m. to about 10 p.m.,  free entry
  • line dancing lessons about 5:30 p.m. – about 7 p.m. Friday evenings, free
  • live music about 5:30 p.m. – about 7 p.m. Saturday evenings, free
  • hayrides 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekends, $5
  • pony rides, $10
  • petting zoo, food for sale
  • website

Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop

Indoor & outdoor vendor booths, flea market, 3291 W. Sunrise Boulevard, Lauderhill 33311, 954-791-7927

  • drive-in movies @ night
  • Ferrari museum, free entry
  • flea market usually open 8 a.m. or 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Farmer’s markets & vendor markets in East Broward

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

  •  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
  • Yoga Fusion 9:30 a.m., $10 donation, pre-payment required
  • Information about extra activities 
  • Parking @ Las Olas Beach Garage,  200 Las Olas Circle, Fort Lauderdale is $4 an hour or $10 a day 
  • information online

New River Open Air Market

History Fort Lauderdale, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays, includes about 50 vendors with plants, artisan items, fresh vegetables, baked foods, beauty products & other items outside of New River Inn, 231 SW Second Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, and along Riverwalk, free entry for market, information about History Fort Lauderdale is online or 954-463-4431

Sistrunk Marketplace

venue houses individual restaurant vendors & SistrunKollective, a co-op boutique featuring items form local artisans & entrepreneurs, 115 NW 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, venue offers occasional events & live entertainment,  website

DeMurs Farmers Table

Usually 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturdays, includes organic and other produce, loose leaf teas, spa products, Nicaraguan food items, food trucks, 2250 SW 31st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33312, 954-908-9944, Facebook

Manors Market

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sundays, Wilton Manors city hall lot, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors 33305

Includes art, artisan and prepared foods, information online

Music & Makers

Rotating array of vendors featured at Friday Night Sound Waves events, 6:30 p.m. October 8 & other Fridays until December 31

Ladies Night Market

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Wine Garden Restaurant, 608 Breakers Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, family-friendly, dog friendly, website

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk events, which are usually third Saturdays, include artisan vendors. Artisan Market is 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Harrison Street, 20th Avenue to 21st Avenue, read feature

Going Bananas @ Festival Marketplace

  •  2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073
  •  9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends, 954-935-5959
  • website

Vintage Fair

Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace usually 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3rd Saturdays, usually includes vendors indoors & outdoors selling vintage, antique, re-purposed, salvage & handcrafted merchandise;  free entry & free parking for shoppers, fee for vendors, 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555

Patch Urban Farm — open for online orders — no in-person events until further notice 

  • 1201 W. Dania Beach Boulevard, Dania 33304, 954-924-6801
  • online ordering with pickups
  •  website & Facebook

Dania Pointe Night Market

Usually 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. second & fourth Fridays at Dania Pointe shopping plaza, includes farm produce, artisan items, & entertainment, 150 North Pointe Drive, Dania Beach 33004, information online or 407-967-5183, occasionally includes free yoga, donations accepted

Festival Marketplace

Indoor venue with independent shops & vendors, 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555,website

  •  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays & 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays
  • Extra events include
    • Pet Adoptions 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Second Saturdays
    • Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3rd Saturday of most months, includes vendors selling vintage, antique, re-purposed, salvage & handcrafted merchandise;  free entry & free parking for shoppers, fee for vendors

L’Chiam Farm

Farmers market 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays, 5511 Woodland Lane, Dania Beach 33312, organic & Kosher items, activities, entry is $5 for adults, $3 for kids, free for 2 & younger, extra fees for some activitieses

Offers pony rides, ATV rides, axe throwing, website

First Street Cars & Coffee

Vendors & a display of luxury and exotic vehicles are featured at events, usually 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. third Saturdays, 500 – 599 NE First Street, Fort Lauderdale, website  

Online markets

Not open until further notice

  • discontinued until further notice –—  Gulfstream Green Market at Gulfstream Park, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays Gulfstream Park, includes produce, artisan items, entertainment, fitness and kids’ activities, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach 33009, 954-454-7000

Seasonal/Occasional

Coconut Creek Farmers Market, Township Plaza, 4400 W. Sample Road, southeast corner of Sample Road and Lyons Road, 954-545-6698, information online

Green Market in Pompano Beach, information online

Parkland Farmer’s Market 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Equestrian Center, 8350 Ranch Road, Parkland, 954-757-4107,  websiteemail

Lauderdale-by-The-Sea El Prado Park, 4500 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-by-The-Sea 33308, website 

Sunny Side Up artisan & farmers market, 844 NE Fourth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33304, parking entrance is  along NE 9th Street & NE 5th Avenue information online 

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Entertainment Calendar

Monday, December 6, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Discount Tuesdays at AMC Theatres

Discounted | AMC Theatres

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Food truck gathering at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Ship to Shore comedy show

7:00 pm | Miami Improv Comedy Club

Comedy Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Holiday Street Parade

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Federal Highway

Free SoundScape Cinema Series returns in October!

8:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Friday, December 10, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Free Sea Shorts Play Festival

FREE | Jarvis Hall

Coral Ridge Holiday Spectacular in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 am to 10:00 pm | $5.00-50.00 | Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Free Tinsel Town holiday drive-thru in Tamarac

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Sports complex

Nights of Lights

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-20.00 | Pinecrest Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Free live music at Gulfstream Park Village

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Holiday Boat Parade

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Harbor Marina

Friday Night Sound Waves free entertainment online

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Intracoastal Waterway

Sea Shorts Play Festival

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Jarvis Hall

Free outdoor movie

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Weston Regional Park

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Free outdoor movies in Hollywood

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Sensory Friendly Saturday

All Day | FREE | Miami Children’s Museum

Free Sea Shorts Play Festival

FREE | Jarvis Hall

Story time and photos with Santa

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Family Day free admission

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Coral Ridge Holiday Spectacular

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | $5.00-50.00 | Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

Spank The Band live at TY Park in Hollywood

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | $0-1.50 | TY Park

Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park's 50th birthday concert

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | T-Y Park

Jazz in The Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE

Christmas Near The beach

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Winterfest Boat Parade

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE | Intracoastal Waterway

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Free live music at Gulfstream Park Village

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Free live music

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE

Live music

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Sea Shorts Play Festival

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Jarvis Hall

Live Music Saturdays at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Free Sea Shorts Play Festival

FREE | Jarvis Hall

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Sea Shorts Play Festival

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Jarvis Hall

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

 

Plantation Farmers Market
When
Weekly on Saturday @ 8:00 am-2:00 pm (starting June 6, 2020)
What
Plantation Farmers Market
Where
Volunteer Park Plantation
Cost
FREE
When
Weekly on Sunday @ 9:00 am-2:00 pm (starting June 7, 2020)
What
Tamarac Farmers Market
Where
Veterans Park
Cost
FREE
When
Monthly on the 3rd Saturday @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm (starting October 17, 2020)
What
Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace
Where
Festival Marketplace
Cost
FREE
When
Weekly on Saturday @ 9:00 am-4:00 pm (starting November 14, 2020)
What
Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market
Where
Las Olas Oceanside Park
Cost
FREE
When
Every 2 weeks on Sunday and Saturday @ 9:00 am-4:00 pm (starting April 17, 2021)
What
Yellow Green Farmers market reopening
Where
Yellow Green Farmers Market
Cost
FREE
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