“The Market is held every Saturday morning from May through September on Carmel’s Carter Green,located on the campus of the Center for the Performing Arts and the Palladium concert hall. Hours are 8 to 11:30 AM.
At the 600 space Tarkington parking garage, adjoining the Carter Green,you can step out of your car, walk a maximum of 150 feet, take the elevator to the first floor and you are in the heart of the Market. Enter this garage off 3 rd Avenue SW. You can also park in the Veteran Way parking garage. To enter this garage just go a half block south of the intersection of City Center Drive and Rangeline Road. Turn right on Monon Way Blvd to Veterans Way and the garage. From your spot in this garage you simply walk across the Monon Trail and you are in the Market (watch out for bike traffic on the Monon). By parking in either garage your car is out of the summer sun that can wilt you and your produce purchases on the way home.
During our 2018 season we had a record attendance of nearly 85,000 guests during the summer.
Only Indiana-grown or produced agricultural products may be sold at the market. A rare exception may be made for agricultural products that are not grown in Indiana. No craft items of any type are allowed.
Pets are NOT permitted at our markets in order to protect the health, safety and sanitation of the market.
The Carmel Farmers Market would like our guests to know a little about what we as a committee do behind the scenes, to ensure that you are getting the best products at our market weekly. EVERY vendor who sells prepared foods at the Carmel Farmers Market MUST use a kitchen that is certified and inspected by the County Health Department. Food safety and quality are top on our list for our guests. We do not allow home-based vendors at our market. Annually, we visit approximately 75% of our vendors, on a rotating basis, in their kitchens and on their farms. What an exciting adventure it is to be able to see what each vendor makes/grows/raises to provide our guests with the freshest products possible! If you have any questions or to learn more about any of our vendors, visit our committee tent (bright green tent) for more details.