Riverfront Farmers Market

2018 Market Season:  Please check back for dates, applications and other info, available by mid-January.

A seasonal open-air market in historic downtown Wilmington along the beautiful Cape Fear River, Riverfront Farmers Market, invites you to shop local!

Each Saturday, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Rain or Shine

Located on the first block of North Water Street, from Market St. to Princess St. and in adjoining Riverfront Park.

Bringing together local growers, producers and artisans, Riverfront Farmers Market offers a large variety of produce and products throughout the season:

Vegetables                 Herb & Garden Plants             Eggs                    NC Muscadine Wine

Fruits & Berries          House & Landscape Plants     Cheese                Bath, Body & Home Goods

Pickles                        Flower Bouquets                     Meats                   Locally-Roasted Coffee

Jams & Jellies            Orchids                                    Seafood               Jewelry & Pottery

Honey                         Native Plants                           Baked Goods       Wood & Metal Work


The Riverfront Farmers Market was developed to provide a place for local growers, producers, artisans and crafters to sell their goods directly to consumers, to educate consumers about local farming and seasonal eating, to encourage and promote the use of locally-grown farm products; and to enhance quality of life in Wilmington by providing a community activity that fosters social gathering and interaction.

(2018 application & information will be available by mid-January; 2017 documents here will give you some info.  Please do not apply until 2018 applications are posted)

2017 Application

2017 Fees, Rules, Regulations

2017 Art and Crafts Guidelines

Riverfront Farmers Market By Laws