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Old Town Alexandria Farmers’ Market
January 13 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free parking in the Market Square garage Farmers’ Market hours
No pets allowed during the Farmers’ Market
Held each Saturday morning year-round, the farmers’ market is an event that has been held at the Market Square plaza for over 260 years. In fact, Old Town Farmers’ Market is the oldest farmers’ market in the country which has been held continuously at the same site. George Washington sent his produce from Mount Vernon to be sold at the Farmer’s Market.
Today, the market offers residents of and visitors to Alexandria a way to reconnect to the past, while participating in an ongoing local and national tradition. During the peak season, there are more than 70 vendors offering fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, cheeses, breads, pastries, fresh pasta, pickled vegetables, cut flowers, potted plants, soaps, fabric art, and paintings.