Winter Park Farmers Market: Variety abounds at this market north of downtown Orlando

Winter Park Farmers Market: Variety abounds at this market north of downtown Orlando

You could say that Winter Park is to Orlando residents what Downtown Disney is to Disney World vacationers: a collection of some of the best restaurants and shopping around, with almost all the venues within an easy walking distance of each other.

One of the best things going in Winter Park is their weekly Farmers Market. Held every Saturday from 7:00am to 1:00pm at the old train depot (there’s a map below), this market has earned the title of the NUMBER ONE produce and plant market in Central Florida–at least according to the city’s website. However, you will likely agree with this claim after you have viewed our photo gallery.

Click any image to view it full-screen. You can also view and share many of these photos on the OI Facebook page. Scroll to the bottom of the post to view the complete photo gallery with more than 70 images.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

As with most farmers markets, there are plenty of other vendors accompanying the plants. The Winter Park Farmers Market features everything from locally produced honey and other sweets to kettle corn, cheese, and even coffee from Zimbabwe. This market also has a small indoor area featuring even more goods like fresh baked bread and preservatives.

Winter Park Farmers Market: Serendipity Sweets.

Serendipity Sweets.

Winter Park Farmers Market: Cupcake with candied bacon on top.

Cupcake with candied bacon on top.

Winter Park Farmers Market: Free cheese samples.

Free cheese samples.

Winter Park Farmers Market: Shopping inside for the best deals.

Shopping inside for the best deals.

And of course, there is plenty of produce:

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Winter Park Farmers Market.

Although the Winter Park Farmers Market is about 20 to 40 minutes away from Disney, Universal, and the other attractions on the south end of town, it is well worth the drive. If you go, plan on making an afternoon of the affair and check out the OI Winter Park walking tour.

And don’t forget about the complete photo gallery with more than 70 images at the bottom of the post.

One more time, the farmers market is Saturdays from 7:00am to 1:00pm. Here is the address, official site, and map:

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Official website: http://www.cityofwinterpark.org/…Saturday_Farmers_Market.aspx


Winter Park Farmers Market – map


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Winter Park Farmers Market – complete photo gallery

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