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Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers Market
August 19, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stop by Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers Market every Friday from 10am to 2pm between July 1st and October 28th .
In 1643, the General Court of Connecticut established a weekly Market to be held in Hartford. Come shop local and visit the current Farmers Market, established in 2011 with that original Market in mind. Our goal is to offer a variety of products from as many farmers and artisan vendors as possible. We are committed to offering a vibrant marketplace in downtown Hartford where local farmers and artisans can enjoy coming together with the community to share the best of what Connecticut has to offer. The Old State House Farmers Market runs from late spring through mid-fall, ensuring that our patrons enjoy the ultimate in seasonal variety for many months of the year!
NEW THIS YEAR: SNAP ACCEPTED
For the first time, Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers Market will accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) tokens. Simply bring your EBT card to the table with the sign that says “SNAP/EBT Accepted Here”. The Market Manager will swipe your card for the amount that you want.
Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers Market, located in bustling and historic downtown Hartford, provides local workers and city residents with access to farm fresh produce and the opportunity to experience a bit of country atmosphere right in the heart of the city! Featuring Connecticut Grown farmers, crafters, and lively music, shoppers at the Farmers Market can feel good knowing that they are supporting local agriculture and helping to build the local economy.
Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers Market is located at 800 Main Street in Hartford, on the East brick plaza near the lawn, within the wrought iron fence surrounding Connecticut’s Old State House. We are conveniently located on the city bus route and are within a few blocks of free DASH shuttle service stops. Metered parking is available on nearby side streets, and Connecticut’s Old State House will validate parking for the State House Square Garage at 55 Market Street, which reduces your cost to a flat $5 fee when you exit the garage.
While you’re here, make a trip inside Connecticut’s Old State House. Visit our restored historic Senate and House chambers, learn the stories of famous Connecticut residents, discover Connecticut’s role in history and explore our unique Museum of Curiosities. Walk the halls, hear the stories, be inspired! Connecticut’s Old State House is open from noon to 5:00 pm, with the last admission at 4:00 pm.