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Where To Find Fresh Fruits and Vegetables This Summer In STL

While residents in the St. Louis area have access to farmers markets year-round, the summer season is the peak time to find fresh fruit and vegetable stands overflowing with local produce. With over 10 farmers markets in and around St. Louis, it shouldn’t be hard to find a favorite. We have listed the location and hours for our three favorites below.

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Local Summer Farmers Market Hours St. Louis, MO

Tower Grove Farmers Market

Location: Center Cross Dr., St. Louis, MO 63116
Hours: Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May – November

The Tower Grove Farmers Market is one of the largest in the area, and the fresh produce is supplied by local growers only. In addition to produce, guests can find live music, craft vendors, and even yoga in Tower Grove Park. In season, there are also markets held each Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

U City Farmers Market

Location: 6655 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130
Hours: Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

The U City Farmers Market is another popular place for friends and family to gather on Saturday mornings. With vendors from Missouri and Illinois, fresh produce stands, ready-made food items, and local entertainment, it’s easy to spend a few hours each weekend morning taking in the fresh air and stocking up on food for the week here.

Soulard Farmers Market

Location: 730 Carroll St., St. Louis, MO 63104
Hours: Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Just south of downtown St. Louis is the Soulard market. Because many of the market stalls are housed indoors, this market is open year-round. Though, during the peak season, the market also expands to house a few outdoor vendors. Saturday is the largest and busiest day to shop the Soulard market, but it’s also open each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as well.

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Consider taking advantage of the last bits of summer by visiting a local drive-in movie theater. There are 4 drive-in movie theaters within an hour and a half of St. Louis, depending on where you are coming from, and any would make the perfect destination for a family-friendly trip with the kids or a romantic date night. Find information on the local theaters along with some tips and tricks for a night at the drive-in here

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