The Best Farmers Markets Near Manassas

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Many people would agree that summer hasn’t begun until you’ve made your first visit to the local farmers markets near Manassas. It’s not just about the heirloom tomatoes and fresh, crisp kale. It’s also a chance to see your neighbors, meet your local farmers, support local businesses, and maybe even hear some live music. Here are the farmers markets near our apartments in Manassas.

Manassas Farmers Market

Manassas Farmers Market is the closest choice for anyone with an apartment in Manassas. This market can be found in the Historic Old Town Manassas area on Thursdays and Prince William Street on Saturdays. With over 80 vendors, this small-town farmers’ market has everything from the usual fresh fruits, veggies, homemade jams, and vegan treats to Venezuelan food. The international fare on display at the Manassas Farmers’ Market is a testament to the diversity of this vibrant community. Visit on Saturdays and browse the market in the festive atmosphere created by the farmers’ market band. 

Fairfax Farmers Market

Fairfax Farmers Market, also known as The Community Farmers’ Market, is a short drive from downtown Manassas and well worth it. This farmers’ market has ranked as one of the top 3 farmers’ markets in the entire state of Virginia. And it’s not hard to see why. The sheer number and diversity of vendors all but ensures that anyone who visits will not leave empty-handed or with an empty stomach. Saturdays start at 9:00 a.m and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Be sure to arrive when they open if you want the best selection of fruits and vegetables. They tend to sell out quickly here.

Haymarket Farmers Market

What sets Haymarket Farmers Market apart from other markets near Manassas is the unique location. The tiny town of Haymarket has a lot of history as a colonial crossroads. It’s strategically positioned at the base of Bull Run and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Today, Haymarket is the western gateway to Virginia’s expansive and picturesque horse farms. When visiting Haymarket Farmers Market, consider taking your elderberries from Erin’s Elderberries. Then head out for a scenic drive before returning to Manassas.

After you walk around the farmers markets near Manassas, consider relaxing with a local IPA at the Bad Wolf Brewing Company. If you’re looking for apartments for rent in Manassas, VA, contact us. Our leasing agents will be happy to take your call.

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