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New Volunteer Link – If you would like to volunteer at the Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market, simply click here and sign up. We are always looking for folks to help set up, take down and greet our wonderful customers. We can’t wait to see you!
In 2012, a group of local food enthusiasts threw a party that became a Farmers’ Market.
5 years (and two locations) later, The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market is a Bayfront institution. We are open every Wednesday evening at The Art Center of Corpus Christi from 5:00-8:00pm.
Every Wednesday you’ll find:
- Fresh, local produce grown within 200 miles
- Prepared goodness like roasted coffee, sweets and preserves.
- Happy, smiling farmers eager to get to know you.
- Food trucks
- Live music
- Art Market at The Art Center
- Children’s activities
- Yoga (6:00 PM)
- Rotating educational program
- Cooking Demos
- Chef Association of the Coastal Bend
- Texas State Aquarium
- Driscoll Children Hospital
- Food Bank of Corpus Christi
- Junior League of Corpus Christi
- Communities in Schools
- Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
- Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association
- Hip Hop Kids
- Cooking Demos
Our goal is to provide the Coastal Bend community with another access point to quality, locally grown produce. To help support our local farmers and our local economy. To provide a fun, healthy, positive, downtown-revitalizing opportunity.
What is The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market?
The Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers’ Market is your mid-week opportunity to restock your kitchen with fresh, locally-grown produce. We are open every Wednesday evening at The Art Center of Corpus Christi, 100 North Shoreline, from 5:00-8:00pm.
In addition to fresh, local produce, eggs and meat, you will also find locally-created breads, jams & jellies, honey, artisans, live music, and more. Everything at the market is grown, raised, or made within 200 miles of Corpus Christi, TX.
Our mission is to provide the Coastal Bend community with another access point to quality, locally grown, handmade goods and produce. To help support our local farmers and artisans along with our local economy. To provide another fun, healthy, positive, downtown opportunity.
When and where is The Market?
We are open every Wednesday evening at The Art Center of Corpus Christi, 100 North Shoreline, from 5:00-8:00pm. Click here for a map.
Where is the best place to park?
Please see this link for an interactive parking map. IBC Bank has agreed to allow Farmers’ Market Parking. The best place to park is the IBC lot and the southern most lot, Parking Area 3. The entrance is to Parking Area 3 at Shoreline and Kinney. Here’s a map to the lot entrance.
How can I become a vendor at The Market
Apply here to become a vendor at The Market.
Farmers’ Markets in Texas are governed by specific rules and laws. Please review these helpful links to make sure your products are within state guidelines.
Cottage Food HB 970
Cottage Food Production Operations FAQ
Texas Administrative Code: Farmers’ Markets
Texas Administrative Code: Egg Law
Honey Sales SB 1766
Selling Honey in Texas
Agriculture Code: Bees and Honey
FDA Food Labeling Guide
DSHS: Selling Yard Eggs at a Farmers’ Market
Are dogs allowed at The Market?
Leashed dogs attached to owners with working poop bags in their pocket are more than welcome at The Market.