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Calgary Farmers' Market

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Address: 510 77 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 1C3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 403-240-9113
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Thu - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Calgary Farmers' Market is the largest market of its kind in Calgary...

The Calgary Farmers' Market is the largest market of its kind in Calgary and one of the city's favourite year-round gathering places. The Market was built on a foundation which supports local farmers and enables them to sell their product at the height of each natural harvest.

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A great way to spend a rainy afternoon

We loved all the vendors in this place! Lots to see, experience, taste, and buy. Great lunch place too

Reviewed 1 week ago
Squiggett007
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Niagara, Ontario, Canada
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Niagara, Ontario, Canada
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76 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved all the vendors in this place! Lots to see, experience, taste, and buy. Great lunch place too

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for spending a rainy afternoon with us! We look forward to seeing you again... we're particularly fun on a sunny day too ;) More 

Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this market on a Saturday about midday, and the parking was plentiful and several spots were still available. I was used to a "farmer's market" being a few booths set up in a parking lot (different province), but, this spot is far far better (no comparison) - as it is an established, well run, clean, inviting building, offering... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Wow! What a lovely review of our beloved market, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the market and hope you'll come back soon. Bring your friends! More 

Fmm
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522 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of organic veggies, fish, meat, poultry, jams, juices, pies and of course a number of food vendors plus a few artisan and one women's very nice jewelry and clothing vendor. Oh, yes a great coffee and various places to purchase some snacks. A great way to spend an early Saturday / Sunday to start off your day.

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're so glad you think we're awesome, we work hard to offer a great experience. We hope you'll come back soon! More 

Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day spent exploring different local farmers produce and businesses. So many choices and variety of foods to have for lunch. 2 Greek Gals takeaway is excellent for authentic Greek food. Would definitely recommend spending an afternoon here, you won't leave empty handed!

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed a Sunday well spent! Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Canada
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104 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I always have a love-hate relationship with the CFM, so I'll just dispense with a scholarly review and list the pros and cons. The CFM is very boutique and upscale - bring cash, although there is an ATM on site and some vendors take debit/credit. We usually visit to get coffee beans from Analog / Fratello, but it's always a... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us Jill, we value your observations. We are sensitive to our customers' feedback and do everything we possibly can to offer an engaging and valuable experience. Indeed, some of our vendors offer non-local items, such as bananas and pineapples. In those cases, the small businesses are attempting to offer... More 

Calgary
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We really enjoy spending a few hours here with the grandkids on a cold Saturday or Sunday when there are few outdoor activities that can be enjoyed due to the cold weather. We all like to spend time listening to the various buskers, tasting the varied food items freshly made at the many restaurant vendors, and shopping for fresh fruit... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in our warm abode amidst such a long winter! We hope you'll come back soon, Spring and Summer are even more delightful at the market ;) More 

Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The kids and I went and played in the playground for a bit. The max height is 48". It was smaller than Treehouse or TommyKPlay, but bigger than a McDonalds. There were nice benches to sit on for parents. Afterwards we went on a stroll through the other booths at the market. The market has cute and free little push... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here with your little ones and hope you come back soon! More 

Calgary
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189 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Some purchases can be quite pricey but the food is delicious, and it is nice to support our local growers. Great selection of foods to sample, buy for home or eat there. Some wonderful vendors selling unique items that's sure to make great gifts or addition to any home decor. Can get crowded real fast. I'm not crazy how the... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're sorry to hear you did not have a comfortable experience with our vendors, we know that they make every effort to make guests feel welcome. We hope you'll visit us again soon. More 

Ellon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great selection of local produce with something there for everyone. Under cover so you can go rain or shine. Most prices seem to be fairly similar within the market. Chocolate, toys, fruit and veg, bread etc all available.

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to review our market. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here, come back soon! More 

Calgary, Canada
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575 reviews
320 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Thank goodness this market is open Thursdays to Sundays year-round, as it would take a year to eat your way through all the great food stalls located here. The place is enormous, with many places to have lunch or dinner, buy high quality ingredients, or pick up a beautiful craft item. It's a handy location, near the intersection of Blackfoot... More 

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MarketLeilani, Manager at Calgary Farmers' Market, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to share such an incredible review of our market! It sounds like you love it about as much as we do :) We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here and can't wait to see you again! More 

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