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Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael

Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
+1 415-457-2266
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Great Market

I usually go to the Thursday market. It’s less crowded than Sunday so you have more opportunities... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan B
via mobile
My Happy Place

Whenever I have an opportunity to be in California and it is Farmer’s Market day at the Civic... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
New London,NH
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Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
+1 415-457-2266
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually go to the Thursday market. It’s less crowded than Sunday so you have more opportunities to talk to the vendors about their products. I love that the Marin Farmers Market has a good mix of produce, other products and prepared food. It is...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Whenever I have an opportunity to be in California and it is Farmer’s Market day at the Civic Center, I go. It is colorful, friendly, packed with vendors and beautiful produce and flowers. There is probably no other reason to go to this part of...More

Thank AnnaJ04
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stayed at the Embassy Suites down the street over the weekend. It's about a 10-15 min walk over to the Civic Center area where the Sunday Farmer's market takes place. It's a big market! Lots of fresh produce, food vendors (try all the yummy samples),...More

1  Thank ChouC4
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Farmer's market meets every Thurs and Sunday morning. Sunday has more vendors and is larger but both days are always packed. You can taste the fresh fruit, which means you can always find the best peaches, apples, strawberries etc to match YOU tastebuds. Lot of...More

Thank JudyBlueEgg
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you evaluate Farmer's markets based on size and depth of products and services, this one has to be close or at the top. Very large on Sundays with lots of parking available. Not much to guess about as they seem to have everything you...More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Most people go to the Marin Farmer's Market on Sunday. That's the BIG market. However, the "chef's market" is on Thursday. It's quite amazing - a lot smaller, but you'll be rubbing elbows with chefs who come from San Francisco because this is THE best...More

1  Thank YourCardShark
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've been going to the Sunday Marin County Farmers' market for the past 20 years. THere's an amazing variety of local producers--farmers, growers, bakers, fishermen, local food artisans and craftspeople. There has to be close to 100 in all. There's a really nice vibe to...More

Thank GCarver2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Marin Farmers Market is a great place to buy produce of course, but it is a fun experience to shop outdoors, listen to music and run into friends or make new ones.

Thank Belle M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place was a farmers market lovers heaven!! Fresh and sustainable everything. Wish I lived close by, actually no, I don't. I'd be broke and homeless. I did pay the most I've ever paid for eggs though, $12. $12???!!! But delicious. Go if only for...More

Thank TravelLoverSchlag
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Marin County Farmers Market is one of the largest I've ever seen with a great range of vegetables, fruits, meats, baked goods, eggs and food trucks. Lots of parking, live music, kids bouncy house.

Thank Anne K
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15 May 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
yes.but thurs has moved to the parking lot at northgate mall
Diane E
16 November 2015|
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Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 8am - 1pm, Sundays & Thursdays‎. But they could have changed that since my visit. Hope this helps.
bob h
4 July 2015|
Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
I've just now received this question. I'm sure by now you've figured out the answer to your question. At least I would HOPE you did. Sorry about the timeliness - it's not of my doing.