As many as 40,000 people flock to Eastern Market for its Saturday Market to enjoy one of the most authentic urban adventures in the United States. The market and the adjacent district are rare finds in a global economy - a local food district with more than 250 independent vendors and merchants processing, wholesaling, and retailing food.

At the heart of Eastern Market is a six-block public market that has been feeding Detroit since 1891. Every Saturday it is transformed into a vibrant marketplace with hundreds of open-air stalls where everyone from toddlers to tycoons enjoy the strong conviviality served up along with great selections of fruits, veggies, fresh-cut flowers, homemade jams, maple syrups, locally produced specialty food products, pasture and/or grass-fed meat and even an occasional goose or rabbit.

Come on down and join the fiesta. Devour the great bounty of Michigan, Ohio, and Ontario harvests, find paradise in the dazzling array of plants and flowers, and relish the rich history and colorful stories of the market and its characters.

Listing last updated on Jul 7, 2010

Schedule and Location:

Public Market is open every Saturday 5AM - 5PM
Retail Stores are open Tuesday - Saturday 8AM -4PM
Wholsale Market is open Monday -Friday 12AM - 6AM

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This market has always provide fram fresh items for us to purchase. It is an outing that supplies an experience that it is very very enjoyable. I will continue to recommend Eastern market as the #1 choice for any and all consumers!

They feature many great fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers along with several great places to dine, all reasonably priced. "Flower Day" is an annual event and a family tradition - great fun and bargains for all ages.

It has a wide variety of fresh produce from all over the State of Michigan and nearby Ontario. It is improving its facilities to serve the farmers and the customers better.... [more]

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