When it comes to farmers markets, McHenry County has it all. With a variety of markets scattered throughout the area, there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, specialty canned goods, or handmade artisan art, you're sure to find it at one of McHenry County's farmers markets. In fact, our farmers markets are so good, they're ranked among the best in the state.


Cary Grove Farmers Market

Located right off the Metra, Cary Grove Farmers Market is a must-visit. Visitors will find fresh fruits and veggies, as well as specialty canned items, salad dressings, and more. Stop by on the first Sunday of the month for a free reusable bag.

Summer Market:
Sundays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, June - August
Cary Metra Lot - 100 W. Main St

Winter Market:
1st & 3rd Sundays, September - May
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Algonquin Township Building #6
3702 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake Farmers Market

Easily accessible right off the Metra, Crystal Lake Farmers Market is located in downtown Crystal Lake. Shop local vendors offering everything from organic meat and eggs to flowers and baked goods. Enjoy regular entertainment in the Depot Park gazebo.

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, June - October
Depot Park - 90 E. Woodstock St.

Crystal Lake

Farmers Market+ at The Dole

You know The Dole as a center for the performing and visual arts, event location and host of the annual Lakeside Festival. The Dole now also hosts a Sunday Open Air Farmers Market. The market will connect area farmers, growers, artisans, and food purveyors to Crystal Lake and neighboring communities.

Summer Market:
Sundays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM May 29th - October 30th

Winter Market:
Sundays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM November - April

FDL Farmer's Market

Fresh from the earth goods and handmade artisan art await you at the FDL Farmer's Market. Shop for fresh veggies, meat, eggs, honey, fresh-cut flowers, potted plants, and more!

Summer Market:
Wednesdays: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM May - September

Huntley Farmers Market 

Located in downtown Huntley, the Huntley Farmers Market offers an amazing variety of produce, farm-raised meats, and fresh roasted coffee beans. Enjoy live music and a host of special events throughout the season.

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, June - October
Huntley Downtown Square - 11704 Coral St.

Winter Market: 
2nd Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, December - May
Fellowship Hall at 1st Congregational Church Huntley - 11628 Main St.

Pearl Street Market

The Pearl Street Market offers an array of homemade and home-grown farmers market fare. Shop for produce, honey, soaps, sweet treats, fun crafts, and other goods. Don't miss the excellent live music lineup!

Summer Market:
Thursdays: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM, May 18th - September 14th 
Veteran's Memorial Park - 3400 Pearl St.


Woodstock Farmer's Market

Named the number one farmer's market in Illinois by the American Farmland Trust and number one in McHenry County by the Best of the Fox. This exceptional market features great live music and everything from veggies, fruits and cheeses, to hand-spun yarn, desserts and seedlings for your garden. All items are grown or produced by the vendors, and the market manager inspects each vendor to ensure the market's integrity. Located right off the metra.

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, April - October
Tuesdays: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, June - September
Historic Woodstock Square

Winter Market:
Select Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, October - April
McHenry County Fair Grounds - 12015 Country Club Road

Marengo Community Farmers Market

Car shows, Christmas in July celebration, picnics in the park and fall festivals make the Marengo Community Farmers Market a great spot for fresh produce and a little fun! Their facebook page is the best place to stay up to date on their latest events! 

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, April - October
Calvin Spencer Park - 825 Indian Oaks Trail