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The seasonal Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market is almost back! Every Tuesday from November to April, Santini Marina Plaza is transformed into an open-air market that offers fresh produce and goods from local farmers. It’s a great way to enjoy the weather and find delicious foods for you to enjoy on-site or bring back to your vacation rental. If you’ll be visiting Fort Myers Beach soon, you won’t want to miss this limited-time event!

Discover what else is waiting for you in Fort Myers! Our Free Vacation Guide lists a nearly endless amount of activities like the Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market.  

What You’ll Find at the Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market

Also known as the Sunrise Fresh Market, the Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market offers new products almost every week. Here are just some of our favorite food items to shop for:

  1. Fresh Produce
  2. Baked Goods
  3. Kettle Corn
  4. Lemonade
  5. Fresh Pasta
  6. Beignets
  7. Ground Coffees
  8. Tea
  9. Local Honey
  10. Candies
  11. Homemade Jellies
  12. Pickles/Olives
  13. Fresh Seasonings
  14. Oils
  15. Pet Treats

While fresh foods may be the market’s main forte, that’s not all you’ll find! A variety of arts and crafts can also be purchased directly from local artists. From baskets, paintings, pottery, beach photography, and carved wood, you’ll have plenty of choices for the perfect souvenir. The market is also a great place to shop for many more local products including:

  • Hand-made soaps
  • Island Jewelry
  • Herbal Balms
  • House/Garden Plants
  • Orchids
  • Homemade Candles
  • Hemp Bamboo Clothing

Not only is shopping at the Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market a fun shopping opportunity, but every dollar spent serves the local economy! It’s an ideal way to enjoy an island activity while giving back to the community.

Check Out Even More Fort Myers Beach Markets

Lakes Park Farmers Market: Pick your own fresh produce from more than 20 vendors at this popular farmers market. It is open on Fridays from October to April and also features live music and fantastic park views. Many families come here to buy fresh sandwiches and snacks before enjoying a lovely picnic in the park.

Beach Baptist Farmers Market: From November to May, Wednesdays at Beach Baptist Church are deliciously good! Find farm-fresh produce, seafood, crepes, hot dogs, and a variety of souvenirs. New vendors are added every week, so each visit will offer something new to find!

River District Farmers Market: Open year-round, this Thursday morning market can be found at Centennial Park in Downtown Fort Myers. It is primarily a “green market,” consisting mostly of native plants, vegetables, flowers, and sprouts. However, local seafood, ethnic specialties, butter, and soaps are never in short supply.  

Experience the Best of Fort Myers Beach

Whether you are shopping in the local markets or lounging on the beach, there is no place quite like Florida’s Gulf coast. We invite you to leave behind the everyday routine and escape into paradise with Sun Palace Vacations. Our fine collection of luxury vacation homes are perfect for families and place you right in the heart of all the island fun! Be sure to take advantage of our limited-time vacation specials so you can enjoy more of the beach life for less!

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