brightly colored apples from the Lakewood Farmers market

Lakewood Farmers Market

Enjoy warm weather, fresh produce, food truck treats, and wonderful memories at the Lakewood Farmers Market. Held on Tuesdays, the market features a rich selection of vendors, lawn games, food trucks and live music! The market accepts SNAP/EBT benefits.


2024 Lakewood Farmers Market Dates

The 2024 Lakewood Farmers Market runs Tuesdays from 2-7 p.m. at Fort Steilacoom Park. Opening day is June 4. The market runs 14 weeks until Sept. 17. (Please note: There is no market on July 16 or 23.)

New this season we are featuring Pop Up Markets. These are themed market days where we’ll feature different businesses within the Farmers Market.

Pop Up Market Schedule:

  • June 11: Veteran-owned businesses
  • June 18: Wellness/Sports-focused businesses
  • June 25: Minority-owned businesses
  • July 2: New businesses (opened in the last 18 months)
  • July 30: Women-owned businesses
  • Aug. 6: Kids’ Day at the Market (children up to age 16 can sell items at the market)
  • Aug. 13: Maker Fair (inventors, creators, educators, hobbyists are encouraged to inspire people with skill-building tutorials, hands-on projects, experiments and show and tell.)
  • Aug. 20: South Sound First Nation organizations (tribal affiliations)
  • Aug. 27: Local artists

2024 Farmers Market vendor application

The application period is open for vendors interested in being part of the 2024 Lakewood Farmers Market season. Opening day is June 4, 2024. The market runs 14 weeks until Sept. 17, 2024. Interested in having a booth at one of our Pop Up Markets? Fill out the application and submit it for consideration. Apply today.

The Lakewood Farmers Market Now Accepts SNAP/EBT Benefits

SNAP & EBT benefits will be accepted at the Lakewood Farmers Market for the first time this year. Beneficiaries may enjoy the new SNAP Market Match program offered by the Department of Health.

Under the program, customers can buy fresh* vegetables, fruits, herbs, mushrooms, and seed starts from a participating market and receive a SNAP Market Match for up to $25 per day. The Lakewood Farmers Market participates in the program.

Photos and Videos

Apples, asparagus, bok choy, bouquets, cherries, chocolates, decorations, desserts, eggplants, elephant ears, food trucks, free parking… we have it all!

A woman laughs as she talks to a customer at her flower stand at Lakewood Farmers Market.
Older women sample wine at the Lakewood Farmers market.
A father lifting his young daughter to put a ring in the jumbo connect-4.
The band Paperback Writer The Beatles Experience performs at the Lakewood Summer Nights at the Pavilion concert series in August 2022.
A pre-teen throws the ball during a game of ladder ball.
Two young girls with their face painted with sparkly butterflies enjoy arts and crafts.


Thank you to our generous sponsors that help make this event possible. We are grateful for the continued support of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and WSECU and our new Farmers Market sponsor Pierce Transit.

Pierce Transit logo for 2024 Farmers Market sponsorship
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health logo
WSECU logo