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South End Open Market - Farmers Market- MOVED

500 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2439
+1 800-401-6557
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mainly handcrafts, not much food

a very popular place for locals and tourists, just a average to small-sized farmers market mainly... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
Wesley K
Hong Kong, China
Awesome, awesome, awesome

I heard about this on a local TV news station and I had to go so a nice day and a last minute... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
via mobile
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South End Open Market is moving to the Ink Block area in the Spring of 2016! We are excited about South End Open Market's new location in the South End and believe that the Ink Block neighborhood will provide a bigger and more enjoyable space for vendors and visitors. So many great things are happening in the neighborhood and we are thrilled that the South End Open Market will be in the center of it all every weekend! The South End Open Market atInk Block will set up on Sundays, May through October in Boston's South End. The South End Food Trucks will feature 15 to 20 of Boston's best food trucks serving up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The South End Farmers Market features a mouth watering assortment of locally grown produce, flowers, plants, and gourmet specialty foods. The South End Arts Market is a mecca for all things handmade. Only the best of the region's makers and designers are accepted to the market, resulting in a carefully curated selection of well crafted, innovative, fun and funky art and craft. Meet the folks behind the work. Chat with a farmer. Munch on a gourmet sandwich. Shop handmade and support local businesses! Art, clothing, accessories, ceramics, jewelry, housewares, gourmet foods, fresh produce and flowers, mobile eats - you'll find it all in one central location at the South End Open Market at Ink Block!
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13 Nov 2015
“mainly handcrafts, not much food”
27 Sep 2015
“Awesome, awesome, awesome”
500 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2439
South End
+1 800-401-6557
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

a very popular place for locals and tourists, just a average to small-sized farmers market mainly with handcrafts. Not much snacks, foods except for a few food trucks. You may skip it if you don't have better things to do.

Thank Wesley K
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I heard about this on a local TV news station and I had to go so a nice day and a last minute decision and we're off. This place is great with the multiple food trucks, farmers market, art market and vintage market. So many...More

2  Thank NavMor
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Stumbled upon this fabulous open market while walking from the church 2 blocks away. The food trucks were amazing and my husband found a vintage smoking jacket which he has been looking for 2 months.

1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

If you want to "see where the locals" go, this is a great peek into it. All local vendors and tons to see. We just walk the dog and go to the food trucks each Sunday as it seems like its the same vendors each...More

Thank bradk_1749
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice way to spend a summer Sunday. The artists and farmer's market vendors were happy to chat and talk about their products, I did collect a few business cards and checked out their pages to follow on Facebook. The food trucks were fun but...More

1  Thank Jill K
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I was in Boston for 36 hours and we decided to finish up what had been a bad trip (food poisoning for first 20 hours) with a trip to the local open air market. Our trip was saved! This was truly one of, if not...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a spectacular way to spend a Sunday. There are a large Farmers' Market, an artist work area with open studio access to interesting art for sale, a vintage market building, an Arts Market is located at the end of Thayer Street for all...More

Thank Lyn E
Reviewed 6 July 2015

There was so much to see here. They have a Farmer's Market, Vintage items, new handmade items and Food Trucks for when you are hungry!

Thank mguilford1
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Enjoyed the local cheeses, ice cream, cider, breads, sauces, etc at the farmers' market, but was hoping for a wider variety of produce in mid-June. A few stands had greens, apples and tomatoes but overall not many fruits and veggies.

Thank Danielle6t
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Unlike many other urban farmer's markets that are thankfully more common these days in many U.S. cities, this marketplace (referred to as "SOWA" by the locals, for "South of Washington," to help you locate it on a map) has food, food trucks, art, handicrafts, and...More

1  Thank Ray Q
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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