One of our favorite things about being located in downtown Monterey is the Farmers Market at Old Monterey Marketplace. This outdoor market lines Alvarado Street, and is full of food vendors, local produce, and artisan good. The best part? It's just down the street from the Portola Hotel & Spa! Check out some of the recent vendors and goods you'll find at the Monterey Farmers Market.
You'll be sure to find many stands piling high with fresh local produce. These produce vendors come from all over California, selling Certified and Organic Certified Produce. Find fresh fruits and vegetables, and support our local farmers.
Local Produce at the Farmers Market at Old Monterey
Fresh Flowers and Potted Plants
Walking through the Farmers Market, the beautiful fresh flowers are always sure to catch your eye. Check out the stands with fresh seasonal flowers, and lush indoor plants including succulents and potted flowers.
Fresh Seasonal Flowers
Live music from talented local musicians are usually brightening up the Farmers Market with their tunes. Be sure to also check out the Monterey Magic & Comedy stand where you can watch their magic tricks, or be a part of their street performance!
Plan to come hungry as there are so many delicious smells wafting on Alvarado Street during the Farmers Market. From small treats to dinner-sized portions to baked goods, there is so much to try. With many vendors serving upDon't forget to check out the appetizing international cuisines including Indian, Japanese, Mediterranean, and more, you'll be sure to find many treats to enjoy.
Don't forget to check out the amazing products from local businesses while you walk through Alvarado. You'll find unique items like handmade soaps, tissue box covers, and tote bags while supporting small Monterey based businesses.
Artisan Bath Goods
Visit the Farmers Market at Old Monterey
The Farmers Market at Old Monterey is open rain or shine every Tuesday from 4pm-7pm October to April, and 4pm- 8pm from May to September. Be sure to make room on your itinerary for this attraction on your next visit to Monterey. To book your room at the Portola Hotel & Spa visit us online, or call us at (888) 222-5851.