Lodi Thursday Night Farmers Market is a beloved weekly event that takes place in the heart of Lodi Every Thursday evening, from May 18th – August 31st, the streets come alive with local farmers, artisans, and vendors who gather to showcase their goods. The market offers a delightful blend of fresh produce, artisanal crafts, delectable food stalls, and live entertainment. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together, shop for high-quality products, and enjoy a vibrant atmosphere.
Visitors can wander through the streets where vendors display an abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables, and talented artisans showcase their handmade crafts, providing an excellent opportunity to find unique gifts and souvenirs. Food vendors serve up an array of mouthwatering treats including tacos, wood-fired pizzas, kettle corn, or freshly baked pastries, there’s something to satisfy every palate. Visitors can grab a bite to eat and enjoy live music from local artists. Many of downtown Lodi’s shops, wineries, and restaurants stay open for the evening offering even more shopping and dining opportunities.
Parking for the Lodi Thursday night farmers’ markets is available throughout downtown. Visitors can find street parking on several main avenues, such as Elm Street, School Street, and Pine Street. Additionally, there are public parking lots conveniently located near the market area, including the lot at Lodi Avenue and School Street, as well as the lot on the corner of Church Street and Pleasant Avenue.
The market typically opens at 5:00 PM and runs until 8:30 PM, allowing visitors to explore the various vendors and enjoy the lively atmosphere. It’s a good idea to arrive early to secure parking and have ample time to browse through the diverse offerings.