Farmers' Market

2018 Merriam Farmers' Market at Merriam Marketplace
5740 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS 66203

Vine-ripened tomatoes, just-picked juicy melons, home-baked cookies, breads, and hand-crafted arts & crafts. You'll find all these and more from the vendors at the Market. Back again this year, families can enjoy fun and free activities on both Saturdays and Wednesdays. Check out the schedule below.
May 5 - September 29
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Entertainment & Activities  10:00am
Vendor Layout
June 6 - August 29
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Entertainment & Activities 6:00pm
Vendor Layout
Opening Day Giveaway
Saturday, May 5 and Wednesday, June 6 
Shop the market and stop by the information table for our annual opening day giveaway. 
Making Flower Pots
Wednesday, June 13 and Saturday, September 22
Exercise your green thumb by planting a flower in a flower pot. Learn the importance of soil, fertilizer, sun and watering. 
Turkey Creek 5K Run
Saturday, May 19 - 8:00am
Join us for the Turkey Creek Festival 5K.  You can run, walk or participate in the youth sprint.
Face Painting Event
Saturday, June 2 and July 7
Add a little color to the market. Have one of our artists paint a design on your face the will brighten your day!
Family Food Fear Factor
Saturday, June 9 and August 4
Sample food items from the market - some you will like and some you may not choose to eat. Delicious fruits and vegetables may or may not be altered. Are you brave enough?
Making Vegetable Robots
Saturday, June 23 
Have fun designing your very own edible robot with skewers, toothpicks and vegetables. 
Monster Mural 
Saturday, July 21
Get your crayons ready! Come and color on a life-size coloring book page. 
Watermelon Seed-Spitting Contest
Saturday, August 25
Enter our good ol' fashing seed-spitting contest. Yes distance and style points will be awarded. 
From Interstate-35, take the Johnson Drive exit and head west. Go over the railroad tracks, and take a right on to Merriam Drive. Go approximately three blocks north on Merriam Drive and the Marketplace pavilion will be on your left. 

Click here for a map and turn-by-turn directions to this facility. 

Become a Vendor!

The award winning Merriam Farmers' Market is now accepting vendor applications for the 2018 season for both Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  Full Saturday Season Full Wednesday Season
One Stall $360.00 $100.00
Two Stalls  $720.00 $200.00
  Saturday Daily Vendors Wednesday Daily Vendors
May, September  $25.00 $20.00
June, July, August $40.00 $20.00
Combo Saturday Full season & Wednesday Full season $410
If you are interested in participating in the marketplace entertainment, becoming a vendor, or would like to be placed on our mailing list, contact Dave Smothers or call him at 913.322.5550.