The country's oldest farmers' market, in the heart of Amish country occupies a beautiful 120 year old red brick building chock-full of local character.
Excellent espresso/cappuccino at Mean Cup. Compliment with a cream-filled long john, biscotti, or bagel from a nearby stand. (You can't choose second best; it's all top rate.)
Nice selection of fresh foods, sausages and delicatessen.
Loved this market! Fresh EVERYTHING. One stop shop for everything delicious.
mix of prepared food, farmer stands, and tourist trap
Great attraction in downtown Lanc! Fresh fruit,long johns, candy and more! Make sure to bring cash many stands do not take credit cards!
Experience the best of PA's agriculture at the Lancaster Farmer's Market, the nation's oldest farmer's market. Visitors will find baked goods, locally grown produce and iconic PA Dutch food.
Tons of local vendors. Great butchers and farms from the area.
Voted the fourth best market in the nation by USA Today, Lancaster Central Market has been recognized as America's oldest farmers market and is the best place to find Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine.
Mecks Produce has everything you're looking for at some really great prices. Freshest produce there, go early for best selection.
Rooster Street Pork has an amazing "meat cup" sampler of their best meats. Yum!!!!
Fresh veggies, apple cider and good folks.
Super place for fresh everything.
A tip for all you tourists out there: Central Market is in a city, crowded with people. Although there are parking lots nearby there is no free parking whatsoever unless you can walk 5 or 6 blocks.
Busy and hot. Zig's bakery had great lemon bars!!
Lovely day at the market
Give all your spare change to the buskers, not the homeless people.
Pure Blend Tea for some awesome blends - cannot wait to try the dark chocolate chai!
Locals: Don't come on Friday or Saturday. Too many tourists!
Stop by the Amish stand that sells Achenbach's Bakery items. Hands down best cheese Danish I ever had. Soft, gooey. melts in your mouth!
I always get my produce from Stoner's stand. They're friendly and get most of their produce from their own farm. When I think of a farmer's market, Stoner's stand is pretty much what I have in mind.
Thom's Rosemary Olive oil bread is delicious !
Such a great place to just walk around and maybe even pick up some fresh produce too! Be sure to stop by Mean Cup for some awesome coffee!
Get a coffee from the friendly baristas at Lancaster County Coffee Roasters.
Some prices are lower during the week
Only place I can get a half loaf of white bread! Lancaster Central Market has so much to offer and if you like people watching this is definitely the place to be!
Want milk in glass bottles? And the best chocolate milk on the planet? Maplehofe.
Don't forget to stop by the Pet Bakery and pick up your Two Pups Pastries treats and other delicious goodies for you furry friend. Remember you can order Doggie Birthday Cakes as well!
Mean Cup makes some of the best local coffee, and the bagel stand near it has excellent bagels! Try the garlic bagel!
The momma, dog, and sunshine. Ahhhhhh
In 1730 Andrew and James Hamilton laid out the town of Lancaster and designated a 120 foot square lot to be a public market, which it remains to this day - more than 280 years later.
Do not skip this gem. If you're in town, make time.
Rick's bread is a must try, and also the veggies.
The deviled eggs are to die for! Come hungry.
Lancaster juice company...the number 2 smoothie is the best!!
Unique building exteriors for photo shoots.
Awesome authentic gyro at Stella's
Get a long John and cup of milk to enjoy while you shop!
Stop by for a fresh fruit smoothie. Yum!
Everything local you can imagine at the longest running market in U.S. history dating back to 1733. Get some lebanon bologna and shoofly pie
Check out the view from the new skybox in the SE corner. Market never looked better.
Be prepared to visit one of the three ATMs in Penn Square or bring cash ahead of time!
Nothing beats going to central market on Saturday mornings and seeing all the familiar faces. See Pablo for good produce deals and stellar for some good coffee
Lancaster juice company has the best smoothies. Try one with coconut!
Hours 6:30am to 3:00 but everything starts to shut down after 2:00. Open Tuesday Friday Saturday
Saife's falafel sandwich is an all in one heavenly meal.
The spice man...need I say more?
Been there and Done That (it), NOW I really want to do it again, its a great place to visit, just be sure you get there on a day they're open - So Tuesday - Friday - or Saturday be sure to stop from 6