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Explore the Farmers Markets of Outer Banks

06/28/2023 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Attractions and Activities Outer Banks Food and Drink Outer Banks Outdoor Recreation

A trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a captivating opportunity to explore gorgeous shorelines, get out on the waves and savor one-of-a-kind views too. It’s also a chance to enjoy shopping locally when you add a few fantastic farmers markets to your itinerary. Whether you’re looking to support the communities you’ve come to visit or you’re excited to browse one-of-a-kind goods, the following farmers’ markets are definitely worth strolling through the next time you’re traveling this way. Be sure to bring your reusable shopping bag and make the most of the fun at these diverse and welcoming markets!

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Manteo Farmers Markets

Fresh baked breadTravelers spending time in the town of Manteo can enjoy strolling through a downtown farmer’s market weekly on Saturdays between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm at 104 Fernando Street. This market is a must-visit for locals and visitors alike looking to fill their shopping bags with everything from baked goods and fresh produce to crafts, local art, sweets, and more. It’s a friendly and welcoming marketplace along the waterfront that’s as scenic as it is exciting to explore. The vendors on-site are happy to help with any questions visitors might have as they take part in this market that’s designed to foster a sense of community and culture.

Markets in Kill Devil Hills

A woman tourist at a souvenir fair choosing handmade decorative woodcarving giftsFor those that plan on spending time in Kill Devil Hills during their Outer Banks stay, dropping by the First Flight Farmers Market is always a treat. Situated at 103 Veterans Drive in Aviation Park, the First Flight Farmers Market is hosted on Tuesdays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm June 20th through August 15th. Parking is available at Aviation Park as well as the First Flight High School located across the street. This market is set up to support small, local businesses and farmers and typically pop up during holiday seasons too. On average, the First Flight Farmers Market hosts upward of 65 local vendors sharing everything from fresh produce and photography to paintings, jewelry, woodworking, sweets, candles, and homemade bath and body items with guests. It’s a fun-filled event that often also includes lie musical performances on-site.

Enjoy a Kitty Hawk Market

Take time to check out the Kitty Hawk Farm and Flea Market while you’re visiting the Outer Banks too! Hosted at 4100 N. Croatan Highway, this farm and flea market is a charming setup where local farmers come to sell everything from milk, meat, and eggs to fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural products directly to consumers. It’s a no-fuss setup that’s ideal for a quick drop-by when you’re looking for some fresh fare.

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