Ever looking for something fun to do during the week and find yourself clueless on where to go?

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You don’t want to go back to the same restaurant you’ve been to a billion times. And you definitely don’t want to get stuck walking around another boring mall again

Nowadays, people are always looking for an authentic experience or even just a cool new place to spend their afternoons. With Fall just around the corner, what better way to celebrate the brown leaves than at a farmer’s market? With all the fresh fruits and veggies, delicious food, and great company, a day at your local farmers market is one for the books. 

Here is your guide to some great local farmers markets within the Inland Empire:

I.E. Heritage Farmers Market

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Victoria Gardens on S. Main Street on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This local farmers market is a great place to spend your day, especially if you were looking to do some shopping after! Located on Main Street right in the middle of the mall, the vendors line up their stands for the early morning crowd. Start your weekend off on the right foot by visiting this quaint little farmers market in Rancho Cucamonga, and stock up on all of the organic produce and homemade goods.

Redlands Market Night

E. State Street in downtown Redlands on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

What makes this farmers market unique is that it takes place in the evening, making this a perfect destination if you prefer to sleep in late. Right in the heart of Redlands, this farmers market gets very lively and fun! With plenty of vendors and live entertainment, this is one of the most popular farmer’s markets in the Inland Empire. Although there is a wide variety of food vendors, there are also many restaurants and bars in the area to make your night even more fun. Don’t miss out on this one!

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Riverside Downtown Farmers Market

Downtown on Main Street on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Spend your next Saturday morning browsing this local farmers market and grab some brunch after! This farmers market is not too big, so it’s a great side-adventure to add to your list of things to do. Located right in downtown Riverside, there are also many restaurants and locally-owned shops and boutiques to check out. So what are you waiting for? Grab your best friend, snag some breakfast, and take a walk through this delightful farmers market the next time you’re in the area! 

So, if you find yourself in need of fresh produce or a homemade necklace – check out these fantastic farmers markets that are close to home and fun for all!

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