The oldest farmers market in San Diego County

Open rain or shine - every Saturday - 8am to 1pm

Vista Farmers Market

The Vista Farmers Market features 53 farmers selling what they grow; local, certified, and organic growers with in-season produce.  Actual, real farmers with an abundance of avocados, persimmons, apples, oranges, strawberries, peaches, and other fruits and vegetables. Farmers also sell dates, eggs, nuts, juices, honey, cheeses, sausages, plants, wool, flowers, and grass-fed meats.

In addition, there are 34 prepared food artisans that sell fresh bread and other baked goods such as pies, cupcakes, and cookies, as well as sauces, salsas, dips, and pickles. All are available fresh each week. There are also hot food vendors serving breakfast and lunch.

Our Mission

The goal of the Vista Farmers Market is NOT to create a place where you can buy food.  The goal is to create a place where, whenever possible, you can buy food from the person that grew, caught, made, collected or otherwise fostered its creation.  This is a very important distinction as the market strives to help farmers keep farming.  Food, (shipped from all over the world) is available at many places within the community – at least 150 places within ten miles of the Vista Farmers Market.  Only at the Vista Farmers Market (or other, farmer-oriented markets and stands) can you buy directly from the person that grew what you’re buying.

Talk to them and purchase local, fresh produce. 


The Vista Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon at the San Diego County Courthouse located at 345 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081 — the market is open EVERY Saturday, in all weather, and regardless of holidays.  We are open.

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The market is located:

  • six miles east of Interstate 5;
  • eight miles west of Interstate 15;
  • two blocks south of Highway 78.

From the west: take Interstate 5 to Highway 78 east for 7 miles. Exit at Melrose and turn right. The market is located on the right at third signal.
From the east: take Interstate 15 to Highway 78 west for 10 miles. Exit at Vista Village Drive and turn left then right onto Hacienda then a quick left onto Melrose Drive. The market is located on the right at the second signal.

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