Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are the timeless havens for those that love the food they eat. 

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  • Columbus Tailgate Market Join a plethora of vendors each Saturday for an amazing assortment of Polk County’s best homegrown produce, meat, cheese, eggs and more. See amazing arts and crafts and value added products.
    • Runs the Saturday April 7, 2018 through November 17, 2018.
    • Saturday 8:00am to 12:00pm
    • On Courthouse Street in Columbus, NC
    • Follow the Columbus Market on Facebook for up to date vendor and market news.
    • Get text updates about this market! Text gro846 to (828) 548-1316
  • Tryon Tailgate Market Tryon has been voted one of the best places in America to raise a family and the Tryon Market is the place to feed that family. Join the farmers after work for a chance to snag some great food.
    • Runs Thurs, May 3, 2018 through Thurs, November 1, 2018.
    • Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
    • McCown Street Downtown Tryon (across from movie theater & Nina Simone statue) 
    • Follow the Tryon Market on Facebook for up to date vendor and market news.
    • Get text updates about this market! Text gro412 to (828) 548-1316
  • Saluda Tailgate Market A bustling market located up the mountain, it features food vendors from our region selling some of the best tasting and healthiest produce, meat, eggs, baked goods, and more.
    • Runs May 4, 2018 through October
    • Fridays 4:30pm to 6:30pm
    • Off of W. Main Street in Saluda, NC
    • Get text updates about this market! Text gro237 to (828) 548-1316
  • Columbus Winter Market Food and craft vendors providing delicious food and locally made products throughout the winter season. 
    • Starts Saturday, December 2018 through March 2019.
    • Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm
    • Location at former Winding Creek Brewery Building – 322 E Mills St, Columbus NC 28722


Polk Markets are now using the Farm Fan App! A service to provide reminders, events news, special deals and more to market customers. Sign up here or by text above!