The bounty of Illinois is just a short drive from our hotel. Every Saturday through the end of October, the Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market offers a delicious variety of home-grown food and homemade treats. This community event is a great way to kick off your weekend and get a taste of local culture in the Ottawa region. You can sample the fresh vegetables and fruits as you meander through the vendors. You can expect to find the finest foods of the season, including fall specialties like pumpkins and apples. Grab a cup of freshly brewed coffee and pick out a tasty baked good to nibble on. Check out the live entertainers who play music to add to the festive mood. Browse through farm fresh jams and jellies or test out a handmade soap or lotion. Local artisans sell everything from candles to unique art work. You can even find a special treat for your dog!
Located just a 15-minute drive from our hotel in North Utica, Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market is a fun and easy destination to reach during your trip. Bring a few bags so you can load up on food to bring back to your hotel room or take with you on your journey back home. The market takes place in Washington Square Park in Downtown Ottawa from 8 am to 12:30 pm on Saturdays. The market's season runs through October and starts up again in May.