One of the many perks of living in San Diego is having year-round access to a bounty of local fruits and vegetables. So it’s no surprise that on any given day you can can stumble upon a market that’s bustling with farmers and local artisans peddling their freshly-picked or home-made goods. You may be thinking this this sounds great for the lucky ones who can leisurely roll out of bed and stroll down to the farmers market with their reusable tote slung over their shoulder. But not so amazing for a young family with an overly-energetic toddler and a double-wide stroller. But think again! Click through the slideshow for the most kid-friendly farmers markets in San Diego the entire family will enjoy.

North Park Farmers Market

North Park Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. and is striving to be a neighborhood spot where families can meet up, discover something new and delicious, and enjoy live music. The market currently hosts about 40 vendors and is continuing to grow. If you're in central San Diego and want to check out an old market with a new twist, stop by The North Park Farmers Market.

Herman Street
Between University and North Park Way (behind CVS)
San Diego, CA


Photo: Leah Singer

Did we miss any of your favorite kid-friendly farmer’s markets? If so, please let us know in the comments.

— Aimee Della Bitta