The Kankakee Farmers’ Market is the only market in the area which takes place on Saturdays, making it one of the most popular weekend destinations for miles and miles around.

A remarkable center for community gathering, the Kankakee Farmers’ Market also welcomes people from as far away as neighboring states who travel to Kankakee in order to take advantage of the local fresh produce, handmade goods, and freshly-made, ready-to-eat foods

The Kankakee Farmers' Market is family-friendly, providing activities and music to visitors of all ages. Open almost exactly half the year, be sure to spend Saturdays downtown at the only local market in the area which provides shopping carts to its customers.

Vendor Information: If you or your company would like to be a vendor at the 2021 Kankakee Farmers' Market, please apply using Manage My Market.

Non Profit Organization: If you are a Non-Profit Organization or a club wishing to perform, please fill out the Non-Profit Application listed below.

Musicians: To be considered for the 2021 music line-up, please send your information along with a music sample to by March 15th. 

Payments/Insurance: All payments or paper copies of liability insurance can be sent to:

Kankakee Farmers' Market
Attn: Katie Funk
In Care of: Lori Anderson
200 E. Court Street, Suite 502
Kankakee, IL 60901

Follow the links below to apply and for additional information:




Manager Contacts:

Market Coordinator
Katie Funk
(815) 690-1624

On-Site Market Manager
Bill Yohnka
(815) 922-1219

Hours: Saturday 8:00am to Noon

Location: Intersection of S. Schuyler Ave. and Merchant St. in downtown Kankakee

Season: Every Saturday May 1 through October 30

The Spring Market will take place Saturday, May 1, 8, 15 & 22. The Summer Market then takes place for 23 Saturdays throughout the summer until October 30.