all votes for The City Market

  • Luci Branyan
  • 119 days, 4 hours ago
  • Rocky Caudell
  • 123 days, 22 hours ago
It has a great atmosphere, and excellent variety of produce.
  • michele ohle
  • 128 days, 19 hours ago
its a super fun and cheap family event!!!
  • Sara Antar
  • 129 days, 5 hours ago
City market provides great diversity, low prices and freshness in produce. The year round shops like Carollo's and El Habashi offer quality alternatives. The events offer something for the whole family and make shopping for food a fun activity I look forward to the Pumpkin Patch every year. Thank you City Market for all you give!
  • Michael Bain
  • 129 days, 18 hours ago
Because they have over 100 vendors.
  • Alice Hansen
  • 131 days, 22 hours ago
They have a lot of variety and friendly vendors.
  • Anonymous
  • 134 days, 22 hours ago
  • Susie Wang
  • 135 days, 13 hours ago
Love it!
  • Millie Minor-Gibson
  • 138 days, 22 hours ago
Because it is a fantastic place to buy fresh produce and support local farmers.
  • Anonymous
  • 143 days, 15 hours ago
The fruit is yummy!
  • Joanne Montgomery
  • 143 days, 21 hours ago
  • Virginia Pennington
  • 146 days, 1 hour ago
Love the variety of produce and fruit and very affordable.
  • Mac Stuart
  • 153 days, 4 minutes ago
I really like all the fresh produce and the atmosphere and growing up I loved the baby chicks and the Amish people selling things.
  • Mark Stubler
  • 153 days, 23 minutes ago
Fantastic variety and great quality with lots of live proformances and activities for everyone!
  • Glen Davis
  • 155 days, 18 hours ago
Because it has the widest variety of diverse produce and goods, plus its the most costumer friendly out there. Its not only of family good for you but a family thats good to you.
  • Lucinda Dill
  • 156 days, 3 hours ago
I love supporting local farmers and the produce is so fresh. It's a fun and festive place to go on the weekend. They always have interesting events going on for all ages.
  • Anonymous
  • 158 days, 4 hours ago
Nice variety, good quality, and great prices!
  • Raejean Overholtzer
  • 159 days, 2 hours ago
I raise a lot of nuts, fruits, vegetable, and herbs that I use and give away to my friends and family; but there are just some things I like - like strawberries, cherries, and rosemary that I just cannot raise in my type of soil as well as others. It is for the variety that I like on my plate that I shop on a monthly basis with my girl friend or mother for items I cannot normally get fresh enough from others or grow myself. Besides that The City Market is a fun and friendly atmosphere in which to shop and trade ideas with a wide variety of vendors. I believe I have been going in the spring, summer, and fall for over 30 years now and it remains a wonderful experience of shopping, eating, and sidewalk entertainment still today.
  • Sarah Payton
  • 159 days, 21 hours ago
I love that they take EBT cards and WIC!!
  • JT Dunlap
  • 159 days, 22 hours ago
Great selection and quality plus active area with lots to do
  • Rusty Fleischer
  • 159 days, 22 hours ago
I always find what I want. The produce is fresh. the farmers are friendly. It is a fun place.
  • Rick Bratcher
  • 160 days, 4 hours ago
The City Market has a great variety of produce from many local farmers. The people that come to the market is very diverse and makes for interesting people watching as well. There are also permanent shops and restaurants around the market, and other activities.
  • patti kuck
  • 162 days, 1 hour ago
variety!
  • Ali Mallare
  • 164 days, 11 hours ago
I LOVE the Kansas City Market, and I always get the greatest, most fresh produce from this market, out of all of the markets that I've visited around the U.S. :)
  • Carolyn Strode
  • 165 days, 4 hours ago
Great produce, friendly atmosphere, culturally diverse and I live there!!
  • Anonymous
  • 166 days, 4 hours ago
There is always a great variety of locally produced items to choose from; produce, baked goods, crafts and more!!
  • Connie Gadt
  • 171 days, 13 hours ago
They have many local farmers at The City Market and there is always a lot of activity at The City Market. Its a festive place to be at as well as getting some good produce.
  • Nancy Conard
  • 171 days, 15 hours ago
It is the best way to buy fresh produce without the supermarket markup!!
  • Cindy Hancock
  • 171 days, 15 hours ago
Lots of variety and lots of fun!
  • Anonymous
  • 173 days, 49 minutes ago
It is full of local and natural flavor
  • ruth jennings
  • 175 days, 18 hours ago
I have been going to The City Market for 30 some years. I have developed freinds I visit weekly, i love the entertainment, the choices of so many diffent items. Everytime i see a new vendor and i like their products I always compliment them on their products and packaging and encourage them to come back. I am a gardener and really enjoy trading tips, recipes and knowledge with my freinds. I only wish I had some kind of hidden talent or idea and I too could work their weekly! Keep up the good work and I really appreciate the contest. PS I miss having the pets wondering around with everyone.
  • Laura Brunsky
  • 177 days, 18 hours ago
I love fresh produce and all the different cultures coming together. I love the entertainment as well. It is a wonderful place to come. I have been coming to the City Market for 25yrs!!!!!! Please pick THE CITY MARKET!!!!!!!
  • Shannon DiStasi
  • 184 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 184 days, 16 hours ago
  • JC Cane
  • 185 days, 14 hours ago
good fruit
  • glenda flowers
  • 186 days, 2 hours ago
this market is just wonderful. a great place to take the family. the market radiates with ambiance.
  • dana harris
  • 186 days, 22 hours ago
Great selection and festivals
  • Gina Houston
  • 188 days, 21 hours ago
The spicy and saucy flavor of the variety of vendors matches the colorful diversity of market patrons. It is a nutrient for the soul that quenches the thirst for every need. Friendly atmosphere is a welcome ingredient for all to taste.
  • Anonymous
  • 190 days, 5 hours ago
It is a great place to shop. Vendors are very friendly and their products are always fantastic!
  • ANDREA DEJESUS
  • 190 days, 20 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 193 days, 1 hour ago
  • Anonymous
  • 193 days, 17 hours ago
I love the fresh vegetables and baked goods, and the beautiful tie dye t-shirts and beaded jewelry. I visit my dad there when I'm back in town from Montana.
  • Anonymous
  • 194 days, 7 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 195 days, 47 minutes ago
  • Anonymous
  • 195 days, 21 hours ago
The City Market is a great place to go for music,produce,crafts,baked goods as well as friendly people and vendors.We have a big choice for lunch spots so we can fuel up and shop some more!!
  • Anonymous
  • 196 days, 2 hours ago
Too many reasons. Great place, love the fresh produce!
  • Janette Jakee
  • 196 days, 15 hours ago
Ive shoped there twice this yr and I love varity and freshness of all the vegtable's and fruit. This is an 2hr drive for me but is well worth the drive. Plan on at least two more trip's this yr.
  • Donna Kippes
  • 198 days, 1 hour ago
I have been going to the market for over 25 years and I find it and the people to be such a blessing, it is so relaxing to shop our local farmers, eat good produce and listen to the music. I now take my grandkids there! May the tradition live on!!!
  • Todd Dehasis
  • 198 days, 6 hours ago
The City Market is the place to go for unique shops and the produce is always the best price. It is a very fun experience and worth the trip. It is also open all year round which makes it even better.
  • Anonymous
  • 198 days, 16 hours ago
  • Tom Dehouse
  • 198 days, 16 hours ago
  • Cindy H
  • 198 days, 17 hours ago
Best place in KC for people watching
  • Liliana Redmon
  • 199 days, 1 hour ago
I love going to City Market and Purchasing fresh produce. The area is well organized and clean. The people are friendly and courteous. There is always plenty of fresh products to purchase.
  • Jillyanne Cape
  • 199 days, 18 hours ago
It is a wonderful place to shop, can get great locally grown food and other stuff.
  • Danielle Reddin
  • 199 days, 23 hours ago
Because I like to eat really good food! And the farmer's market has REALLY good food!
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 43 minutes ago
The variety is incredible. It is always fun on a Saturday morning -plus you save money!!!!
  • Justin Jackowski
  • 200 days, 1 hour ago
Who wouldn't! The City Market is a happening place and a popular feature to KC life!
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 1 hour ago
Close to home. Variety of fruits/vegtables as well as other misc. items. Family activity fun.
  • Holly King
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
First & Foremost because THE CITY MARKET ROCKS!!! The City Market provides close to the heart activities and fun for everyone to enjoy! Keep the love alive KC*
  • Lilly Pepper
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
Fresher food than the grocery stores, and so much less expensive.
  • Sunny Delight
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
We love the shopping and the kids love all the free childrens activities.
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
Fresh fruits, vegitables and flowers, and its close by.
  • Joan Stein
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
  • Kalvin Jones
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
Home of some great gift shops and restaurants. Plus the Arabia Steamboat museum. We take all our out of town guest there for a visit.
  • Woogy Big
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
I have been coming to the City Market for over 10 years.
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
All the food is locally grown, which helps our local economy.
  • Dianna Brown
  • 200 days, 4 hours ago
Love all the choices and getting to meet the farmers.
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 5 hours ago
Fun and awesome place to visit.
  • Teressa Degado
  • 200 days, 14 hours ago
I love the variety the Farm Market has to offer. It's the place to be on Saturday
  • anya shevelyuk
  • 200 days, 14 hours ago
The people there are just such good hearted people.. I just moved and every worker in the market is jus so genuine.. I couldn't imagine myself going to any other store!
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 14 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 14 hours ago
  • Mandy Caruso
  • 200 days, 16 hours ago
Local farmers from all around the KC metro area plus great local restaurants and shops you can't find anywhere else. Saturday mornings are great for shopping (produce, baked goods, pasta, jewelry, soap, candles, wine, etc), eating and people watching! Plus I love that it's convenient to the bus line allowing us to save gas and parking hassles.
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 17 hours ago
Awesome plants, fruits, vendors, ALWAYS a great time, and good healthy food and 'finds' :)
  • -Crystal Bauer
  • 200 days, 18 hours ago
  • Stephen Smith
  • 200 days, 18 hours ago
Great Market to buy local products surrounded by international offerings as well. A weekend must for fun and food.
  • Lana Holst
  • 200 days, 19 hours ago
I love all of the fresh produce, plants, home goods, and people walking around with their reusable grocery bags. It's definitely the place to be on Saturday mornings.
  • Rick Hubbard
  • 200 days, 22 hours ago
We were a bakery farm vender for 2 years until my health would not take the dust any more. We still have many friends at the market and enjoy the atmosphere, the great produce, meats, milk, plants and everything else that can be found at the market.
  • Jim S.
  • 200 days, 22 hours ago
it's the largest in the area
  • John Stein
  • 200 days, 22 hours ago
Fresh produce and baked goods, they are much cheaper than the grocery store. Everyone is friendly and smiles. There is a lot of free entertainment every weekend too.
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 3 minutes ago
I love the city market restaurants, coffee shop, fresh produce, the park and the crowds. I always look forward to a visit!
  • Monique Sifers
  • 201 days, 12 minutes ago
Our City Market is amazing! You can get anything there; from Italian sausage to veggies to the most amazing Amish breads and sweets. The Steamboat Arabia museum adds to the allure of our market also.
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 59 minutes ago
Ithas great selection of produce and other things,great atmosphere, surrounded by good restaurants and best antique malla
  • Charlene Roche
  • 201 days, 1 hour ago
Fresher food,reasonable prices, to support my community
  • Cindy Deeds
  • 201 days, 1 hour ago
Trusted growers and vendors. Always a clean safe family area, Education on healthy eating and devolopment is readily available. I have grown up getting the enjoyment of this wonderful place
  • Marie Kocher
  • 201 days, 1 hour ago
Because there is something for everyone!
  • Ellen Williams
  • 201 days, 1 hour ago
It is a good way to support your local farmers and always a great selection.
  • Alan Reeves
  • 201 days, 1 hour ago
Great food and sense of community.
  • Kerry Petersen
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
Great produce, great people and love the atmosphere!
  • Amber Hulet
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
  • Tiffany Anderson
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
I think it is important to support our local farmers. It's also the best place in town to get fresh, organic produce.
  • Megan Stock
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
It's a great environment with nice, local farmers who are out to give you quality food not make a buck off you. Environmentally friendly and within walking distance to my apartment!
  • Sarah Major
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
The City Market in Kansas City, MO always carries a wide variety of locally grown produce at reasonable prices. Buying local is important because you're supporting your neighbors and it reduces the cost of transporting the produce. Not to mention the items are fresher. The City Market also carries local vendors that sell flowers and home-made items such as jewelry, soaps, and candles. It's always a great experience to shop at the City Market. I support the City Market and feel that everyone in Kansas City should do the same.
  • Ryan Reid
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
I live next door and it's always clean, fresh, and happening. Great events, great people, and is more than just a market, it's a community.
  • Shelby Knittel
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
I love the taste of home grown vegetables but do not have a place to grown them myself. City Market has a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as other things to buy and enjoy. The most important reason I support the City Market is because it is supporting local farmers.
  • Mary Menard
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
My favorite part of the City Market is the locally grown (and especially organically grown) produce. I really enjoy the blueberry bread made by one of the Amish families in the market. Prices aren't bad either and that helps a lot in our economy. It's also one of the few places that I can bring my 11 year old daughter and my 10 year old son for shopping! They actually enjoy going to the City Market and help me shop.
  • Adalee Brenner
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
It's a fun place to browse, shop & eat.
  • Tiffany Muilenburg
  • 201 days, 2 hours ago
This is my favorite place in KC! I grew up on a farm and don't currently have a garden -- but there is no where else in the city where I feel as "at home" as I do at the City Market! My husband and I visit the market every weekend that we are in town.
  • Anonymous
  • 201 days, 3 hours ago
I moved to Kansas City in 1984, and one of the first places I ventured to was the City Market. 25 years later, it's still going strong.
  • Jaimie Landrus
  • 202 days, 1 hour ago
I have visited the City Market several times while on vacation in Kansas City, and it is by far the best shopping in town. It's very convenient and best of all, the prices are right.
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 1 hour ago
Great environment and great selection.
  • Stephanie Spatz-Ornburn
  • 202 days, 1 hour ago
I love the City Market because everyone is welcome to share their a common interest in food! The variety of produce, specialty ingredients and competative pricing is hard to beat. The City market is the best!
  • Vicki Phillips
  • 202 days, 3 hours ago
It has such a variety and is so much fun to wander around and shop.
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 3 hours ago
  • Schylon Clayton
  • 202 days, 4 hours ago
I love the organic, home-grown vegetables and fruits you find at The City Market.
  • Anthony Butler
  • 202 days, 4 hours ago
It is the best & largest Farmers' Market in the area!
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 4 hours ago
They always have fresh good stuff!
  • Deb Churchill
  • 202 days, 4 hours ago
Great produce, great farmers, great location, fun, relaxing and entertaining environment and community. It keeps money in the pockets of many and great healthy produce in the stomachs of many and isn't that what it is about. The circle of life!
  • Antonella Zompa
  • 202 days, 18 hours ago
There is lots of variety at great prices and you can buy the best amish cherry pie.
  • claude page
  • 202 days, 23 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 5 hours ago
Great food at good prices. Lots of friendly people. Lastly, a great selection!
  • Matt Mitchell
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
  • Amy Golding
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
An amazing place to find real food!
  • lynell c
  • 204 days, 3 hours ago
I love the fresh food
  • Amy Hammer
  • 205 days, 3 hours ago
Feels like home!
  • randy bishop
  • 205 days, 4 hours ago
the best people and produce in town
  • Lara ale
  • 205 days, 4 hours ago
Fabulous produce and baked goods - fresh, from the grower and at better prices than the grocery store.
  • JoMarie Pace
  • 205 days, 5 hours ago
It's awesome and I was born and rasied in that area! Of course!
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 13 hours ago
My mom loves the city market alot and goes there often. We love the selection of fruits and vegetables and the pricing is always affordable.
  • Carla Jonathan
  • 205 days, 14 hours ago
What you have noted as 'The City Market' is the name I knew growing up, but for at least 15 years (probably longer) the city has been promoting a 'new' name for this area: 'The River Market.' The City Market is the 1st of its kind and is centrally located in the urban core. In the spring the choices of plants are great. When I need annuals, perennials, vegetable and herb plants this is my destination! Later in the season there are a wide variety of locally harvested fruits and vegetables. In addition the baked goods available are truly made from scratch and for a family interested in grain fed meats the choices here are not to be missed...Is there another market in the area which sells chickens, geese, etc.? In addition there's Planters Seed Co. and The City Market Coffee House. Succotash is a well known vegetarian restaurant and for anyone interested in history the Steamship Arabia museum and tour is a great stop.
  • Robin Smith
  • 205 days, 17 hours ago
I love the fresh veggies and fruits as well as the atmosphere.
  • T Scharfenkamp
  • 205 days, 18 hours ago
The city market is fun, supporting local and small business and it's easy to access.
  • Jennifer Woodworth
  • 205 days, 18 hours ago
Local farmers/vendors need support from the public. If you can't grow vegs/flowers you can buy them. The vendors are all hard working and friendly. You know you are giving back to the community.
  • Kim Gibbons
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
Their fruits and vegetables are wonderfully fresh!
  • Anonymous
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
Our city market is full of variety, smells, and many people. It is the only place to be on Saturday Morning and stay for a lunch of BBQ....
  • mollie richert
  • 205 days, 19 hours ago
  • Alfredo Sánchez
  • 205 days, 20 hours ago
Because I believe this is a good way to get healthier and safe food for a real convenient price.
  • Monica Short
  • 205 days, 20 hours ago
  • Dinah Feinberg
  • 205 days, 21 hours ago
The City Market has a rich and diverse culture from Italian,to middle-eastern, to midwest BBQ places to eat. The vendors have been ther awhile and are very friendly. There is a steamship Arabia museum there.
  • Luella Carney
  • 205 days, 23 hours ago
The variety of produce, baked goods, plants, flowers, and sundry other items available at The City Market are wonderful. Saturday is my favorite day to go. That's the day the local growers, bakers, etc. are in attendance. it makes for a wonderful family outing!
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 1 hour ago
I always feel secure and happy to know that when I need fresh fruits and vegetables the City Market always have exactly what I want and that's where I've always gone (every saturday)since 1966.
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 14 hours ago
Great location, lots of history, wonderful variety, great choice of eating places nearby.
  • Anita Smallwood
  • 206 days, 15 hours ago
I like to take the Grand kidsw thie they love to look around at all the stuff their and the shops are nice also and you can almost make a day foof it and go eat their also. small animals their the Grand kids have a ball. Lots to see
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 15 hours ago
  • Lori Long
  • 206 days, 17 hours ago
Fabulous - beautiful- healthy food. Great atomosphere --- great food.
  • Sara West
  • 206 days, 18 hours ago
I started going to the City Market when I was just a tyke in the 60's. Our mom would get us up early in the morning and we'd spend all morning poking around. Now that I'm living right next door in Old Northeast, it is a quick trip and always a fun time. Still a favorite with my family and all of our kids, and now their kids!
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 21 hours ago
THE CITY MARKET REMINDS ME OF WHEN MY DAD AND MOM WOULD WAKE ME UP EARLY ON SATURDAY MORNINGS TO GO TO THE CITY MARKET AND GET SOME FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES AND TO SEE THE RABBITS, CHICKENS AND GOATS. I, HAVE ALOT OF VERY GOOD MEMORIES OF THE CITY MARKET
  • Tane Lewis
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
The City Market has a great atmosphere, quantity of choice and quality plus many other activities to fill your time at the market.
  • Breezi Breeze
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
I love the atmosphere, and all the friendly people! When they have the bands there, it really is a festival!
  • Daniel Hamilton
  • 207 days, 37 seconds ago
Great produce selection. Good community organization and interactions.
  • Carl Nylund
  • 207 days, 1 minute ago
Yum!

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