The Exeter Farmers’ Market takes place at the beautiful Swasey Parkway along the Squamscott River. Take a walk up the shaded parkway and stop at all your favorite vendor booths on the way back. Kids and families love this location with numerous grassy areas to have a picnic and enjoy the live music with the river in the background. You might even see the Philips Exeter Academy Crew Team rowing in the background! Downtown shops are conveniently located adjacent to the market to make it your one-stop shopping experience every Thursday afternoon.
When & Where: The market runs every Thursday from May 11 to October 26 at Swasey Parkway in Exeter. Hours are 2:30-6pm. Listen for the bell that opens and closes each market!
Vendors: To see which vendors will be at the market each week click here to view our interactive market map. Please note the map will also display dates for the Portsmouth, Dover, and Durham markets. Click the drop down menu and select the date of the Exeter market you would like to see vendors for. See the photo gallery below to get a look at many of our vendors!
Restrooms: Port-a-potties are located at this market.
Animals: Per town rules, animals are not permitted along the parkway but service animals may enter the market any time.
Sit & Eat: There are many shaded areas for a picnic and several benches along the parkway to enjoy prepared foods.
Parking: Customers can park in the Phillips Exeter Academy Water Street Parking Lot as marked by a sign at the entrance of the lot. The entrance of this parking lot is located just off Main Street on Water Street. Handicap parking is available in this lot. Customers may park in any parking space available on Main Street.
Activities & Engagement
Live music: Local musicians perform at every market.
SNAP/EBT: SNAP (formerly know as food stamps) is accepted as a payment method at this market. Visit the Market Info booth to get SNAP tokens and we will match you dollar for dollar with Granite State Market Match!
Social Media: Follow the Exeter Farmers’ Market on Facebook to see updates throughout the season. You can also like and tag @seacoasteatlocal on Instagram and use #photo4SEL when posting your own photos and videos.
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