Call For Vendors - Merrie Monarch Festival Week at the Hilo Farmers Market
The 52nd Merrie Monarch Hula Festival and international Hula competition will be held in Hilo from April 5 - 11, 2015. This is the largest festival on the Big Island and attracts thousands of visitors. It is also an exceptional opportunity for local merchants to sell their products at the Hilo Farmers Market.
The Hilo Farmers Market is rated as being one of the top “must see” attractions to experience while visiting Hilo, by publications such as Sunset Magazine, Hawaii Magazine, The Huffington Post and more! Don’t miss out this year. Go to our vendor information page
and learn more about how to become a vendor at the Hilo Farmers Market during the Merrie Monarch Festival this year. Or call (808)933-1000.
Wednesday and Saturday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Over 200 local farmers and crafters
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Over 30 farmers and crafters.
The Hilo Farmers Market Manager's Office is open Wednesday and Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm.
EBT scrip can be purchased and redeemed during these hours. Also, taro, bananas and other produce is available, along with Hilo Farmers Market logo t-shirts, caps and other gift items.
Visit Our Indoor Food Court
Plenty of ono food and Free WiFI!
Farmers Kitchen Cafe will be closed for renovation
until April 31, 2015
Stay tuned for what's coming!
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Big Island Fresh, Big Island Best!Hilo Farmers Market Ranked #1 by Huffington Post as Top U.S. Farmers Market Every Food Lover Should VisitHilo Farmers Market Ranked as one of the top destinations for “Go Green, Local Style on the Big Island” by Sara Benson of Gogobot.comMOTHER EARTH NEWS has named Hilo one of its eight 2012 "Great Places You've (Maybe) Never Heard Of." The best part – the Hilo Farmer's Market is included in the story as one of the reasons why Hilo is so great!
The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island. Over 200 local farmers and crafters sell their produce, crafts, gift items and tropical flowers in a festive outdoor atmosphere that recalls back to the old "plantation" days of early Hilo. Located at the corner of Mamo Street and Kamehameha Avenue in historic downtown Hilo, it's open all year round.
Bill Dellasala Retiring After 26 Years at the
Hilo Farmers Market
Bill Dellasala was one of the original vendors when the Hilo Farmers Market started up, back in 1986. Each week, Bill sold fresh bananas, banana plants and fresh Hawaiian Mo Bettah honey.
The Hilo Farmers Market would like to wish Bill well and thank him for his dedication and all the fond memories.
If you were a customer and friend of Bill and would like to wish him the best, he can be reached at (808)967-7785.
Hopper's Art & Art Uprising, Kid Day
Bring the keiki's for a day of art fun! This is an ongoing event at the Hopper's Art & Art Uprising booth and is FREE to kids of ALL ages. 1-3 pm the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month!
Click here for a
The Hilo Farmers Market has a large variety of tropical fruits and vegetables grown right here in the Hawaiian Islands. We have several vendors with certified organic produce too. The list of vendors is always changing, but here are some of the products you can find at the Market this month:Fruits
- Jack Fruit - Longan
- Mango - Papaya
- Pineapple - Rambutan
- White PineappleVegetables
- Baby Ginger - Bitter Melon
- Bok Choy - Eggplant
- Hydroponic Lettuce
- Organic Spinach
- Sweet Corn - WarabiFlowers and Plants
- Anthuriums - Bonsai Plants
- Herbs - Orchids
- Protea - Tropical FlowersSpecialty Food Items
- Awa Juice/Powder/Root
- Coconut Pastries
- Fresh Fruit Popsicles
- Jelly (Ohia, Lemon)
- Peruvian Tamales
- Portugese Bread
- Local Seafood Delights including ahi, opihi, uhu, dried fish, fish sausageCrafts and Gift Items
- Beads - Bongo Drums
- Clothing - Jewelry
- Pareos - Puka Shell Anklets
- T-shirts - Woodworks
Here's movie star Jason Scott Lee ("Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story", "The Jungle Book") with young shopper Nicole Oka. You never know who you are going to run into at Hilo Farmers Market!
Interested in a stall at Hilo Farmers Market?
Click here for more information!