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Hilo Farmers Market

cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
808 933 1000
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Ranked #16 of 47 activities in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Traveler Description: The market is offically open on Wednesday and Saturday, but a small subset of vendors are there every day of the week.  There are dozens of produce... more »
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Fresno, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Excellent fresh fruit and flowers on one side of street, and terrific craft fair across the street. All covered by tents, was raining super hard, barely got wet. Great bargains, and many unique items, not just touristy stuff.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The best part of the Hilo Farmers Market was lunch. The four of us all split up to go different places. I chose the Thai Smile food truck and it was delicious. The woman was very accommodating stir fried only the veges I wanted and she was very sweet. We bought a few gifts in the market…great handmade bracelets and... More

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St. John's, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was an excellent farmers market. We went on a Wednesday which is suppose to be one of the better days but there was an excellent variety of produce and crafts. The mangos and the white sweet pineapple where especially good. My wife also bought a number of sun dresses here for about half the price they would have been... More

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Great Falls, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This small market has all kinds of drinks and foods and ripe fruits and vegetables, and baked goods including gluten free bread, you will not see elsewhere. It's an experience, and reasonably priced. Imagine buying honey from passion fruit flowers, and almond milk flavored with dates and cane sugar. And popsicles of coconut milk, avocado and something sweet - delicious!... More

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Alaska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

During every visit I stop by the Hilo Farmer's Market - either on a Wednesday or Saturday and spend a few hours there - I like looking at/buying all the fresh produce, juice, food, etc. - some of the craft items are the same "cheap souvenirs" you see everywhere, but some of the items are very unique and handmade by... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Seemed like a good market for locals to buy essentials. However, was not impressed with the breadth or scope of items offered by local artisans.

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Whitefish Bay, WI
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While I am not a shopper, I did enjoy checking out the various stalls selling local food, crafts, and artwork. We went on a Wednesday which is one of the days when more vendors are there.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great for local plate lunch, Sushi, Spam Musubi, flowers, fruits, vegetables and souvenirs. Found Balsamic vinegar infused with local ingredients very gourmet . One of my favorite island treats is Spam Musubi, ono. Handcrafted one of a kind items by local people can be found at the market. Worth a visit.

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Long Island
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you live here, it is a useful place to shop for veggies and flowers. It no longer has the variety of independent gardeners it had even a few years ago. When I asked the various mostly Chinese women who were selling, they admitted that nothing was home grown and in most cases, not even locally sourced. We used to... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

had a fun afternoon with all the vendors selling many fruits and vegetables we would not get on the main land. Lots of food vendors selling the local foods that are amazing. Plus local vendors selling from jewelry to clothing…. neat place

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