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Lancaster Central Market

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Market is open on Tuesday, Yippee!

Spending a few days in Lancaster for a gals trip we heard the market is open on Tuesday and we made... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
harrishwhippets
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Sarasota, Florida
Surprisingly well done

I guess being the oldest market in the nation means you know how to run it, but we've been to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michele B
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New York, United States
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“fresh produce”(69 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spending a few days in Lancaster for a gals trip we heard the market is open on Tuesday and we made a trip, probably because mid week the place was not swamped and was easy to navigate. Many wonderful finds we got to take home...More

2  Thank harrishwhippets
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess being the oldest market in the nation means you know how to run it, but we've been to others and they just aren't as good. Central Market took us back to our vacation in Grenoble, France with their local market. The fresh produce,...More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great gathering place for all. The fresh vegetables, meats and baked goods are top quality, and there are a lot of locals who patronize this market. This is a must visit for anyone visiting Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. There is also a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lancaster Central Market is the oldest farmers' market in the U.S. and well worth visiting. Especially loved the Turkey Lady. Bought pretzel sandwiches that were the envy of everyone on our flight home.

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years. All of the wonderful local food is unbelievable. It is a sight to behold.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful array of fruits vegetables and meats. Fun crafts. Vendors were friendly. Well worth a visit.

Thank taylorwu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here whilst on a tour. There was lots of things to see and a nice choice of different things. We enjoyed wondering around and tasting the different things. Everyone was very friendly and helpful

1  Thank MellWard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As good as Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia just at a slower pace. We snacked on meat pies, broccoli salad, lemon squares and washed it all down with fresh apple cider. Very family friendly!

1  Thank Gail S
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

What a great assortment of foods and other delights. We saw beautiful fresh fruits & veggies, teas, fragrances, handmade items, and the staff at any of the vendor sites were super helpful & friendly. Certainly a welcoming experience for a visitor.

2  Thank Voyage585867
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

4 adults two very young children and everyone had fun! There were so many local things to try and buy. Everyone found things they loved.

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Cindy C
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Pzooch50 | Reviewed this property |
i would guess no. I do not remember seeing one in the market. Best to call the Market
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Cindy C
May 27, 2018|
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Response from sandinmyflip-flop | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen a dog inside market.
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cathmcbride2010
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Joseph N | Reviewed this property |
8 to 12 blocks?
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