Permit Types

Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are open-air markets held on sidewalks, where products grown, raised, caught or baked by local farmers and fishers are available for sale to the general public. If you are interested in hosting a farmers market, read below for more information or apply here.

When hosting a farmers market, keep in mind the following:

  • Applications must be submitted 90 days prior to the event date
  • Sidewalks are the only areas permitted for a farmers market; streets cannot be closed for a farmers market
  • Farmers markets are not allowed next to New York City parks
  • Farmers markets are not allowed on pedestrian plazas
  • Applicants must be members or staff of a nonprofit
  • All farmers should be licensed by the New York State Department of Agriculture

Apply for a "Farmers Market Permit"

Permit Types