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Key Info

59 Spruce Street

Price & Hours

Free

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Shopping, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
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  • 4.0Facilities
  • 5.0Atmosphere

Ohio's only public market is in Columbus and certainly worth a walk through. North Market was first established in 1876 and is home to more than 30 vendors selling a range of products, including fresh meat, produce, baked goods, cheese and flowers. On select Saturdays, a portion of the market is set up outside, and on Sundays in June to October local artwork, furniture, jewelry and more is also on display.

Visitors say this market provides a wonderful food selection at affordable prices. Many were impressed with the sheer variety of cuisine types represented at this small market, and say there's something for everyone here. A few warn that the market gets quite congested on the weekends, so it's best to arrive early or visit on a weekday to beat the crowds.

You'll find North Market just north of Huntington Park and the Arena District. On-site parking is available for a small fee. The market is open Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. For additional information on vendors, events and festivals, visit North Market's website.

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