City Market is a large outdoor farmer's bazaar located at the heart of River Market. Over 140 vendors pitch everything from plants, baked goods, fruits, vegetables, spices, flowers, meat and seafood. The City Market features locally grown produce and the best from the Midwest farmers. Open year round on the weekends, rain or shine, the City Market always gathers large crowds. Outdoor music and sweet treats are available to add to the fun!
There are lots of place to shop in the River Market area as well. The Planters Seed Co. is a popular shopping destination with many unique and unusual items as well as all gardening needs. The River Market Antique Mall is filled to the brim with interesting and unique antiques from over 100 vendors. The Mall was voted "Best Antique Shop in Kansas City" by The Pitch newspaper in 2005. Nicknamed the "Friendliest Mall in Town," it truly lives up to its name with knowledgeable staff and fun atmosphere.
Restaurant such as Minsky's Pizza make the River Market area home as well. Minsky's Pizza, a Kansas City favorite, does a great business! Salads, sandwiches, pasta and gourmet pizza are served here daily. Harry's Country Club is a unique and popular place that serves everything from catfish to fried bologna sandwiches.
The River Market in Kansas City has a long and rich history, and continues to thrive as a neighborhood and tourist area. Home to four parks, nature trails, and all the amenities of city life, this area continues to grow in its diversity and culture. The River Market is a great place to visit or call home!