Markets in Buenos Aires

Information on the outdoor markets in Buenos Aires for local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, organic food and locally produced handicrafts...

Buenos Aires City

Itinerant Markets (Ferias Itinerantes)

The itinerant markets of Buenos Aires city provide the different neighborhoods with a variety of products and produce. Each day these markets take place in different locations. There are two types of itinerant markets, Ferias Itinerantes de abastecimiento barrial - FIAB and Ferias Itinerantes de Interés Social - FIIS. FIAB markets have a wider variety of products available which include fruit, vegetables, meat, farm produce, dairy products, fish, organic products, cold meat, pasta, bread, cereals, cleaning products, leather goods, shoes, toys and plants. FIIS markets only sell groceries, fruit, vegetables, fish and bread.

  • FIAB (Ferias Itinerantes de abastecimiento barrial)
    Open: Tuesday to Sunday, from 08:00-14:00
    To find out when and where each of these markets takes place: Click here (in Spanish)
  • FIIS (Ferias Itinerantes de Interés Social)
    Open: Tuesday to Friday, from 08:00-14:00, Saturday and Sunday, from 08:00-16:00
    To find out when each of these markets takes place: Click here (in Spanish)

Greater Buenos Aires

The Mercado Central (Central Market) is the main supply center for fruits and vegetables in Argentina, and one of the most important in Latin America. It is open to the public and located in the southwest area of Greater Buenos Aires, two Km from the border of Buenos Aires City.

The market is huge and has hundreds of wholesaler stalls selling fruits, vegetables, crops, dairy products, meat, poultry, eggs and fish.

  • Mercado Central (in Spanish)
    At
    : Autopista Ricchieri y Boulogne Sur Mer, Tapiales, Buenos Aires
    Open: Fruit and vegetables - Monday to Sunday, from 08:00-18:00 (major activity on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays); dairy and farm produce, cold meats, grocery, cleaning products, bread - Monday to Sunday from 08:00-18:00; fish - Saturdays, from 07:00-13:00

There are many other wholesale and retail supply markets in the various suburbs of Greater Buenos Aires, selling a variety of products including fruit, vegetables, dairy products, meat, poultry, eggs and fish.

North Buenos Aires
Mercado de Beccar
At
: Av. Rolón 2560, Beccar
Tel/Fax: (011) 4723-1422
Mercado de Gral. San Martín
At
: Pedriel 3553, Gral. San Martín
Tel/Fax: (011) 4753-0687
Mercado de San Fernando
At: Ruta 202, San Fernando
Tel/Fax: (011) 4714-1200
Mercado Pablo Podestá
At: Rio Negro 8605, Pablo Podestá
Tel/Fax: (011) 4769-2468 / 1160 / 5299
Mercado de 3 de Febrero
At:Av. M. T. de Alvear 4101, Caseros
Tel/Fax: (011) 4750-7705
West Buenos Aires
Mercado de La Matanza
At
: Quintana 3350, Lomas del Mirador
Tel/Fax: (011) 4652-1747
Mercado de Abasto de Quilmes
At: Islas Malvinas 1860, Quilmes
Tel/Fax: (011) 4254-9318 / 4257-6397
South Buenos Aires
Nuevo Mercado Mayorista de Valentín Alsina
At: Jean Juares 4402, Valentín Alsina
Tel/Fax: (011) 4254-9318 / 4257-6397
Mercado de Avellaneda
At: Colón y España, Avellaneda
Tel/Fax: (011) 4222-9553
Mercado de Almirante Brown
At: República Argentina 2220, Burzaco
Tel/Fax: (011) 4238-3353
Mercado de Florencio Varela
At: Sanzabello 2215, Florencio Varela
Tel/Fax: (0221) 4237-3290
Mercado de Productores del Sud. Berazategui
At: Av. Dardo Rocha 149, Berazategui
Tel/Fax: (011) 4261-0053

Organic Markets

Buenos Aires City

  • El Galpón ("The Shed")
    At: Federico Lacroze 4171, (at the end of the alley - the shed)
    Open: Wednesday and Saturday from 09:00-18:00
  • Mercado de Bien Publico
    At
    : Bonpland 1660, Palermo
    Open: Saturday 10:00-22:00

Greater Buenos Aires

  • Mercado Sabe La Tierra: Organic produce from local producers
    At: San Fernando railway station (Tren de la Costa), North 
    Open: Wednesday 10:00-16:00; Saturday 10:00-18:00

Art, Crafts, and Antique Markets

There are many weekend and daily street fairs in Buenos Aires, open all year round, and selling local products, handicrafts and providing entertainment with gauchos or tango dancers.

Buenos Aires City

  • Feria Artesanal Vuelta de Rocha - Caminito: Market for handicrafts, leather goods, wooden and ceramic crafts.
    At: Vuelta de Rocha and Caminito (street), La Boca
    Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, from 10:00-18:00
  • Feria de Mataderos: Folk market with handmade crafts, arts and regional cuisine. Entertainment provided by dancers, folk singers and gauchos on horseback
    At: Av. Lisandro de la Torre and Av. De los Corrales (ex National Cattle market), Mataderos
    Open: Sunday from 11:00-20:00
  • Mercado de las Luces (located in the block called Manzana de las Luces): Fair selling antiques, costume jewelry and semi precious stones, and leather goods
    At: Av. Julio A. Roca 600 (corner of Perú and Alsina)
    Open: Monday to Friday from 10:30-19:30; Sundays from 14:00-19:30
  • Feria Artesanal Palermo Viejo: Market selling local art work, handicrafts, clothing and gifts. Regular shows held.
    At
    : Corners of Malabia and Costa Rica
    Open: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 11:00-21:00

Greater Buenos Aires

North:

  • Paseo Las Barrancas: Antiques market
    At: Díaz de Solís and Perú (on Barrancas railway station platform), Acassusso
    Open: Thursday to Sunday and public holidays from 10:00-20:00
  • Feria Artesanal San Isidro: Market selling unique handicrafts
    At
    : Av. Del Libertador 16300, San Isidro (in front of the Cathedral)
    Open: Saturday, Sundays and public holidays from 10:00-21:00
  • Puerto de Frutos: Regional and handicraft products
    At: Sarmiento and Córdoba, Tigre
    Open: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10:00-18:00

West:

  • Feria artesanal de Haedo "Paseo de los artesanos": Arts and crafts market
    At: Av. Rivadavia 16400 and Estrada, Haedo
    Open: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 14:00-20:00
  • Feria artesanal - Plaza Ituzaingó: Handicrafts market
    At
    : Zufriategui and Las Heras, Ituzaingó
    Open: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10:00-20:00
  • Feria artesanal de Morón: Handicrafts market
    At
    : San Martín and Buen Viaje - Morón
    Open: Friday to Sunday and public holidays

South:

  • Feria Artesanal de Plaza Alsina: Handmade crafts, leather goods and costume jewelry
    At: Avda Miter 700 and Alsina, Avellaneda
    Open: Thursday and Friday from 10:00-20:00
  • Feria de Artesanos de Lomas de Zamora: Wool, ceramics, metal and glass handicrafts, perfume
    At: Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen 8700, Lomas de Zamora
    Open: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 14:00-22:00
  • Feria Artesanal de Quilmes: handicrafts made with wood, iron and wicker, as well as candles, flowers and costume jewelry
    At
    : Av. Miter and Rivadavia (in front of the Cathedral), Quilmes
    Open: Friday and Saturday from 16:00- 20:00