Findlay Market in Cincinnati, Ohio is always a great place to shop locally and observe the community in action. There is constant flow a of activity going on with vendors and artisans selling their goods. The surrounding buildings also deserve attention which makes it a fun place to take pictures for a photo walk too.
I’m sharing 5 of my favorite reasons for visiting Findlay Market.
Findlay Market has been favorite destination for generations of locals and tourists alike. It is Ohio’s oldest continuously operated public market and houses indoor vendors year round along with outdoor vendors during the warmer months.
The market opened in 1852 and still uses the original steel beams today.
The street surrounding Findlay Market also have stories to tell as detailed on their historical markers.
2. Art Deco
If you LOVE architecture, you will LOVE Findlay Market.
The buildings are absolutely gorgeous! Cincinnati has one of the largest concentrations of Italianate architecture in the country. The detail is incredible.
The surrounding buildings have bold colors but the market also boasts of life everywhere from flowers to food.
You will also find art if you look for it.
4. Each Vendor has a story
I love talking to the vendors because they are passionate about what they carry, whether it’s produce, recipe creations, or something that they created or hand picked for their store. Each vendor takes their craft seriously and adds so much value to the Findlay Market community. Want to know where you food came from? Just ask. Many of the vendors at Findlay Market also supply for popular restaurants in our community too.
5. Great Food
It’s great to know where your food came from by talking to the people who helped create or harvest it. You can also grab a snack, a meal, or inspirations and ingredients for your own creations during your visit.
You can find out more about Findlay Market from their website.
Findlay Market is located at 1801 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202.