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Farmers Market

Farmers Market at Point Ruston 2019

You won’t find a more beautiful setting for a farmers market than Point Ruston. Centered in the heart of the Grand Plaza, market vendors are surrounded by the beauty of Commencement Bay, miles of walking trails, and a diversity of shops. You’ll find a variety of fresh produce, flowers, locally processed foods like pickles, pasta, baked goods, sauces and so much more. Bring the family to enjoy all Point Ruston has to offer. You won’t be disappointed.

This market proudly accepts EBT, WIC/SFMNP and offers the Fresh Bucks EBT matching and Apple-a-Day programs.



The Grand Plaza (near Farrelli’s)
5005 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98407

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
June 2nd  – September 29th

If you are interested in being a vendor, please visit this page.

Tacoma Farmers Market

About the Tacoma Farmers Market 

Formed in 1990, the Tacoma Farmers Market strengthens our community by creating vibrant open air marketplaces where consumers connect directly to local farmers and small businesses, and works to ensure fresh food is available for all residents regardless of income.

Visiting Point Ruston

Visit the Farmers Market without having to drive (or park!) by hopping aboard Tacoma’s convenient Downtown to Defiance Trolley, it stops right by Point Ruston. Learn more here.




  • First hour is free
  • $2.00 an hour
  • All Point Ruston Merchants validate with minimum purchase

Please visit the parking page for all of the details. You will need your license plate number to pay for parking or to validate with a merchant.

If you have any questions or concerns call REPUBLIC PARKING: 253.627.4401

Download The Mobile Pay App for easy management for prepaid parking from your smart phone (Available from Google and Itunes)


There are over 1,000 parking spaces around Point Ruston, including street parking and a public parking garage.

The Main Parking Garage is located  off of Main Street. There are multiple entrances, including off of The Grand Loop and Yacht Club Road. The garage features 3 levels of parking, over 600 stalls, and is open to the public.

Please Note:

  • The Grand Loop is now one way traffic only.
  • As always there is no parking along the Grand Loop near the Grand Plaza. Please use designated stalls only.
  • Some stalls are for loading/unloading only and the time limit is 15 min.
  • Some stalls are for TOGO ordering only