Eat Local from These Fish and Farmers’ Markets in the Delaware Beaches

Going on vacation provides tons of great opportunities, but one of the best things you get to do is experience a delicious new cuisine. Taking advantage of the local food opportunities is an incredible way to know the area and feel in touch with the locals. When you’re vacationing in Delaware, that means seafood! If you’re searching for things to do in Rehoboth Beach, one of your best options is searching for fresh local seafood and produce to prepare in your rental. We’ll show you how! 

What Can You Find at Farmers’ Markets?

There’s no better place to get fresh ingredients than at a local farmers’ market. But what exactly can you find there? Most farmers’ markets carry a wide range of produce grown right in the area, so any fresh fruits or vegetables you’re searching for are typically available. Additionally, many farmers’ markets will offer fresh baked goods like breads, cookies, pies, etc. Some farmers’ markets even go above and beyond and provide delicious cheeses, jams, and other foods, as well as soaps, handcrafted goods, and souvenirs. Between the fantastic products, the great value, and the friendly locals, farmers’ markets are always a “must do!”

farmers market booth in rehoboth beach

Local Farmers’ Markets

If you’re searching for a local Rehoboth Beach farmers’ market, you’ve got several to choose from. To start, the Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market is a great choice. It runs May through October from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, offering all kinds of produce, loaves of bread, pies, candles, seasonings, home goods, and more. 

If you want to venture into another town, check out the Bethany Beach Farmers’ Market. This market also offers tons of variety and is a great way to get to know the locals. The farmers’ market takes place every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon throughout the summer. Finally, the Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday from May through September from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. With a special focus on sustainable agriculture, this market helps you rest assured that you’re getting the highest quality products with a minor impact on the environment.

Local Fish Markets in the Delaware Beaches

But what if you want seafood and can’t find it at the farmers’ market? Not to worry! There are quite a few fish markets in the area to help satisfy your need for seafood. One of the best fish markets in the area is Big Fish Grill Seafood Market in Rehoboth Beach. They’ve been the prime location to get fresh seafood since 2006, offering an ever-changing variety of seafood options depending on what’s new. Some of the most popular types include flounder, smoked salmon, tilapia, yellowfin tuna, and more. 

You can also find some delicious selections at Steamers Crab and Seafood Market in Millville. Particularly if you’re searching for top-quality crabs and shrimp at a great price, this is the place to get it! Alternatively, Copp’s Seafood in Lewes offers a great selection of mussels, crabs, oysters, clams, shrimp, and more. 

Plan Your Next Stay

Ready to head up to the shores of Delaware and experience the excitement for yourself? Contact us today to learn more about renting one of our Rehoboth Beach vacation rentals!

Create a Fully Local Meal at Your Seachange Vacation Rental

So, once you’ve got all these mouthwatering ingredients, what can you do with them? Bring them right back to your Delaware Beach vacation house rental and start cooking! All of our rentals throughout the Delaware beaches have fully equipped kitchens with all the cookware and appliances you’ll need to prepare a phenomenal meal. It doesn’t get any easier or fresher than this!