Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Indianapolis City Market’s hours?

General City Market House hours are 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturdays. City Market is closed on Sunday. The hours of individual businesses vary.

Where can I park?

Street-level, metered parking is available throughout the Market East District. There are also a number of parking garages within easy walking distance of the City Market.

When is the best time to visit?

Mornings before 12 p.m. are generally less crowded; the lunch rush is typically weekdays between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. During peak summer months, weekday mornings are optimal times to visit and include our Wednesday Original Farmers' Market, one of Central Indiana's largest outdoor farmers' markets.

How often is the Original Farmers’ Market?

The Original Farmers' Market occurs Wednesdays, May through October, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

How do I get more information about becoming a farmers’ market vendor?

Visit the farmers' market section of this web site to download an application.

How do I get more information about becoming a City Market merchant?

Visit the Market Merchants section of this web site to download the new business information packet.

How do I keep up to date on City Market happenings?

Sign up for the City Market newsletter in the Subscribe section of this web site to keep up on all the great events and promotions at City Market! Also click on the Events tab to see upcoming events.

When are Catacombs tours?

Public Catacombs tours are the first and third Saturday, May through October, every half hour beginning at 11 a.m. with the last tour launching at 1 p.m. Private tours can be booked for parties of 10 or more by calling Indiana Landmarks.

Where do Catacombs tours start?

Tour guides are located on Whistler Plaza (west plaza closest to Delaware) unless otherwise noted. Guests may register here, as well.

Is there Free Wi-Fi Access?

Free Wi-Fi is available in the main Market House provided by eWireless.

Disability / Stroller Access

City Market is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs from our east plaza. The Market does not have stroller or wheelchair rentals. Elevator access in the Market is available in the west wing breezeway, along the north side of the building.

Is there a lost and found?

Contact the Market front desk at (317) 634-9266 or email a description of your lost item and the date you suspect you lost it to Sandra@indycm.com.

Where can I stay near the Market?

For nearby downtown lodging options, please visit Visit Indy

Can I host an event at the Market?

City Market provides a beautiful backdrop for your business or social function. Find more information here.

Do you allow pets at City Market?

Pets are not allowed in Market buildings. Only trained service animals are permitted within Market buildings. The outdoor Original Farmers' Market is pet-friendly.


Visitors are welcome to take photos and video for personal use on a visit to the Market. Commercial photography or video requires prior written consent from Indianapolis City Market management. Please contact the City Market office by phone at (317) 634-9266.

Where can I drop-off a school or tour bus?

The Indianapolis City Market cannot provide any bus, coach, or RV parking. To find such parking please visit the Downtown Indianapolis parking page, scroll to the map at the bottom, and select "bus parking".

How do I find a specific Market business, crafts person or merchant?

Please refer to the City Market merchant section of the web site.

Can I rent a cart short term to sell a product?

City Market has a short-term cart program for business owners who aren't ready to pull the trigger on a permanent space. Please email us for more information.

How can I or my musical group perform at the Market?

Seasonal performances are at the discretion of market management. Please email Stevi Stoesz at stevis@indycm.com or Joe Perin at jperin@indycm.com to make an inquiry.

Who operates Indianapolis City Market?

The Indianapolis City Market is governed by the City Market management staff; the management staff report directly to a 13-member board of directors who comprise the Indianapolis City Market Corporation. The Indianapolis City Market Corporation is a 501(c)3 entity.

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