NU Bucket List #71: SoWa Open Market

Want to enjoy yummy food trucks, handmade art, farm fresh produce, and more all in one place? Then the SoWa Open Market is the place for you! From April 29th-October 29th, the outdoor market is open for every weekend along Harrison Ave in South Boston! Read on to learn more about all the great things you can find at this incredible local artisan market!


You won’t find a better curated local shopping experience than the SoWa Open Market! The market features a variety of local artisans selling their handmade goods. You’ll find jewelry, paintings, clothing, photography, and other products that are all of high quality! A diverse group of local farmers can also be found at the market, selling fresh produce, jams, meats, and more!

Between the Food Truck Bazaar and the Beer Garden, there’s certainly no shortage of food and drink at the SoWa Open Market! At the Food Truck Bazaar, you’ll find some of Boston’s best food trucks selling foods from burgers to noodles, to ice cream sandwiches. Need something to drink? For the second year in a row, you can check out the SoWa Beer Garden for a variety of hand picked craft beers, wines, and ciders!

The SoWa Open Market also features a variety of special events almost every weekend! For all the cheese lovers out there, head to the market this weekend to enjoy grilled cheese, mac and cheese, or cheesesteak additions to every food truck menu. Looking to get rid of some clothes and replace them with new ones? On September 30th, the market will be host its first clothing exchange!

Every week, we post one more thing you MUST do before you graduate Northeastern. Tag us in/tweet us a picture of you doing our thing of the week, and you could get featured on our twitter or instagram, or win some pretty awesome prizes (including your favorite Husky swag)! #NUbucketlist