A Lancaster County Tradition Since 1925
Open Tuesdays

Open Every
Rain or Shine,

Make Root’s Country Market Your Family’s Destination for Food, Fun, Handcrafted Items, and Much More

A Variety of Fresh Foods

Fresh-picked, local produce. Farm-raised meats. Mouthwatering, homemade baked goods. Prepared foods for any meal. These are just some of the food choices you’ll enjoy when you visit Root’s Country Market. Stock your pantry for the week or meet friends for a hot lunch. The choice is yours—and the options are virtually endless.

See What Our Unique & Exciting Vendors Have to Offer

Wondering what our vendors have to offer? Or would you like to become a standholder at Root’s Country Market? Every Tuesday, our vendors bring fresh variety that you’ll have to see, smell, and taste to believe.

Visit the Flea Market

Every Tuesday, year-round, you can join the treasure hunt with more than 175 vendors at Root’s Old Mill Flea Market. And then, every Saturday, April through November, join us for Root’s open-air flea market.

Bid at the Auctions

Every Tuesday you’ll have the opportunity to bid on live animals, equipment, fresh produce, flowers, and shrubs. Or bring your wares to the auction, where they’ll be showcased and offered to motivated buyers.

Our History

Since our humble poultry auction beginnings in 1925, the Root’s Country Market family has been serving the good people of Lancaster County. We invite you to experience all the shopping, bargain-hunting, and antiquing we have to offer.

Stay In The Know and In Style with Root’s Events & Merchandise

Always know what exciting events are in store for you at Root’s Country Market. And show your Lancaster County pride wherever you go with our collection of Root’s signature merchandise.

Fun & Exciting Events at Root’s Country Market

Buy Root’s Market Merchandise Every Tuesday

Questions About Root’s Country Market, Answered

We want all your Root’s experiences to be great! Here are the questions we’re asked most often, with answers. If you have other questions or concerns, feel free to contact us.

We are open every Tuesday, year-round. Our hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April through October and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. November through March.

Tuesday and Saturday! Root’s Old Mill Flea Market is open every Tuesday, year-round, from 6 a.m. until dusk. Root’s Saturday Flea Market is open every Saturday, April through November, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (except for mid-May for the Heart of Lancaster Arts & Crafts Show, Labor Day weekend, and the Root’s Annual Christmas Show the weekend of Thanksgiving).

Call our office on Monday to request a space for the following day. We’ll provide pricing for the space when you contact us. Find more information about what’s required on our Standholder Directory page.

Our poultry auction happens every Tuesday, with equipment being sold at 3 p.m. and animals being sold at 4:30 p.m. Receiving runs from 8 a.m. until the end of the auction. Our produce auction happens every Tuesday as well, with produce being sold at 1 p.m., flowers at 4 p.m., and shrubs at 6 p.m. Receiving runs from 7 a.m. to the end of the auction. For more information, visit our Auctions page.

You can visit the Root’s County Market & Auction Facebook page or our Events page on this website. Many of our events are recurring, so you can make them a habit!

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