Mercato di Mezzo
The zone popular for the Bolognese people is the Quadrilatero, located between Via Clavature, Via Pescherie Vecchie and Via Drapperie. Here, in this 740 square-metre market, stalls selling fruits, vegetables and fresh local food products from the Bolognese region can be found, where they were in the past. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 7.00 -13.00 and 16.15 -19.30; Thursday: 7.00-13.00. Sunday and public holiday closed. There are 10 indoor eat-at-the-counter stalls that serve excellent traditional products of high quality and good price.
Mercato delle Erbe
This covered market dating back to 1910 is located at the end of Via Ugo Bassi with stalls selling local farmers’ produce. Monday – Saturday 7:00 – 13:15 and 17:30 – 19:30; Closed on Thursday and Saturday afternoon. Sunday and public holiday closed. There are places for aperitifs, excellently-cooked dishes and good wine at reasonable prices.
La Piazzola is a weekly historical city market of the Emilia-Romagna region from the year 1251, taking place every Friday and Saturday that is located near the station, at Piazza VIII Agosto.
Designer clothes and shoes at low prices, new, second-hand and vintage clothes can be found next to the flea market in the park of the Montagnola, on the corner of Independence Street and Via Irnerio.
Mercato della Terra
In Via Azzo Gardino, between Via Marconi and Porta Lame, there is the Mercato della Terra on Saturdays where farmers sell their fresh products Vegetables, fruit, bread and biscuits, milk and yoghurt, eggs and meat, cheeses and salami, wine and beer, honey and jams, flowers and fresh pasta. The best quality products from the region guaranteed by farmers selling their produce directly.