Straight from their web site:

In operation since 1857, the City Market is the largest farmers’ market in the region with an annual attendance of nearly 600,000 per year and bursting with more than 140 farmer stalls. In addition, City Market merchants offer a wide variety of fresh produce, meats, baked goods, flowers, specialty foods and other items from America, Africa, Europe, the Middle and far East.

The City Market is home to a unique collection of gift shops, authentic restaurants and the Arabia Steamboat Museum, which houses the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the world.

The City Market has an extensive event calendar from April through October including concerts, food celebrations and kids activities. Located in the heart of the historic River Market neighborhood, the City Market is open seven days a week, year round. For more information visit the City Market Web site at www.thecitymarket.org.