Being named the #1 Suburb in America by Business Insider was no surprise to the many people who live and work in New Albany, Ohio. From our well planned neighborhoods, business parks and historic town center to our restaurants, lodging and shopping; it is difficult to leave once you have witnessed first-hand the exceptional experience that is New Albany. You and your family or business may be calling it home before long!

Here is a video overview and Visitors’ Guide for New Albany area shopping, dining, and lodging options to go along with a warm welcome to visitors and new residents!

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New Albany Visitors Guide

SHOP

Look around New Albany, and you’ll be hard pressed to find a retail location that hasn’t recently opened, especially in the city center. From antiques, jewelry and clothing to gardening supplies, home goods and bike gear, New Albany offers a variety of retail options. The city’s Market Square provides a walkable area with a variety of businesses and retailers. With ample green space anchored in front of the Charlotte P. Kessler New Albany Library, the area is a hub of activity at the city center. The Village Center is also a popular destination.

EAT

New Albany’s residents are enjoying more choices than ever! Choices are diverse enough that those looking for eateries with a casual vibe or a quick bite will find plenty of options, as well as those looking for more upscale locations for a special dinner or business luncheon. Along with traditional American fare, area restaurants also draw on Mexican, Asian and Italian cultures for inspiration.

New Albany’s proximity to Gahanna and Columbus means that the StoneRidge Plaza Shopping Center and Easton Town Center are just short drives away.

STAY

New Albany now boasts two hotels within the city, the Courtyard by Marriott New Albany and the Hampton Inn & Suites New Albany. Other lodging options close by include: Columbus Airport Marriott, Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Newark, Embassy Suites Columbus Airport, Granville Inn, Holiday Inn Express Columbus Easton, and Springhill Suites Columbus Airport Marriott.

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The New Albany Farmers Market

The New Albany Farmers Market is the perfect place to find regional produce, artisan products, baked goods and more. The outdoor market, held annually at Market Square June through September, features food trucks and live music. The fun continues once the colder weather arrives with the indoor market, held November through March at the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany.

The Outdoor New Albany Farmers Market is the place to be on a delightful summer day in the center of the city. Each Thursday from June 22nd until September 7th, 2016, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm you can enjoy seasonal offerings, beautifully hand crafted artisan products, an inviting array of produce, fresh baked goods, savory pastries and locally made cheese, honey, coffee and more.

All within Market Square, located in the center of town. Your experience will be enhanced by good foods, smiling shoppers and a community experience like no other.  The farmers market provides the community with a venue encouraging awareness and use of locally grown and produced goods that promote healthy eating.

Contact the New Albany Farmers Market.