Vancouver Island and the Gulf and Discovery Islands are home to an incredible array of food producers and artisans who sell their wares at farmers’ markets throughout the region. Grab a map and a picnic basket and you have the makings of a lovely island outing.



Goldstream Station Market
Bryn Maur Road, Downtown Langford
Saturdays, May 23-October 17, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

James Bay Outdoor Community Market
Corner of Menzies Street and Superior Street, Victoria
Saturdays, May 2-October 10, 2015
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Metchosin Farmers’ Market
Metchosin Municipal Grounds,
4450 Happy Valley Road
Sundays, May 10-October 25, 2015
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Mill Bay Farmers’ Market
Mill Bay Shopping Centre,
2720 Mill Bay Road
Thursdays, May through September, 2015
2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Moss Street Market
Corner of Moss Street and Fairfield Road, Victoria
Saturdays, May 2-October 24, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

North Saanich Farm Market
St. John’s United Church,
10990 West Saanich Road
Spring Market: Saturday, April 11th and May 9th, 2015
Weekly Market: Saturdays, June 6-October 10, 2015
9:30 am-12:30 pm

Oak Bay Village Summer Market
Oak Bay Village, Victoria
Wednesdays, June 10, July 8, August 12 and September 9, 2015
4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Oaklands Sunset Market
Oaklands Community Centre,
1-2827 Belmont Avenue, Saanich
Wednesdays, June 24-September 2, 2015
4:30 pm-8:30 pm (closed July 1)

Peninsula Country Market
Saanich Fairground, 1528 Stelly’s Crossroad, Central Saanich
Saturdays, June 6-October 10, 2015
9:00 am-1:00 pm
June 6 at Pioneer Park, Brentwood Bay (Brentwood Bay Festival)

Sidney Street Market
Beacon Avenue, Downtown Sidney
Thursdays, May 14-August 27, 2015
5:00 pm-8:30 pm

Sooke Country Market
2047 Otter Point Road
Saturdays, May 9-October 10, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
1701 Douglas Street, Victoria
Public Market: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 am-6:30 pm, Sunday 9:30 am-5:00 pm Farmers’ Market: Wednesdays 11:00 am-3:00 pm


Duncan Farmers’ Market
Duncan City Square at Ingram Street
Saturdays, year round
April-October, 9:00 am-2:00 pm November-March, 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Chemainus Wednesday Market
Waterwheel Park, Chemainus
Wednesdays, June 3-September 30, 2015
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Honeymoon Bay Outdoor Market
Downtown Honeymoon Bay (look for signage from Lake Cowichan)
Saturdays, May-October, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

South Cowichan Farmers’ Market
4790 Trans-Canada Highway, at Bench Road south of Duncan
Sundays, April 5-October 25, 2015
10:00 am-3:00 pm



Bowen Road Farmers’ Market
Beban Park, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo
Wednesdays, May 6-October 28, 2015
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Cedar Farmers’ Market
2313 Yellowpoint Road, Cedar
Sundays, May 10-October 25, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Island Roots Market Co-operative
Pleasant Valley Hall 6100 Doumont Road, Nanaimo
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Lantzville Farmers’ Market
St. Philip by-the-sea Anglican Church parking lot, 7113 Lantzville Road
Sundays, May through October, 2015
1:30 pm-4:00 pm

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers’ Market
Pioneer Waterfront Plaza, by the historic Bastion (Front Street)
Fridays, May 1-October 9, 2015
Canada Day Market, July 1
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Nanaimo Friday Evening Market
Diana Krall Plaza, Downtown Nanaimo
Fridays, May 1-September 25, 2015
4:00 pm-8:00 pm



Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds
Saturdays, April 11-October 17, 2015
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Courtenay Mid-Week Market
England Avenue between 5th and 6th Avenues, Downtown Courtenay
Wednesdays, July and August
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Errington Farmers’ Market
Errington Community Park,
1390 Errington Road
Saturdays, May 2-September 26, 2015
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campbell River Pier Street Farmers’ Market
Campbell River Fishing Pier Lot
Sundays, May 3-September 27, 2015
10:00 am-2:30 pm

Port Alberni Farmers’ Market
First Baptist Church,
6211 Cherry Creek Road
Saturdays, year round
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market
Veterans Way at Memorial Avenue, Downtown Qualicum Beach
Saturdays, year round
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Spirit Square Farmers’ Market
Harbour Quay, Port Alberni
Saturdays, year round
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Ucluelet Night Market
Ucluelet Village Green
Fridays, May 22-September 11, 2015



Gabriola Island Farmers’ Market
Aggi Hall, 465 South Road
Saturdays, May 16-October 10, 2015
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Galiano Saturday Farmers’ Market
Lions Park, Burill Road
Saturdays, May 16-October 10, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Gorge Harbour Saturday Market
Gorge Harbour Marina, Cortez Island
Saturdays, throughout summer
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Hornby Island Farmers’ Market
Copse Park, Sollans Road, Hornby Island
Saturdays, May 16 through fall 2015
Wednesdays, June 24 through fall 2015
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Manson’s Landing Friday Market
Manson’s Hall, Cortez Island
Fridays, year round
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Mayne Island Farmers’ Market
Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Road
Saturdays, May 16-October 10, 2015
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Pender Islands Farmers’ Market
Pender Island Recreation and Agricultural Hall, 4418 Bedwell Harbour Road
Saturdays, April 4-October 10, 2015
9:30 am-1:00 pm

Quadra Island Farmers’ Market & Bazaar
Quathiaski Cove, West Road
Saturdays, May 2-September 12, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Salt Spring Island Saturday Market
Centennial Park, Ganges, Salt Spring Island
Saturdays, April 4-October 31, 2015
8:30 am-4:00 pm

Salt Spring Island Tuesday Market
Centennial Park, Ganges, Salt Spring Island
Tuesdays, June 2-October 27, 2015
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Salt Spring Island Wednesday Market
United Church, 111 Hereford Avenue
Wednesdays, June 3-October 28, 2015
9:30 am-2:00 pm

Squirrel Cove Sunday Market
Squirrel Cove, Cortez Island
Sundays, May 17-September 6, 2015
11:00 am-3:00 pm



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