Victoria Area Farmers’ Markets

Here are the most popular farmers’ markets in the Victoria area & around Vancouver Island:

Esquimalt Community Market

Esquimalt Town Square, behind the Municipal Hall

The Esquimalt Community Market, situated in the Town Square behind the Municipal Hall and Library, brings a breath of fresh air along with fresh organic local produce, farm-fresh eggs, deliciously decadent baked goods, arts, crafts, soaps, jams and preserves, kids’ activities, music, coffee. Thursday, from May 21 – September 3 from 4:30 – 7:30 pm. 

Government Street Market

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James Bay Community Market

Corner of Menzies and Superior
(250) 381 5323

Saturdays, 9 AM to 3 PM

Goldstream Station Market (formerly the Luxton Station Market), Langford

Bryn Maur Road @ Goldstream Ave. in downtown Langford, Langford

A new (and growing) community market including fresh local produce, arts & crafts, baked goods, music and activities for kids. Free information tables for community groups. Concession stand (hot dogs, burgers, coffee, tea and cold drinks). Saturday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm : Open June to October

Moss Street Community Market

Sir James Douglas Elementary School, Fairfield and Moss Streets
(250) 361 1747

The oldest and largest organic farmers’ market in Victoria. All vendors at this market bake it, make it, or grow it, and all products are pre-approved. etc. Once each month the market features special events: “Bike to Market Day” in June; “The Moss St. Paint-In” in mid-July (10 am to 4 pm); “Kids’ Day” in mid-August (10 am to 3 pm); and “Appropriate Technology Day” in mid-September (10 am to 3 pm). Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM, May to October

Metchosin Farmer’s Market

Metchosin Municipal Grounds, Happy Valley Road (behind the Fire Hall), Metchosin, BC
(250) 474 3156

Metchosin grown fruits and vegetables from Certified Organic growers and traditional farmers as well as baking, honey & jams, soaps & lotions, free range eggs, fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants and herbs etc.  Sundays, 11 AM to 2 PM, May to October

Sooke Country Market

Otter Point Road
(250) 642 7166

Fresh local vegetables and fruit, Fresh baked treats and bread, Jams, jellies and preserves, Plants, flowers and seeds, Jewelry, ocal artwork. Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM, May 12 to September 29

Peninsula Country Market, Saanichton

Saanich Fairgrounds

Open-air market with fresh in-season produce; home-baked bread; honey; preserves; arts & crafts, and more. Live music is performed weekly from approximately 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 AM to 1 PM, June 16 to October 6th

Sooke Country Market

Sooke Elementary School on Sooke Road (5614 Woodlands Road), Sooke, BC V0S 1N

Busy, family-oriented market features 12 to 20 local vendors selling local certified organic produce, seasonal fruits, jams and preserves, fresh home baking, herbs, plants, knitting, paintings, jewelry, crafts. Christmas Show features regular market vendors, plus about a dozen more with all sorts of enticing items (baking, sewing, jams / preserves / pickles, a variety of paintings, et al). Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm: from May to September, plus December. 

Vancouver Island Farmers’ Markets

There are a number of other farmers markets around Vancouver Island:

Market in the Square, Duncan

Downtown Duncan by City Hall

Market in the Square is a lively, Saturday market located in the heart of beautiful downtown Duncan, featuring farm-fresh products, local crafters, artisans, bakers, and live entertainment on City Square stage. Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm: March to November (outdoors), and January to March (indoors)

Gabriola Island Farmers’ Market, Gabriola Island

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Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market

Fir and Memorial in downtown Qualicum Beach

This village Farmers Market specializes in fresh produce and value-added products. With different entertainment each week, so residents & visitors can meet and socialize.
Saturday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon, from Victoria Day (May) until Thanksgiving (October)

Saltspring Island Market in the Park

Centennial Park Ganges

World class potters, jewellers, fibre artists, woodworkers, fine art & photography, body care, clothing and accessories. Vendor permits available to established Salt Spring residents only. 8 AM to 4 PM, April to October