10 BEST POP-UP MARKETS IN VANCOUVER AND BEYOND

Supporting local businesses and artists has never been so easy. Here’s a list of must-see pop-up markets coming to the surrounding Vancouver area in the near future. Make sure you keep an eye out for us at some of these events!

Photo by Trevor Tews at Fall For Local 16' via Facebook Page

Photo by Trevor Tews at Fall For Local 16' via Facebook Page

Fall For Local // The Pipe Shop Building, 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC

This 2-day, bi-annual pop-up market is one of our favourites. Made up of some of Vancouver’s best independent brands, you can get your fix of delicious food, rad local apparel and unique home accessories. Throw in FREE parking and complimentary coffee from Waves, you need to be here. Plus we'll be there so come by for a high-five! This market runs April 29th from 11am-5pm + April 30th from 10am-4pm.

Refresh Market // West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Government Road, Squamish,

With goals of creating a community of local artists and makers, the Refresh Market returns for the 11th time this weekend. Featuring more than 100 local artists, brands and designers, there’s bound to be something that fits your style. Come for the local finds, stay for the good vibes. Plus, we'll be there with the Coastal Dweller crew! You can swing by this pop-up April 28th from 4pm-9pm + April 29th from 10am-4pm.

The Eastside Flea // Ellis Building, 1024 Main St, Vancouver

Lovers of vintage and homemade will feel right at home at The Eastside Flea Market. You can browse through the collections of over 50 vendors, homemade items, vintage threads and enjoy some great food and drinks every other weekend. Come find us at our booth. The next Eastside Flea will be May 5th-7th.

North Shore Green Markets // 228C East Esplanade St, North Vancouver

One of the North Shores' favourite summer traditions is back again. Starting May 5th, the Shipyards Night Market returns to North Van every Friday night. Featuring a rad selection of BC local artisans, bakers, and farmers, there is something for everyone. Just a short jaunt from the Seabus, the Shipyards Market is a great way to spend a Friday evening.

Bloom A Mother's Day Pop-Up Shop // 434 Columbia St, Vancouver

Find the perfect gift for your mom this year. On May 13th (Mother's Day weekend), from 10am-6pm, you can shop for her and yourself while you’re at it.

2017 Mother's Day Show & Sale // BMO Great Hall, 5251 Oak St, Vancouver

Treat mom to some brunch then let her pick out her own one of a kind jewelry, courtesy of one of the more than 20 vendors at the Mother's Day Show & Sale. Located near the VanDusen Botanical Garden, you’re sure to make it a memorable Mother's Day by bringing her here. You can visit this pop-up on May 14th from 10am-6pm.

The Shift Spring Fling // West Langley Lions Hall, 9400 280th St, Langley

This market focusses on all things handmade is a great opportunity to snag some one of a kind accessories and gifts. Come see for yourself on May 6th from 10am-4pm.

Maker Faire // PNE Forum, 100 N. Renfrew St, Vancouver

Another pop-up market with an array of DIY products, the 7th annual Mini Maker Faire is sure to have something up your alley. Come down for over 150 different artists and makers from the BC community. This market runs June 10th-11th from 10am-6pm.

Fraser Valley Indie Festival

Shop, eat and support local! You can do all three at any one of the three Fraser Valley Indie Festival events this summer. Put on by LovingLocal, shop hundreds of local artists and vendors for that perfect something. You can visit the festival in Chilliwack on June 24th, Langley, on July 29th and in Coquitlam on August 24th.

Coastal Dweller // Bluhouse Market + Cafe, Little Mountain Shop

You have an opportunity to sort through local brands like Huck Lifestyle, Tofino Tote, and us at two separate pop-up markets put on by Coastal Dweller! Dates and times are TBD so make sure you check back to find out when and where you can find these.

Written by: Kelbey Belliveau

Photography by: Trevor Tews and Nadine Nevitt