Inspiration will overcome you as you peruse our local street markets. Local talent is abundant and you'll see it in all sorts of crafts, clothing, jewelry, fine art and tasty treats at a number of summer markets.
Downtown Parksville's annual Summer by the Sea Street Market aka the "Craig Street Market" is held every Tuesday night from mid June to the end of August, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
Over 140 artisans offer everything from wrought iron work, rock candles to wooden toys; definitely something for everyone. Add tasty food and a fabulous line-up of entertainment for your enjoyment. Come out and support our local merchants, as well as vendors traveling from all over Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
Thursday nights in July and August bring the Qualicum Beach Uptown Street Market. From from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, shop for giftware by local artisans, home grown & specialty foods, live music & entertainment, and more! Dine out and take in the charm of a summer evening in Qualicum Beach.
The Midisland Public Market is held every Sunday, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, from June 30 until September 29 on Veterans Way in Qualicum Beach.
The Midisland Public Market is a festival styled community event featuring a free concert series, karaoke interludes, food trucks, ice cream, and market vendors and local organizations representing a cross section of the mid-island area and beyond.
Check out the Events Calendar for details.