Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island Markets
**Please Note that many of these markets/events have had to close during COVID. As restrictions start to lift, check out their websites for more specific details.
FLEA MARKETS & VINTAGE MARKETS
Vintage Pasture Sale
Charming outdoor market with a wonderful selection of all things vintage, antique, rusty and chippy from over 30 pickers and dealers. Located onsite at MacInnes Farms and Locality Brewing in Langley, BC. Fun side note, When Calls the Heart is filmed in this area. For more information and exact dates and times visit their Web site https://www.vintagepasturesale.ca/
Vintage Harvest Sale
Charming outdoor market with a wonderful selection of all things vintage, antique, rusty and chippy from over 30 pickers and dealers. Location TBA. For more information and exact dates and times visit their Web site https://www.vintagepasturesale.ca/
The Eastside Flea is a modern day flea market that occurs every second weekend in Vancouver, BC. Each event hosts over 50 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade craftsmen items to vintage clothing, antiques & collectibles, plants, artisan eats & more. You will also find food trucks, deejays, pinball machines, a pool table, outdoor courtyard, and other fun things to check out. The market is held in the historic Ellis Building located at 1024 Main St. They are open from Friday evening through to Sunday. For more information and exact dates and times visit their Web site at http://www.eastsideflea.com
For all you vintage car enthusiasts, the Golden Ears Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada hosts an annual swap meet. Here you will find antique and vintage car parts, collectables, vintage signs, knick knacks, books, parts books and manuals, magazines, and more. There will also be an area to park “for sale” cars. Inside and outside tables to rent also. ADDRESS: 23448 105 Ave, Maple Ridge (by Planet Ice) Lougheed hwy/Maple Ridge – turn north on 105 Ave. 8am to 2pm. . For table rental call Ron 604-477-3954. Find out more at www.goldenearsvccc.com
DreamGroup Productions presents The Original Bridal Swap. Attention brides to be…are you looking for unique vases for your centerpieces and/or candy stations, overlays, chair sashes, a veil, or even a great deal on a sample bridesmaid or wedding dress? Then this is the place you want to be. Past brides, and bridesmaids, can also come and sell their dresses. Check out their Web site for more information and show dates https://bridalswap.com/
A landmark in Vancouver since the early 1900s, the long red building was converted 1983 into the Vancouver Flea Market (703 Terminal Ave.). Every weekend, throughout the year, you can find everything from old tools, fine china, steamer trunks, toys, vintage jewellery and accessories, to new everyday household items. They also host regular Antique and Collectible Shows and Sales. For more information on upcoming shows call (604) 685-8843 or check out their Web site http://vancouverfleamarket.com
Cloverdale Flea Market 604 837-1676
Located on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds (60 Avenue & 176 Street), this eclectic market is held every Sunday (except special events and holidays) from 6am to 4pm. With stalls both inside and out, you can find an array of both new and secondhand items, as well as plants and produce from local farms. Check out their Web site for more information http://www.cloverdalemarket.ca
Held twice a year at the Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive @ 16th) this swap meet is home to more than 80 tables of records, CD’s, and music memorabilia. Contact Neptoon Records in Vancouver, for more information and show dates. (604) 324-1229.
Western Canada’s Largest Indoor Automotive Swap Meet featuring 569 Indoor, 380 Outdoor and 77 Car Corral stalls, Concessions & Lounge. The Coastal Swap Meet is open to all Automotive Parts, Cars, Services and Supplies, Antiques and Collectibles. Check their Web site for upcoming show dates. http://coastalswapmeet.com
Located on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in the Shannon Hall & Alice Mackay Buildings. Over 200 Tables filled with vintage treasures. For more information visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Cloverdaleantiquesandcollectables/
Presented by the Fraser Valley Antique and Collectible Club, this annual show will feature over 200 tables with a fine selection of collectibles, toys, postcards, Coco Cola, Signs, Tins, Bottles, Railroad, China, General Store Items, and so much more. For more information and show dates contact Pat (604) 939-4874 during the day or refer to their Web site http://fvacc.ca/
Annual New Westminster Hyack Antique Fair (604) 522-6894 This antique fair is just one of many fun events occurring onsite during the Hyack Festival during Victoria Day weekend. Held at the Queens Park Arenex in New Westminster (one-half mile north of Pattulo Bridge) this show will feature fine antiques and collectibles.
Annual Valley Antiques Collectables Sale
Cowichan Exhibition Park, 7380 Trans Canada Hwy, North of Duncan, BC @ Mays Road
Over 200 tables. Concession – Air Conditioned – Free Parking. For more information and show dates contact: C to Sea Lions Club firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver Antiquarian Book Fair (604) 879-3234
Held at the Vancouver Public Library (350 West Georgia), this show will feature over 75 tables with dealers from across Canada showcasing everything from Americana to art books to ephemera. Next show TBA.
West Coast Collectors (250) 752-7118
Considered one of Vancouver Island’s best antique shows and held at the Beban Park Social Centre in Nanaimo. Here you can find bottles, stonewear, breweriana, calendars, signs, advertising, postcards and so much more. Call them for upcoming show dates.
ARTISAN AND CRAFT MARKETS
One of Vancouver’s most unique shows highlighting artists and artisans from a variety of disciplines. This three day show is held in studios and warehouses located throughout the East Side of Vancouver. Includes work by emerging artists as well as those of International fame. Check their Web site for the next show and information.
Celebrating 20 years in the community, Artists in Our Midst showcases local artists in Vancouver. For more information and next year’s dates, check out their Web site.
This showcase features gifts and handmade objects from more than 200 contemporary creators, designers and artists. Here you can find everything from homemade fudge to designer clothing and accessories.
Held once a year, this annual Christmas fundraiser features an Artisan’s Village, Charity Boutiques, Children’s Centre, Christmas Shoppe, Culinary Creations, Entertainment, a Silent Auction, and much more. Check their Web site for more details and upcoming show dates.
Dunbar Community Centre Holiday Craft Fair
With over 140 local vendors, the juried craft fair is one of the best in the city featuring handmade crafts ranging from jewelry to woodwork. Admission is $3.00, children under 12 are free. Childminding, refreshments, and free children’s crafts will be available.
SEASONAL FARMER’S MARKETS
Vancouver Farmer’s Markets
(Kitsilano, West End, Trout Lake, Main Street Station, Gastown)