Bastion Square Public Market
Opens for the season in late April and is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 11-4 until the end of September
Stretching from Victoria’s waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colorful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts and entertainment. Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.
Ogden Point (grassy area next to the Breakwater, free parking)
Sundays starting in June through August, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located at picturesque Ogden Point, the Breakwater Market features lots of local food artisans and award-winning crafters. One of the perks of this market: free beer and wine tastings.
James Bay Community Market
James Bay (grassy area at the corner of Menzies and Superior Streets)
Every Saturday rain or shine, May to September, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Whether you’re a local in need of some fresh red peppers or a visitor looking for that unique something from Victoria, the James Bay Community Market has it. Located in the funky downtown neighbourhood of James Bay, there’s no telling what kind of unique characters or products you’ll encounter!
Moss Street Market
1330 Fairfield Road
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Saturday, May through October, rain or shine.
The Moss Street Market is one of Victoria’s most beloved, located in Fairfield just a 15-minute walk from downtown. With over 25 local and organic farmers, amazing prepared and hot food vendors, and dozens of local artisans, you’ll eat, drink and mingle with the locals. Keep an eye out for the many art vendors who sell everything from hand-painted canvases to hand-carved wooden art pieces.
Oaklands Sunset Community Market
Oaklands Community Centre (2827 Belmont Ave.)
Wednesdays, June through August, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Oaklands Sunset Community Market showcases local farmers and vendors selling delectable breads, granola’s, teas, baked goods and olive oils, as well as artisans displaying crafts, arts, pottery and designer jewelry. Food trucks offer a wide variety of ethnic and local eats and drinks and are available in the one-of-a-kind beer garden.
Ship Point Night Market
Ship Point (off Wharf Street below the Visitor Centre)
June through September. Check link for dates. 6-10:30 p.m.
Inspired artists, musicians, jugglers, and food vendors make the Ship Point Night Market a great arts and entertainment experience.
Victoria Flea Market
The Victoria Flea Market is southern Vancouver Island’s best venue for vintage, retro and collectible items quality designed arts and crafts and recycled bargains.
Victoria Public Market
The Hudson (1701 Douglas Street)
Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Farmers’ Market every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from March to November, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Victoria Public Market is a destination for hungry travelers and local food lovers. Located on the ground floor of the iconic Hudson Building, former home to The Hudson Bay Co., Canada’s oldest department store chain.