It’s time to give thanks to our Moms and Vendors!

#MothersDayatVIM NANAIMO—May 10th, 2019 — Vancouver Island Market is back just in time for Mother’s Day at former Sears building inside Nanaimo North Town Centre featuring over 100 vendors, local businesses such as Exit Nanaimo, Wild Play Nanaimo, food trucks and more.    10 Free workshops, Guest Speaker in Health and Wellness and live entertainment…

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Vendor Spotlight

Creeker Survival Gear has been with us since our very first market in March 2018. They are a family owned business with a passion for the outdoors. Their About me page reads: Growing up in one of the most beautiful places in British Columbia, I spent most of my childhood with good friends hanging out…

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Local News Spotlight

We are proud to receive a success story spotlight from Mid Island Business Initiative. They are completely funded by businesses and organizations within the Mid Island region of Vancouver Island, BC and our proud to receive such recognition.

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Mother’s Day Market – More Free Workshops!

Laura from Laura’s Studio will be teaching classes on Friday and Saturday during Mother’s Day Market! Come and learn how to get started on an embroidery project, use the basic stitches as well as some tips and tricks! Laura will also be selling a range of kits and patterns for further exploration into embroidery and…

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Dream. Feel. Paint. Art by Justina back for #MothersdayatVIM on May 10-11

Mother’s Day Market Justina will return at the Mothers Day Market at VIM selling her own original artwork & teaching FREE Art Workshops all weekend! (Schedule below) She has also organized a table for kids to come and paint freely anytime of the market… she is asking parents to supervise their kids while they paint…

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VI Spring Market 2019

Our spring market kick off on March 30-31st at Nanaimo North Town Centre was a huge success with Saturday being one of the busiest day to date for attendance. Nanaimo News Bulletin came to snap a few pictures on Saturday and shared it on their social media Facebook Page which we always appreciate. They also…

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We are Island Good!

The Island Good initiative, led by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA), is making sure Vancouver Island residents know what food they purchase was made or grown right here at home. Vancouver Island Market is taking the Island Good initiative a step further by: 1) Being a member of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance 2) Sharing…

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Find our Gratitude Wall at Vancouver Island Market

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” -Melody Beattie On Saturday from 10-12pm only, come meet Myriam Verzat,…

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