Spring Vendors 2019

Top 7 Reasons for being a VIM Vendor

There are so many craft markets on Vancouver Island of which many are being held at similar times. This got us wondering… why should you participate at one (or more) of our Markets? Here are the top 7 reasons that make VIM the premium choice for vendors in the greater Vancouver Island area. We are…

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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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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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6 Reasons Vancouver Island Market Is Much More Than A Craft Market

Our market invites not only local talent (vendors) to our show, but we also invite local businesses, which aren’t covered by vendors fees. Your admission goes toward paying local businesses, such as musicians, workshop hosts, guest speakers, entertainment, etc. which is money that goes right back into our economy! We also use part of your…

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Vancouver Island Market’s Itinerary

March 30th – 31st at Nanaimo North Town Centre (formerly Sears building) Tickets $5 at the door/ $3 online Over 150 vendors, food trucks, wine and spirit sales, TONS of local food vendors, guest speakers, community area and MORE! You can enjoy FREE Silent Disco , Art painting class with Dream. Feel. Paint. and our…

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102.3 the Wave + VIM Vendors Giveaway!

the Wave

Presenting another epic Giveaway brought to you by our exclusive radio media sponsor 102.3 the wave and our very own amazing VIM vendors. Starting March 18th, 102.3 the Wave will provide on-air 2 Live Liners per day and produced promos throughout the week. The online contest featuring 40 VIM vendor prizes are all listed on…

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Silent Disco

Have you ever tried Silent Disco? The first time I tried silent disco was last year on a cruise heading to Alaska with my family.  We saw it on the cruise’s itinerary and thought we would give it a go. So what the heck is Silent Disco? Silent Disco, in the simplest sense, is a…

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