FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions


When is the next Market?

Friday, May 10th 12am -9pm, and Saturday, May 11th 10am - 6pm (Just before Mother's Day)


Where is the Market held?

At Nanaimo North Town Centre, 4750 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, BC formerly old Sears building.

Only the North (mall entrance) and South entrance (opposite entrance with wheelchair access) will be open.


How much is admission?

$5 at the door.  $3 online. Sign up to become a VIM member and receive discounts on admission, from vendors and updates on events and more.


What does admission include?

Free workshops, wifi, music, local vendors, food trucks, guest speakers, blitz events,  live entertainment and more…


Is there food available?

Yes, we have food truck vendors, and hot meal service. Check out our vendor list here.


How does VIM jury applications?

We emphasize on growers, bakers, and makers on the Island! Our goal is to curate the best of the best who wish to grow their small business and be well established on the Island. The craftsmanship of the products marketed, a vendor's willingness to become a better brand through working with other local creative professionals, and social media presence will all play a key role.

We love working with all passionate creative professionals so even if you’re new at it please apply here.


Have anymore questions? please contact us.