FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

When is the next Market?
Friday, May 10th 12pm – 9pm, and Saturday, May 11th 10am – 6pm

Where is the Spring 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.  Mother’s Day Special:  Please use VIMMOM at checkout to receive ONE complementary pass to the show.

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What does admission include?
– Free workshops (sign up on site), Free WiFi,  Fun partner games, access to local vendors, live entertainment and more…

Is there food available?

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 you’re marketing, your willingness to become a better brand through working with other local creative professionals, and your social media presence will all play a key role.  Priority will be given to Island Made/ Island Sourced, Designed by you, Made and Assembled in Canada.   

Check out our latest post on the benefits of being a VIM vendor.

We love working with all passionate growers, bakers and makers so even if you’re new at it please apply here.

Have anymore questions? please contact us.

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