Nanaimo Night Market in Partnership with Vancouver Island Market

Nanaimo Night Market in Partnership with Vancouver Island Market

Who:  Presented by Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce
What: First Night Market Scene in Downtown Nanaimo
When: Every Thursday from June 21 – August 30 (5-9pm)
Where: Commercial Street, Downtown Nanaimo

Over 75 vendors, roving entertainers, food trucks and music took part in downtown’s first night market hosted by Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce.  

There were free activities such as bouncy castles and wall climbing as well as live entertainment that delighted people of all ages.

We bumped into friends from Tourism Nanaimo, ate Gelato at Cold Front and shaved ice from Island Kabobs and Shaved Ice and experienced some wall climbing with the Romper Room.

Our VIM Vendors

We spotted a few of our past Spring show market vendors at the show including Long Lake Studios and Simply Straight Forward Clothing Co., as well as a few new vendors: Ease natural remedy and Kid-Os Hats and Accessories!

We had such a great time walking around Commercial Street visiting vendors and saying hello to downtown merchants.

I even got dared by Janice to try some free wall climbing!

Like a Boss!

Want to see some highlights from opening day?  Click here.  

Want to be a Nanaimo Night Market vendor?

There’s 10 more Thursdays until end of August to apply as a vendor.  Please use our partner discount code: VIM to receive a discount off your vendor application.

Click here to go on their website and apply.


  1. Janice Ross on July 26, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    Trying to get contact information for Kids Lids by Kid-o’s, they had a stall at the first Thursday market.
    Do have any contact information ?
    Thanks, Janice

    • on August 14, 2018 at 7:47 pm

      Please contact Nanaimo Night Market regarding this as we aren’t involved in the application process. – M