The West End Farmers Market is a summer market along Comox Street in Vancouver’s West End on Saturdays between May and October.
The West End Farmers Market was scheduled to run from May 23rd until October 24th in 2020. During COVID-19 it was deemed an essential service and there were a number of new safety protocols being implemented to start, including social distancing.
For more information, see the West End Farmers Market website.
To learn more about the virus and its impact on the Lower Mainland, see our article about COVID-19 & Vancouver Event Cancellations.
West End Farmers Market on Comox Street
The West End Farmers Market takes place along the 1100 block of Comox Street between Thurlow Street and Bute from the end of May until around the third week of October. It’s a medium-sized market that runs from 9:00 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon.
In 2020 the market ran from May 23rd until October 24th.
In a typical week the West End Farmers market has over 30 vendors. There are farmers selling fresh produce as well as local artisans and food trucks. The line of market stalls stretches all the way down the block.
What’s in the Area
The West End Farmers Market runs along Nelson Park which is located at 1030 Bute Street. The market is only about 4 blocks from Davie Street, and a block and a half from Burrard Street.
Robson Square and the Vancouver Art Gallery are a 15-minute walk away. If you walk 15 minutes south down Thurlow Street you come to Sunset Beach and the entrance to False Creek. If you walk about 7 blocks in the other direction you come to trendy Robson Street, which is Vancouver’s trendiest street for shopping.
For more information about the Saturday market, click West End Farmers Market.
Other articles that might be of interest include the following:
- Vancouver Saturday Farmers Markets
- Lower Mainland Farmers Markets
- City of Vancouver
- Vancouver’s West End
- Vancouver’s Best Places for Shopping