Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I park?
Parking is available in the church behind the market, behind Camelot homes, across Memorial drive and throughout the Town of Qualicum Beach.
Do you have Washrooms?
Yes! We have one washroom located outside the Community Hall. The Town of Qualicum Beach also offers washrooms located beside Quality Foods, and inside the Town Hall which is open Saturdays. The market also rents a portable toilet from May until October which is located near the tennis courts.
Can we bring our dogs?
We love your fur babies too, but, no they are not allowed at the market. The Town of Qualicum Beach has passed a resolution asking for compliance with regard to this issue. And please don't leave them in the car on hot days as it makes us very sad:(
Do all of your vendors make their products?
Yes, Vendors must “grow it, bake it or make it” locally in order to offer their products at the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market.
Do you have music?
Yes!! Every weekend in the summer and some weekends throughout the rest of the year we have music and entertainment! Bands and entertainment can be found on our Weekly Market Map in the 'For Vendors' section.
Is there anything to eat while at the market?
Yes! Many of our vendors have delicious pastries and we also have coffee and tea for your enjoyment. The Legion also has a Pancake Breakfast for yoru enjoyment.
How can I find out which vendors are at the market?
Please see our Weekly Market Map in the For Vendors section. Also check our FaceBook page for our weekly lsit of vendors.
What's in Season in Qualicum Beach?
Are drop-in spots available for vendors?
Spaces are usually available for non-members wishing to sell plants, produce and food related items. Persons wishing to do so, should contact the Market Manager as early in the week they would like to come, but not later than Thursday and should refer to the Regulations for applicable conditions, fees and membership matters.
Do you have any organic products?
Yes! Please see the vendor directory for a complete list of our Certified Organic vendors. At the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market, only vendors who are Certified Organic may advertise their products as organic.
What is the purpose of the market?
To promote and sustain agriculture, fisheries and food production in the area of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. To operate a Farmers Market within Oceanside, mid-Vancouver Island. To promote the growth of 4H, through their participation in the Society’s purposes. To enhance and strengthen the economy and community well-being, within Oceanside, mid-Vancouver Island.