The Market Opens This Weekend
Jun 1, 2018
The Market will celebrate the start of the 2018 season at 233 Elgin St., next to the CP/VIA Rail station, this Saturday, June 2 at 8 a.m. Back by popular demand, the York Street location will open on Thursday, June 7 at 2 p.m.
As a special welcome, the first 150 guests to the Elgin and York Street locations will receive a free gift that will surely make you feel recharged.
“I wish all new and returning vendors a successful Market season,” said Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger. “We are pleased that the success of the Thursday market has exceeded expectations, and will return this year to better serve our community.”
The Market is open, rain or shine, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m on Elgin Street, and Thursdays from 2 to 6 p.m. on York Street.
Throughout the season, vendors will feature a variety of products, including fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers, smoked meats, baked goods, and handcrafted and unique products. Local performers and community groups will add to the festive atmosphere of The Market with free entertainment.
For opening day, Friday Junior will perform with his acoustic guitar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about environmental stewardship in partnership with reThink Green’s Earth Festival and visit the many vendors offering opening day specials and discounts. Come out and celebrate! The Market offers fresh air, fresh food, free parking, bike racks, and a bus stop just steps away.
For more information on The Market, or to apply to be a vendor or entertainer, visit www.greatersudbury.ca/themarket or visit our Facebook page at GreaterSudburyMarket.
About the Market
Decisions about The Market programming and operations are made collaboratively by City Council, staff and the Greater Sudbury Market Working Group. The mandate of the Greater Sudbury Market Working Group is to provide advice and recommendations to Council and staff through the Community Services Committee on matters related to the operation and management of the City of Greater Sudbury’s public market, in accordance with article 48 of By-law 2011-235, the City’s Council Procedure By-law.