Refresh Market Visitor's Guide
Refresh Market returns to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17! Shop clothing, ceramics, art, vintage, housewares, jewelry, skincare and more from our handpicked vendor lineup of 100 artists, makers and small shop owners. Here’s our visitor’s guide to our largest event of the year.
WHAT YOU’LL FIND
100 independent artists, makers and small shops
Refresh Bar (Friday only)
Counterpart Coffee Bar (Saturday only)
Alice and Brohm Ice Cream Bar
Portraits by Tin Type Trike
Friday, November 16 from 3 to 4 p.m.*
Friday, November 16 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*First Dibs Market Preview: Friday November 16 from 3 to 4 p.m.: $25 (includes early admission, gifts from Counterpart Coffee and Nootka & Sea and a craft cocktail made with Pemberton Distillery spirits). Limited tickets available
Early Bird 2-Day passes: $3 (online only, ends November 15)
General 2-Day Admission: $5 (online only)
Single-Day Admission: $5 at the door.
Admission is free for kids under 12.
MARKET SWAG BAGS
Refresh Market swag bags will be handed out to the first 50 in line on both Friday and Saturday morning. Each bag contains small gifts and minis from market vendors. Swag bags are adult only with a limit of one per family.
WHEN TO ARRIVE
The Swag Bag Hopeful: While we can’t predict the lineups, we suggest by 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday for your chance to be one of the first 50 in line.
The Foodie - Saturday lunch: Sample local food truck fare and market flavours from Eve's Crackers, Pure Earth Superfoods, Squamish Water Kefir, Mutha Dukkah and others.
The Seeker - Saturday afternoon: Find clarity through a 15-minute general life tarot spread and one-question reading ($25). *Readings will be available on a walk-in basis during market hours on Friday and Saturday.
The Parent with Kids - Saturday between 1 and 3 p.m.: Visit our beading table and Alice and Brohm ice cream bar and explore the Railway Museum grounds.
The Partner with his/her wishlist - Saturday between 4 and 5 p.m.: Encourage him/her to pick up a copy of our market floor plan, complete the Shopping Notes section and leave it with you.
The Discerning Shopper: Friday, 3 to 4 p.m. (First dibs market preview) - Shop the market before the doors open to the public and get first pick of the market goods. Market preview guests will also receive a complimentary cocktail, gift from Nootka & Sea and Counterpart Coffee. Tickets are limited.
WHAT TO BRING
We are wheelchair and stroller friendly, but not dog friendly! Please leave your furry friends at home.
Cash. Most vendors accept card payments however we highly recommend bringing cash. An ATM machine is available on site, however, there is often a lineup and it typically empties at least once during the market.
A reusable shopping bag.