Refresh Market Visitor's Guide
Refresh Market returns to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27! Shop clothing, ceramics, art, vintage, housewares, jewelry, skincare and more from our handpicked lineup of 100 artists, makers and small shops. Here’s our visitor’s guide to our first market of the year.
WHAT YOU’LL FIND
100 independent artists, makers and small shops
30+ new vendors
Refresh Bar (Friday only)
Counterpart Coffee Bar (Saturday only)
Alice and Brohm Ice Cream Bar
Portraits by Tin Type Trike
Friday, April 26 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Early Bird 2-Day passes: $3 (online only, ends April 25)
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 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: Dine on food truck fare and sample locally made items from market vendors Gabi & Jules Handmade Pies. Gathering Place Trading Co., Luv the Grub, 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 Discerning Shopper: Friday, 4 to 5 p.m. - Many of the items to be found at Refresh Market are vintage and one of a few. If you’re particular or have something specific you’re looking to purchase, we recommend arriving on Friday to be among the first to shop the market.
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.