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It’s market time


​BRAMPTON, ON: This Saturday, June 17 is the much anticipated opening of the Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market. From 7 am to 1 pm, come down and visit your favourite farmers, discover new foods and explore specialty vendors. Do some shopping, catch up with your community and be sure to visit local downtown businesses, many of whom will open early to welcome you into their shops.

The downtown market will start at 7 am and opening day events will feature a kids’ craft station beginning at 10 am on Main Street North. Be sure to catch the live cooking demonstration in Garden Square at 11 am with celebrity chef Jason Rosso of J.Red & Co.

The Mount Pleasant Village Market will kick off its season on Thursday, June 22 from 5 pm to 9 pm. The new look and feel of the market will entice all to drop by and see what’s new with local farmers, prepared foods and artisan vendors. Merchandise as unique as the community including; ostrich sliders, fresh smoothies, moccasins and more will be available for purchase.

Over the course of the summer both markets will feature an array of fresh-picked, seasonal produce, organic products, meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods and more.

Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market details:

  • Saturdays, rain or shine, 7 am to 1 pm, until Thanksgiving weekend – October 7, 2017.
  • The market will not operate in the event of severe weather. 
  • Main Street will be closed every Saturday from Theatre Lane to Wellington Street from 5:45 am to 1:30 pm.  
  • Free public parking is available at the five municipal parking garages in the downtown core: City Hall, West Tower, John Street, Nelson Square and Market Square.
  • Washrooms will be open at City Hall and the Rose Theatre.
  • Service Brampton, located in City Hall, will have extended hours of 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays for the duration of the market season.

Mount Pleasant Village Market details:

  • Thursdays, rain or shine, 5 to 9 pm until October 5.
  • The market will not operate in the event of severe weather. 
    100 Commuter Drive, Brampton, in Mount Pleasant Village Square. 
  • Parking for the market is available in the Mount Pleasant Village School parking lot for the summer season. There is additional street parking available for a maximum of three hours. 
  • Washroom facilities can be found at the Mount Pleasant Village Library and Community Centre.


For more information on the Farmers’ Markets visit www.brampton.ca  


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Lisa Cox
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.2028 | lisa.cox@brampton.ca