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Brampton Markets – recipe for a good time


​BRAMPTON, ON – The highly anticipated Brampton Markets are back this June and promise to be the perfect recipe for a good time.

Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market

Opening Saturday, June 16, with more than 75 producers, prepared goods sellers, and local artisans, the 2018 Farmers’ Market will take over downtown Brampton on Main St., from Nelson St. to Wellington St.

Originally planned to move to Rosalea Park following Labour Day, the Downtown Farmers’ Market will now remain on Main Street until Thanksgiving weekend.
 
The 2018 Market boasts over 25 new vendors and 7 new artists in Garden Square, 20 being local Brampton businesses. A full vendor listing can be found online.

The Downtown Farmers’ Market is a one-stop shop for fresh local produce, meats, specialty items and prepared meals. For more event information, visit www.brampton.ca/bramptonfarmersmarket

Downtown Market details:

  • The Downtown Market runs every Saturday, 7 am to 1 pm, rain or shine
  • 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 2 pm
  • Service Brampton, located inside City Hall, will have extended hours of 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays for the duration of the market season
  • 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

Mount Pleasant Village Market

On June 21, the weekly evening Village Market in Mount Pleasant at 100 Commuter Drive opens for the season and will feature farmers and prepared food vendors. New this year is additional seating and a rotation of food trucks making the Mount Pleasant Square, a new and exciting community gathering place on Thursday evenings in the summer.

Mount Pleasant Village Market details:

  • Thursdays, rain or shine, 4 to 8 pm until October 4
  • The market will not operate in the event of severe weather
  • 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

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“We are so excited to welcome back the sights, smells, and sounds of Market season in Brampton. People from across Ontario are invited to come and explore all that the Downtown and Mount Pleasant Village Markets have to offer. There are local foods and activities for all ages to enjoy. Hope to see you in Brampton this Market season!”
- Mayor Linda Jeffrey

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Natalie Stogdill
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City of Brampton
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