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Welcome to the Parksville Museum Farmers' & Artisan Market

The Parksville Museum Farmers' & Artisan Market was founded by the members of the Parksville Museum Executive Board, in the summer of 2014. The market is managed by our Market Manager Michelle Gan, the staff at the museum, and our wonderful volunteers. The visitors to the market are welcome to wander through our heritage buildings and take a look back into the past of Parksville, BC. 

The market takes place on the picturesque grounds of the Parksville Museum surrounded by charming historic buildings and gardens. From the start there has always been a selection of local farm fresh produce, meats, honey, home made preserves, plants, baking, handmade crafts and artwork.

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For Gardening tips, don't be shy ask our Vendors!

If you have any great recipes that you would like to share, email them to

We will post them. We're always looking for new recipe ideas to share! Especially from ingredients that you bought at the Friday Night Parksville Museum Farmer's & Artisan Market.


On Market days arrangements for overflow parking have been made so that vendors and visitors to our Market can park on the other side of Franklins Gull Road at the Heritage Mall on the newly graded area as noted below. Signage will clearly indicate this location. Please use only the parking area indicated on the map below.

If you have mobility issues and are in a vehicle with an Accessibility Sticker parking will be permitted in the parking lot beside the Museum. Six parking stalls are allocated for this purpose and will be clearly marked.

Public Transit

We have a bus stop conveniently located at the rear entrance of the museum next to the Visitor Centre parking lot. Please visit the BC Transit website here to plan your visit. The 91 intercity covers routes from the Ravensong Aquatic Centre located in Qualicum Beach to Woodgrove Mall in Nanaimo, which visits Northwest Bay Road various times through out the day. Also, bikes are welcome at the museum!

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Benefits include:
- Parksville Museum Newsletter-keep abreast of all events
- One free 2 hour rental of our meeting room
- 10% discount in the Museum Gift Shop (some exceptions will apply)
- VIP Access and discounts on special events and the Urban Farm School
- Unlimited entrance into Parksville Museum

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