Hello to 2018!

By |January 6th, 2018|

This year’s market opens June 2 in Pioneer Park, part of the Brentwood Bay Festival organized by the Brentwood Bay Community Association. We’re back at our regular location at the Saanich Fairground on June 9. New for this year! “Yoga at the Market” and the “Power of Produce” program for kids. We’ve posted the 2018 vendor application form on our vendor page along with applications for community non-profit groups and community businesses. See you on the field this summer!

AGM – Nov 5

By |October 24th, 2017|

Want to be part of the Peninsula Country Market? Come on out to our AGM on Sunday, November 5 (2017) at 4 pm in the Oak Room (upstairs in the Main Hall), Saanich Fairground (1528 Stelly’s Cross Road, Saanichton). Share your ideas and learn how you can volunteer with the market!

October 7

By |October 1st, 2017|

Come on out and celebrate the final market of the 2017 season with toe-tapping tunes by Darla and Karen of Chick Wagon Band! Enjoy Fresh Cup Roastery Coffee and sticky buns. Beef up your thanksgiving weekend by winning the last $50 Market Buck$ contest of the year. Lots of great vendors to flavour your holiday weekend – start with wines from DeVine Vineyard or Dragonfly Hill Vineyard, move on to main courses complimented by Yellow Point Cranberries, lots of fresh local veg pies, lamb from Olde Country Registered Sheep, beef from Boughneath Farm, or goodies from the sea from Captain Pete, then finish off with a pie from Pure Pleasures, or ice cream topped with Silver Rill Berry Farm’s awesome black currant sauce.  The market is on rain (RCMP Barn) or shine (market field) – pray for sun!  Thanks for supporting the market and our vendors and we look forward to seeing you next year!

September 30

By |September 25th, 2017|

It’s the penultimate market of the season! Jeff Stevenson is on stage to help you enjoy a country morning among friends! Yellow Point Cranberries is back again this week with fresh cranberries for your Thanksgiving dinner, along with our usual array of farm, food and craft vendors. We also hope to see Captain Pete this week, back from fishing up north.

September 23

By |September 18th, 2017|

It’s a special day at the Peninsula Country Market this Saturday. 4-H British Columbia is partnering with the Peninsula Country Market to celebrate 4-H and Canada 150. 4-H welcomes the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Her Honour is helping 4-H BC celebrate Canada 150 while receiving a Lifetime Honourary 4-H Membership. This is a family friendly event with a bouncy castle, free popcorn and cotton candy, and 4-H member projects. There also may be an appearance by the mascot Frisco the Fox! The special event will run from 9am-1pm (regular market hours) with Her Honour arriving at 11am. Following the presentation there will be a cake giveaway to the public. Come out and support our market vendors too – Yellow Point Cranberries will be at the market with fresh Vancouver Island cranberries for your festive dinners! Music by Lucille Drive. The market is on rain or shine and has the option of setting up in the RCMP Barn (on the west side to the Main Hall) in the event of rain.

September 16

By |September 11th, 2017|

Come on out this weekend and enjoy bluesman Bill Johnson on stage, along with our usual assortment of farm, food and craft vendors. Remember that the market is on rain or shine, and continues through to the Thanksgiving weekend.  Starting this Saturday, the market has the option of setting up in the RCMP Barn (on the west side to the Main Hall) in the event of rain.  Special note: The following market (September 23) is special celebration of our local 4H clubs. Lots of family fun and a bouncy castle too! We will have a special visitor that day to help recognize 4H – the Honourable Judith Guichon, the Lieutenant Governor of BC!

September 9

By |September 5th, 2017|

We are back on the market field this Saturday, continuing through the Thanksgiving weekend (October 7). Celtic band Knacker’s Yard starts off our fall market series in style!

September 2

By |August 28th, 2017|

Come on out and take in the historic Saanich Fair this coming weekend (September 2-4). There’s no market on Saturday (September 2) as the midway rides take over the market grounds over the weekend but we’ll be back the following Saturday, September 9, and continue every Saturday through Thanksgiving (October 7). The awesome Celtic band, Knacker’s Yard, plays the market stage!

August 26

By |August 21st, 2017|

Dave Harris rocks out the last market of the summer holidays! Our next market after this Saturday (August 26) is September 9, as we take a break for the Saanich Fair (Labour Day weekend) when the market field transmutes to midway. In other words, there’s no market on September 2 but we’ll back in style on September 9 with Knacker’s Yard on stage, continuing every Saturday through the Thanksgiving weekend (October 7).

August 19

By |August 15th, 2017|

Come out and celebrate our community with games, Lions Pancake breakfast, inflatables from GAMES2U and Panorama Recreation, live bands, prizes and more!  The Saanichton Village Association is partnering with the Peninsula Country Market to present the 7th Annual Central Saanich Family Festival. offering lots of fun for families.  You could wind a Family Pass for two adults and two children to the Saanich Fair or a $50 gift certificate from GAMES2. More lunch time food options available with the addition of Galloping Goose Sausage and the Unplugged Foodie truck to our 4-H food service trailer.

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