August 27

By |August 21st, 2016|

This week’s market is the penultimate market before the Saanich Fair over the Labour Day weekend at which the market field is transformed into a bustling midway! So, come on out to the market this week then enjoy all the Saanich Fair has to offer the following Saturday. We’ll see you back on the market field on September 10. The market continues through to Thanksgiving Saturday (October 8). Music this week: Brad Prevedoros

August 20

By |August 14th, 2016|

Family Festival 2016

Experience awesome family fun at the Central Saanich Family Festival – presented by the Saanichton Village Association – at the Peninsula Country Market next Saturday, August 20!  It’s all the usual farm fresh-flavour plus special activities for kids.  Race giant hamster balls down a track or play in a Bouncy Castle from Games2U.  Take on the challenge of the Inflatable Obstacle Course from the Panorama Recreation Centre and get your face painted with fabulous creative designs.  All this and prizes too, including family passes to the Saanich Fair.  And don’t forget the Lions famous pancake breakfast! No admission fees.

The Market celebrates its 25th Anniversary on Saturday – one of the longest running markets in the Victoria region – with a cake and the start of its campaign to create a mobile Agricultural Education trailer.  Take home farm-fresh produce and locally raised meats from Peninsula farms for dinner – and add some wine from local wineries.  Enjoy the diversity of more than 50 vendors on this beautiful market on grass.  Dogs welcome!  Lots of free parking too

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August 13

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Another great Saturday market coming your way – enjoy a country morning among friends.  Music this week: Trifaucis. Click here to visit their Facebook page. And get ready for a super market on August 20 – we partner with the Saanichton Village Association to present Central Saanich Family Day!  Lots of great games and activities plus Lions pancake breakfast! AND we celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a big cake and a special “bodgering” demo by Graham Cox AND we introduce our 25th Anniversary project: an agricultural education trailer!

July 30

By |July 26th, 2016|

Looking forward to a fun holiday weekend! Music this week: Dave Harris One Man Band. Click here to link to a Youtube sampling of Dave’s music.


July 16

By |July 11th, 2016|

OK, I’m told Sluggett Farms will be at the market this week with Fresh Corn! And note we have Fresh Cup coffee back on the field, right next to coffee-go-with pastries from the Roost Farm Bakery and the French Oven Bakery. Music this week: Fine Spirit.

July 9

By |July 4th, 2016|

We’re looking forward to fresh sweet corn at the market this week from Sluggett Farms!  It’s also the height of berry season – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and more… Like winning free stuff? Shop at the market and enter our free weekly Market Bucks$ contest – you could win $50 to spend at the market! Bluesman Bill Johnson performs at the market this week.

July 2

By |June 26th, 2016|

Looking forward to the Canada Day weekend! Go local on your barbee this festive weekend – you’re your choice – beef from Boughneath Farm, seafood from Captain Pete, lamb from Old Country Wools, pork from Berryman Brothers and the Whole Hog! Complete your holiday feast meal with fresh-picked local veggies, topped off with fresh berries for dessert. Savour a fresh-brewed Level Ground coffee along with a yummy sweet treat with friends as you enjoy market music from long-time market favorite, Dave Harris One Man Band…

June 25

By |June 19th, 2016|

Looking forward to a warm sunny day at the market soon! Check out these coffee go-withs… Cinnamon swirls from the French Oven Bakery and sticky buns from the Roost Farm Bakery!  Savour a fresh-brewed coffee along with a yummy sweet treat with friends as you enjoy market music from Lucille Drive…

french oven cinammon swirls

June 18

By |June 18th, 2016|

The market has undergone some big changes this year. You can now pick up a freshly brewed Level Ground Trading coffee at the 4H trailer, then troop off to The French Oven Bakery or Roost Farm Bakery booths for a yummy morning pastry to go with coffee as you sit back and enjoy our market music with friends. It was time for Fresh Cup to move on – thanks for all your years of service at the market!  We also have a new at-the-market Market Bucks$ contest. Shop at the market, fill out our free entry form at the Peninsula Country Market/facepainting tent and you could win $50 Market Buck$! Music this week: Brad Prevedoros. Market is on, rain or shine!

June 11

By |June 6th, 2016|

The Peninsula Country Market opens for the season at the Saanich Fairground this coming Saturday (June 11) with a new Market Buck$ contest! Each week we’ll be doing a drawing for $50 Market Bucks for a lucky market shopper. It’s easy – all you need to do is come to shop at the Market and fill out a free entry form! We’re also continuing with our weekly Facebook contest too, starting this Wednesday. So come on out to market on June 11, enter our at-the-market contest, meet out new vendors and tap yer toes to market faves Chick Wagon!

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