Sunday, February 25, 2024

There’s a Mother’s Day artisan market happening in downtown Victoria this weekend (CONTEST)


Calling all shop local lovers!

Whether you’re looking to spoil the mother figure in your life this weekend—or even just yourself!—this unique Mother’s Day Market experience has a little bit of something for everyone.

Created by the Market Collective, the Mother’s Day Market will feature 35 local makers, artists, and food producers at the Bay Centre on May 7th and May 8th.

You’ll have the chance to meet BC’s top makers, artists, food producers and shop their unique wares.

Local entrepreneurs and creators of the Victoria Market Collective, Cory Judge, Katrina Dwulit, and Vanessa Gaudet are hosting 40 talented artisans, and you’ll be able to support grassroots and Canadian artisans and makers—check out the list below of who’ll be there:

You can also enter to win a $100 shopping experience at the Victoria Market Collective on May 7th and 8th courtesy of the Bay Centre—you’ll find those contest details below!

On top of this, there will be a door prize for the first 100 shoppers available on both days PLUS you can enter to win a $600 gift basket. 

Want to make a day of this local shopping event? Pop by Earls Kitchen + Bar at the Bay Centre for Happy Hour Brunch, which runs from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday and Sunday.

The Mother’s Day Market will take place on Saturday, May 7th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 8th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at two locations within the Bay Centre, on level 2 next to the Market Collective and on the lower level next to centre court.

And be sure to stop by the Market Collective shop itself with over 130 local makers and designers!

First hour free parking is available in the Bay Centre’s underground parkade on both days

(The Bay Centre)


For your chance to win a $100 Bay Centre gift card, please complete one or more of the following:

  1. LIKE the Bay Centre on Facebook and comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW the Bay Centre on Instagram and comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
  3. SHARE this post on Facebook and/or Twitter and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 11:59 p.m. PST on Monday, May 9th. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter within 24 hours of the contest closing. Good luck!

Contest Rules

Market Collective Mother’s Day Market at the Bay Centre

  • When: Saturday, May 7th – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Sunday, May 8th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Level 2 & Centre Court at the Bay Centre, 1150 Douglas Street
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