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What’s Fresh at Hastings Park – Dec 18

Shop Local This Christmas!

Join us for our Festive Farmers Market this Sunday, December 18th . Join our Holiday Cookie Swap (for more info & RSVP here!), decorate candy canes and take photos with Santa. Buy local this holiday season!

CONTEST ALERT: Take a selfie with Santa at Hastings Park Farmers Market this Sunday and be entered to win $20 market money! Here’s how:

  1. Find Santa at the market this Sunday, Dec 18
  2. Snap a selfie with Santa and post on Instagram
  3. Tag photo #selfiewithsanta #HastingsParkWFM

*Winner will be selected on Monday, December 19th. Santa will be at our Hastings Park Winter Market on Sunday, December 18th only.

It’s the last market before the Holidays! Stock up for the winter breaks and for all your holidays meals & parties. We have everything you need to make a local feast: turkey, ham, beef, salmon, sausages, winter veggies, apples, sweet treats, beer & spirits. We’ll be closed Sunday, December 25th and Sunday, January 1st and re-open January 8th!

What’s in Season

acorn squash, apples, beets, bell peppers, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celery, celeriac,  chard, collard greens, corn, dandelion greens, delicata squash, escarole, endive, fennel, garlic, hazelnuts, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, napa cabbage, oats, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, pumpkin,  radishes, rutabaga, salad mix, shallots, spinach, sprouts, sunchokes, turnips, walnuts, watercress, winter squash, zucchini

Local Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are fast approaching and we have you covered at Hastings Park. Find tons of unique & hand crafted gifts for the foodie on your list each and every week!

Frostbites | Livia Sweets | Mixers & Elixirs | Odd Society Spirits |The Hive Printing | VFM Merchandise

For more gifts to get this season, click here.

Upcoming Events

Holiday Closures 

We’ll be closed Sunday, December 25th and Sunday, January 1st for the holidays! Stock up on December 18th for all your holiday meals. We’ll be open on January 8th. Happy Holidays!

Don’t Miss

ElectroRecycle_web_lrgElectroRecycle is ready to accept over 300 small appliances while you shop the best in local flavours at Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market. Have recycling questions? Ask their friendly staff onsite located near the information booth! For what they can accept please visit their website at electrorecycle.ca/

Are you a regular Hastings Park shopper? Pickup your Hastings Shopper Card at our Information Booth and enjoy some great perks including:

  • Free Market Money transactions ($2 value)
  • Free “bunch” item after 5th visit*
  • Free “basket” or “bag” item after 10th visit*
  • Free “jar” item after 15th visit*

It’s free to join, just sign up for our weekly newsletter!

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Hastings Park only.

Help Spread the Word!

Love the market? Tell your friends and family about Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market to help this new market grow. Share our Facebook page & tag your photos @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM.

Be a Market Champion! Get a Hastings Park lawn sign and let your neighbours know where to find the freshest in local produce, all within a few minutes of their home. Pickup your lawn sign at the Info Booth this week!

Reminder: find FREE parking at Gate 2 off Renfrew, even if there is another event with paid parking on the same day. This weekend Cirque Du Soleil shows are on at the Pacific Coliseum so event goers will be charged – “Farmers Market” are the magic words for free market shopper parking on Sunday, December 18th!

Happy Holidays!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here