Credit: Nikkei Garden Farmers Market by Nichola Ogiwara

Burnaby, a vibrant city in British Columbia, is home to three bustling farmers’ markets that bring fresh produce, artisanal goods, and a sense of community to residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re a seasoned market-goer or a curious newcomer, Burnaby’s markets offer a delightful experience for everyone. Let’s explore the unique offerings of these local gems.


Artisan Markets holds two Farmer’s Markets in Burnaby, one in the parking lot of Burnaby City Hall at 4949 Canada Way, running until October 26 every Saturday from 9 AM to 2 PM. The other one is in Brentwood, right just off Halifax Way. It runs every Sunday from June 2 until September 29, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Starting this June, Nikkei Museum also holds one called Nikkei Garden Farmers Market at Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. This market runs from June 9 until October 27, on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month, from 10 AM to 2 PM.

They have plenty of parking options if you go there by car. They are also accessible by various bus routes. To find the most convenient transit options and plan your journey, check out the TransLink website, which provides comprehensive travel advice and updates.

Credit: Burnaby Farmers’ Market by Artisan Markets

What’s Unique About Each One:

Burnaby Farmers’ Market – Canada Way
The Artisan Farmers’ Market on Canada Way is a staple in the Burnaby community. Located in the parking lot of Burnaby City Hall, this market provides a fantastic array of locally produced goods. From farm-fresh vegetables and fruits to handmade crafts and delicious baked goods, the Artisan Farmers’ Market is a must-visit for those seeking quality and variety. Check out the vendor map here.

Burnaby Farmers’ Market – Brentwood
The Brentwood Artisan Farmers’ Market is another wonderful destination under the Artisan Market umbrella. New and first to the area, this market offers a convenient and enjoyable shopping experience for the community.

Nikkei Garden Farmers Market
For a unique cultural experience, visit the Nikkei Garden Farmers Market, located at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. It stands out for its focus on Japanese products and suppliers, offering a taste of Japan right in Burnaby. Expect food, local goods, knick-knacks, and other unique items that reflect the vibrant culture. Click here to explore the vendors.

Fresh fruits at the Farmers’ Market – Credit: Artisan Markets

Cultural Performance at Nikkei – Credit: Nichola Ogiwara

Booths at Nikkei – Credit: Nichola Ogiwara

Support the Local, Support the Culture

With three fantastic markets to choose from, Burnaby’s farmers’ markets offer something for everyone. Whether you’re shopping for fresh groceries, looking for unique gifts, or simply wanting to enjoy a pleasant day out, these markets provide an enriching and enjoyable experience. Mark your calendars, bring your reusable bags, and get ready to explore the best of Burnaby’s local offerings. Remember, the message is simple: BUY LOCAL.

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