Calgary farmers market

Faq

What are the Market's hours?

The Market is open Thursday – Sunday 9am-5pm all year round.

Where can I park?

Parking at the Market is free and there’s plenty of it—over 800 spaces! There is also additional street parking available on 77 Ave and 5 St SE [View Parking Map]

When is the best time to visit?

If you’re looking to get your hands on the most sought-after items, Thursday morning is an optimal time to visit.

Thursday & Friday after 2pm and Saturday & Sunday mornings before 11am are generally less crowded.

Where can I find a map of the Market?

Here are some fun ways for you to explore the market before your arrival:

  1. Explore inside the Market with our 360-degree view
  2. Download our Vendor Map
  3. Or pick up a hard copy Vendor Map in the market at Customer Information located by our SE entrance.

Does the Market sell gift certificates?

The Calgary Farmers’ Market has a gift certificate program that we call Market Bucks. Market Bucks are available in $5, $10, and $20 denominations and are accepted by all Calgary Farmers’ Market vendors.

Purchase Market Bucks at Customer Information during market hours Thursday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm, or over the phone at 403-240-9113.

For orders over $1000 please give us one business day to accommodate your request.

Is there free Wifi?

Yes! The Market is happy to provide visitors with complimentary Wifi.

Is there Lost & Found?

Any items that are found can be given to Customer Information and will be held for 30 days. Contact us at: 403-240-9113 or email a description of your lost item and the date you suspect you lost it to: customerinformation@calgaryfarmersmarket.ca

Are you accessible to disability and strollers?

While we don’t provide wheelchairs, the Market is fully accessible to our friends on wheels and each bathroom has an accessible stall. Calgary Transit Access provides service to the Market as well.

Are pets permitted at the Market?

Pets are not allowed in the Market. Only trained service animals are permitted within the Market with their owner.

How do I find a specific vendor?

Visit our Meet the Vendors page where you can search by Category, Name, or Location. For further assistance, please contact Customer Information at: 403-240-9113.

Can I rent a table short term?

The Market does not rent tables or booths on a daily basis. If you are part of a local charity or non-profit, you may be eligible for a time at our Community Booth.

How can I become a vendor?

Local artists add to the fun, community atmosphere to the Market! We welcome you to submit our online application if you’d like to show off your chops at the Market.

Is there space for community groups at the Market?

Our Community Booth is a free space where charities, non-profits, and donation-based organizations can share information and bring awareness to their cause or upcoming events. The terms of the space does not allow us to host sports teams, Girl Guides, or raffle sales. To apply, please submit our online application.

Do you offer tours of the Market?

Yes! We have partnered with Alberta Food Tours to provide guided tours of the Market. These tours provide the background story of what’s truly local and what Alberta’s seven signature foods are after a relaxing Sunday Brunch.

Can I take photographs or videos in the Market?

We encourage visitors to take photos and videos for personal use when they visit the Market. Professional use with more than one handheld camera requires approval from the Market. Please email customerinformation@calgaryfarmersmarket.ca with a description of your project to request approval.