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Events & Workshops

Looking for upcoming pop-ups and events happening at Markets Ontario? You're in the right place! Upcoming dates can be found here and will be updated as we announce them.

Please note: Unless otherwise noted, all of these events take place at our Bowmanville location at 62 King St W.

Black History Month

THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
We have some amazing black artisans joining us in store for the month of February, and a portion of sales will be donated in honour of Black History Month.

Here are the vendors joining us: The No BS Label, Customly Wrapped Creations, 808.co, HairDiction, Toronto Glam Beads, Malas by Gifted, Bake Me Wishes, Pour-Et TeasTwiga Collection, Sorrel & Sage and Drop Tha Bomb.


International Women's Day Pop-Up

FRIDAY MARCH 8TH FROM 6PM - 9PM
Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day with a curated selection of vendors, and swag bags our first 75 customers who spend $50 or more.

Here are the vendors that will be joining us: 
Aspen Florist, Heartfelt Pottery, Blazing Bombs, GlitterGlamm Apparel, Angie's Sweet Treats, The Quaintrelle Home, Mei Designs, The Bee & The Birch Tree, Ms. P's Aroma & Wellness Shop Inc., Mi Cocina, Handstaymped Designs, Hydrated Leaf, Resin Art by Rachel, HollyWoodWork Custom Designs, Better Batter Cookie Co., Mellow Kali Wellness, Nick Legate Maker, Three Wicks Candles, Haans Half Acre, Farmhouse In The City, Cool To Connect, A+ Smoodees, Anthea's Style, Creativien, Birdie & Bee & Sip Local Wine Club!


March Break Workshop Extravaganza

All week long we will have different artisans joining us, and putting on a workshop to help keep your kiddos of all ages busy. Check out the details below to sign up!

Candle Making with Three Wicks Candles
TUESDAY MARCH 12TH @ 11:30AM, 1PM, & 2:30PM
$18 per person | for kids ages 8+ | Register here.

Cookie Decorating with Angie's Sweet Treats
WEDNESDAY MARCH 13TH @ 1PM & 2:30PM
$15 per person | 2 cookies, 2 sprinkles & 3 icing included | Register here.

Plant Workshop with Country Tropics
THURSDAY MARCH 14TH @ 10:30AM & 12:30PM
$25 per person | 2 air plants & 2 terrariums to decorate | ages 5 + | Register here.

Bracelet Making with Contagious Designs
FRIDAY MARCH 15TH @ 10:30AM & 1PM
$28 per person | 3 gemstone bracelets & charms | ages 4-16 | Register here.

Slime Workshop with Lexi Accessories
SATURDAY MARCH 16TH @ 10:30AM, 12PM, & 1:30PM
$18 per person | 2 slimes & 2 glitters | Register here.


Easter Pop-Up

FRIDAY MARCH 29TH & 30TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
The perfect opportunity to grab a last minute Easter gift, or dessert, and shop from some amazing local vendors.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Secondhand Vintage Pop-Up

SATURDAY APRIL 13TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
Our first ever pop-up focusing entirely on vendors that sell secondhand or vintage goods.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Girls Night Out Pop-Up 

THURSDAY APRIL 18TH FROM 5PM - 9PM
Join us and downtown Bowmanville for a night on the town with your girls. Come by and shop from over 100+ in store vendors, as well as vendors that will be popping up for the night with us. 

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Maplefest Pop-Up

SATURDAY MAY 4TH FROM 9AM - 5PM
Join us and Historic Downtown Bowmanville for this annual event that celebrates all things maple! King street is closed, so walk the streets to shop, and eat, and make sure you step into Markets where we will have vendors joining us.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply.


Mothers Day Pop-Up

SATURDAY MAY 11TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
Looking for a gift for that special mom in your life? This is the perfect time, or grab your mom and come and support local.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Watson Farms Opening Weekend Event

SATURDAY JUNE 1ST FROM 10AM - 4PM
Let's celebrate Watson Farms opening for the season with an amazing event featuring up to 150 vendors! This wil be our first Spring event with Watson Farms, and you don't want to miss this!

Applications are now open, click here to apply.


Fathers Day Pop-Up

SATURDAY JUNE 15TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
Join us for a pop-up in honour of that special dad in your life. Shop from an exclusive selection of vendors, you're sure to find something for everyone.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Pet Expo Pop-Up

SATURDAY JULY 6TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
Join us for our first ever Pet Expo! For this event we will be focusing on all things pet, whether that's services for your furry friend, treats, or a stylish new leash!

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Twilight Tuesday Pop-Up 

TUESDAY JULY 16TH FROM 5PM - 9PM
Join us & Historic Downtown Bowmanville for a late night shopping event. The stores downtown stay open late, and you can pop by our store to shop from our 100+ vendors, as well as the 25+ that will be popping up. 

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Sidewalk Sale Pop-Up 

FRIDAY AUGUST 16TH FROM 10AM - 5PM
Join us & Historic Downtown Bowmanville for the annual sidewalk sale. We will be welcoming 25+ vendors in store for you to shop from  

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Watson Farms Fall Market

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH FROM 10AM - 4PM
Join us as for our third annual fall market at the beautiful Watson Farms. We are hoping to bring you an even bigger, and better event this year!

Applications are now open, click here to apply. 


Thanksgiving Weekend Pop-Up

FRIDAY OCTOBER 11TH & SATURDAY OCTOBER 12TH FROM 10AM - 3PM
Join us as we celebrate all things fall. Shop from a selection of vendors, and grab a delicious treat from our cafe.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply. 


Applefest Pop-Up

SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH FROM 9AM - 5PM
Bowmanville's Historic Applefest is finally here, and we want you to come join us for an amazing pop-up. Shop from vendors downtown, grab an apple fritter and step inside Markets for our amazing pop-up.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply.


Girls Night Out Pop-Up 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7TH FROM 5PM - 9PM
Join us and downtown Bowmanville for a night on the town with your girls. Come by and shop from over 100+ in store vendors, as well as vendors that will be popping up for the night with us. 

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply.


Watson Farms Holiday Market

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16TH FROM 10AM - 4PM
We are so excited to partner with Watson Farms for our first ever Holiday Market. This event will happen at their beautiful farm, where you can walk around and shop from up to 150+ vendors - you're sure to find the perfect Christmas gift!

Applications are now open, click here to apply. 


Moonlight Magic Pop-Up 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 6TH FROM 5PM - 9PM
Join us and downtown Bowmanville for their annual tree lighting ceremony, and some late night shopping.

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply.


Holiday Pop-Ups in December

HAPPENING FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY LEADING UP TO CHRISTMAS
Join us for the busiest season of the year! We are so excited to be hosting pop-ups every weekend for the month of December, so you can shop from a variety of different products!

Are you interested in being a vendor at this event? Click here to apply.