If you enjoy a bit of shopping but the thought of going to a mall makes you queasy, you’re not alone. And what’s more, there are a handful of summer pop-ups heading your way with a variety of local vendors to peruse – so you get to support smaller businesses and keep your stress levels down as you shop! A win-win, if you ask us.
So with that in mind, here are some exciting pop-up markets to check out in Vancouver this summer.
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Vancouver-based Lover’s Tempo specializes in everyday jewelry as well as statement pieces. From now until July 22nd, you can check out their affordable and dainty pieces, in addition to other local, women-led businesses at the pop-up, including Midnight Paloma, Supercrush, Fuse & Sip, and Malvados.
Shoppers can expect to see natural skincare products, elevated hair accessories, nutritionist-approved cocktail and mocktail mixes, and stylish sandals – pretty much everything you need to achieve the perfect summer vibe.
The pop-up is open from 11 am to 6 pm from Tuesday to Saturday.
When: Until July 22nd
Where: 1575 W 6th Avenue
This pet-friendly, free pop-up is situated at Heritage Hall on Main Street, with over 40 local artisans and vendors to check out. Plus, the first 30 customers waiting in line at 11 am will receive a $10 Market Voucher to spend!
The market will be held from 11 am to 5 pm on July 23rd.
When: July 23rd
Where: 3102 Main Street
Pacific Arts Market and West End BIA are hosting a slew of pop-up markets this July and August, but their Pride Celebration Night Market is set to be one for the books, complete with live painting, local arts and crafts, live music, games, and more.
So if shopping as well as celebrating Pride sounds like the vibe, head to Jim Deva Plaza on August 3rd from 5 to 9 pm.
When: August 3rd
Where: 1200 Bute Street
And there you have it, Vancouver! Happy shopping!