These pop-ups are a dream come true for shoppers looking for all things local, sustainable, and artisan
Vancouver is an artisan-loving city, with plenty of coffee shops, markets, vintage stores and pop-up shops to satisfy a weekend of coffee outings, friendly brunches, thrifting cool pieces and discovering local vendors.
The city is abundant in unique businesses, which make pop-up shops and markets a great way to explore what Vancouver’s local community has to offer.
Stop by to check out a female-founded, Vancouver-based sustainable and healthy underwear brand, Huha. Shop and chat with the founder, and get a free gift with a purchase.
When: April 21-23 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Diane’s Lingerie – 2950 Granville St, Vancouver
This market is all about local, small and sustainable. Lulu Island Winery is hosting an Earth Day pop-up market dedicated to all things green; beauty, skincare, home decor, pet products– all natural, vegan or made sustainably. The market will also feature live music by local artists, a Persian food truck, and wine tastings. Bring-your-own bags and containers are encouraged.
When: April 23 from noon to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Lulu Island Winery – 16880 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
Explore and shop over 70 artisans, makers and other vendors at the ultimate spring pop-up market. All sorts of locally made, small-business goodies to discover!
When: April 24 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Pipe Shop – 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
To celebrate Earth Day, sort through vintage collections of female-owned brand Collective Will, and shop the closets of Secret Location’s design consultants and stylists (a very curated and stylish pop-up).
When: April 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 24 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Secret Location Store – 1 Water St, Vancouver
This pop-up market will feature collections by 25 artisans from 10 countries at Holt Renfrew’s H Project, with different in-store activities each weekend.
- April 23-24: complementary Turkish coffee available and global snacks in the market from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- April 30-May 1: jewellery engraver onsite from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m for free engraving with the purchase of a piece of jewellery
- May 7-8: choose a plant to be potted onsite with the purchase of a pot/planter from the Akiliba collection
When: April 18 to May 9
Where: Holt Renfrew – 737 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver
Just a week ahead of Mother’s Day, this pop-up is bringing together women-owned businesses in support of the Surrey Women’s Centre. There will be charcuterie and drinks while shopping selections from Muse Social Fashion House.
When: April 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Muse Social Fashion House – #128 15745 Croydon Dr, Surrey
Shopping or quality time with mom? This pop-up has candles, ceramics, flowers, jewellery, wellness brands and more that would also make a great Mother’s Day gift.
When: May 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 510 Clark Dr, Vancouver
A pop-up with various goodies to fill your artisan and local biz collection; slow fashion and accessories, sustainable home decor, ceramics, jewellery, candles, dried florals, prints, skincare, and much, much more.
When: May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Studio Kou – 2008 Manitoba St, Vancouver