North Vancouver’s Shipyards Friday Night Market is now on every Friday night all summer long from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. until September 27, 2019. This free weekly event has no line-up to gain entry, offers a casual and welcoming vibe to everyone (including dogs), features live bands, alfresco dining and dancing, alongside stunning views of the Vancouver skyline.
Close to Downtown Vancouver and easy to get to via the Seabus, the Shipyards Friday Night Market features 150+ food and artisan vendors, a 19+ beer garden, and musical talent from across BC on the Shipbuilders’ Stage.
NIGHT MARKET FEATURES
There are typically 30+ local food trucks and food vendors at the Shipyards Night Market. New to this year are unique food trucks like the vegan double-decker Buddha-Bus from the owners of Buddha-Full, the Chowdery and Truckin BBQ. Some returning favorites include Reel Mac & Cheese, Rolling Cashew, Tacofino, Mama’s Fish & Chips, Taters and Urban Wood Fired Pizza. For desserts, visit the Pocket Pies, Dolce Amore gelato, Chouchou Crepes, Kettle Corn, Slavic Rolls and more.
The Shipyards Friday Night Market recognizes its potential environmental footprint and is dedicated to using compostable cutlery and straws and to sorting and minimizing all waste.
Beer Garden (must be 19+ to enter)
Selections include local craft beer from a variety of local breweries including Bomber Brewing, vodka and gin sodas from Nude, red and white wine, and cider.
With a 350-person capacity, there are plenty of seats with a great view of the stage and each evenings’ headlining band.
Shopping & Entertainment
The Shipyards Friday Night Market believes in a local lifestyle and in showcasing BC’s artistic and culinary artisans. The artisan marketplace, which is both inside The Pipe Shop and outdoors, features products such as jewelry, clothing, kids wear, baked goods, distilleries, cideries, preserves, soaps, plants, chocolate and more.
When: Every Friday from May 3 to September 27, 2019
Where: Shipbuilders’ Square – 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
Time: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cost: FREE and no lineup to enter
Getting There: Catch the Seabus from Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver – the Market is conveniently located just east of the SeaBus terminal and Lonsdale Quay.
Parking: There is street parking and free parking in the ICBC Parkade after 6 p.m. on Fridays, which is adjacent to Lonsdale Quay.
Dogs: Well-behaved dogs, which are on a leash, are welcome