Yes, this is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather.  We will have a warming tent available but events, live stage entertainment and vendors will be outside.

Parking is available at the Chestnut Hill Recreation Centre (formally the Pickering Recreation Centre) or at the Pickering Town Centre if you are planning on shopping there during the day. Accessible Parking is available in the areas marked as A1 and A2 (see floorplan).

Passbooks are available at the event for $50 (valued at $125) located at the Information booth.

There will be many people and attractions at the Market, including live music, food trucks and fireworks (Friday night only). We would suggest you leave your dog at home. If you choose to bring your dog, it must be on a leash at all times and you must adhere to all of the City of Pickering park rules and regulations.

No, the event is free for anyone to attend.  However, there will be some items at the event available only for a fee.

We recommend that you have cash available for your own convenience as some vendors may only be accepting cash payment.  Passbooks are available for cash purchase at the Information booth.  Other entertainment options available for a cash only price at the Information booth include face-painting and family portraits. ATM’s are located at various locations outside of the Park, the closest being CIBC just north of Esplanade North or at the Pickering Town Centre.

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