BMFA Summer Arts Market Program

This summer, the BMFA has registered for seasonal tables at the Collingwood Farmers Market and Thornbury Farmers Markets. We are providing members with the opportunity to book tables at each market through the BMFA for $40 per table per event. Members can book up to two dates for the Collingwood Farmers Market and two for the Thornbury Farmers Market. Dates will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis. We will open the link for members to book market dates on Thursday, May 2nd, at 10:00 a.m.  

Click here to book your dates

Please be prepared to submit two preferred dates and two alternate dates for both the Collingwood Farmers Market and  Thornbury Farmers Market.  Emails to confirm the market schedules will be sent to members on Monday, May 6th.Market Details:Collingwood Farmers Market, hosted by the Collingwood Business Improvement Association (BIA)Address: Parking Lot at the corner of Second & Pine Street, Collingwood

Dates: Every Saturday morning from May 18 to October 12, 2024

Times: 8 AM to 1 PMThornbury Farmers Market
Address: 30 Mill Street (beside the Town Hall), Thornbury, ON

Dates: Every Sunday morning from May 19 to October 13, 2024

Times: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Members who cannot book a table on the dates given will be added to a waitlist for their chosen dates and contacted should the table become available.

BMFA Summer Market Member Responsibilities:

  • This opportunity is open to current members of the BMFA.
  • All items sold must be handmade/ created by the artist.
  • Payment for the table(s) will be processed upon confirmation of your chosen date(s). Failure to pay promptly will result in your selected date(s) being released. You can make payment over the phone by calling 705.445.3430 or visiting the BMFA shop, open 11 AM to 5 PM, Wednesday through Saturday. 
  • Payment is non-refundable. If you cannot make your confirmed date, the member must find a table replacement from the waitlist. 
  • Members are responsible for setting up and taking down the tables and artwork at each market. The BMFA staff will not be on site each week to assist. 
  • Members must display BMFA signage and marketing materials on the tables at each market. Signage and marketing materials must be picked up at the BMFA shop a week before the scheduled market date.
  • Members will be asked to keep track of the number of visitors to the table, and the approximate amount of sales made at each market and report back to the BMFA staff to assist with program tracking. 
  • Members are welcome to use one of the BMFA market tents if arranged in advance. The tent must be picked up at the BMFA office during the Shop hours the week before your confirmed market date and dropped off during the Shop hours the following week. The Gift Shop hours are 11 AM to 5 PM, Wednesdays through Saturdays. 

Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing [email protected]