05 Oct THE QUAY’S FAQS!
Lonsdale Quay Market’s FAQs:
Please note: All open business operators and Market staff are following diligent health and safety protocols. We are all closely monitoring updates from the governing authorities and may further adjust our operations as needed. While the Market is available and accessible for all customers, we request that if you have recently traveled, have a compromised immune system or feeling unwell to stay home and practice social distancing.
1. What are your hours?
We are open every day! Our Retail Level opens 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Our Market Level opens 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
2. Are you open on holidays?
Yes! Except for Christmas Day & New Years Day.
3. What can I expect when I visit your Market?
We have taken extra precautions to ensure the safety of our customers. We have implemented the following items to help with this:
– Hand sanitizing stations at high traffic locations
– We have one way arrows to help traffic be one directional
– We have eliminated sampling
– We are taking card transactions only (debit/credit), no cash
– We have limited our seating to allow for social distancing
– We have staff consistently disinfecting surfaces
If you are feeling unwell, you can always order delivery through DoorDash or UberEats with select vendors!
4. Are masks mandatory?
Masks are required to be worn by customers and vendors.
5. Is there parking?
Our parking lot is managed by WestPark. If you have any concerns or questions, please call them at: 604.669.7275 or visit their website: https://www.westpark.com/en. We also have free express (25-minute parking) available for customers who are on the go.
There are also fantastic apps you can use to pay for parking!
6. Can you dine in or takeout?
Yes! We have decreased our dine in tables to allow for social distancing. We also encourage customers to do take out, which is available with every vendor!
7. Do you have retail shops?
Absolutely! You can find shops such as Saje Wellness, clothing & accessories shops such as Allure, Favourite Gifts and so many other unique retailers.
8. Can anyone busk at the Market?
Absolutely! However, we do have a permit and application process, but anyone can apply. For more information, check out this page: https://lonsdalequay.com/opportunities/ (scroll to the bottom!).
9. Are events still happening?
Events this year look a little different! Although we no longer have any large-scale events, we now have much smaller programs. Find all the programs here: https://lonsdalequay.com/upcoming-events/
10. What is the Market Kitchen?
The Market Kitchen is a culinary carousel, open for pop-ups, demos, and small-events for our community. Whether you are a chef, small business owner or otherwise, the Market Kitchen presents unique opportunities to showcase your business or product or bring the community together for an intimate dinner, or small-scale event. For any inquiries, please email Kitchen@LonsdaleQuay.com.
11. What are Day Vendors?
Day Vendors are specialty artisan crafters who vend at the Market! They are here on a day-to-day basis and can range from goods and crafts to foods and drinks. To learn how you can become a Day Vendor, please check out here: https://lonsdalequay.com/opportunities/ and fill out the Day Vendor Inquiry form.
12. When does the Farmers Market end?
The Lonsdale Artisan Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM rain or shine. The last day is October 31st, 2020.