Update: A little rain never kept the people from the Kootenays from enjoying a good party, and we’re not going to start now! MarketFest is on whatever the weather!

Market Fest returns on June 27 with an amazing lineup of musicians, dancers, and vendors of all kinds. 

With over 100 vendor spaces and six bands on two stages, Market Fest is Nelson’s premier summer festival. Join West Kootenay EcoSociety for an evening of family-friendly fun, featuring fabulous local talent of all varieties. Market Fest opens at 6pm and continues until 10:30 on the 200 and 300 blocks of Baker Street. West Kootenay EcoSociety kindly requests a donation of $5 for each person over 13 years of age to support the event. Everyone is welcome, whether you choose to donate or not!

Here’s the music lineup for June’s event:

Falls Street Stage:

  • 6:15 Slava Doval’s Folk Fusion
  • 7:45 Clinton Swanson and Friends
  • 9:15 Sonic Fuse

Stanley Steet Stage:

  • 6:30 Catalyst
  • 7:45 Farada
  • 8:45 Jon Burden Band




Cotton Creek Clothing • Big Cranium Design • Nelson Family Eyecare 

Otter Books • Craft Connection • Mountain Baby • Still Eagle • Hipperson’s Hardware