The Kitchener Market is a vibrant, urban market that attracts visitors from near and far. There are a number of vendors, including many international cuisine vendors serving ethnically diverse meals.
The building itself features 50-foot transparent ceilings and walls of windows that fill the market with natural light.
“The market is not a building, it’s a community.”
For more than 140 years, visitors have enjoyed the Saturday market with bountiful meat options, produce, dairy products, and more. It is frequented by local shoppers, many of which are fourth or fifth generation market-goers.
The Kitchener Market is located downtown near a number of other exciting places for visitors to explore. Whether it’s a fun festival, or the contemporary Kitchener core, many businesses thrive due to their proximity to the market, ensuring Downtown is a culturally diverse area where business can grow, and visitors can enjoy.
The City of Kitchener offers underground parking at the market, as well as a parking garage one block west. The optimal time to find parking is between 7-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, including a parking brouchure, visit the Kitchener Market website.
Visitors can also enjoy a number of cooking classes taught by professional, local chefs. With 20 students, or less, the hands-on classes leave enough time for students to enjoy their creations after the lesson. Visit their website to see a list of upcoming classes.
The Kitchener Market is one of the many City of Kitchener facilities that is breastfeeding friendly and mothers are welcomed to breastfeed their children anywhere and at any time.
Hours of operation:
Tuesday to Friday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Mondays