Kitchener Market

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Today's Kitchener Market is an urban market that is both modern and inviting, with 50-foot transparent ceilings and walls of windows flooding the market space with natural light. All of the sights, sounds and smells patrons have come to know and love about the market come alive in this expansive space.

The market is not a building, it's a community. The market exists to connect people, create experiences and build relationships.

Read the full Kitchener Market stategy that focuses on supporting a vibrant food culture, growing and strengthening the role as an urban public market and becmoming a catalyst for the food industry.

International Cuisine Vendors

Visit the upper level where you can enjoy ethnically diverse meals made right before your eyes or sit and sip a cup of gourmet coffee. Come visit them for a delicious meal!

Hours of operation:
Tuesday to Friday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Mondays

Saturday Farmers' Market

Every Saturday, for more than 140 years, Kitchener residents have enjoyed the bounty the Saturday farmers' market offers including meat, produce, dairy products and more. Market vendors delight in offering unsurpassed variety, quality and freshness to their many customers, some who are fourth and fifth generation market shoppers.

Hours of operation:
Saturdays: 7 a.m.- 2 p.m., year-round

The Marketplace

The Marketplace is a 2,000 square foot multi-use community facility with a full-sized commercial kitchen - located on the upper level of the Kitchener Market - that is perfect for accommodating a wide variety of events. Rent the Marketplace today!

Breastfeeding Friendly

Breastfeeding friendly. Anytime. Anywhere. The City of Kitchener operates family friendly facilities and supports breastfeeding mothers. 

Near the Market

Situated in the east end of Downtown Kitchener - a thriving area with a rich blend of culturally diverse restaurants and shops - it offers visitors and residents alike, a unique, cosmopolitan experience in Kitchener's downtown.

The international flavour of the market spills over into the surrounding neighbourhoods where many food stores, restaurants and other culturally diverse businesses thrive on their close proximity to one of the country's most beautiful and contemporary marketplaces.

Physically, Kitchener Market serves as the cornerstone for the district and as an eastern entrance feature for the downtown, but more importantly, it's sure to be a hub of culture, shopping and tourism and the catalyst the core requires to promote positive change and growth.

Every year, Kitchener plays host to thousands of business travellers, individuals and families who come to sample our city's unique blend of history, hospitality and progress. We offer our citizens, visitors and corporate residents a rich urban life, balanced with a never-ending list of cultural and recreational activities. Our city is literally alive with festivals, events and activities all year.