Celebrate mom, or the special person in your life, at the Kitchener Market with a curated shopping experience featuring handmade products from local artists. Browse from over 20 artisan vendors and sip on handcrafted beverages from our Market Bar, hosted by Heartwood Farm and Cidery. You can join a nature-themed craft and book reading, hosted by local author Madeline Rivers, enjoy the beautiful music of local favourite, Juneyt, and take part in a special Mother’s Day Kids in the KitchenYour next day's meal is even taken care of by picking up a Mother’s Day brunch kit, prepared by Chef Nicole from Meals Without Madness. The day is packed with activities for everyone, so gather up your friends and family for a one-of-a-kind experience!

The Saturday farmers' market also runs during this event, so be sure to head through the market to check out all of our great weekly vendors too!

Date and time

  • date: Saturday, May 7
  • time: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Market Bar hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Schedule

9 to 10 a.m. - 'Leif Falls' book reading and nature-themed craft

Hosted by local author, Madeline Rivers, this activity is free to attend in the upper level Marketplace and craft supplies will be provided!

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9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Mother’s Day Brunch kit pick up

Pick up your Mother’s Day Brunch kit from Chef Nicole at Meals Without Madness, this kit is packed full of delicious market goodies to enjoy at home!

Register to reserve your kit

Kit includes:

  • Custom charcuterie box filled with an assortment of meats, cheeses, fruits, and veggies
  • Dessert box with treats sourced right from our Kitchener Market vendors
  • Chef Nicole's nearly-famous Market scones
  • Chef Nicole's sauces, dips and spreads to be enjoyed on baguette from Sproll's Bakery
  • Coffee beans from Serrinia Café
  • Cider from Heartwood Farm and Cider
10 a.m. to noon - Live music with Juneyt
Enjoy the beautiful music of Juneyt, an acclaimed local musician who specializes in a unique style of Flamenco guitar. 
Noon to 1 p.m. - Mother’s Day Kids in the Kitchen

Cost: $10

Inspire and teach your young home chefs! Join Chef Nicole while she teaches kids how to build and decorate a mini-cake for mom, or the special person in their life. Each participant will choose the color of their icing and embellishments. This activity is by registration only.

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Vendor listing

Vendor list subject to change without notice.

  • Beverly Woods – Handmade cards 
  • KozyKreations – Sewn aprons, blankets and accessories 
  • Kritter Knitter – Knit children’s toys and figures 
  • Myrna Jack – Quilted tote bags  
  • The Mossy Rock – Wire-wrapped crystal and stone jewellery and décor 
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