Looking for a place to meet up with friends?
The Gibsons Public Market is open six days a week, Tuesday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Emelle’s Catering Market Bistro offers “Happy Hour” discounts on local beer, wine, and appetizers every Tuesday – Saturday, 4-6 p.m.
Live music is happening every Saturday, in the Atrium, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm.
The public market merchants opened for business on March 3, 2017. The official opening took place on April 29, 2017 with a blessing of the building by the Squamish Nation, the awakening of the posts at our main entrance (eagle and salmon carvings donated by Ghaslas [Richie] Baker, a Squamish Nation artist) and ribbon cutting.
The Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre (click here for details) is a public collect and release aquarium that is located inside the Gibsons Public Market.
The public market is quickly becoming a regular destination for residents and visitors of the Sunshine Coast and neighbouring islands. The hub host community gatherings for food, entertainment, education and events. There is something here for everyone to enjoy.
Key ingredient to the success of the hub is its diverse offerings—from community kitchen activities, to the marine education centre, facilities for public meetings and entertainment, and on-site food market dedicated to featuring the best of our Coast.
The public market has three levels.
CIBC Community Kitchen
Sally’s Commercial Kitchen
Local merchants: Art meets Chocolate, Cascara Botanics and Gifts, Crazy Red’s Breads, Fisherman’s Market, Fromagerie De Baie, G.G.Greens, and The Gibsons Butcher.
Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre
Community amenity space suitable for events and meetings
Emelle’s Catering Market Bistro (licensed) with indoor and outdoor seating
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Public market offices and rentable space for social enterprise businesses and non-profit organizations that share a vision and values compatible with the overall theme or the community hub.