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James Bay Community Market – Applications – 2019

Interested in selling at the James Bay Community Market? Playing to the public? The Market has space for up to 60 vendors and 3 musical sets each Saturday. About 110 different vendors sell at the market over the course of the season.

Products sold at the market must be homemade, handmade, and homegrown and are juried to ensure that these guidelines are met.

Policy Manual

The rules and regulations for all vendors can be found in the James Bay Market Society Policy Manual. Whether you are a farmer, food producer, crafters, artisan or service provider, please read the Policy Manual.

All vendors must become members of the James Bay Market Society to sell at the market. Those who regularly assist vendors must become associate members.

Download the Membership Application here.

Please note: The Membership Application form for 2019 is a fillable form. Download the form to your computer and then fill out the fields on your computer, save the form, and print it out to sign it. If you prefer to fill the Membership Application out by hand, simply print it out and fill it out as in previous years.

And download the James Bay Community Market Vendor Application here.

Returning Vendors

Membership and Vendor Application forms will be accepted at our AGM, which will be held at the James Bay Community Centre, 140 Oswego Street on Saturday, February 23, 2019. As only society members are allowed to vote at the AGM, please bring your completed membership form along with $20 either in cash or by cheque made payable to the James Bay Market Society with you. Memberships will be collected from 12:30 to 1:15 pm.

AFTER the meeting is adjourned, we will be accepting vendor application forms for the James Bay Community Market for the 2019 season. To speed up the process please bring these forms fully completed.

For thos who are unable to download this form, we will have blank copies available at the AGM.

Returning vendors please note your applications to vend at the James Bay Market must be received no later than March 1st, 2019 either by email to or at our mailing address 547 Michigan Street, Victoria, V8V 1S5.

New Vendors and Returning Vendors with New Product:

To request a jury session, please send in your completed James Bay Market Society Membership and your James Bay Community Market Vendor Application forms by email to or at our mailing address 547 Michigan Street, Victoria, V8V 1S5.

The cost of jurying is $10 payable at the time of the jury session. For returning vendors, you only have to bring the products you are adding. We will commence the jury process for new vendors and returning vendors with new products on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Time and location to be determined.

James Bay Community Market Musician & Performer Application forms

The James Bay Market Society hires live entertainment each week. Performers for the 2019 market season will be booked in February and March, once the Market Manager’s contract begins. We are accepting performer applications now, so if you are interested in performing at the James Bay Community Market please print the application form, complete it, and send it in:

Download Musicians & Performers Application here and please email us at

Musicians are welcome to collect tips and sell CDs. The market supplies power from a generator and two microphones, a MM5D Mixer amp, YX10 speakers and stands. The only thing that the market has plugged into the mixer are the two microphones.

Non-Profit Organizations:

There is one space available each week for a non-profit organization. This space may be used to display literature, sell memberships, give demonstrations, or sell raffle tickets. A non-profit organization that wishes to sell products must apply as a regular vendor.

All Non-Profit Organizations will need to fill out the James Bay Market Society Membership and the James Bay Community Market Vendor Applications.

Market Layout:

Download the Market Layout here.

The Market layout is subject to change and is a general guide.
Spaces (except 55-60) can be reserved by the full season vendors with the Produce and Food vendors being preferred in spots 14-25 and 46-49 on the map.
NOTE: Permanent spaces will not be allocated to part time vendors.

Volunteering at James Bay Community Market:

Are you interested in volunteering for the James Bay Community Market Society?

Click here for more information and the volunteer application form.