Saint John City Market
Saint John City Market
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7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Open year-round, Monday to Saturday, the Saint John City Market offers a unique shopping experience for locals and visitors alike. Nowhere else in Saint John can you experience a traditional "farmers market" while shopping for such a wide selection of goods and services, ranging from dulse to hand-made local crafts, and enjoy a delicious meal from one of the numerous restaurants, featuring local and international foods. The market is alive with the sounds of busy clerks and shoppers, the aroma of fresh food, and colorful displays of produce, meats and seafood. Browse for Maritime crafts, imported items, and items hand-crafted by the City Market's own resident artists.
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Laurie B
Hewitt, New Jersey, United States40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
This is such a homely lovely place to visit even in the rain as we had. Hampton Creators has whimsical jewelry handmade from flowers and maple leaves. The Butcher's Daughter has jewelry and masks and pottery to just cherish. I bought these sealing wax earrings, and one pair or ring/necklace nicer than the last, hard to choose. AND the duck/soap lady was a HOOT, and I shall have new ducks to leave on our ships to surprise people with and also OATCAKES, handmade treats and eats and the cat/dog toys for pets lady, what a sweetie. Highly recommended.
GO, the reversing falls are ok, but catch a video, in the rain? You can't beat this fun place with such great merchants. Felt like visiting friends. PS I wrote a poem called "The Toff and The Roof Tiler's Daughter" and in France we at at the Baker's Wife, so high marks to the name of that shop.
Written 10 June 2022
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OHsoccermom5
Hilliard, OH249 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
We booked a "bucket list" tour of St John, which stopped at this market. It was quaint, charming, and delightful.

If you are looking for items not available in the States, then I would recommend the Nainamo Bars and the smoked meat sandwich.
Written 30 August 2022
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Timezone Travelers
Venice, FL1,584 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
Incredibly pricey for a farmers market. The produce looked fresh but since we stopped at a cruise ship we did not purchase anything. The T-shirts and other trinkets that people were selling were priced incredibly high for a farmers market which was disappointing to us.
Written 29 September 2022
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TO-psych
Toronto, Canada559 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
I enjoyed stopping by here on a recent trip. I had already eaten, and wished I hadn't! There were some delicious smelling foods being made including fresh pasta, Lebanese food, and Korean food among many others. This is also a nice place to shop for souvenirs. I got some nice items from Fiddling Ferns - screen printed bags, napkins, tea towels and such. The artist herself was there. They also have a place you can try local beers and there is a seating area. They have many jams, honeys, mustards and sauces for purchase but as I am traveling by air without checked luggage, I didn't buy any.

On some nights, there is an evening market directly beside the building with outdoor food stalls and artisans.
Written 6 June 2022
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DeanMurphy2020
Orlando, FL7,689 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
This is a farmers’ market on steroids! Acres of anything and everything one want, even things one doesn’t want☺ Kid in a candy store cliché ring a bell? There are, of course, fruits, veggies, baked goods, and a host of other food items. Kitschy gifts galore, and many useful items are available. The market is on several floors and corridors lead to separate specialty businesses. I found it overwhelming, but enjoyable.
Written 4 October 2022
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dambanker
Toronto, Canada1,751 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
It is an interesting place to visit for the first time. Lots of activity and all sorts of vendors here. The 2 highlights was the building/setting itself and of course all the seafood vendors here. That's what drew us here. Other than that its really just another market place.

Worth a quick visit especially if you want some fresh seafood take home.
Written 20 August 2022
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TorontoRose1
Markham, Canada8 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
what a sad sad place to visit. I expected more. Supposed to be open daily to 6 but when we arrived at 3, half the stalls and places were closing for the day or had already shuttered. This was a summer Friday afternoon. As a visitor, we were disappointed and let down. So much potential but more like a wasted space of what once was in my opinion.
Written 3 September 2022
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kkhappl
Orlando, FL82 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
Not much to do or see. Small market with a few shops. Nothing special. Thought it would have been better. Maybe it is better when the cruise ship is town or closer to season. We went on June 1st, a Saturday at 4:15 and most of the places in the market were closed. The bar at the end had pretty terrible music on full blast.
Written 1 June 2024
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Rudy B
Ocean City, MD1,075 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
I was disappointed and this would have been a stop on our tour that I would have skipped. I gave it 5-stars since the tour brochure accurately described the place. They definitely used some fancy photography to make this place look more interesting than it really is. We did buy artwork there, so that was a plus - but you can skip going here.
Written 2 October 2022
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C S
Vancouver, Canada54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
Beautiful and lively market. Lots of friendly vendors, food, drink, artisan stuffs, and alcohol. We really enjoyed our walk through and the little pop up bar in back. I’d recommend about 30 minutes to see it all… more if you want to grab a drink!
Written 12 August 2021
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