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Downtown Eastside Women’s Market

The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre presents the fourth annual Women’s Summer Market!

Come join us in celebrating the creativity, innovation, and community of women in the Downtown Eastside!

The Downtown Eastside Women’s Summer Market is a family-friendly street market and community celebration, hosted and operated by women of the Downtown Eastside in partnership with the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. Find secondhand treasures, arts and crafts, and enjoy live performances, all while supporting women of the community. 

For more information, email marketcoordinator@dewc.ca.

It’s more than just a market: Read A.’s story on our blog. A Sixties Scoop and abuse survivor, she speaks to the importance of safe spaces like the market to build her strength and resilience. “I just feel rest and relief at the market,” she says.

Volunteers Needed

We’re looking for entertainers, musicians and performers (unamplified) to contribute to the lively and welcoming atmosphere at our third annual Women’s Summer Market! If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the Downtown Eastside community, now’s your chance. Email marketcoordinator@dewc.ca to get in touch.


2017 | The Vancouver Courier: Hope on display at Downtown Eastside women’s market 

2017 | Vancouver Magazine: Support the Women of the DTES at the Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market