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We are an old fashioned market. The oldest continually operating market in Canada. We have several business located under one roof and
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Saint John City Market 47 Charlotte St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 2H8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So it is a national historic site. It is the oldest working farmers market in the country. It’s a great place to stop and get lunch especially if you’ve done a tour of the old city and there are lots of old town walking tours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HappyWanderer3276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the oldest city market in continuous operation in North America in the first incorporated city in Canada... wow... when you look up it looks like an ark upended, which shows the shipbuiling heritage of its creators. A simple gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the market this morning. For a Saturday the crowds were light and there was plenty of vendors open. Great for gifts!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 977kristab
Reviewed 19 November 2018

My quest was to find the best lobster roll in town. I visited a couple of nearby seafood places (Billys and Brannons) and they were good, but Lords' seafood in the market I found to be equally as good at half the price. Admittedly, seating...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Josie S
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

The neat thing about this market is that it is that you walk uphill as you explore the market. It is located in the downtown area of Saint John. You enter from the shore side on the low level and walk your way up one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the market and meeting the locals. The people are so nice and friendly in this town. Would recommend amyou visit the market- great place for souvenirs!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank loriy689
SJCityMarket, Manager at Saint John City Market, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review!!!

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Good for a quick walk-through,enjoy a quick snack, steep climb from beginning to end. Not really worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TrailBlazer793790
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

It you love markets and art and food make sure you wander through here. And take a look at the roof - it is an inverted ships Hull. Plenty of beautiful things for gifts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shonas804
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Every time I'm in Saint John I make sure to visit the Saint John City Market. In fact, I tend to buy most of my meals there - it's like a food court in a beautiful historic building! There are some great indie food spots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alison G
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We really liked the Saint John City Market as although it is highly visited by tourists from the cruise ship, it contains many shops and vendors that sell local goods, many of which are hand made and unique to New Brunswick. It has local artisans...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Edie G
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Northknife
20 February 2018|
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Response from SJCityMarket | Property representative |
There sure is there is parking on South Market street directly adjacent to the market.
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susanjG3602YI
12 May 2017|
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Response from SJCityMarket | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not open on Sunday's. Most of our vendor's are family run businesses and Sunday is the only day they have off. I hope you can make it in another day. :)
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