A Pre-Thanksgiving Reflection
Pickering Markets is excited to host a family friendly FREE Thanksgiving event filled with fun activities on October 8th, 2017. But, that got us thinking…what are we at Pickering Markets thankful for? We are SO thankful to our visitors that come every weekend to shop, eat and just enjoy their time here. Every weekend, Pickering […]
2017 Business Excellence Awards Nominee
The Pickering Markets is excited to announce that we are officially nominated for the The Business Excellence Award by the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade in the category of 1-9 Employees. We are thrilled at this opportunity and are so excited to hear the results of all the award categories! For more information about this exciting […]
Simply British Foods
If you’ve visited Pickering Markets in the last seven years, you probably came across Simply British Foods. The specialty booth was created in 2000 by Paul Million after five years of toiling over the idea. During a corporate restructuring twn years ago in his previous position, an opportunity emerged and Paul decided to make his […]
The Pickering Markets is home to The Vertu, a local business that focuses on selling home decor and handmade gifts made from Rajasthan. Most items offered are hand carved wooden pieces created by specialized artists that have been taught wood carving by from their elderly family members, passing down the skills and discipline of woodcarving […]
Back to Basics with BELY GROUP INC.
When it comes to the basics, it’s getting more and more difficult to find good quality items. It seems impossible to find a basic tee, tank top or pair of pants that is in other colours than black or white. However, one step into Bely Group and you’ll see that it may be the case […]
On July 1st, Pickering Markets had the opportunity to celebrate Canada Day by hosting a FREE show filled with multi-cultural performances.
The Taste of Pickering Markets
Pickering Markets is hosting The Taste Of Pickering Markets on Aug 19&20 Each vendor will be showcasing their menu by offering a special! Let your taste buds go on a journey and choose Pickering Markets for this fun exploration in multicultural cuisine!
Meet Ryan Lane
Meet Ryan Lane: Real Estate Agent Extraordinaire; a dedicated Royal LePage Connect Real Estate Broker currently with eight years of experience. He has earned multiple prestigious awards including the Royal Page Presidents’ Gold Awards for being a Top Sales Producer. Ryan is based in Pickering and specializes in serving Durham and Toronto East. He has […]
The dream of the 90’s is alive in Vintage 905!
The dream of the 90’s is alive in… Vintage 905! When visiting The Pickering Markets, down aisle D, you’ll come across a little shop called Vintage 905. Now, if the name sounds familiar to you, don’t be surprised, it’s getting a lot of traction on social media, specifically on Instagram. Vintage 905 was the result […]
Sonia’s Socks have been a member of the Pickering Markets vendor community for thirty years. The inception of the business was inspired by the owners during a walk through the previous Pickering Flea Market at the very first location. The couple enjoyed the market atmosphere and wanted to sell an item they knew would be […]
Throwback: Roberto Alomar
A couple of weeks ago, during Father’s Day, Roberto Alomar was at Pickering Markets for an autograph session. Thank you to all who came out and waited in line to see him. Here are a couple of highlights of that wonderful day!
Steeline Jewelry is one of the original long standing vendors at Pickering Markets, thirteen years and going strong. Owner and operator, Enzo, was an avid fan of Pickering Markets in the first year it opened and came here to shop regularly. This was around the time he had the idea to open his own booth […]
Carl’s Custom Framing
Carl has been a part of the Pickering Markets vendor family for 32 years now. He started Carl’s Custom Framing in the early 1980’s with his two sisters, selling frames. It eventually became so popular that he decided to expand into the service section and offer custom framing. Carl self taught himself everything to do […]
Pickering Markets and the Watch Wizard
Did someone call the wizard? It is not often that people come across someone who has been in a certain trade for over 30 years. The owner of Watch Wizard, a quiet man named Frankie at booth 2402, has been working as a watch repairman since 1982. Frankie was trained in Hong Kong when watchmaking […]
Grand Re-Launch Party at Little Domo’s Pasta!
Little Domo’s Pasta is a small independent business created by owner, Parissa Rassul. Built from scratch much like her scrumptious recipes, she developed a lovely Italian cuisine booth at The Pickering Markets Food Court. You’ll notice that Rassul is not a typical Italian last name and it’s because Parissa isn’t Italian, she is Afghani-Canadian. Growing […]
A&G Mini Donuts
MINI DONUTS. Two powerful words that can easily produce all types of feelings in a person… Anxiety: when will the mini donuts be in my hand and thus into my mouth faster? Anticipation: how long will I have to wait to have them in my mouth? Delirium: how long will the delicious donut high last? […]