Annual Village Market Day in Cumberland Saturday

The village will be vibrant all day

The streets of Cumberland will be a hive of excitement and activity this Saturday with more than 150 art, craft and specialty vendors, incredible merchant specials, community groups, live music, a boxcar derby, plant sales and more.

The annual Village Market Day celebration is set to fill the streets Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. in the heart of Cumberland.

Thousands of residents and visitors converge for a day of community fun, delicious dining and drinking, dancing, exploring, shopping and enjoying the very best of village life.

Whether you’re looking for tasty treats, toys, crafts, artisan ice cream, books, bikes, chocolates, coffee, plants, art, jewelry or clothing – a diverse community of local merchants and visiting vendors will be ready to meet your every desire.

Live music will fill the air with two stages running throughout the day featuring performances from Cozy, Amy Muloin, Alan Jossul, Arcana Dea Dance, Black Swan Fiddlers, Henri Faberge , Emily Cars, Elise LeBlanc and more.

Be sure to stop by the Cumberland Community Forest Society Annual Spring Plant Sale at the corner of 3rd and Dunsmuir (next to the Wandering Moose) and grab some amazing deals on trees, shrubs, berries, herbs, flowers, and veggie starts. Or pick up your tickets to the fourth annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour, taking place June 16.

Come and explore the village of Cumberland and see, taste and discover what all the buzz is about. Stay for the full day and visit local parks, trails and the Cumberland Museum and then stick around for local craft beer, great dinner options and live music Saturday Night including guitar legend Harry Manx at the Waverley Hotel.

Village Market Day is part of a whole weekend of fun with Victoria Day Weekend celebrations continuing right through Monday.

For more on all the activities in Cumberland this weekend, see pages 21 and 24.

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