There is no better place to be on the Victoria Day long weekend than the Village of Cumberland and Village Market Day is a fantastic way to kick things off Cumberland-style! Presented by the merchants of Cumberland and their friends at Elevate the Arts and Currently Cumberland, Village Market Day runs this Saturday, May 21st from 10 am till 4 pm in beautiful Downtown Cumberland.
Village Market Day features incredible merchant specials, delicious dining and drinking and over 70 unique vendors of hand made, home made and fair trade goods and services. Shoppers will find book sales, jewelry, wood work, fairy wings, tasty treats, toys, plants and garden adornments, clothing and hats, art and pottery and so much more along the main street of the village. Local community organizations will also be out in the streets sharing information about great causes, upcoming events, raffles and volunteering opportunities.
The merchants, pubs, cafes and restaurants of the Village are offering up a great selection for shoppers as well. Visitors will discover hand made chocolates, craft beer, fair trade coffee, locally made gifts, old fashioned doughnuts, classy consignment clothing, meat for the BBQ, tasty sandwiches, fresh pizza, eclectic snacks, delicious tacos, fishing flys, mountain bikes, disc golf supplies and so much more! Come and check out all the new shops springing up in the Village!
Bring your bike or your hiking shoes and head out on the trails to explore the beautiful forest surrounding the Village. Take the kids for a play at Village Park or in the shady peace of #6 Memorial Mine Park. Or head up to the Cumberland Museum and Archives and learn about the rich history of the Village of Cumberland.
Kids will enjoy the Bounc-a-rama, face painters, balloons, colouring tables and cool crafts to get their hands into. Grab a snack and a blanket and settle in at Village Square for live music starting at 10:30 am with a great roster of local performers including Maple Creek, the Emily Cars, Pamela Tessman and Easy Street.
Get your long weekend started on a perfect note this weekend in the Legendary Village of Cumberland!