Saint John City Market, Saint John

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Visit the oldest continuously operating farmers market in Canada at Saint John City Market. The market's first charter dates back to 1785, and the site continues to thrive today with loyal farmers and customers. The building itself is said to have been built by unemployed sailors and is in the Second Empire style of architecture. Farmers, butchers, and fish merchants all have stalls throughout the market; look for tasty local snack foods and drinks as you shop. See Saint John City Market and all Saint John has to offer by arranging your trip with our Saint John trip itinerary site .
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  • We didn't have much time but managed to see all the stalls of food and wares. It's the oldest working farmers market in Canada. Its roof resembles the inverted keel of a ship because it was built by s...  more »
  • Located in Uptown Saint John , not really much here . Oldest market in Canada but really not busy enough to be vibrant . Coming from Granville Island Market in Vancouver , we were quick to pass throug...  more »
  • We really enjoyed visiting this market in St. John. There are stalls with fresh produce, baked goods, meat and fish, various crafts, etc. It's a good place to pick up an interesting souvenir. At one e...  more »
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  • The Saint John City Market is a must see if you are in Saint John! Local crafts are sold and delicious food to eat. I recommend to everyone!
  • City Market is a staple in our city. I highly recommend that you go visit and take your time to absorb all there is to see from each vendor. There are some unique fixtures there and a lot of history.
  • Lots of things to love about the market! So many options, food, art, take-out, toiletries etc. Lots of homemade goodies and all natural items.
  • Great lively spot with a variety of tasty food options. Vibe is very much a market opposed to a farmers market. Location is great next to parks.
  • This City Market is a must-see. It is Canada's oldest and is filled with wonderful food and history. This an excellent spot for great lunches.

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Where to stay in Saint John

The grid-like streets between Harbour Station and the harbor itself represent the most popular places to stay in Saint John, with a range of guesthouses and bed and breakfasts nestled among the historic buildings. If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, head west along Manawagonish Road and stay at one of the many motels along the way.
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