People pack Craig Street in Parksville during the Summer by the Sea Market in 2017. The market is back June 12 to Aug. 28. — NEWS file photo

Tuesday night Parksville market returns June 12

Parksville chamber organizes Summer by the Sea Market

The popular Tuesday night street market is back in Parksville June 12.

Now in its 15th year, the Summer by the Sea Market opens June 12 on Craig Street in Parksville and will run June 12 to Aug. 28 from 6-9 p.m. This year there will be more than 180 vendors throughout the summer with “an eclectic mix of local merchants, artisans, craftspeople, farmers, local entertainers and of course food trucks,” according to a news release from the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. The chamber of commerce organizes the market each year.

“Summer by the Sea Street Market is an economic benefit to the community. It brings visitors to the region and increasing walking traffic in Parksville’s downtown core. It’s a great weekday event for those visiting the area looking for a unique Island experience,” reads the chamber’s news release.

— NEWS Staff/Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce

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