Wolfville Farmers' Market

24 Elm Avenue B4P 1Z9 Wolfville (Nova Scotia) Map
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2.9 out of 5.0
Number of guests 1 to 300
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About Wolfville Farmers' Market

The Wolfville Farmers’ Market, situated in beautiful Wolfville Nova Scotia, is an ideal space for weddings, receptions, special events, trade shows, dances, fundraisers, and more. Born as an apple warehouse with our agricultural heritage in its bones and timbers, it can be dressed for rustic elegance or down-home community spirit.

Facilities and capacity

For ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners, the Wolfville Farmers' Market offers a fantastic indoor space. The Good Food Hub Kitchen can be used by caterers during your event.The Wooden Room offers a clear wooden canvas, built at the turn of the century with a natural dance floor, dining area and space for a bar.

Services Offered

We provide a 1 hour meeting with Jayn, our Rental Services Coordinator, to see the space, find out about what goods and services can be provided by our wonderful Wolfville Farmers' Market vendors, and talk about event details.

The Wolfville Farmers’ Market has contact lists that include caterers, florists, bartenders, graphic designers, printmakers (for invitations), event designers etc. to help cover all bases of your event.

Amenities (all included in rental fee) are:

Indoor amenities: Wheelchair accessibility, small moveable stage, sound equipment (in community room only), microphone and amplifier, projector and screen, 95 folding chairs, 15 folding tables (6 foot rectangular), 4 wooden Oktoberfest Tables, 6 wooden benches, public wifi, ATM machine, rolling display booths, wine bar, coffee bar (with equipment available when using T.A.N. coffee), 25 power outlets.

Outdoor amenities: 5 picnic tables, eight 10x10 foot outdoor tents for use on the building's south side, 2 outdoor power outlets, accessibility to water, public parking on the west side of the building.

Good Food Hub Kitchen Amenities: Use of plates and cutlery to serve 100, approximately 50 coffee mugs, 4 double sinks, a commercial dishwashing station, a 6 burner Garland propane range and stove, 2 induction burners, refrigerator, freezer, and 2 moveable stainless steel top countertops.

Looking forward to hearing from you, and helping to make your special day a reality!

Jayn Kenny

Rental Services Coordinator

Wolfville Farmers' Market

  • Number of guests From 1 to 300
  • Type Farm, historic
  • Style Country, rustic, vintage
  • Event Services Event rentals, outside vendors
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 1,850.00
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  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
  • What kind of settings are available?
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
  • What bar services do you provide?
  • What event items are available?
    Dance floor
  • What food and beverage items are available?
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 1850
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 1850
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 1850
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

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2 Reviews for Wolfville Farmers' Market

2.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 3.0
  • Professionalism 3.0
  • Flexibility 2.5
  • Value 3.0
  • Response time 3.0
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  • Jessica

    Jessica · Married on 06/07/2019

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    Disappointing and stressful

    The manager of the market is wonderful and genuine but for the amount of money paid we were so so disappointed.
    Communication was difficult and caused lots of extra stress in the months leading up to the wedding.
    The accessibility to the market is stressful- you only have access for 12 hours. 2pm until 2am as there is the market in the morning on Saturday and it is rented out Sunday by a group so nothing can be dropped off or set up a minute before 2pm so you have to have many family members or friends to help as well as paid help.
    There is nowhere to store drinks or food a single minute before 2pm.
    There is no garbage disposal and have to take home all garbage even from the bathrooms which was a major stress at 2am after a day full of wedding.
    The hired helpers are expensive and were not helpful. They had to be told to help set up instead of doing what they were paid to do. They did not follow instructions to take decorations down and clean up cans throughout the night causing our family members to clean everything up at the end of the night and didn’t even help clean until someone got angry with them to help as they were being paid.
    When all is said and done the venue costs about $250 an hour for 12 hours and provides nothing more than a checklist of what you’re not allowed to do and what they are not responsible which is essentially everything.
    We were very disappointed with our choice and spent the Sunday after our wedding driving back to the venue to pick up more garbage that was “left behind” after everyone was told that all garbages were taken care of and everything was done and having to follow up with the manager to report back how disappointed we were in how the help wasn’t actually helpful. She was very kind and sympathetic which was appreciated but the day could’ve been much less stressful had we gotten the help that we paid an extra $500 for.
    Save your money and time - pick a venue that cares about one of the biggest days of your life as much as you do. Not worth the money and not worth the stress.

    Sent on 08/07/2019

    Wolfville Farmers' Market's reply:

    HI Jessica,
    Thanks kindly for your review. There are a few things we can take from this moving forward, and changes we can implement to make a better experience for all. As a farmers' market, we have offered our 9000 foot space with significant assets included in the price (chairs, tables, commercial kitchen, etc) as a rental for weddings but not offered services as part of the rentals, that is up to the renter to plan or hire help. We try and make it as clear as possible in the introductory emails, the initial meeting, as well as the contract about 12 hour rental time frame (additional hours are available for $100/hr if needed for cleanup), as well as the rules around garbage and cleanup. We have assisted renters to hire our market volunteers who are pretty familiar with our space as a help, which has honestly worked really quite well up until now, but unfortunately not in this case. Based on this experience we will be planning to hire a professional service provider so that those who would like services beyond the basic rental can choose to have them. We truly hope that you day went well despite the issues outlined. We do care about our renters and want them to have a positive experience in our space.
    Thank you,
    Lindsay + Market Staff
  • Lara

    Lara T. · Married on 15/09/2018

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    Wonderful experience!

    Couldn’t have picked a nicer spot. Had to dress the barn up for the reception ourselves in a few hours after the wedding but looked beautiful. Loved the flexibility of bringing whatever we wanted to the place. and appreciated that we could hire staff to bartend for the night and help with clean up.

    Sent on 22/05/2019

    Wolfville Farmers' Market's reply:

    Hey Lara,

    Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy you had a lovely experience at the Market!


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