Shop (Local) ‘Til You Drop at Oshawa’s Newest Boutique Market

Editor of @datenightcanada on TikTok, our Kaley Langille checking out Urban Market Picks

Urban Market Picks is the perfect Sunday date activity for all things local shopping and Instagrammable displays! With vendors upon vendors of local farmers and businesses located in the heart of downtown Oshawa, this is far from your average Farmer’s Market.

Something we’ve all come to learn the importance of lately is supporting local, and the #shoplocal movement is stronger than ever! Although it may not be the most convenient option, Urban Market Picks is your one-stop-shop to get everything from wellness and home products, food and baked goods, apparel, art, and more from locals and creators around you.

“Housed in the former RBC building in Oshawa’s downtown core, URBN MRKT Picks & Social Hall preserves an important piece of community heritage while offering local residents something fresh, innovative and new.”

A list of their vendors is available online; but if you can’t wait to find out what you can expect at Urban Market Picks, keep reading!


Indulge in some of the tastiest treats at Urban Market Picks with bakers, food trucks, dessert businesses, organic juice, sauces and condiments, and so much more!

There’s nothing like finding the freshest natural products when out shopping like handcrafted honey and the brightest berries!

Take restaurant food home with you and skip the line for date night. You can even find Pizzeria Libretto pizzas at Urban Market Picks, ready to toss in the oven and enjoy!

If you can’t wait until you get home to eat, check out their Food Truck section that’s sure to have something you’re craving!


Looking to live a more eco-friendly life at home? Or, want to upgrade your decor to really make your house a home? These local businesses and artists will have you walking away from Urban Market Picks with your bags full of new goodies!

This year, we’re getting real green with plants galore, and eco-friendly toilet paper! Your trip to the farmer’s market can be the first step in your new lifestyle. Supporting local vendors never felt so sustainable.

Decorate your space and your mug cabinet; one of our favourite parts of market shopping is finding those one-of-a-kind gifts (for friends, family, your date, or yourself)!

If you and your date are candle lovers, this market is going to be your kryptonite. Tons of local candle vendors to support with all the sleek designs and delicious scents to fill your bag with.

Shopping at all these amazing local vendors is just part of what you can find at Urban Market Picks!

Throughout your date, you can stop and view outta-this-world art pieces by Matt Pine; he has designed a number of displays for the market that are colourful, modern, and ultra-trendy:

Editor of @datenightcanada on TikTok, our Kaley Langille checking out artist Matt Pine’s exhibit at Urban Market Picks.

Urban Market Picks is located at 27 Simcoe St N., Oshawa, ON and you can visit them seven days a week!

Monday – Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

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