April 21, 2021

Due to the significant rise in covid-19 cases and after several attempts to hold this event, we made the very difficult decision to cancel the Love Local Market for this year. 


All vendor fees have been refunded via e-transfer. Vendors please check your junk mail and accept the transfer so that it doesn't bounce back - thank you!


Be sure to watch the video below to find out how you can support these fabulous local makers!

Stay safe,

Jacquelyn Miccolis

Owner, Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio

What are the covid-19 safety protocols for this event?


- Strictly following the Health Protection Act Order

- Designated marked entrance and exit

- Thorough deep cleaned and sanitized venue

- Covid-19 screening and controlled sign-in process

- Visible safety protocol signage

- Contactless hand sanitizing stations

- Social distancing enforced 

- Washrooms are barrier free and incorporate touchless faucets, toilets, paper towel dispensers, and hand dryers

- Strict mask wearing policy

- Professional security to enforce crowd control

- Occupancy limits will be monitored and enforced at entrance/exit to ensure compliance with facility occupancy and public health restrictions and clearly marked capacity signage.

(50% of the venue’s capacity up to 100 people) Halifax Convention Centre - Ballroom: 30,000 SQF

DO NOT ENTER if you are required to self isolated, have been around someone who has covid-19, traveled outside of Nova Scotia within the last 14 days or if you have any covid-19 related symptoms.


Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • new or worsening cough

  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • temperature equal to or over 38°C

  • feeling feverish

  • chills

  • fatigue or weakness

  • muscle or body aches

  • new loss of smell or taste

  • headache

  • gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting)

  • feeling very unwell

✨ Community Event - Free Admission

🛍️ Local Vendors 

♿ Wheelchair accessible

🌈 Inclusive Washrooms

🚘 Parking lot and street parking 
☑️ Family friendly
🚌 Accessible by every bus route
🎇 Located in the downtown core

Media Inquiries


All media inquiries should be directed to:

Jacquelyn Miccolis

Tel: (902) 817 - 7739

Email: info@sparklesnsawdust.com


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