Walking towards the venue, you can already hear the music and people. The place is packed, full of vendors and people of all ages. Pumpkins, squashes, beets, carrots, and greens are abundant. Food trucks advertise colourful shaved ice and delicious crepes. The atmosphere is buzzing, full of talk and laughter. It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day, one of the last before the rain comes.
Taylor’d Metals show a bit of tongue and cheek at their stall.
Chris Andres plays up a tune near Electric Umbrella.
Fresh carrots and beets for sale.
Mini pumpkins make perfect decorations.
Various squashes including an “ugly orange warty thing” line up a vendor’s stall.
Tea pot sculpture on display by St. Andrews Church on Wesley Street.
Nanaimo-Ladysmith Green Party candidate Paul Manly chats with a Green Party supporter as fellow festivalgoers have a look at vendor stalls.
Colourful dahlias arranged for sale.