About this market
In the heart of Little Italy, the Jean-Talon Market is one of the oldest public markets in Montréal. When it originally opened in May of 1933, it was named "Marché du Nord" (north-end market) before becoming the Jean-Talon Market, named in honour of the first Intendant of New France.The Jean-Talon Market is known for its numerous local fruit and vegetable vendors as well as the cultural diversity of its shopkeepers. It is one of the largest public markets in North America and its atmosphere is lively in both summer and winter. It’s like a little village, a place where families have gathered and generations have grown, merchants and customers alike.At the Jean-Talon Market, you won’t just find fruits and vegetables, but also flowers, spices, oils, cheese, meat, fish and artisanal bakery goods, in addition to a wide selection of regional products from all over Québec!