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Westcoast Impressions (parent company of Westcoast Outdoor Markets) was formed in 1995 by Laurie and Bill (Mac)  McDermid. The company's focus has always been on supporting the arts, entrepreneurs, and small local business. Westcoast Impressions is a private event planning business. 

During the past 28 years, Westcoast Impressions has owned and operated the First and Last Chance Christmas Craft Shows, from 2003 to 2005. They also operated Westcoast Impressions Gallery in Sidney in the early 2000's.   

From 2005 through 2012, Laurie organized and operated, the Sidney Street Market on Beacon Avenue  for a local community organization. 


From 2013 to 2019, Westcoast Impressions, operated the Sidney Street Market on Beacon Avenue. 

Most recently, and during Covid,  Laurie and her son, Darren,  operated and organized the Westcoast Outdoor Markets at the Mary Winspear Centre.     It was a  very workable and successful location. 

Westcoast Impressions works with teams of talented people to organize events and markets. With over 28 years of experience, WCI has a keen understanding of the intricate, and unique elements associated with creating events and market management.

Fast Forward to 2024!! We are launching our newest venture, Sundays at the Da Vinci!! A move to Victoria, in the heart of Charming Vic West! Lots more details to follow, but watch for the buzz and come check out our Sunday Market 11-3 from June 30 - Sept 1st!

See you Soon!

Laurie & Darren

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