eMERGE EcoMarket

Friday Oct 28 – 4:00pm – 7:30pm 
Saturday Oct 29 – 10:00am – 3:00pm 
Old Quebec Street Shoppes

We’re back! And celebrating our lucky 13th anniversary!

The eMERGE EcoMarket is a sustainability expo showcasing environmental organizations, products and services. It attracts up to 5,000 people looking for ways to fight climate change, reduce their impact on the environment and save money.

Located in Downtown Guelph’s Old Quebec Street Shoppes (map), the EcoMarket is open to the public and free of charge.

Join us to discover everything from electric vehicles to low flush toilets! Engage with activist groups, learn about new environmental initiatives, interact with sustainable technology, ask questions, and support local businesses! 


Do gas prices have you down? When active or public transport aren’t an option, and with gas prices becoming unaffordable, electric vehicles (EVs) are an excellent alternative. Learn about electric vehicle ownership at this year’s eMERGE EcoMarket. It will familiarize you with a variety of EVs and provide you with the opportunity to ask owners questions about their vehicles.

We celebrate coming together as a community to fight climate change, but we have to band together to keep each other healthy too. eMERGE is committed to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Learn how we’re adapting this year’s EcoMarket to be safe and fun for everyone!

Courtesy of Rogers TV, Guelph

About eMERGE?

 eMERGE Guelph Sustainability fights climate change to build a healthier society. It does this by helping people reduce energy and water use through its education and awareness programs and the free Home Tune-Up. eMERGE promotes and supports sustainable behaviour for individuals while working on a larger scale to implement environmental policies.

Promoting smart behaviour, policy and improved efficiency helps Guelph build a road map to achieve 100% renewable energy long before 2050. This has the added benefit of a healthier community and a more resilient local economy.

Volunteer at the EcoMarket!

Are you passionate about the environment and want to help make the  eMERGE EcoMarket a success? We have openings for enthusiastic people that can help in these areas:

EcoMarket Support Staff

Are you outgoing and enjoy interacting with the public? We need your enthusiasm at our booth, assisting with operations and exhibitors. For more information about our EcoMarket Support staff click here.

e-Bike Ambassadors

Do you have an e-Bike (electric bike) and like to share your experiences with others? We’d love to have you – and your bike – as one of our eMERGE e-Bike Ambassadors. For more information about our e-Bike Ambassadors click here.

EV Ambassadors.

We need EV (electric vehicle) owners that want to show their car and share their experiences. You don’t need to be an expert. For more information about our EV Ambassadors click here.

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