Holiday markets are back to get us in the holiday spirit! Cozy up to loved ones, sip mulled apple cider, browse one-of-a-kind gift ideas, and maybe pick up a little something for yourself, because you deserve it.
Leading throughout December, there are several different markets happening around the city – here are 5 that will get your attention:
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Pay a visit to the Direct Energy Centre to shop handmade from over 800 artisans from across Canada. This market is open until December 7th.
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This market takes over the vacant lot on Yonge street and is dedicated to supporting independent creators, local businesses and neighborhoods of Toronto. It has a variety of local goods such as clothes, jewelry, food, cards, and any kind of gift-ready items you can think of all while you stay warm underneath a heated tent.
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Kensington Market is officially encouraging more of a nightlife by extending their hours until 10pm for 3 consecutive Thursdays starting December 4. A handful of shops within Kensington are taking part, which includes Kid Icarus, Sub Rose Vintage, Don’t Call Me Cupcake, The Skin Care Queens and 214 Augusta.
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For four years now, The Distillery District has been sharing the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas with the city of Toronto. The Toronto Christmas Market is a magical setting that takes place until December 21st. The market offers craftspeople at work, traditional toys, woodcarvings, ornaments, as well as candles, holiday memorabilia and more. It also has a beer garden and places to grab warm baked treats.
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After such a positive reception from their fall flea, the JCMH is back with a Christmas flea that runs the same day as the Santa in the Junction festival on December 7th. You can discover rare finds, and deals on vintage clothing, handmade good/gifts, records, baked treats and more.