Holiday Markets Happening in Toronto

Holiday season has arrived.

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:

One of a Kind Christmas Show & Sale

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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.

Kensington Winter Night Market

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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.

Toronto Christmas Market
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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.

Christmas Flea @ Junction City Music Hall

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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.