There are tons of holiday marketplaces popping up around the city at this time of year and they’re a great place to get your daunting Christmas shopping done while supporting local artists and vendors. Whether you’re on the vintage hunt, looking for some handmade gems, or just want to soak up the Christmas spirit while sampling some local delicacies, one of these markets is sure to do the trick.
Get your nerd on at the Bit Bazaar this weekend held at Bento Miso and “celebrate the art and craft of indie games, web comics, and good food.” You’ll encounter indie game creators, comic artists, photographers, arcades and so much more.
862 Richmond St. W | December 6 7PM, December 7 11AM – 7PM
Toronto’s newest neighbourhood flea is starting just in time for holiday shopping. Help kick off the inaugural Annex Flea this weekend at the Centre for Social Innovation.
720 Bathurst St. | December 8 10AM – 5PM
The MARKER’S CARTEL Pop-Up Market showcases the works of new and established indie designers in Toronto. Support your local creatives or become inspired yourself this weekend at The Foundery Buildings.
376 Bathrust St. | December 7 11AM – 8PM, December 8 11AM – 6PM
BlogTO and Shopify have teamed up to bring you Popify, “part gallery, part hands-on shop, part party and part online store.” The event will be held at A Homerun in Kensington Market starting today through the weekend.
165 Augusta Ave. | December 5-8 11AM – 7PM
The Vendor Queens will be taking over the old Thrush Holmes Empire space at Queen and Dovercourt every weekend until the end of the year. Expect to find one-of-a-kind handmade and vintage items from approximately 20 vendors.
1093 Queen St. W | Saturdays & Sundays 10AM – 7PM, night markets on December 12 and Boxing Day
The Gladstone Flea has teamed up with some stellar vintage curators for a handpaicked holiday marketplace. If you’re looking for unique vintage gems but are overwhelmed with the hunt, head over to the Gladstone this weekend.
1214 Queen St. W | December 7 10AM – 4PM
This collective of Toronto Etsy sellers are putting on their first Christmas Marketplace at the Church of Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields in Kensington Market. You’ll find all things DIY, crafty and unique at 21 vendors with workshops and a bake sale.
103 Bellevue Ave. | December 14 11AM – 5:30PM
Get in the spirit at the 4th annual Lowes’ Toronto Christmas Market down at the Distillery District. Browse local handcrafted products while you sip on mulled wine and listen to carolers.
55 Mill St. | Weekdays noon – 9PM, weekends 10AM – 9 PM until December 15