Did you leave all your holiday shopping until the last minute again? Don’t panic. You’re sure to find some unique gifts at these year-round Toronto flea markets. Some are giant bazaars with hundreds of vendors selling everything you could ever need, while others hone in on more of a niche market. Whether you’re a serious collector, or a casual looker, Toronto has a flea market for you.
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Leslieville’s curated market features all the vintage goodies, crafts and designs from local artisans, and some really unique reclaimed wood pieces. They put on markets at two locations: the Ashbridge Estate on Queen east, and at Habourfront Centre.
The folks at Parkdale Flea aim to bring together some of the best and most unique products Toronto has to offer. Check out antiques, vintage items, collectibles, local artisans, food and drink. Catch the next outdoor market on June 8. Free entry.
No list of Toronto flea markets would be complete without Dr. Flea’s Flea Market in Etobicoke. Toronto’s largest indoor flea market, Dr. Flea’s hosts more than 400 venders every weekend, all year long. Expect to find everything under the sun, from furniture to electronics, knickknacks, housewares, toys, food and more.
With over 600 vendors offering unique merchandise from around the world, Downsview Park Merchants Market is your one-stop-shop. You’ll find anything from cosmetics to iPads, antiques, clothing, and a farmers’ market. Be sure to fuel up at the food court before embarking on your shopping journey. Open all day Saturday and Sunday, free admission.
Located on Old Weston Road, the Toronto Weston Flea Market is quite the bazaar with over 60,000 square feet of vendors. From collectibles to everyday items, this flea is stocked but might take a little bit of patience and endurance.
The Junction Flea used to occupy an empty lot on Dundas West and now alternates between an east and west location: Evergreen Brick Works and Sterling Road. Grab a bánh mì sandwich and a flat white and peruse the independent vendors selling antiques, handmade crafts, vintage clothing, records, jewelry, and more. They’re all wrapped up for the 2014 season.
— Junction Flea (@JunctionFlea) July 14, 2013