Winter and Holiday Markets




Toronto Christmas Market

Looking to find some unique holiday gifts and finds without the long mall line-ups? This season, there are many craft shows and holiday markets with plenty of holiday items for sale. Take a day trip with the family this November and December to one of these holiday markets to find holiday decor, food and handmade gifts.


Toronto Christmas Market
November 18, 2016 to December 22, 2016
The Toronto Christmas Market, one of the world’s best Christmas markets, returns to the Distillery Historic District, November 18 to December 22, to bring the spirit of the season to life. Now in its seventh year, the Toronto Christmas Market has quickly become the city’s favourite holiday tradition. Visitors to the Toronto Christmas Market will be immersed in a unique atmosphere that brings the best and most unique craftspeople, artists and artisans, together with an international roster of world class vendors.
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One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale Toronto
November 24, 2016 to December 4, 2016
Since 1975, The One of a Kind Show has been connecting makers & buyers who have an appreciation of boundless creativity, local production, and exquisite craftsmanship. The Christmas edition takes place November 24 to December 4.
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Holiday Market and Open House at TBG
December 1, 2016
Stroll through the halls decked with holiday cheer and stocked with handcrafted and nature-inspired gifts, home décor, seasonal greens, forced bulbs, local honey, unique terrariums and home-baked treats, as well as all the usual Organic Farmers' Market produce and products. 
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CF Shops at Don Mills Holiday Market
December 2, 2016 to December 18, 2016
CF Shops at Don Mills Holiday Market is running for the first 3 weekends of December! The CF Shops at Don Mills Holiday Market is a community event that is curated in partnership with Toronto Urban Collective. We will be hosting over 80 local vendors over the 3 weekends. Our vendors are all Toronto/GTA based small business, craft-makers, photographers, designers, and foodies.
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Fort York Frost Fair
December 3, 2016
It's time to celebrate Frost Fair at Fort York! Stroll through Canada's largest collection of War of 1812 buildings, where you can shop for unique gifts made by local artisans; including jewelry, heritage inspired reproductions, and holiday greenery. There is much to do for the whole family; including children's drill workshops, dress-up, games and crafts.
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The Union Station Holiday Market
December 5, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Toronto Market Co.’s Union Station Holiday Market showcases unique merchandise from specialty retail vendors, artisans, designers, food merchants and cultural institutions.  A destination for Torontonians and visitors to browse, shop and embrace the holiday spirit. Free admission.
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Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square
December 8, 2016 to December 23, 2016
In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 8th – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is guaranteed to become a Toronto holiday tradition. Lots of family fun: Meet with Santa, a Holly Jolly Midway, Entertainers and more. Free admission.
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City of Craft
December 10, 2016 to December 11, 2016
Toronto's largest independently-run, juried craft show that runs in December featuring craft-based installations, free workshops, and craft-related programming in local businesses and galleries, attracting approximately 5,000 attendees. City of Craft takes place on the second weekend of December (the 10th and 11th), with an opening party on the evening of Friday, December 9th. Admission is $2. Free for kids 12 and under.
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Evergreen's Winter Village
December 10, 2016 to January 8, 2017
Celebrate the holiday season at Evergreen's Winter Village at the Brick Works! Enjoy the new Street Food Market, find unique gifts, shop the Farmers Market and play outdoors all throughout December. Admission is free!
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Toronto Etsy Street Team Annual Christmas Market
December 17, 2016
On Saturday December 17th is holding its 3rd Annual Christmas Market in St. Stephens in the field Church, in the heart of trendy the College West area, close to Kensington Market and Chinatown. This year the Toronto Etsy Street Team is happy to welcome Santa who will be taking selfies with guests and shoppers. As well as Krampus! Who will scare all the little boys and girls into being good lest they get carried off in a coal sack! The show features 30 Toronto Etsy Street Team makers and vintage sellers, including; one of a kind jewelry, art, illustration, baking, fashion, house wares and more. And delicious fresh refreshments will be available for sale from Phancy Foods Catering.
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Trinity Bellwoods Flea Local Holiday Market
December 17, 2016 to December 18, 2016
Skip the lines and the crowds this holiday season and find the special gift for that special someone on your list all in one place. Join us December 17th and 18th 11am-6pm for a truly one of a kind holiday shopping experience. We brought back all your favorite handmade, local, art and vintage vendors and artisans to bring you a diverse and truly gift-worthy selection of goods. Sure to please everyone on your list! Two days, two spectacular line-ups of vendors all for one truly local holiday market. Free admission.
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Photo credit: Toronto Christmas Market

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