Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs 2017

Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square

Take your Holiday shopping experience to a new level by going to one of the many holiday markets that pop up in Toronto and the GTA for the season. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and brave the cold if you're heading to an outdoor market. Or head to an indoor craft fair to find holiday decor, food, toys and handmade gifts.

Toronto Christmas Market
November 16, 2017 to December 23, 2017
The Toronto Christmas Market, one of the world’s best Christmas markets, returns to the Distillery Historic District to bring the spirit of the season to life. Now in its eigth 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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Toronto Christmas Pet Show
November 18, 2017 to November 19, 2017
A truly unique family event for you and your pets! Over 200 exhibitors, 50,000+ Square Feet of space, and 2 full days with Santa! An indoor where your pets are welcome to come! Santa  will be  taking a break to share the weekend with the CPE pets and their families. Holiday shopping kicks into high gear with the 170 plus vendors sharing their seasonal specials, exclusive products and enjoying the festive season.
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Trinity Bellwoods Flea Local Holiday Market
November 19, 2017
Time to start thinking about all those special people on your holiday shopping list and get the jump before it gets on top of you! We have made finding that one of a kind gifts easier than ever before. We have a curated a list of 50 vendors under one roof at the historic Great Hall (Lower Hall). Taking the hard work out of holiday shopping. Free admission.
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The Toronto Vegetarian Association Holiday Market
November 19, 2017
Celebrate the holiday season with the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA)! Join us at Artscape Wychwood Barns on Sunday, November 19th with over 30 of our favorite local businesses. Shopping for family and friends? Pick up a handmade gift, indulge in some holiday treats, buy a vegan holiday recipe book or simply explore locally made and cruelty-free products at this unique Holiday Market.
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One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale Toronto
November 23, 2017 to December 3, 2017
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. This holiday, join us at the One of a Kind Show & Sale and experience why makers make it better. 
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Swedish Christmas Fair at Harbourfront
November 25, 2017 to November 26, 2017
Get into the spirit at this expanded two-day holiday extravaganza. Check off your gift list with imported handmade crafts, unique Christmas décor, textiles and tasty Swedish delicacies. Free admission.
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Holiday Market and Open House at TBG
November 30, 2017
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.
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Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square
December 1, 2017 to December 23, 2017
Back for its 2nd amazing year, Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square celebrates the season with an enchanting artisan market, delicious food, festive drinks at the Jackson Triggs Polar Point Bar, live entertainment, and a winter midway, bringing excitement and charm to the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto, all in support of Epilepsy Toronto. Free admission.
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Holiday MRKT Show & Sale - Leaside
December 2, 2017
#ShopTheMRKT this Holiday Season! The MRKT is a community shopping event, organized by the Toronto Creative Entrepreneurs, sponsored by All Canadian Self Storage which features local vendors including fashion, beauty, wellness, visual artists, crafters, food merchants, and retailers. This event is FREE to the community and kid friendly!
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Annual Toronto Art Crawl - Christmas Market
December 3, 2017
Looking for truly unique, hand made, one of a kind gifts this holiday season? The 4th annual Christmas Market by Toronto Art Crawl is your one stop shop destination! Taking place Sunday December 3, 2017 at Toronto’s iconic Great Hall located at 1087 Queen St. West, this one-day event features 95 of the city’s most talented artists and designers, food vendors, live music, interactive activities, cash bar and more! Bring the kids! This is a kid-friendly event and kids under 10 enter free! Bring them by our face painting sessions for an extra special treat and a super memorable day. 
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City of Craft
December 8, 2017 to December 10, 2017
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. There is a nominal admission fee.
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Fort York Frost Fair
December 9, 2017
Stroll through Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812-era buildings and the new Fort York Visitor Centre, where you can shop for unique gifts made by local artisans, including jewellery, heritage inspired reproductions, and holiday greenery. Tour the Fort's buildings and enjoy tasty treats in the warmth of the historic kitchen. Free admission.
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Clay with Me Holiday Market
December 9, 2017
Join Clay with Me Pottery studio in the heart of Seaton village for our first ever Holiday Market! Come paint some holiday themed ceramic pieces, see what our collection of local artists & makers have been up to and get a head start on your holiday shopping. 
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Withrow's Winter Market
December 16, 2017
Locally handcrafted goods, artisanal foods & local farmers: the perfect opportunity to find unique gifts and delicious holiday treats! Hosted by the Withrow Farmers’ Market!
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