Markets and pop-ups in Toronto this month are all about the macabre, the living dead, the tricks and the treats. It's a Halloween shopping invasion! But don't worry, there are a few non-spooky options to ensure you're fashion and food ready for fall. Events you might want to check out:
Sleepover store pop-up (October 1 - December 31 @ 950 Queen Street West)
Sleepover is a new store concept by thisopenspace that celebrates everything you love about sleep. The store will feature a collection of over 35 beds.
Black Owned Pop-Up Market (October 1 @ Wychwood Barns)
Get products and services by black-owned businesses in Toronto in one spot! There'll also be music, performances and giveaways, as well as the chance to network and shop.
Loot Raiders pre-Halloween pop-up market (October 1 @ Raiders eSports Centre)
Looking for a sweet costume or maybe upgrading your autumn wardrobe/collection? Head to this vendors market inside a video game bar. There'll be clothes, cosplay gear, accessories, food, drinks and giveaways.
The Bazaar of The Bizarre (October 8 @ Pia Bouman Ballet School)
This is a marketplace for all things different, interesting, macabre, out of this world..."not your grandma's craft show." There'll also be DJs, stilt walkers and tarot readings.
Haunted Market (October 6 @ D-Beatstro)
Shop yourself to death and then rise from the dead with Halloween themed ats & crafts, collectibles, toys, posters and more.
Spooky J fashion Market! (October 7 @ See-Scape)
Toronto Harajuku style's very first J-fashion flea market event. Trick or treat yourself to all of the unique merch, a spooky J-pop dance showcase from the Toronto Harajuku style dance team and special guest J-pop performers.
Peaces Night Market (October 12 @ Bloke)
A collective group of Ontario artisans put their best on display for this chill night of music, vegetarian food, strong drinks and shopping. This night is also a fundraise for the Silver Willow Farm & Rescue Sancturary.
Toronto Art Crawl Night Market (October 13 @ The Great Hall)
The Toronto Art Crawl's first annual Night Market will feature 60 artists and designers and a live auction. There'll also be DJs, a cash bar, and food vendors to keep you shopping and hopping.
The Trinity Bellwoods Flea Autumn Market (October 22 @ The Great Hall)
A stellar lineup of some of the city's best local, handmade, fashion, art, food and vintage vendors. There are 50 vendors to choose from, admission is free and dogs are welcome!
Chau Pop Up x Henderson Brewing Co (October 7 @ Hendserson Brewing)
Celebrate Thanksgiving with friends, beer and food courtesy of Henderson Brewery and their very special pop-up guests Chau. They'll be serving up classics like Death by Bao and a few special Thanksgiving inspired dishes.
Archive Fashion Pop-Up Shop (October 13-15 @ 156 Augusta Avenue)
The Archive Fashion folks land inside another innovative gallery and pop-up space to showcase mens and women's clothing from designers like Helmut Lang, Raf Simons, Martin Margiela, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto and way more.
Black and White Fright - Exhibit & Pop Up Shop (October 26 - November 1 @ Black Cat - Artspace)
An exhibition of original art inspired by classic horror of the silver screen. Check out the exhibit and then check out the spooky pop-up shop happening until November 1.
Steambox Dumplings Pop-Up (October 6 @ Left Field Brewery)
There'll be dumplings aplenty as Steam Box pop-up inside this brewery from 4 to 9 p.m. Pair your snack attack with beer and you've got a lovely afternoon.
SW.005 Pop-Up Shop (October 14 @ cntrbndofficial)
Installations. Music. Free beer (while supplies last) fuel this fashion-focused pop-up for Montreal brand Saint Woods in Yorkville.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO