Markets and pop-ups in Toronto this November offer a pretty even split of annual classics like the Distillery's Christmas Market as well as newcomers like the city's first Filipino food and fashion pop-up. For food lovers, the St. Lawrence night market is as big as they come.Events you might want to check out:
Toronto Luxury Chocolate Show (November 4-5 @ Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library, Salons)
A hallmark of the annual Toronto Chocolate Festival, the 7th Toronto International Luxury Chocolate Show brings together a variety of vendors selling and sampling fine artisan and imported chocolate products.
DJI Drone Pop-Up Store (November 4 - December 31 @ Scarborough Town Centre)
DJI, a world leader in civilian-drone industry is selling the same tech used to shoot music videos, television, and film productions in this special pop-up shop inside Scarborough Town Centre. Whether you're an inspiring videographer or remote-control enthusiast, you might find something worth your while at this temporary shop.
St. Lawrence Market Presents - Evening at the Market (November 9 @ St. Lawrence Market - South Market)
The historic St. Lawrence Market annual Evening at the Market gives you the opportunity to sample over 64 merchants worth of items all under one cozy roof.
The Eco Lifestyle Market - Holiday Edition (November 12 @ The Eco Lifestyle Market)
Giving greener gifts this holiday season should be a breeze after stopping by this marketplace. Forty-five of Toronto's finest handcrafted, sustainable, eco-friendly vendors have been hand picked to bring you a day of delicious eats and cheer.
Toronto Christmas Market (November 16 - December 23 @ Distillery District)
The Distillery District is transformed into a winter wonderland leading up to Christmas with food and drinks vendors, carollers, elves, lights, and one of the city's largest Christmas trees.
Seasons Christmas Market (November 17-19 @ International Center)
Over 300 exhibitors will be on site to present everything you need for holiday decorating, entertaining and gifting. A couple of TV celebrities are even scheduled to be in attendance, as well as a handful of "how to" workshops.
St. Olave's Christmas Craft Show & Coffee House (November 18 @ St. Olave's Anglican Church)
Shop unique, one-of-a-kind gifts from over 20 artists, artisans and craftspeople at this intimate coffee house style craft show, serving hot beverages and treats all day.
The Kawaii Cafe (November 18 @ Narwhal Art Projects)
Patrons can come buy, sell, talk and trade goods inspired by the word "cute." There'll be a photo booth with props, a clothing swap station, artwork, Japanese inspired clothing and jewellery, among other adorable things.
Halo Halo Holiday Pop-Up (November 18-19 @ Second Level King West Pop Up)
Celebrate the holidays, Filipino-style, with Toronto's first fair trade fashion pop-up and Filipino fusion snack bar. For two days, King and Portland will play host to this unique market, which will offer curated brands designed and handmade in the Phillippines, indie Filipino music, and delicious eats from the snack bar.
The Trinity Bellwoods Flea - Christmas Is Coming Market (November 19 @ The Great Hall)
Fifty vendors assemble under one roof at the historic Great Hall to take the hard work out of holiday shopping. Admission is free as always, and pets are welcome.
One of a Kind Show (November 23 - December 3 @ Enercare Centre)
Featuring over 800 makers, artisans and designers, the holiday iteration of the One of Kind Show is the granddaddy of seasonal pop-ups. New for this year, the market will stay open until 11 p.m. on one night (Thursday, November 30).
Sip and Shop Queen St. Holiday Market (November 25 @ Twist Gallery & Event Space)
Whether you need something for dinner, a gift for a friend, a treat for someone special or simply to stocking up on essentials you can’t get elsewhere, the Queen St. Holiday Market is the place to visit.
Crafts Beer Market at Black Oak Brewery (November 25 @ Black Oak Brewing)
Celebrate local handmade artists from the GTA all while sipping craft beer. Entry includes a a token for one beer on top to quench your thirst during the intense labour of shopping.
Gladstone Flea Holiday Markets (November 26 - December 10 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Like to wait until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping? Don't sweat it! The Gladstone Holiday Flea offers 20 unique and local vendors and is devoid of busy parking or endless line-ups.
Chau Pop Up x Radical Road Brewing (November 28 @ Radical Road Brewing)
Once a month, Chau takes over the kitchen of a local brewery. This time they'll invade Radical Road Brewing to serve up modern asian bites alongside craft beer and live music.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO