Top markets and pop-ups in Toronto for December 2018 make shopping local and supporting the city's maker scene a breeze. Find something for everyone on your list at the Serpentine Pavilion's new holiday market or any one of the many neighbourhood markets happening all throughout the month.Events you might want to check out:
Citizens Collective Holiday Market (December 1-2 @ 9 Ossington Avenue)
Over 35 local makers and travelling brands will be on hand for a two-day curated pop-up market with decor, jewellery, skin care, clothing, art and more.
Pixel and Bristle (December 1-2 @ The Drake Hotel)
Toronto artists will be on hand for a special design and typography market with prints, cards, gifts, signage, coasters, wall art, bags and more for sale.
Eco Lifestyle Holiday Market (December 2 @ The Great Hall)
Conscious consumers can pick from huge range of sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle and wellness products by local artisans.
Merry Moose Market (December 2 @ ildsjel Collective)
Norwegian flair with some Toronto soul comes together for a curated market of local creators selling handmade wears alongside food, drinks and tunes.
Liberty Village Holiday Market (December 2 @ 99 Sudbury Glass Factory)
Over 50 local artisans are coming out for this huge market with tons of unique works by craft-makers, photographers, designers and foodies.
Unzipped Holiday Christmas Market (December 7-21 @ Serpentine Pavilion)
Toronto's most unusual visiting structure is hosting a Christmas market with vendors, trees, festivity activities and more all month long.
Toronto Fan Days Holiday Show (December 8 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
All things comics, toys, art, collectibles and lots more is on at this huge one day Fan Expo holiday market with a spotlight on Doctor Who.
Black Owned Holiday Market (December 8 @ Enercare Centre, Hall C)
Back again is this huge market with local Black-owned businesses selling a ton of goodies alongside music, performances, food and more.
Pink Xmas (December 8-9 @ The 519 Community Centre)
Come out and support local queer makers at this annual holiday art, craft, fashion and lit fair featuring over 50 LGBTQ artists.
Leslieville Flea Holiday Market (December 8-9 @ Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre)
The holiday edition of this curated east-end market is on with local makers selling handmade and vintage items, plus food and speciality items.
Parkdale Flea Holiday Market (December 8-9 @ Northern Contemporary Gallery)
Dogs, friends, family and loved ones are all welcome at this big flea with local makers selling jewellery, gifts, decor, art, lifestyle, beauty and more.
The Bazaar of the Bizarre (December 15 @ 6 Noble St)
Weird and strange goodies can be found at this the non-traditional holiday market featuring a ton of local makers specializing in the macabre.
Xpace Holiday Zine and Maker Fair (December 15 @ XPACE (Lansdowne))
Artists from all over the city are selling their works, including a huge selection of zines, comics, prints, t-shirts, tote bags, jewellery, ceramics and crafts.
The Trinity Bellwoods Flea Holidays Market (December 16 @ The Great Hall)
A big selection of makers are on hand for a day of shopping with vintage items, handmade goodies and local art for sale.
Addams Family Christmas Bazaar (December 21-22 @ 334 Dundas St W)
A different kind of Christmas market is on with lots of odd finds by local producers, available at this Halloween-themed holiday market.
by Lisa Power via blogTO