When it’s wintertime in the city, there’s nothing quite like the charm of a holiday market. Twinkling lights, a warm drink, and a chilly afternoon spent browsing for special gifts for your loved ones. It’s also a perfect opportunity to support small businesses and local artists while gift shopping season is in full swing. Here are 15 of the best holiday markets in Toronto to shop for unique gifts.

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Distillery Winter Village 

It’s not winter in Toronto without The Distillery District’s all-out holiday celebrations. With the 65+ unique local shops and artisans, as well as pop-up vendor booths, enjoy a stroll along the cobblestone streets under twinkling lights while shopping for curated gifts and home decor, artisanal accessories and jewelry, handcrafted goodies and treats, one-of-a-kind art, and more.

When: Nov. 18-Dec. 31

Where: The Distillery District, 55 Mill Street



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Sketch Artist Night Market

Head into the holiday season with this two-day night market, featuring artwork, live music, food and DJs. The event will showcase the wide range of youth artists across Sketch Toronto, and many gifts for sale will be under $25. 

When: Nov. 18-19

Where: Withrow Commons Art Gallery, 200 Princes’ Blvd



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Stackt Market Holiday Hills 

Every Saturday from now until late December, as part of their Holiday Hills celebrations, stackt will be hosting a different holiday market! Gender fluid vintage brand Loose Fade will bring The People’s Market to stackt on November 26 and December 17, and The Kensington Flea Market will set up shop on December 10. If you’re sober or sober curious, visit the Clearsips pop-up at Stackt Market, running until November 27.

When: Saturdays, Nov. 19 – Dec. 17

Where: stackt market, 28 Bathurst St



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The Welcome Market, Tis the Szn

The Welcome Market’s holiday pop-up has all things vintage, handmade and curated! At Tis the Szn, 30+ vendors will be selling vintage clothing, and handmade goods like art, candles and jewelry. We love the positive vibe of this market, organized by two WOC small business owners who want to build an inclusive community and support local entrepreneurs.

When: Every weekend before Dec. 24

Where: 511 Queen St. West 



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The Good Work Art Market 

This arts market aims to reduce barriers for artists by providing them free space to sell their work. More than 50 multi-disciplinary local creators from Toronto arts organizations will be at the AGO to showcase their unique art, including Workman Arts, Hard Feelings, Spun and Art Heart!

When: Nov. 19

Where: AGO’s Weston Family Learning Centre, 317 Dundas St W



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Mercadito: Latinx Holiday Market 

Shop at Mercadito for goods made by Latinx artists, designers, and creative entrepreneurs! Find art, home goods, and packaged food and drinks from more than 25 vendors.

When: Nov. 19

Where: Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd



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One Of A Kind Winter Show

Another winter tradition for art lovers in the city is a trip to the One Of A Kind Show. With 600+ Canadian artisans displaying their work, you’re bound to find a unique and creative gift crafted with care. Browse the extensive selection of everything from ceramics to apparel to stationary and so much more.

When: Nov. 24-Dec. 4

Where: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd 



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Hippie Market Holiday Pop-Ups 

Hippie Market is here for the holidays! This beloved Toronto vintage market is launching holiday pop-ups with vibrant collections of vintage clothing, jewellery and curated art. Who knows what must-have pieces you’ll discover? They’ll have two pop-up locations this season—don’t miss out.

When & Where: Nov. 24-Dec. 8 (at 9 Ossington Ave.), Dec. 10-11 (at 1135 Queen St. W)



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Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market

Get cozy among the poinsettias and evergreens at Toronto Botanical Garden’s Holiday Market. More than 65 local vendors will be showcasing nature-inspired, eco-concious goods. ​​Shop for fresh seasonal greens and festive flowers, warm up with a warm beverage and bring the kids for make-and-take activities.

When: Nov. 25-27

Where: Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Avenue East



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PINOY Christmas Night Market

The first Filipino Night Market in Canada will be right here in Toronto! They’ll be recreating the Filipino Christmas tradition of going outdoors to meet family and friends despite cold temperatures. Check out their Instagram page for some of the featured vendors and artisans, as well as plenty of Filipino dishes you can enjoy. 

When: Nov. 25-27, Dec. 2-4

Where: 500 Progress Ave



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Holiday Artisan Marketplace 

Catch Queen St. Marketplace’s holiday market on two Sundays this holiday season. Support 50+ Toronto artisans selling leather work, stained glass, jewellery, bath and beauty products, candles, clothing and more.

When: Nov. 27 & Dec. 18

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West



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Hilary MacMillan Holiday Bazaar

This December at the Hilary MacMillan Holiday Bazaar, shop for your favourite pieces from the Hilary MacMillan collection, as well as a curated selection of international and Canadian lifestyle brands, including Blume, The Silk Labs and La Daje Jewelry. And from November 30th-December 4th, you can take a festive photo with the holiday portrait set-up from Mint Room Studios.

When: Nov. 30 – Dec. 31

Where: 131 Bloor St. West



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Holiday Fair in the Square 

Nathan Phillips Square will once again come to life with Holiday Fair in the Square! Bundle up and stroll through the rows of tents at the Artisan Marketplace, highlighting creative local vendors. With the skating rink, live performances and food vendors, there’s plenty of entertainment at this winter wonderland in the heart of the city.

When: Dec. 2-23

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St West



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Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair

Tranzac’s holiday gift fair will feature dozens of vendors for three weekends in December. Find original gifts by local artists and artisans at this annual holiday craft fair. Admission is free! 

When: December 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18

Where: 292 Brunswick Ave



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Holiday Vintage Show 

This two-day holiday market in Parkdale will feature 50 vendors selling all kinds of vintage goods, including antiques, clothing, jewelry, pottery and candles. Find a one-of-a-kind gift for anyone on your list! Entry is free.

When: Dec. 3-4

Where: Parkdale Hall, 1605 Queen St W



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Toronto Toy and Nostalgia Show: X-Mas Edition

Shop for all things pop culture related and nostalgia-inducing at this extensive toy show. You’ll find 120 tables full of the coolest comics, action figures, video games, vinyl records, vintage books and magazines, movie and music collectibles and so much more. You can also meet Santa, and bring a can of food to support the North York Harvest Food Bank.

When: Dec. 4

Where: Montecassino Hotel, 3710 Chesswood Drive 



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Toronto Art Crawl Christmas Pop Up 

The 6th annual Christmas pop-up from Toronto Art Crawl will feature 70+ local artists and designers to shop from and find a perfect gift. Browse through original art, fashion, jewelry, home decor, vintage, photography, body care and more—plus a DJ, live demos, and food vendors. 

When: Dec. 4

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West



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BAM! Holiday Market 

The Barns Art Market (BAM!) will bring together an awesome roster of local vendors. If you’re shopping for ceramics, jewellery, paintings, sculpture, photographs or stationary — visit this market to scoop up some quality gifts.

When: Dec. 4

Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 76 Wychwood Ave



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Doggos Howliday Market 

Dog owners, this one is for you! With more than 50 vendors to explore, treat your pup to something special from one of the latest trending pet brands. As the biggest holiday experience for dog owners in Canada, there’s lots of opportunities for mingling and more festive activities you and your dog can enjoy.

When: Dec. 10-11

Where: Heritage Court, Exhibition Place, 19 Nunavut Rd



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ARTMART Holiday Market 

Find unique gifts from Toronto-area artists, illustrators and designers at ARTMART’s Holiday Market. This is a great spot if you have a pop culture fiend or art lover on your list! Shop for vibrant prints, stickers, tote bags, ornaments and more.

When: Dec. 10

Where: George Chuvalo Neighbourhood Centre, 50 Sousa Mendes St



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Toronto Made Market

The upcoming Toronto Made Market boasts 80+ vendors.  Meet the humans behind Toronto’s favourite local brands and find something special and unique for everyone on your list. Browse accessories, arts and crafts, apparel, health and beauty, home essentials, sweet treats & more. Warm up at the hot chocolate bar, snap a pic at the holiday themed photo-op station, and take in a concert at 2PM by Toronto’s Amadeus Choir. Admission is free.

When: Dec. 11

Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St E


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Evergreen Brick Works Winter Market 

Come out for a magical Sunday of winter activities at Evergreen Brick Works, including one of the largest sustainable winter markets in Toronto! With a focus on sustainably produced goods, shop from local artists and vendors from the Ontario Vintage Market. If you’re bundled up, the EBW trails are still beautiful to explore in the winter months, or head out on the outdoor skating rink that weaves through snow-covered gardens.  

When: Dec. 18 

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave