One thing I love about the holiday season is shopping for unique gifts at Christmas craft shows in Toronto. I always find unique gifts for my family and friends at these holiday craft sales. If you are looking for gifts for Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, then you’ll enjoy exploring these Toronto Christmas craft shows in 2019. I like to avoid crowded shopping malls, preferring to shop in relative comfort at these Toronto holiday craft shows. You might also want to check out these holiday warehouse sales in Toronto in 2018.
For those of you who missed one of the most popular Toronto Christmas craft shows last year, the One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale is returning this year from Nov. 25, 2021 to Dec. 5, 2021 at Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. The show offers handmade gifts including adult and children’s clothing, jewelry, accessories, home decor, art, handbags, ceramics, beauty products, eco-friendly goods and gourmet foods.
There will be timed tickets in order to adhere to capacity limits. There may be additional wait times. Tickets will be sold digitally only. There will be no ticket sales at the door. All tickets are final sale. To reduce contact, they will not be selling reusable shopping bags or gift certificates. Gift certificates from previous shows will be honoured.
Show hours are TBD. I will update this post once information is available. Adults $15, Seniors (65+) $8.50, Kids and youth (5-17) $8.50, University/College students $10 (with valid ID), children 5 and under Free.
The Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery District will be returning in 2021 pending public health guidelines. Currently, the holiday market is scheduled to take place from Thurs., Nov. 18, 2021 to Fri., Dec. 31, 2021. One of the most popular Christmas craft shows in Toronto, this holiday market is essentially a European-styled street market with vendors selling artisan gifts and gourmet treats for Christmas. You won’t find a better backdrop to take a holiday selfie. Enjoy listening to roaming carolers and brass band and organ concerts while you shop, duck into the beer and mulled wine garden for Christmas spirits, or take the kids to see Rudolph’s Reindeer Zoo, a forest maze and gingerbread house. The Distillery District’s towering Christmas tree will be lit on the opening night. Market hours are Tues-Thurs noon to 9 p.m., Fri from noon to 10 p.m., Sat from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free Tuesdays to Fridays until 5 p.m. Admission is $6 after 5 p.m. on Fridays and on Saturdays and Sundays.
Enjoy shopping for that unique holiday gift at Toronto Art Crawl’s Christmas Market on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. The Christmas Market will take place on The Bentway Skate Trail for its sixth year from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find jewelry, original art, fashion, home decor, vintage, photography and skincare from more than 60 local artists. Enjoy music from DJ Kid Artik, and pick up something yummy from food vendors. The event is free admission. The Bentway Skate Trail is located at 250 Fort York Blvd. Please wear a mask to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols.
Seasons Christmas Show returns to the International Centre this year from Nov. 12-14, 2021. This is a great show to find Christmas decor, gifts, clothing, toys, jewelry, accessories, and gourmet food from over 200 vendors. Get holiday entertaining tips from show presenters. Hours are Fri., Nov. 12, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 14, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is Adults (18+) $15, Seniors (65+) $12, Youth (12-17) $12 and Child (4-11) $9 and 3 and under Free. Your ticket to Seasons will provide you with free admission to the Fall Cottage Life Show, which takes place at the International Centre on the same dates. Donations of unwrapped toys for CTV Toy Mountain will be accepted. Free parking. The International Centre is located at 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga.
The Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square takes place Nov. 29 to Dec. 23, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Look for unique Christmas gifts including art, bath and body, clothing, accessories, food, home, kids and pets at this traditional European Christmas market, enjoy a cocktail at the Ice Bar with its own crackling fire, and enjoy live music and dance performances. Kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa and get their photo taken and enjoy a ride on the carrousel and tea cups at the Holly Jolly Midway. Purchase seasonal fare from Toronto food trucks and enjoy a skate on the Nathan Phillips Square ice rink.
Markham Home for the Holidays takes place Nov. 19-21, 2021 at Markham Fairgrounds. Find fresh Christmas greenery, personalized ornaments, holiday decor, gifts, jewellery, antique and custom furniture, stained glass and shortbread. Listen to strolling carollers as you shop. Santa will be strolling throughout the event so bring a camera to take a pic of Santa with your kids. Adults $9, Seniors $8, Children $2, 12 and under Free. Show hours are Fri., Nov. 19, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 20, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 21, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free ECE daycare for children 2 and older. Hourly door prizes. Please feel free to bring an unwrapped toy for CTV Toy Mountain. The Markham Fairgrounds are located at 10801 McCowan Road.
The Riverside Common Market by The Leslieville Flea Holiday Market 2021
The Riverside Common Market by The Leslieville Flea Holiday Market takes place on Sunday, November 14, 2021 and Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 657 Queen Street East. Find up-cycled goods, antiques, vintage furniture, and collectibles at this Toronto holiday market. The market is outdoors; dogs on leashes are welcome.
If you know of any other Toronto Christmas craft shows in 2021, please let us know in the comments section.