Toronto Christmas Craft Sales and Shows 2023

The Distillery Winter Village is a popular Toronto holiday market
The Distillery Winter Village is a popular Toronto holiday market

Fall is around the corner and that means the Christmas season will begin soon – it seems to begin earlier and earlier each year! Although it might seem early to be talking about Christmas, many people like to mark their calendars regarding upcoming Christmas events such as Toronto Christmas concerts and Toronto Christmas craft sales. Holiday craft sales are great places to buy unique gifts or gifts for people who seem to have everything. Whether you’re celebrating, Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, you’ll surely find something for everyone of your gift list at the following Toronto holiday craft shows in 2023:

Markham Home for the Holidays Christmas Craft Show 2016Markham Home for the Holidays 2023

The 36th annual Markham Home for the Holidays takes place Friday, November 17 to Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Markham Fairgrounds. Shop for holiday decor, fresh Christmas greenery, personalized ornaments, 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. Tickets are Adults $12, Seniors $10, Youth $3, Children 12 and under Free. Advance tickets are on sale until November 1, 2023. Advance tickets allow you to shop one hour before the show opens on Friday and Saturday and 30 minutes before the show opens on Sunday. Show hours are Fri., Nov. 17, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 18, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 19, 2023 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.

One of a Kind Christmas Craft Show and Sale 2023

The One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale is returning this year from Thurs., Nov. 23, 2023 to Sun., Dec. 3, 2023 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 are daily shows featuring items that you can buy at the One of a Kind Christmas Show. Ticket prices, which include free re-entry, are Adult (18+) $18; Senior (65+) $12; University/College student (with valid ID) $15; Youth (5-17) $12; Child (4 and under) Free.

8th Annual Toronto Art Crawl’s Christmas Market

Enjoy shopping for that unique holiday gift at Toronto Art Crawl’s Christmas Market on Saturday, November 4, 2023. The Christmas Market will take place on The Bentway Skate Trail for its eighth year from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shop from over 180 artists and artisans for fashion, jewelry, home decor, original art, skincare products, vintage and photography. Enjoy music spun by a DJ and purchase your favourite dish from a variety of food vendors. The event is free admission. The Bentway Skate Trail is located under the Gardiner Expressway at 250 Fort York Blvd.

Seasons Christmas Show in Toronto
Seasons Christmas Show in Toronto

Seasons Christmas Show 2023

Seasons Christmas Show returns to the International Centre this year from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12, 2023. 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. 10, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 11, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 12, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is Adults (18+) $18, Seniors (65+) $14, Youth (12-17) $11 and Child (4-11) $6 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. The International Centre is located at 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga. Free parking.

The Distillery Winter Village is a popular Toronto holiday market
The Distillery Winter Village is a popular Toronto holiday market

The Distillery Winter Village 2023

The Distillery Winter Village (formerly The Toronto Christmas Market) at the Distillery District is one of my favourite Christmas markets in Toronto. It’s not hard to feel transported to Christmases of a century ago when you visit this holiday market. The Christmas market takes place from Thursday, November 16, 2023 to Sunday, December 31, 2023. One of the most popular Christmas craft shows in Toronto, this holiday market is based on a European-styled street market with vendors selling artisan gifts and gourmet treats for Christmas. A selfie in front of the majestic Christmas tree will look great on your social media. Enjoy listening to roaming carolers or watch groups performing holiday classics on the Main Stage. Pop into the beer and mulled wine garden for Christmas spirits, or take the kids to see Rudolph’s Reindeer Zoo, gingerbread house and forest maze. The Distillery District’s towering Christmas tree will be lit on opening night: Thursday, November 16, 2023. 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.

New this year: General Admission is $15; Flex Ticket is $18 (allows you to change your ticket to a future date at no additional fee); Express Gate Entry is $30 (allows you to make unlimited changes to your ticket for no additional fee). Kids 9 and under Free. Tickets can be purchased online.

Bloor West Arts & Craft Show 2023

The Bloor West Arts & Craft Show is is one of my favourite Toronto Christmas craft sales because it features a wide range of artisans selling unique, high quality gifts. This Toronto holiday craft show takes place on Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Runnymede United Church and will include 66 vendors. Shop for Christmas ornaments, upcycled clothing, vintage items, knitting, sewing, baby clothes (bonnets and sweaters), skincare products, soaps, pottery, wood crafts, photo cards, charcuterie boards, jams and jellies. The Bake and Deli table includes frozen apple pies you can make at home, cinnamon buns, loaves, cookies, shortbread, baked beans and snacks. Admission is $3; children 12 and under Free. Runnymede United Church is located at 432 Runnymede Road.

If you know of any other Toronto Christmas craft shows in 2023, please let us know in the comments section.