Join us next April for our first handmade market in the GTA.
Our events have made an explosive impact over the last 9 years in Durham Region. We can`t wait to bring local love into the city of Toronto!! When you visit our markets you aren`t just shopping, you`re growing your local economy – the money you spend stays in your city and helps support libraries, schools parks & so much more!
Not your gramma’s bazaar
Not mass produced
Not a mall
Downsview Event Centre boasts over 20,000 sq feet of space for us to host a large, curated handmade market highlighting both established and emerging handmade and design artisans in the fields of jewelry, food, accessories, fashion, art, home and lifestyle goods and services.
With this being a handmade market, spaces are limited for ‘like’ businesses as some categories are more saturated than others. We want to offer our shoppers a wide range of products/services from your awesome local businesses! Your application will be reviewed by our panel – this way, we can ensure that our customers are exposed to a large variety of products all under one roof. The panel will review all applications, based on quality of work, social media presence and market suitability.
All applicants selected by our panel for this event will be notified by January 10th 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions
A few things you might want to know
When is your next market?
Do participating businesses only take cash?
Most businesses take almost all forms of payment, but it’s best to double check with them ahead of time if you’re specifically coming for that special item of theirs.
If I buy a pre-sale ticket do I need to wait in line?
We will have a separate line for pre sale ticket holders.
What time does the lineup start?
The line up starts approx. 45 mins before the show.
Do you offer a seniors discount
No, sorry we don’t.
Is this a kid-friendly/stroller-friendly space?
Yes absolutely! Bring the whole family!
Is there free parking?