FAO Schwarz is holding pop-up holiday events starting this weekend

Nov 21 2019, 7:44 am

Now that the countdown to Christmas is officially on, one of the world’s leading toy stores is holding a series of festive pop-ups to get Montrealers into the holiday spirit.

Ahead of the upcoming holiday season, FAO Schwarz will host holiday activities over three weekends at Montreal’s La Baie d’Hudson over the coming weeks.

Since 1862, FAO Schwarz has been selling extraordinary, one-of-a-kind toys from all over the world. And for the second year in a row, the iconic toy brand will have a presence in Canada for the holiday season.

Here’s what the beloved toy brand has planned:

Week 1: Drumming lessons

Parents will have the opportunity to sign their kids up for one of three drumming sessions where they will have the opportunity to learn basic fundamentals of rhythm on an FAO Schwarz Toy Drum and get to take home a special prize.

When: Saturday, November 23
Time: 10:30 am – 1 pm
Where:
 585 Saint-Catherine Street Ouest, Main Floor
Price: Free

Week 2: Holiday Photo Booth and Card Making

Kiddos can come by the pop-up and make their own custom holiday cards at the FAO Schwarz arts and crafts station, and take a festive picture in the photo booth.

When: Saturday, November 30
Time: 10:30 am Р1 pm
Where: 585 Saint-Catherine Street Ouest, Main Floor
Price: Free

Week 3:  DIY Ornaments

Families can come in and make their own custom Christmas ornaments at this DIY workshop.

When: Saturday, December 7
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: 585 Saint-Catherine Street Ouest, Main Floor
Price: Free

To RSVP a spot for FAO Schwarz’s pop-ups, Montrealers are asked to email [email protected]


With files from Ainsley Smith