Holiday market haul: 10 top finds from Toronto's Holiday Fair in the Square

Nov 21 2017, 12:06 am

The Holiday Fair in the Square is on at Nathan Phillips Square from December 1 to 23 and this winter wonderland promises ice skating, midway rides, festive food, drink, and marketplace packed with giftable goods.

Expect to find everything from Christmas decor and knitwear to bath and beauty products, jewelry, toys, pet products, and more from 45+ vendors.

Here’s a preview of some of the gift-worthy things you’ll find at the Holiday Fair in the Square coming to Toronto City Hall this December.

Asiri’s Treasures

knit alpaca

Asiri’s Treasures

Winter is coming! And as always, cozy sweaters, mittens, and socks are appreciated. If you don’t know your knits from your purls, shop this Holiday Fair stand for handmade Alpaca wool treasures.

Knick Nack Hobby Shack

Knick Nack Hobby Shack mario pipe vase

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Too cute! These vases designed to look like Mario warp pipes sounds like pew-pew-pew-fect present for the nerds on your holiday shopping list.



Knitwits by deLux/Facebook

Silly animal hats that look like sock monkeys, raccoons, and moose make for cozy and cute gifts for children and ridiculous secret Santa presents that’ll make for memorable stories on Instagram.

Crate 61 Organics

Crate 61 Organics

Crate 61 Organics

In need of an SOS lip balm? Body butters and soaps for stocking stuffers? This Holiday Fair vendor will be all stocked up with winter survival essentials.

Jennifer Rong Designs

Jennifer Rong Designs

Jennifer Rong Designs/Facebook

Looking for a unique gift for aone-of-a-kind person on your shopping list? This Toronto-based designer and upcycler makes jewelry, accessories, and home furnishings that you won’t find anywhere else.


Hebron Glass & Ceramics Factory

Hebron Glass & Ceramics Factory

Shop holiday decor and decorative ceramics straight from the holy land at this Holiday Fair in the Square vendor.

Staite’s Honey

Sweeten up your holiday shopping from this local apiary which carries honey and a variety of beeswax products including candles, lip balm, propolis, and more.

Spahket Natural Luxury

Spahket Natural Luxury

Spahket Natural Luxury/Facebook

If pet paw protector, linen sprays, and other all natural skin, bath, and body products are on your holiday shopping list, stock up at this soothing stand.


Purabeada bracelets crystals


Crystal bracelets, some with purported abilities to help calm worries and stresses, are a thoughtful way to give good vibes.

Ye Olde Fudge Pot

ye old fudge pot

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Handmade fudge, caramel apples, beer nuts, peanut brittle, caramel corn, and other sweet treats are the locally-made stocking stuffers you’ve been looking for. Caramel corn takes up a LOT of space FYI.

Fair in the Square

When: December 1 to 23, from 4 pm to 10 pm, and weekends lasting from 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of Fair in the Square.

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