Holiday Gift Guide: 12 ideas for the Torontonian on your list

Dec 6 2019, 8:00 am

This holiday season, be the ultimate gift-giver by sharing your love for Toronto with the most coveted apparel, art, and home decor that reps hometown pride.

So if you’re making a list and checking it twice, these are some Toronto-themed and locally made gifts that are very, very nice.

Toronto Raptors Prints

This Kyle Lowry illustration is the perfect gift for the Raptors enthusiast on your shopping list. After taking on the corporate world, Lauren P continued to turn her passion for illustration into a full design company and now she is one of the hottest custom illustrators in the city and can bring your visions of Toronto to life.

Or, if you have a sneakerhead on your list, we guarantee they’ll love this Raptors-themed sneaker print.

Where to buy: By Lauren P
Price: $65

Vancouver Candle Co. Candle

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No Toronto home is complete without a candle repping the neighbourhood that you live in. Handmade by Vancouver Candle Co., you can choose from a number of different neighbourhoods including Queen West, The Annex, Leslieville, and more.

Where to buy: Vancouver Candle Co.
Price: From $22

Toronto Raccoon Mug

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As the unofficial mascot of Toronto, raccoons are the critters we all love to hate. And now you can share your love for them any time of the day with this mug.

Where to buy: Main and Local
Price: $18.99

Toronto Skyline Coasters

Every Torontonian will appreciate this nod to our fine city. Sold individually, these flexible PVC coasters are available in black or Jays blue.

Where to buy: Cocktail Emporium
Price: $8 each

Home Is Toronto Gear

With gear for kids, dogs, women, and men, everyone on your shopping list can show some love to Toronto with Peace Collective’s collection of tees, sweatshirts, jackets, accessories, and more.

Where to buy: Peace Collective
Price: From $20

TTC Token Pendant

Bring a little bling into your hometown pride with a necklace adorned with a mint-condition TTC token that has never been in circulation.

Where to buy: TTC Shop
Price: $55

Toronto Streetcar Candle

This is the one Toronto streetcar that won’t give you a headache. This holiday season, give the gift of a relaxing streetcar ride that smells like delicious pineapple.

Where to buy: Main and Local
Price: $18.99

Toronto Raptors Basketball Friends Tote

Perfect for every Raptors fan on your list, this tote designed by Martha Prange lets you bring your NBA bus everywhere you go.

Where to buy: Drake General Store
Price: $22

Retro Toronto Collins Glass

This Collins glass doesn’t just give a nod to Toronto’s most iconic landmark; it’s also a less obvious way to incorporate your favourite city into your barware.

Where to buy: Cocktail Emporium
Price: $12.95

Toronto Sports Trivia Game

We all have those friends who think they know everything that there is to know about Toronto sports. With this gift, you can put them in the hot seat and put their Toronto sports knowledge to the test. And with 500 questions, there’s something for everyone from the casual fan to the obsessed sports geek.

Where to buy: Drake General Store
Price: $24

Toronto Cocktail Tray

No cocktail party or bar cart is complete without this colourful Toronto-themed serving tray. It’s handcrafted from Swedish birchwood and laminated with a food-safe varnish, making this tray both durable and practical.

Where to buy: Cocktail Emporium
Price: $44