5 Great Places To Find Unique Holiday Gifts

Let The Shopping Begin

Let’s be honest –  holiday shopping can be a nightmare. We all want to give a gift that is appreciated and remembered all year long, but it seems to get increasingly harder to find unique and special items.

Fear not – we’ve assembled a list of 5 upcoming holiday markets in our area that should help you find something, even for the person who has everything (you know who it is – everyone has that one person on their list).

10,000 Villages Festival Sale


65 Amelia St, Barrie (St. Mary’s Church)
November 19th   10 AM – 3 PM
November 20th   9 AM – 1 PM

10, 000 Villages is the oldest and largest Fair Trade organization in North America. They creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products to markets through long-term, fair trading relationship. The St. Mary’s sale supports our local community, and our global neighbours. Go here for more information.

Blue Mountain Christmas Gift Show


242 Jozo Weider Blvd, Blue Mountains (Village Conference Centre)
November 26th   10 AM-5 PM
November 27th   10 AM-6 PM

The 2nd annual Christmas at Blue event will feature over 100 vendors in a vibrant, fun market atmosphere themed on Christmas sights, sounds and smells. In addition to the opportunity to get tons of Christmas shopping done there will be live entertainment AND visit with Santa! Admission is $5.00, click here to download a $1.00 off coupon

Midhurst Arts and Crafts Tour


November 26th   10 AM-4 PM
November 27th   10 AM-4 PM

The Artists and Artisans of Midhurst  invite you to browse and shop through their homes and studios and meet their guest artists.
The tour  is free and visits homes across Midhurst and Snow Valley. A great opportunity for a country drive, and to get all your holiday shopping done in one weekend! Download the list of participating artists (and a map!) at MidhurstArtsAndCrafts.com

‘Om For The Holidays’ Holiday Market


119 Dunlop St East (Bliss Ann Green Yoga)
December 3rd   1 PM-4 PM

More than 20 local Artisans & vendors will welcome the holiday season at Bliss Yoga Studio.

Sugarbush Christmas Market 


Sweetwater Park (off of Horseshoe Valley Rd)
December 4th   12 PM-4 PM

Join the community of Sugarbush for their 2nd Annual Outdoor Christmas Market in the Park! More than 30 vendors, mulled apple cider, Christmas Carols and more. What could be more magical?