9 Pop-Up Shops & Markets You Should Check Out This September
It’s still officially summertime until the 22nd and luckily there’s still so much to do this month. One of our favourite activities is going to markets and pop-up shops. They are a great way to discover new foods, antiques, handmade goods and more! We’ve rounded up a list of some of our favourites going on this September.
Pop-In@Nordstrom is an ongoing series of themed pop-up shops that transitions every four to six weeks to offer a new shopping experience and a batch of new, often exclusive merchandise. This month the theme is Viva Mexico with each shop featuring hand-picked merchandise spanning the high/low price range, with price points often starting at $5.
Date: August 31 to September 30
Location: CF Toronto Eaton Centre
This 2-day event is a series of curated shopping experiences highlighting Toronto artists, fashion designers and creative collectives. Shop unique artwork, prints, locally-made and vintage clothing, leather goods, unique hand-made jewellery, organic beauty products and home decor.
Date: September 8 & 9 (12pm – 7pm)
Location: 301 Augusta Ave
To celebrate the first year of non-profit, Hard Feelings, they will be hosting a Pop-Up Market! Hard Feelings will be revealing their amazing vendors throughout the coming weeks. The event will be free to enter.
Date: September 9 (11am – 4pm)
Location: 848 Bloor Street West
Shop over 40 local vendors to find vintage goods, home decor, clothes, and lots more, alongside a farmers’ market. You can expect live music, fitness classes, a kid’s craft area and more activities! It’s pet-friendly, too.
Date: September 15 (8am – 2pm)
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns Park
The Toronto Flower Market features 18 incredible vendors like Blush and Bloom, Crystal Star Orchids, Floralora Flowers, Garden Party, La Primavera Farms, Purple Hill Lavender and much more. In addition, The Pop Stand will be there offering up their hand-crafted ice pops. Now in their sixth year, the market has become one of Toronto’s top flower markets.
Date: September 15 (10am – 3pm)
Come to celebrate local arts, crafts and community at Christie Pits Park.
Date: September 16 (11am – 6pm)
Location: Christie Pits Park
Back for the fifth year, Etsy; Made in Canada is coming back this September. Stay tuned for vendor list coming soon!
Date: September 29 (10am – 6pm)
Location: MaRS Discovery District (1o1 College Street)
8. Nerd Market
Calling all nerds – Buy, swap, and sell geeky goods. Bring your used anime, comics, manga, tabletop games (including board, role-playing, card, and miniature war games), video games, cosplay, and more!
Date: September 29 (11:30am – 3:30pm)
Location: OISE (252 Bloor Street West, Floor 8)
From fun and fashionable to delightfully decadent, shop one-of-a-kind vintage and antiques.
Date: September 29 & 30 (check event details for hours)
Location: Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place
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What are the other best pop-up shops and markets going on this September? Let us know in the comments!
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