TEST Christmas Market - Applications Are Now Open!

Saturday, October 20, 2018



It's what you've been waiting for! We're putting out the vendor call for the 5th Annual Toronto Etsy Street Team Christmas Market at St Stephen's-in-the-Field in Kensington Market!

Saturday December 22nd 201811 AM to 6:00PMSt. Stephen's in the Field Church103 Bellevue Ave, on College St.http://saintstephens.ca/  

The Toronto Etsy Street Team are again hosting their annual Christmas Marketplace - handmade & vintage & Santa & snacks, oh boy!

There will be two rooms of crafts!

The front room will feature 18 vendors, each sharing 1/2 of an 8 foot table provided by the church.
The back room will feature a snack table and 12 vendors at 6foot tables brought by you, the vendor!.
Shared tables in the front are $75.00
6ft Spaces in the back are $65.00

And just like last time, there will be photos with Santa!!

This is a juried show, but don't hesitate to apply!

APPLY HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2018.

Our 5th Annual Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto Show at MaRS!

Monday, October 1, 2018

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our 5th Etsy: Made in Canada a success!

Vendors and visitors in the west Atrium, Saturday, September 29, 2018 (photo: Peter Power)

Vendors and visitors in the Heritage Atrium, Saturday, September 29, 2018 (photo: Peter Power)

Thank you to all our wonderful visitors and shoppers! We think 12 thousand of you came through to shop the show, support handmakers and vintage sellers and take part in our workshops! Such a pleasure to meet you in person. Your support allows us to do what we do.

Diana Waters Handmade booth (photo: Peter Power)

Customers checking out a NathalieRoze upcycled hat (photo: Peter Power)

Lichia with Gotamago cards (photo: Peter Power)
Vistor matching magprint's graphic red, black and white prints (photo: Peter Power)

Natalie of Clay Girl Ceramics (photo: Peter Power)




Young fashionistas in the Fashion Annex (photo: Peter Power)

Thank you and congratulations to our amazing vendors! We get the most wonderful applicants that the jurying process is a great challenge. We are very happy to welcome these 130 great Toronto Etsy sellers who make the show what it is.

Collage Poetry with Nat Very B. (photo: Peter Power)

Lorraine and Chris from The Maker Bean teach laser design (photo: Peter Power)


LDH Scissors (photo: Peter Power)



Special thank you to our workshop teachers and our amazing staff and volunteers; we couldn't do this without you! Thank you to all our partners, Etsy Canada and our hosts at MaRS Discovery District!

We hope you all had a fabulous time, vendors and visitors alike. Please share any pictures using #EtsyMICToronto and we love to hear your feedback here and at TorontoEtsySt@gmail.com


On behalf of the whole team, the Toronto Etsy Street Team and 416 Hustlers, thank you all and see you again soon!

And the winners are...

Sunday, September 30, 2018


For the BIG prize, the one of everything, the gonna need a wheelbarrow size mega prize:

TICKET 2137121



For the runner up prize:

TICKET 2136899


And lastly for the mug winners:

TICKET 2136109 and TICKET 1347795


You've got TWO weeks to claim your prizes! If you don't claim your prize in two weeks I'm going to re-draw!! How to claim your prize? Simple! If you have a matching ticket to any of the number above just email us a photo! torontoetsyst@gmail.com 

TWO NEW WORKSHOPS!!

Friday, September 28, 2018

There was an error with our Eventbrite listings and these two workshops were not listed! OMG!


So you have a chance to sign up NOW!!



Make a stamped leather key chain with Fitzy Designs!

Come join Robin of Fitzy, and make a hand stamped leather keychain!
You’ll learn a bit about the different types of leather, how stamping works, and make your very own keychain from one of three leather colours.


Beginning Embroidery with Ketzia!

Beginner emboidery workshop with Ketzia of KK Illustrations!
Not your grandmas embroidery!
Learn the basics and take your work home with you!
All materials provided.

The show is tomorrow! Are you coming?


THE SHOW IS TOMORROW!!
Saturday September 29th - 10AM to 6PM!

HAVE YOU SEEN OUR AMAZING LOOKBOOK YET?
Cuz its pretty awesome, you should check it out!

Click the image or link below,
and check out our amazing vendors, sponsors and community partner!!


We have 130 vendors spread throughout the lovely and airy MaRSDD atriums! 

Stretching from the University Avenue entrance in the west, through the Heritage Atrium to the east end of the building which can be accessed via Elizabeth St, you'll also find your favourite, local, handmade body-care purveyors, fine artists, food vendors, graphic design, housewares, jewellery, vendors of items for kids and babies, items for pets, knit and crochet, fashion accessories, photography and the show's sponsors and partners!  

THE WORKSHOPS ARE LIVE!
AND MOSTLY FULL! D'OH!

Keep an eye on the registration page tho, people may cancel their tickets and you could swoop in and get it!

Click the link below to browse our amazing workshops!



FINAL MAPS ARE HERE AND UPDATED!Here they are! First the Heritage Atrium (entrance off Elizabeth St)
(Click on the image or link below to access a file you can enlarge and actually read LOL)



Here is the second the West Atrium (entrance off University Ave)
(Click on the image or link below to access a file you can enlarge)



And yes, of course, we will have maps printed and on site for all your way-finding needs!
No one will get lost in the Atrium!

A note, on finding your way: In general, the odd numbered tables and displays are on the north (College St) side, and even numbered ones on the south (TGH) side. There are multiple entrances from University Avenue, College St, Elizabeth St and directly underground from Toronto General Hospital and the Queen's Park subway station! The building is accessible, with wheelchair lifts, multiple elevators and ramps on the outside of the building any of which can be used to negotiate the one stairway between west side and east side of the Atrium.





TOTE BAGS WILL BE HANDED OUT ON UNIVERSITY AVENUE!
(There will be construction on Elizabeth St. still open but down to one-way!)

The first 100 visitors will still get a lovely Etsy, Made in Canada Tote bag with a complimentary raffle ticket to our chairity raffle!

This year we are raising money for
The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) 
Raffle tickets will be on sale all day at table #31
$1 for 1 ticket
$2 for 3 tickets
Drop by and say hello! And buy a ticket, or three!

For more information on POGO click the image or link below:






Any further updates will be posted on FB!
(Blogger on mobile is not fun! LOL)

FB event here:

And if you don't follow our IG account you're missing out!
https://www.instagram.com/torontoetsystreet/

Thats it!
Thats all she wrote!
See you all Saturday!

Call for Vendors - Glow Gardens Barrie

Wednesday, September 26, 2018


Call for Vendors - Glow Gardens Barrie
Online Application Form: https://goo.gl/forms/TS8exOmlhUjPso9B3

Glow Gardens is Canada’s favourite indoor light show and Christmas market! Located just outside of Barrie, Glow will transform over 2 acres of “high-roof” greenhouse at Bradford Garden Gallery into a massive light garden, with interactive light installations, market vendors, live music, kids activities, and a selection of food trucks from November 22 to January 6.

Last year's first event in Langley, BC attracted 120,000 visitors. In Barrie, we are expecting a minimum of 50,000 visitors over 39 days, with a goal of 100,000.

We are seeking vendors of artisanal or handmade products, arts & crafts and gifts. For example: candles, soaps, jewelry, prints and other unique items.

Glow runs 39 days. Vendors can table the entire festival or choose the first 19 days (Nov 22 - Dec 13) or the second 19 days (Dec 14 - Jan 6).

Vendor Fees: Full Festival (39 days)
10x10: $1800+HST
10x20: $3000+HST

Vendor Fees: Half Festival (19 days)
10x10: $1000+HST
10x20: $1650+HST

Glow Gardens Venue
Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery
4346 County Road 90, Springwater, ON
(Just outside Barrie)

Glow Gardens Dates
November 22 - January 6
Closed Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.

Glow Gardens Hours
Tuesdays - Thursdays 4PM - 9PM
Friday 4PM-10PM
Saturdays 3PM-10PM
Sundays 3PM-9PM

Please email tanya@glowgardens.com with any questions or for further information. Please note that we will be accepting vendors on a rolling basis and will close applications when the spots have been filled. Applications are open now; apply by October 12 for the best chance at getting a space. Because of the length of the show and the distance from Toronto, we are open to vendors sharing tables. 

https://www.facebook.com/GlowBarrieON/

Volunteers needed!

Monday, September 24, 2018


Hey, did you want to get involved and have a few hours to spare on Saturday?

Drop me a line!

We have a blast at these shows, come join the fun!

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