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Favourite Local Hot Spots For All Your Christmas Needs from FS Local Toronto

Hot Spots 01 Dec 2012

As our U.S. counterparts finish up the annual frenzy of consumerism that is Black Friday, many Torontonians are turning their attention to the upcoming holiday season.

‘Tis the season for giving, and Toronto is a hot bed of fantastic places to find gifts for the people on your list, you just gotta know where to look. We’re here to help! Check the local shops and events below for all your Christmas shopping needs.

A Few Favourite Toronto Shops:

Suckers Candy Co: Candy, candy, and more candy! Is there anything better? If the kids aren’t hyperactive enough come Christmas morning, a gift from Suckers will certainly do the trick.

Drake Hotel General Store: A mix of everything from retro toy soldiers to beauty products. Got a quirky friend? This is the store for them.

Magic Pony: The best in young contemporary art. If you’re looking to go off the beaten path with your holiday shopping this season, Magic Pony is definitely worth the browse.

Toronto’s Newest Virtual Store (Union Station): Get tech-savvy with your holiday shopping this season. Toronto’s newest virtual store, located Brookfield Place in the PATH Walkway, offers beauty, books, toys, and more. Just break out your smartphone and get shopping!

Carbon Toronto: Skip the mall and head to Carbon for your label-loving friends. They offer trend-setting, hand-picked lines from all around the world.

Holiday Shopping Events:

  • One of A Kind Christmas Show: A one-stop-holiday-shop for crafters, and craft-enthusiasts everywhere.
  • Toronto Christmas Market: Starting November 30th, the Distillery District will be taken over by local vendors, craftsmen, family friendly entertainment, shopping and more!

What’s your favourite Toronto Christmas gift hot spot?

Guest Post provided by our friends at, FS Local Toronto. Toronto’s local online shopping community.

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best possible description of Brian: Works wayy too hard, but enjoys the simple things in life with a passion to give back to the community. He's interested in how things are started up and believes there are a ton of hidden gems within and just outside the city. Last but not least, continually grateful for all that has happened... the good and the bad. Cause honestly, we're more than blessed.

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