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Christmas Market - Presented by Healthy Planet

Start the holiday season at Aurora's Christmas Market, presented by Healthy Planet.

Aurora Town Park - 49 Wells Street

Friday, December 11 to Sunday, December 13 - See dates and times below.

Hours of Operations:

Friday, December 11 - 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 12 - 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 13 - 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Photos with Santa

While physically distancing, you can have your photo taken with Santa. Santa will be in his sleigh on the deck at The Armoury and kids can sit on a bench in front of the sleigh. Parents or guardians will need to take the photo, as a photographer is not on-site. Once the photo is taken, you will need to exit due to the restricted gathering sizes.

Photos with Santa are available between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Check out one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario! Aurora's Christmas Market will be filled with good cheer, hands-on virtual workshops and activities, fantastic seasonal vendors and so much more!


Aurora’s Virtual Christmas Market

‘Tis the season of giving! Find the perfect gift for your loved one while also supporting local businesses. With over 65 vendors to choose from, there is something unique to find for everyone on your Nice List.

Browse through the various categories, click on the links to vendor sites, and purchase unique presents. While you’re there, treat yourself to whatever catches your eye. Happy shopping!

Animals and Pets
 Fetching Bow Ties by Larry

Fetching Bow Ties offers hundreds of affordable bow tie patterns and styles to choose from to suit your pup's every mood, and every occasion. In addition to bow ties, Fetching Bow Ties has a product line of hair bows for fashionista pups.

Fetching Bow Ties

Kawigga Pet Prodcuts

Kawigga logo

 

Kawigga specializes in natural pet nutrition and offers a wide variety of top quality Canadian products that will keep your furry friends happy and our prices will put a smile on your face too.

All natural dry, raw and dehydrated foods; dental chews and treats; holistic supplements and natural health care products 

 

pet food

Kücha

Beautifully crafted leashes for your beloved four legged family member. Kücha’s mission is to create trusted products with meticulous standards. The field testing on Kücha’s products never ends, ensuring you have trustworthy products so you can strengthen your bond, one walk at a time. The collection is handcrafted in the heart of Toronto with locally-sourced or American-made materials.

 

dog leash

Scotchy & Scoops Fine Foods For Small Friends

Grown and harvested for over a century near Zephyr, Ontario Scotchy & Scoops Fine Foods for small animal food is sure to please the littlest of taste buds. Fresh & local food for rabbits, guinea pigs and other small rodents. 

 

Various animal foods

 

 

Arts and Crafts
BBQ Bill

Do you love hockey? Enjoy Hockey Stick Creations by BBQ BILL. Great Christmas Gift items include:The HACKER BBQ Spatula, BBQ Basting Sauce Mo, BBQ Wood Fibre Grill Brush, the HACKER SHOEHORN; The HACKER Snowbrush/Ice Scraper.   

Bring a Canadian past time into your home today!

 

BBQ products

C and S Ceramic Art

Christel and Sheena are two of the founding members of Aurora's Pine Tree Potters' Guild. They have been potting for over 40 years and have developed their ceramic skills to a very high standard. This year they have been making garden totems. All pieces are cone 6 porcelain and suitable for indoor use or outside in a protected environment. The components are mounted on rods like beads and can be easily taken apart.

 

Ceramic Art

Grande Woodcraft

Grande Woodcraft mixes high voltage fractal burns and woodworking. Serving trays, charcuterie boards, coffee tables and more are available for purchase and make for great gifts. Custom orders are currently being accepted. Handmade in Aurora, Ontario.

Grande Woodcraft

H+N Farmhouse

H+N Farmhouse creates handmade farmhouse style signs made in Aurora. Custom work or premade creations made to order with solid pine framing and painted text.

H+N Farmhouse

Jane Street Quilts & Embroidery

Creating Canadian Cozy.   One of a kind quilts, home decor and hand created wear for sale or order. Each item sold by Jane Street Quilts is a one of a kind creation, never to be duplicated and are professionally handcrafted of the highest quality cottons and wools.

Jane Street Quilts & Embroidery

Miss Mac Woodworking

Miss Mac Woodworking is a home based woodworker selling products like Blanket Ladders, Charcuterie Boards, Flight Boards and more.

Miss Mac Woodworking

 

Seqouia Treescapes

If you are on the hunt for a completed piece, such as a table, bench, or charcuterie board Seqouia Treescapes’ very own Craig Hoppe has you covered. Craig’s custom designs are done with the finest wood, sourced from York Region, and are treated to ensure a long and durable lifetime for each piece.

 

Seqouia Treescapes

Stephen’s Art

Stephen’s Art creates coaster sets (4 x 4 inches) made out of epoxy resin padded with cork to enhance any home or dining experience. Add a touch of creativity and warmth into your space. Enjoy an acrylic pour on an 8 x 8 inch canvas with Christmas colour variations for any house during the holiday season. 

 

Stephen's Art

Tableaux by Jo

Beautiful, high quality, hand-sewn placemats and table runners designed from Artist’s original paintings. Each painting is a labour of love and each hand sewn piece has been made with individual care.

 

Tableaux by Jo

The Hobby Room

The Hobby Room has many beautiful handmade crafts. Their most popular include the driftwood Christmas trees and Santa Cams, as well as macrame wall plant hangings, wood garland and gold ring boho wall hangings.

 

The Hobby Room

Wild Rustic Handcrafted

Wild Rustic Handcrafted creates every day and seasonal handmade rustic decor items; wood signs, reverse canvas signs, stone coasters, decorative shelves, decorative trays, and a variety of other items as well. Wild Rustic Handcrafted does custom orders too! 

 

Wild Rustic Handcrafted

 

Christmas Decor
Double N Designs 

Custom Boards, Personalized Gifts, Cake Toppers, Custom Onesies, Custom T-shirts, Ornaments, Mugs & More.  The ornaments are completely customizable, starting with the design, colour and ribbon. 

 

Double N Designs

Euroliving

Unique Christmas Gifts made in Germany from Sustainable Wood. This exclusive European Giftware distributor is great for those looking for an unique gift and for the hard to buy for person on your list.

EuroLiving

Flowers by Lorraine 

Customer made floral arrangements for the holidays by Lorraine.  These custom gifts will provide joy even after the  holiday season.  Great gifts for decorating small and large spaces.

 

Flowers by Lorraine

Me & Mom Christmas Crafts

Me & Mom Christmas Crafts, is a local venture that specializes in Mason Jar crafts (icicle jars, sparkle LED jars, hand painted jars) and Christmas ornaments.  As well, they sell handmade tulle wreaths for all seasons and custom designs.

 

Me & Mom Christmas Crafts

My Front Door and More

Handmade, fun wreaths to brighten up your front door! Products also include a variety of festive décor. These are great for any season and can extend the holidays with joy.

 

My Front Door and More

Sawdust N String

Beautifully hand-crafted Christmas centerpieces and décor, perfect for any home!  These will enhance any space that is large or small.

 

Sawdust N String

Simply Made

Simply Made has all your Christmas decor starting with custom seasonal wreaths, signs and now introducing handmade ornaments created just for you.

 

Simply Made   

Tavarad

Selling custom home decor items including wooden signs, pillows and seasonal product in the York Region area. Inspired by the Scandinavian heritage, these handmade tree ornaments and decor pieces are sure to become part of any family’s holiday tradition! Add a touch of farmhouse style to your holiday decor with cozy pillows, wooden signs, and rustic Santas.

 

Tavarad

Clothing and Accessories
Asiri’s Treasures

Asiri’s Treasures

Handmade Alpaca wool clothing and winter accessories for all. Handmade and unique for children, youth and adults.

 

Asirir’s Treasures

Aurada Studios

Aurada Studios makes handmade crafts, supplies and small gift items.

 

Aurada Studios

Calithien Jewellery

All products are handcrafted and designed by gold smith, and founder, Stephanie Odell. Each one is unique and crafted with the utmost care. The Northern Collection features pieces inspired by the natural wonders of Canada's north.

 

Calithien Jewellery

Creations by Courtney

Gemstone and crystal handmade bracelets.  Creations by Courtney creates colourful bracelet combinations.

 

Creations by Courtney

Green Leaf Designs

An assortment of handmade necklaces, earrings and bracelets in a variety of colours and styles. New to the line includes a large selection of Alcohol Ink fluid art. Functional art pieces to enjoy on the wall or table, along with an assortment of coasters and other items for the holidays.

 

Green Leaf Designs

Kassava Masks

Masks are handmade, each one is specially unique and 100% cotton! Please look through the listings as each one has different fabrics that you can choose from.  Kids and large adult sizes at no extra charge.

 

Kassava Masks

Klermi Crochet

Everything is 100% handmade using premium yarms like Merino, Alpaca, Silk Mohair, Acrylic, Wool, Cotton. Custom orders for hats, neck warmers, gloves, and booties (3-5 days to complete once ordered).  Pocket scarf, the lace scarf, and newborn baby sets (2-3 weeks to complete once ordered). Free local delivery for Aurora and Newmarket customers. Any item can be customized by yarn material, size, and colour upon request.

 

Klermi

Knits and Noggins

Crocheted goodies made with love in Aurora. Upcycled/recycled leather sole booties, aiming to save the planet one pair at a time!

 

Knits and Noggins 

Know Your Worth

Selling positively inspired clothing, such as sweatshirts and t-shirts, which will bring joy to your daily life. Accessories such as thermal tumblers and baseball caps are also available, perfect for the whole family.

 

Know Your Worth

Poppysmicks

Poppysmicks centres on connecting with nature and intrinsic feelings through thoughtful handmade textiles. The artist, Nadine, focuses on education, specifically through crochet and embroidery tutorials and patterns.

 

Poppysmicks

Rebel King Designs

Creator of hand decorated apparel, home décor and stationary.  Always something for everyone and custom designs are welcomed.

 

Rebel King Designs

Reflections Handcrafted Jewellery

Unique, handcrafted Jewellery using silver, Swarovski crystals and pearls, semi-precious stones.

 

Reflections Handcrafted Jewellery

SixSox

Selling comfortable, high quality socks and masks. Inspired by NASA, our products use the same supplier of Anti-Microbial Silver Yarn. By analyzing some of the best socks on the market and researching anti-bacterial/odour eliminating technology SixSox has gained an appreciation for impeccable workmanship and new technology. Designed and operated in Canada.

 

SixSox

Style Upcycle

Offering beautiful, stylish, fashionable previously loved pieces with creative, curated suggestions on how to wear them. Find everything from coats, to jewelry, shoes, to your new favorite outfit! Your eco chic, sustainable holiday shopping starts here. 

 

Style Upcycle

The Green Cann

Hemp is nature’s secret. Hemp seed oil offers essential nutrients for your skin. Hemp fabrics and yarns are perfect for making traditional products (socks, bags, washcloths) which are durable, antibacterial and biodegradable.

 

The Green Cann

Whimsy Designs Studios

Whimsy Designs Studios is a locally-made online jewelry shop.  Specializing in handcrafted, lightweight, one of a kind, polymer clay earrings.

 

Whimsy Designs Studios

Food - Savoury and Sweet
Apple of your Eye Co

Creators of signature and themed chocolate treats and candy apples for all occasions!

Apple of your Eye

Belicious Products

Belicious Products is a local honey producer providing pure raw honey in various flavours. They also have a full line of body care products made with natural beeswax and honey. 

 

Belicious Products

Catharina's Kitchen

Offering dinners delivered to your home or picked up at the Catharina’s Kitchen store on Industrial Pkwy in Aurora. People can get their cookies and pies, fruit or savoury, scones and gluten free product.  Remember to order from Cathy over the winter!

 

Catharina’s Kitchen

Churricos

Churricos

Originating from Spain, Churros are a long fluted donut, soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. A delicious treat for any occasion! Feel like something savory? Choose from a wide selection of empanadas and salsas. Pre-order today, and choose pickup or delivery. Free deliver in York Region for order $25 or more.

Read their flyer to see if anything catches your eye. 

Christina Cooks Catering Company

Artisan soups, hot chocolate and pancake mixes in a mason jar. Healthy and easy to prepare, each jar serves four and are ready in 30 minutes or less.

 

Christina Cooks Catering Company

Circling Hawk Farm

Local, unpasteurized honey perfect for sweetening drinks, cooking, and baking. Handmade Cheesecakes with a crunchy graham cracker crust, creamy middle and topped with their honey cookies or farm-grown berries. Different sizes and varieties available.

 

Circling Hawk Farm

Hutchinson Maple Syrup

Family owned and operated, Hutchinson Maple Syrup offers a variety of maple and sweet products. Maple syrups are available in Golden, Amber, and Dark. They also offer maple butter, jams, and sugar candy. Sweet! Naturally. 

 

Hutchinson Maple Syrup

MelRose the Baker

MelRose the Baker specializes in nut-free custom cakes and desserts for all your special occasions. Now introducing chocolate breakable hearts with hidden surprise, as well as their signature assorted sugar cookie with custom edible photos. 

 

Melrose the Baker

Naomi's Dough

Freshly baked sourdough naturally leavened (compared to chemically leavened by commercial yeast, baking soda etc.), without any additives or preservatives. Indulge in traditional Christmas bread like Stollen, edible wreath, and Christmas cookies like linzer cookie, spiced star cookies.

 

Naomi’s Dough

Nicolle's Cakes

Beautifully hand decorated sugar cookies and gingerbread. Made from the finest ingredients. They taste as good as they look. 

 

Nicolle’s Cakes

Qqreations

Charmingly handmade creations including cake toppers, Christmas themed mugs, and chocolate bouquets in a box. Perfect for any occasion.

Qqreations

Real World Kitchens

Take a break and let us do the work. Real World Kitchens is an old school cooking and baking website, offering online courses, sweets and pastries for everyday and special events. Recipes include old favorites and new creations.

 

Real World Kitchens

Sasha's Sweets

Sasha’s Sweets small batches of handmade fudge is created the old-fashioned way. Available in a variety of holiday flavours, making it the perfect gift or treat for yourself.

 

Sasha’s Sweets

Simply Yummy Bakery

Simply Yummy Bakery specializes in custom celebration treats such as cakes, cupcakes and sugar cookies. They also offer many fun gift ideas for the Holidays. Check out their Holiday Flyer for details.

 

Simply Yummy Bakery

Stickling's Bakery

Sticklings Bakery is a family run business that has been providing nutritious and delicious food for more than 80 years. Fresh sourdough breads, bagels, spelt muffins, German Christmas Cookies and Cakes will have your mouth watering. 

 

Stickling’s Bakery

 

Tea N Spice

The world’s best loose tea leaves and spices. Tea N Spice takes pride in selecting unique flavours and the tastiest health blends. All products are sourced from farmers around the globe as they support plant based produce. Trust the team to help you stay healthy and fresh.

 

Tea N Spice

Health and Beauty
Ashley the Plant Nerd

Full selection of DIY kits to make your own wellness and essential oil-based products. There are many brands of essential oils out there, but these products are “Seed to Seal”. These are the best possible quality of oils, without any additives, synthetics or cheap fillers. Most popular kits: The 'Roller Kit' with 4 roller bottles and carrier oil, and the 'Basics Kit' that contain carrier oil, witch hazel and a variety of glass bottles. 

 

Ashley the Plant Nerd

L&J Natural Beauty

Enjoy the benefits of all natural body and lip scrubs made from organic coconut oil, sugar and essential oils.  Sugar scrubs are a great natural exfoliate for all skin types and leave your skin and lips feeling silky smooth.

 

L&J Natural Beauty

Sakihta

Handmade personal care products, including lip balm, hand cream, and deodorant, and hair care. Natural ingredients include Shea butter, coconut oil, beeswax, and essential oils. All of these products are made in Canada.

 

Sakihta

Home Sweet Home
ag Designs Canada

Adorable hand crafted baby accessories, such as quilts, booties and plushness.

 

ag Designs Canada

Gelmania Candles

Proudly hand-made in Canada, Gelmania Candles has been providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction for the past 15 years. These high-quality candles are made with mineral oil, are clean burning and re-usable.

 

Gelmania Candles

Get the Bag

All Home Sweet Home goods are handmade with lots of care and an attention to detail. Be sure to check out the line of litterless lunch bags, refillable dog bag pouches, fabric wallets and now face masks. Get the Bag is a small home based business run out of the St. Patrick’s Ward in Guelph.

 

Get the Bag

JacyFragrance

JacyFragrance is a scented candle company located in Toronto. At JacyFragrance, their candle are created using environmentally friendly comfort blend wax, clean burning wicks and quality scents. These gorgeous candles are decorated with colorful petals and can be customized using different colors.

 

JacyFragrance

Muskoka Cup Co.

A Little Bit of Muskoka with Every Sip. We specialize in bringing the feeling of Muskoka to you no matter your location. These ceramic campfire mugs are more than just a mug, they capture the essence of the Ontario cottage scene and provides a break from the routines of everyday life. Having each ceramic campfire mug tell it’s own unique story, invites your soul to rekindle the memories waiting to be revived. Happy Sipping! 

 

Muskoka Cup Co

Norwex Canada 

For 25 years, Norwex Canada has been creating Safe Havens by radically reducing harmful chemicals in household cleaning and personal care products. The Safe Haven 5 Set is one of the most popular sets of Norwex Canada cleaning products because you can use these in every room of your home. It includes our "E" for everything Envirocloth, Window Cloth, Dust Mitt, Cleaning Paste, and Laundry Detergent.

 

Norwex

TaLii Towels

The TaLii, product line is everything towels with the best qualities one looks for in a towel. This fantastic product is available in 23 colours and 10 sizes and are even customizable! They are compact, quick dry, super absorbent, all purpose and antibacterial!

 

TaLii Towels

The Artists Pallettes

All natural, small batch hand poured scented soy wax candles available in 4 oz, 5 oz and 8 oz containers. Also available in up-cycled Canadian vintage pottery and boho style pots.

 

The Artists Pallettes

Ultraviolet Letters

Looking for handmade wood signs, decor, personalized home goods such as wine glasses and Christmas décor?  Look no further Ultraviolet Letters has it all.

All Ultraviolet Letters work great on many different surfaces such as chalkboards, fabrics, glass, metals, plastics and woods. Custom orders welcomed!

 

Ultraviolet Letters

Toys, Games and Books
Brainy Games

Family and educational games, puzzles and brainteasers for all ages. Great gift ideas for those that are hard to buy for.

 

Brainy Games

Cheshire Games and Gifts

Cheshire Games and Gifts creates traditional games from around the world using traditional woodworking techniques, 3D printing and laser cutters. All games are hand crafted and come with instructions. Additional wooden gifts and novelties include seasonal decor, bookmarks, coasters, and wine gift tags, so there is something for everyone!

 

Cheshire Games and Gifts

Judy Weagle

Author and publisher of three children’s books about empowerment.  “Magical Words”, is based on respect and positive empowerment of self and others. “Dandelion”, is based on anti-bullying. Perfect gifts for young children to uplift self-esteem.

 

Judy Weagle

Slime City

Slime is fun to play with and also relieves stress. A variety of slime themes are offered. Some include Galaxy as a fluffy cloud-like texture, or Sour Lemon as a clear slime that smells citrusy fresh.

 

Slime-City

Workshops

Baking with Mrs. Claus

Learn how to make Santa’s favourite cookies: Chocolate Chip, Shortbread, and Gingerbread! See what ingredients you need first. 

Chocolate Chip Cookie

 

Shortbread Cookie

Gingerbread Cookie

Stress Less and Indulge this Holiday Season Video
Festive DIY Gnome Kit

Purchase a Festive DIY Gnome Kit to make for your front porch! Every home deserves a festive greeter like this little fellow.

photo of festive gnome kit

Festive Free Virtual Paint Night

Ever wondered what goes on during a Paint Night? Well now is your chance. Participate in a free Virtual Paint Night. You supply the canvas, paint and brushes, and the art instructor will help you tap into your creativity. This virtual experience will be done through zoom.

photo of paint and brushes

Pre-registration is required. Registration opens on Friday, December 4 at 6 a.m.

Activities

Brainy Games: Hidden Scavenger Hunt 

Feel like playing an interactive Christmas Scavenger Hunt from home? Discover and collect 100 holiday themed items. Collect points by unscrambling words. Get a chance to win a cool prize by local game designer Brainy Games.

To play from home in your own neighbourhood, visit HIDDEN.live    

Christmas Around the World Colouring Sheets

Learn how Christmas is celebrated from around the world by colouring sheets activity sheets. 

Crafts

Get out your craft supplies and make some amazing decorations.

Crosswords

Have fun with these crosswords.

Trivia Games

Check out these fun trivia games.



More Information and Contact

For more information, please call the Special Events line at 905-726-4762 or email Shelley Ware

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