Are you ready to Shop Local!

On November 24th, 2018 Canadians nationwide are being encouraged to Shop Locally within their Neighbourhoods, to make a local purchase and take advantage of exclusive event deals offered by the businesses in their areas. The weekend celebrates small businesses and reminds Canadians how local shopping makes a difference in all our lives.  So we ask you Parkdale, help us celebrate and choose to #Shoplocal or #ShopTOWest on Nov 24 within our amazing Parkdale Village! Shop Local NOW Mag - 2015But that’s not all, don’t let your support of community entrepreneurs start and end on Nov 24, we hope you’ll shop and re-explore your community throughout December.

Stay tuned for dozens of deals, promotions and local stories we’ll be sharing or take a look at the Sneak Peak below!. Share your own local recommendations and favorites to shopping local by using hashtag #parkdale #shopTOWest & #shoplocal

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A Sneak Peak at Shop Local Deals & Events this Holiday Season, check back Daily for updates!

Every weekend in November
Who:
Tennessee Tavern
What: Donate a Winter Coat, receive a Cocktail (11am-3pm weekends)

November 6, 13, 20, 27…
Who:
Cafe Embargo
What: Open Mic Tuesdays

November 10-11
Who:
Parkdale Flea
What: 2nd last Parkdale Flea Market

November 12
Who:
Miss Things
What: Toronto Chairman’s Mai Tai Challenge

November 14
Who:
Shameful Tiki Room
What: Hey Girl! Bingo! at The Shameful Tiki Room

till November 18
Who:
The Assembly Theatre
What: Her Inside Life & Kill the Poor by George F. Walker

November 14
Who:
Parkdale Centre for Innovation
What: Design in Technology Workshop Series

November 18
Who:
Paper Plus Cloth
What: Paper Plus Cloth 1st Year Anniversary

November 21
Who:
Toronto Designers Market
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event ($50 discount on first purchase over $100, deals, discounts, contesting)

November 21
Who:
Chartreuse Style
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event

November 21
Who:
Jinks Art Factory
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event (open late & discounts on hot beverages)

November 21
Who:
Yummy Stuff Bakery
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event (open late, cinnamon rolls, apple cider & sampling)

November 21
Who:
Hideaway Antiques
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event (open late)

November 21
Who:
Craig’s Cookies
What: Black Friday Holiday Shopping Event (open late)

November 21
Who:
Parkdale Centre for Innovation
WhatBusiness Operations Workshop Series

November 22
Who:
Northern Contemporary Gallery
What: Swash & Serif 5 – typography and lettering exhibition

November 24
Who:
Cadillac Lounge
What: Fall Surf Classic

Nov 25-Dec 2
Who:
Our Lady of Lebanon
What: Bazaar

December 6

Who: Klaxon Howl, Tambourine, 96 Tears, People’s Champ, Black Diamond, Common Sort, Toronto Design Market, Three Fates, Frances Watson, Hulapopper, Public Butter, House of Vintage.
What: Parkdale Holiday Bazaar

December 9-10
Who:
Common People Shop
What: Holiday Market

December 15-16
Who:
Crown Flora Studio
What: Holiday Market

December 15
Who:
Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church
What: Holiday Concert