ABOUT US

Want an opportunity to display and sell your handmade and/or locally designed goods in a retail environment? With a Maker's Market membership, local artisans can rent retail space for 4 weeks at a time and earn 100% of their sales!

  • We offer membership and retail space to many different types of artisans. All artists, designers, and makers are welcome to apply!

  • Our store is open 7 days a week, and anyone visiting Toronto has the opportunity to come in and shop for your products. We are located at 3124 Dundas St. West, in Toronto's friendly and vibrant Junction neighbourhood. Easily accessible by TTC bus and surrounded by local shops, restaurants, and cafes, with lots of foot traffic.

  • We rent spaces in our store for 4 weeks at a time to makers, with Advertising Wall spaces available for $30 + HST and retail spaces starting at $175 + HST. Each artisan receives their own area to decorate and showcase their work. Retail vendors can choose to rent a wall space or a standing shelf unit. (Shelf units are 30 3/8" W, 15 3/8" D, and 57 7/8" H.) Our retail staff handles all sales for you and we take no commission!

  • Our members are welcome to stay renting their space for as long as they like. We would love for you to make Maker's Market the home for your brand! If you choose to leave, we only require 3 weeks notice before your next membership payment due date.

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP WE OFFER

Wall Vendor Space ($175 - $240 + HST / 4 weeks)

    Would a wall space devoted to your brand be best for you? We've got the perfect place for your product! Maker's Market rents wall spaces that vary in size and can be painted and decorated to fit your brand and style. You can fill your wall space however you choose and earn 100% of your sales! An excellent way to sell wall art and larger items.

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Standing Shelf Vendor Space ($175 + HST / 4 weeks)

    Are you a maker with small-sized products to sell? We offer standing shelf units perfect for you to merchandise and sell your wares, earning 100% of your sales! Our beautiful modern white shelf spaces can be used to display all kinds of goods! Standing shelf units have an overall dimension of 30 3/8" W, 15 3/8" D and 57 3/8" H each.

Advertising Wall Space ($30 + HST / 4 weeks)

​​    Want to advertise your artisan business or custom products and get promoted by Maker's Market without paying for a whole retail space? No problem! Our Advertising Wall gives you space for an 11" x 17" vertical poster, and a small shelf to display your flyers, business cards or coupons. Rental of an advertising wall space also includes promotion on the Maker's Market social media accounts at least once per 4 week period.

WHAT OUR MEMBERS GET

  • Want to reach more customers online? We'd be happy to help! We can provide links from our Maker's Market website to your own website, online store, and social media accounts. This can direct more traffic to your internet presence and help increase your online sales and customer awareness of your brand! We will also feature every Maker's Market member on our own social media accounts at least once during every 4 week period. We'd love to help you shine!

  • Are you a writer who wants to showcase your skills? We encourage all our vendors to get involved in our online blog and printed newsletter. Getting your writing published has never been easier! Our vendor members are welcome to submit articles of 500 words or less, and we would be happy to include them in the blog section of our website and our printed newsletter, which is available for free in our store.

  • Want to meet other local artisans and network with different makers? Maker's Market is the perfect place for you! Our store is a great place to chat with other vendors, and have your work seen by other artists. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Let us help you connect with your customers! Would you like to host a demo, workshop, or "Meet the Artisan" day? We have a dedicated in-store space for our vendors to host special events. Ask us for details.

  • Our staff is always happy to help our vendors. Let us know if you would like us to restock your booth or send you photos of your current display. Feel free to reach out to our staff anytime.

  • Receive 10% off your in-store purchase at any Above Ground Art Supplies location when you present your receipt for the current Maker's Market membership period. (Can not be combined with other discounts and promotions)