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Are you a local small business with a unique handmade product? Looking to dip your toes into the retail world? There's never been a better time than right now. 

What is Markets Ontario?

We are a boutique multi-vendor marketplace that brings together the best of Ontario’s handmade products together in one convenient location. Markets features high-quality artisanal home goods, food, clothing, and more from more than 150+ local vendors.

Why should you apply to Markets?

The Markets model is unique, and offers vendors a variety of benefits.

Through your Markets Membership:

  • You have access to the space chosen for your membership level plus the ability to list unlimited ready-made or made-to-order products in our online store.
  • You keep 100% of your sales – we don’t take any percentage of or commission for what you sell.
  • You’ll get preferred rates through the Markets professional photographer.
  • You have the ability to schedule a Meet the Maker pop-up event to highlight your full product line in store.

What we provide:

  • Sales associates trained on your products so they can recommend them to customers.
  • Regular in-store events that are extremely well-attended and sought-after in the region. Vendors see a large increase in sales during these events.
  • Facebook and Instagram recognition.
  • A private vendor-only Facebook group to connect with other makers, access resources and get advice on marketing, sales and more.
  • Pick-up service, shopping/stocking service, shuttle service, workshop space and backroom storage.

Since April 2019, in-store vendors with Markets Ontario have made over $4.5 million selling in store!

How does that application process work?

We pride ourselves in having the finest quality products in our stores. Applications are reviewed by a panel to assess quality of work, social media presence and to ensure the product is Ontario-made. It’s important that all products in store have local, handmade aspect to them.

Pricing Guideline

Mini Maker Shelf
(aged 17 & under)

New Maker Shelf
(New business from 2021-now)
Regular Shelf $115-130
Half Unit Space $160-175
2 Foot Wall Space $210-240
3 Foot Wall Space $260-290
Rolling Rack Space $210-225


I’m ready to apply!

Looking to test out selling in a retail space? Apply for one of our upcoming pop-up events! Click here to see a list of our upcoming events.