On September 23, 2017 shop local artisans and find something to love at a market near you.
Click your location to learn more about a market near you.
What is Etsy: Made in Canada?
Good question! Etsy: Made in Canada is a national, community-led initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across the country. From coast to coast, Canadian cities and towns will be participating in this one-day event powered by Etsy Teams on September 23, marking the event’s fourth year. Popping up in 39 cities, Etsy artisans will sell their handmade wares, vintage goods and supplies to local buyers at these marketplaces, each representing the spirit of the local community.
What is Etsy?
With over 1 million active shops and 60 million unique visitors per month, Etsy is the online market for handmade and vintage goods. Our mission is to re-imagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world. Etsy is proud to be a certified B Corporation—a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
Is there an Etsy: Made Local market in my city?
We hope so! Check the list of participating cities to see if a market is popping up near you.
Do I have to be an Etsy member to shop at a market?
No, anyone is welcome to stop by a market. But you should think about joining the Etsy community. It’s an easy (and free) way to keep finding incredible items from local sellers and sellers around the world.
How can I share event photos and updates on social media?
You can share the event on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #EtsyMadeLocal and @etsy. Just try not to make your friends too jealous.
I can't attend a market. How can I shop from the local sellers?
You can shop from sellers in your neighbourhood (and from around the globe!) all year round on Etsy.com.
When is Etsy: Made in Canada?
Saturday, September 23, 2017. Hours of each marketplace will vary. Please click on the market nearest you for more information about that location.
How can I become a vendor at a marketplace near me?
Each market location manages their own vendor application process, which is led by the organizing Etsy Team in charge of that city’s market. You can learn more about the Organizing Team nearest you and reach out directly about next year! All vendors for Etsy: Made in Canada must have an active Etsy shop before applying to their local marketplace. To open an Etsy shop, go to etsy.com/promotions and use code “MadeInCanada” to get your first 20 shop listings free.
How are vendors for the marketplaces selected?
Vendors are selected for each marketplace by a jury of Etsy Team members in their respective location.
How many Etsy sellers participate in this event?
There are more than 2,500 Etsy sellers participating in Etsy: Made in Canada across 39 locations this year.
What is an Etsy Team?
Etsy Teams is a feature on Etsy that allows you to connect with other members of the community. You can use Team Forums to share information about running a business in your area, get advice from experienced members, or gather with peers to socialize and plan events. To find an Etsy Team based on your location, craft or interest, click here. All Etsy: Made in Canada/Fait au Quebec events are hosted by Etsy Teams. Only Etsy sellers are able to sell at these marketplace events.