Things to do this weekend: Toronto’s Biannual Antique and Vintage Market

Mar 3, 2017 | Arts, Life

Exhibition is hosting annual Antique and Vintage market. (Bess Georgette/Flickr)

By: Victoria Sheba

Come one, come all, the Antique and Vintage market is back in Toronto this weekend.

The exhibition place will be hosting the biannual Toronto Antique and Vintage market March 4-5.

The market happens twice a year. The venue will have over 50 vendors to look and shop from.

Toronto Antique and Vintage market is known for their antique, vintage and retro looks. Where you will find one a kind pieces for your home and wardrobe.

Humber News gave What’ll I wear a call and spoke to Arianna, who is running the shop while the owner, Janet, is in Toronto preparing for the market.

Arianna has only been to one of these shows and that was in Ottawa, but describes it as being a great experience she fell in love with.

“The age group of people who attend the event is all over the map, from young women, to senior women,” said Arianna.

What’ll I wear is one of the few vintage stores that sells clothing for males as well.

Adrianna said, “Janet’s store also carries costume, and its presented all year long.”

Prices vary depending on the age and date of the specific item.

“second hand jeans go from $5, a full-length coat with hand wrapped buttons ribbons is in perfect condition, it goes for $85,” she said.

Janet’s store, What’ll I wear sells, clothing, Jewelry, purses and shoes.

Don’t forget to make time this weekend. Go and check out the Antique and Vintage market located at Elizabeth building, Exhibition place.

The two-day event is held on March 4 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 5 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 and free for children 12 and under. The event is offering $2 off when you sign in with your email address. It is cash only, but there will be ATM machines on site. Not all vendors accept credit cards, so having cash is a good idea.