“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Theresa
It’s that time of year (again). The holidays are quickly approaching and with them come the chore/thrill of buying gifts for your loved ones. Some people love it and some people hate it. We know finding a Holiday present may sometimes be difficult and time-consuming which is why we’ve put together a list of our favourite spots for Holiday shopping in Liberty Village. Not only is it convenient to shop close to work and home but we LOVE supporting local businesses!
Here are the best shops to go Holiday shopping in Liberty Village.
Location: 171 E Liberty St
Contact: (416) 536-3916
Shower and bath supplies are one of the most common holiday gifts during the Christmas season. These handmade soaps provide a sense of warmth and self-care, and it’s definitely a safe gift for anyone who loves taking blissful showers and baths. Demo Soap offers homemade soap essentials in every shape and form.
Are they a fan of soaps and shower supplies? If so, you will find perfectly wrapped Christmas gift sets that will satisfy their inner spirit.
Location: 171 E Liberty St #117
Contact: (416) 306-6446
What’s cuter and more convenient than giving handmade gingerbread cookies perfectly packed and ready to go? For The Love of Cake has a variety of cake and cookie options to choose from.
Does your gift receiver have a sweet tooth like us? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The shop is located at Liberty Market Building and they feature professionally decorated cookies and cakes customized to their satisfaction!
Location: 43 Hanna Ave #123
Contact: (416) 534-7372
It’s getting cold and ’tis the season to drink coffee! Balzac is presenting its organic fairtrade winter blend coffee with a touch of sweet plum and dark chocolate with maple roast. This is one of the best ethically sourced coffee beans you will find in Liberty Village.
Balzac’s sells more than just coffee – their selection ranges from drippers, coffeemakers, filters, virtuoso, Aeropress and etc. Come by and check out their Holiday coffee and gear selection and it’s perfect for anyone who is a coffee snob.
Location: 50 Lynn Williams St #79
Contact: (647) 347-7619
Love Me Do Baby has all the resources and support for new moms! From funky books to diaper balm, this is the ideal place for any expectant or new parents on your list.
Perfectly packaged post-labor supplies for new moms (and papas) ranging from herbal spray, skin and scar balm, and booby tubes. You’ll find almost anything at this shop.
Location: 61 Hanna Ave #1
Contact: (416) 536-0772
Practical and comfy sportswear is essential to active living and buying a pair of running shoes or sporting gear is a great gift that will help motivate anyone looking to add healthier activities to their lives.
Perfect for the rereational jogger or hardened marathon runner on your list Check out The Running Room to see what you can find.
Location: 8 Pardee Ave
Contact: (416) 536-4848
Brodflour is a Scandinavian- style bakery and great addition to Liberty Village. Heritage ancient grains are harvested by Canadian farmers who work closely to source and cultivate the highest quality crops in the country. What’s unique about Brodflour is that they mill their grain on-site with a stone mill to ensure their bread is baked with the freshest flour.
Are there any home-bakers on your Holiday gift list? Brodflour prepackages their gently milled flour for people who loves baking at home. What’s a better present than baking with homemade organic flour?
Location: 135 Jefferson Ave
Contact: (416) 516-4759
Mad Batter Bakers has some of the best decorated soft gingerbread and old fashioned sugar cookies around and it’s right here in Liberty Village. They also offer custom cookies for special events, parties or even a special customized Holiday gift.
The sky is the limit. What’s great about Mad Batters Bakers is their freedom and unlimited ways to mold any sizes and shapes of cookies upon request. If your gift receiver has a sweet tooth, this will be your opportunity to impress!
Location: 51 Jefferson Ave Unit #201
Contact: (416) 880-6369
I Have A Crush On You gathers crush-worthy products made by cool designers. The store is an accumulation of a gallery, a design studio, and a sweatshop that’s created to challenge the status quo by bringing in things that are odd and funny. This is by far one of Liberty Village’s most niche and funky gift shops and it’s definitely worth a look.
If you are looking for something fun and quirky, you will find a loads of creative gift ideas for the Holiday season.
Location: 171 E Liberty St unit 135
Contact: (416) 792-4992
Carnabys Bespoke Jewelry will customize and handcraft wedding rings, necklaces, earrings with ethically sourced diamonds, coloured gemstones, and/or alternative metal options to suit any look. This will be a gift designed to suit their specifications.
Check out their website to learn more about their products and what they offer. Get ready to make this the best Holiday gift they’ve ever received!
Location: 171 E Liberty St unit 141
Contact: (647) 347-5533
Cures Studio focuses on skincare, manicures, pedicures, and indulgent feel-good experiences for their clients. You’ll have the option to purchase a gift card either online or in-store and they also offer beauty products to purchase in-store.
Cures Studio provides an elevated spa experience for people who love self-care.
Location: 75 Hanna Ave
Contact: (416) 534-7368
Global Pet Foods lives by the belief that pets must be treated with care, love, play and proper nutrition. The store specializes in a wide selection of natural and holistic pet foods and products that’ll make it a perfect Holiday present for anyone who has a pet.
Whether you prefer to purchase a gift for a pet owner or for your own pet, you’ll discover delicious treats and products that’ll make a pet love you more.
Location: 171 E Liberty St #118
Contact: (416) 519-0844
For the soon-to-be ex-smokers on your list, vaping is generally considered to be a less-harmful alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes . 180 Smoke offers a wide selection of vaping supplies ideal for people who are looking to quit their cigarette habit.
180 Smoke also sells vape kits and all-inclusive vape bundles perfectly wrapped to become the perfect Holiday present this year.
With this many funky Holiday gift ideas in Liberty Village we are expecting your shopping experience to be way more imaginative and convenient this year. From handmade gingerbread cookies and soaps to jewelry and beauty supplies, we covered some of the best niche and independently-owned shops to guide in finding a perfect present right here in Liberty Village!