With the big day on the horizon, it's crunch time for those last-minute Christmas shoppers. Before you hit the panic button, though, just know there are still plenty of options. The Toronto Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square is one spot where you can find some great unique last-minute gift ideas.

Running until Monday, Dec. 23, the Holiday Fair In The Square transforms Nathans Phillips Square into a charming European-style market.

There is a wide variety of vendors offering both gifts ideas and some yummy eats, so if you're looking for last-minute presents, you could do a lot worse than to check out the fair.

In fact, if you needed another reason to visit aside from the rides, performances, skating, food, and drink on offer, the gift potential is massive.

If none of the vendors listed below offer something you're looking for, there are plenty of others available on-site to check out.

For now, though, and before the fair shuts down for another year in a few days' time, here are nine vendors offering fun, cool, and unique present ideas.

Bad Dad Tea

Why You Need It: Bad Dad Tea combines fresh, organic tea that features witty and original cartoons on each packet. They also sell t-shirts, mugs, aprons, and tea towels. 

Designer Doggie

Why You Need It: Some people want their four-legged friends to be as fashionable as themselves, so it's Designer Doggie to the rescue. They offer a wide variety of outfits, including shirts and hoodies, as well as leashes and strollers. 

Ecila Sake Chocolates

Why You Need It: This Markham-based company combines two wonderful things, chocolate and Japanese sake. It also offers a great variety of gift packages suitable for someone on your list. 

Hipster Lasers

Why You Need It: Want a handcrafted piece of art featuring Batman, Wolverine, or just about anything else you can think of? Hipster Lasers is most definitely for you. 


Why You Need It: A new wallet is one of the most underrated gifts, but how many people do you know with one made of repurposed leaves? Do your bit for both uniqueness and the planet.


Why You Need It: These original pieces of art feature a who's who of pop culture characters, ranging from Harry Potter to The Ghostbusters to The Walking Dead's Negan. The selection is staggering. 


Why You Need It: For the "nerd" on your shopping list, Nerdgasm offers a variety "geek chic" planters, statues, and other accessories. They also have games, trading cards, and toys.


Why You Need It: Twoque uses the social enterprise model of one-for-one. Simply put, if you buy a toque from Twoque, they donate one to somebody in need. A new spin on regifting, and the hats are pretty neat, too.


Why You Need It: UrSpeciality is an online, subscription-based special coffee provider. You pick your choice of beans and brewing method, and they deliver to your door. A portion of their proceeds goes to charity, as well. For the caffeine fiend in your life.

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