This Retro Christmas Shop In The GTA Has Canada's Largest Ugly Christmas Sweater Collection
Time travel? Yes please.
The holiday season is just around the corner and if you love all thingsthe 90s then this is the place for you. Christmas was a much simpler time when we were kids, and if you want to relive those moments, you absolutely have to check out the Retrofestive Christmas Pop Up opening up in the GTA. The RetroFestive pop-up shop will take you back in time with retro holiday memorabilia, music, and more. The 2019 Season Grand Opening Celebration Party in Oakville will take place on Saturday, November 2 and you're a total Scrooge if you don't go.
This is the eighth season for the RetroFestive pop-up shop but they've had an awesome online store for almost 12 years. If you're a fan of holiday TV specials like, , or Golden Girls, you can shop through thousands of holiday items in tribute to your favourite Christmas classics. You'll find awesome holiday hats, stockings, mugs, ornaments and so much more. Everyone needs a holiday hat.
You should also know that this pop-up has Canada's largest selection of ugly Christmas sweaters.
"This year, in honour of the 30th Anniversary of the film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, RetroFestive will offer 30% off select Moose Mugs all season long," RetroFestive representative Damien Nelson, told Narcity in an interview.
Although the pop-up shop opens in just a few days, RetroFestive's Grand Opening will be in November. There will be a DJ blasting some old holiday tunes to get you in the spirit, some delicious Christmas desserts and so much more.
"If you visit on the weekend, RetroFestive has ongoing visits from Christmas characters and Santa throughout the season - and hot cider and cookies are always free," says Nelson.
RetroFestive will also bring in two stars from the holiday classic filmfor the Grand Opening, The Old Man’s 1937 Oldsmobile, and The Chippawa Fire Truck that arrived to rescue Flick from the flag pole.
If this sounds like your kind of event, mark down November 2, 2019, on your calendar and get ahead of your Christmas shopping. Everyone on your list probably wants ugly Christmas sweaters, right?
RetroFestive opens up shop on October 26, 2019, for the holiday season from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Friday.
RetroFestive Grand Opening
When: Saturday, November 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 1100 Invicta Dr., Unit 1, Oakville, ON
Why You Need To Go: This is THE holiday pop-up shop to get all your Christmas themed items.