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6 Outdoor Markets To Visit In Ontario This Summer If You Can't Wait To Spend Money

You can hit up a boozy bazaar and stock up on vintage streetwear.

If you want to stock up on handmade creations and local goods this summer, you won't want to miss these outdoor markets in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton and beyond.

Whether you'd rather sift through piles of vintage streetwear finds or search for the ultimate artisanal gifts for your friends, there is bound to be a shopping event for you here.

Leslieville Flea Market

When: Saturday, June 26, from 11 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St., Toronto

Why You Need To Go: This flea market is featuring some incredible local vendors like streetwear brand The Good Girls Club, and Sage & Thistle Handmade Goods. You can bring your puppy pal with you too as long as they're on a leash.

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Burlington Handmade House Essentials Outdoor Market

When: Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: The Handmade House, 460 Pearl St., Burlington

Why You Need To Go: Every Saturday will feature different vendors, so you'll have new items to explore each time you go. Handmade bath bombs and soaps are among some of the things you can find.

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Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

When: July 2-11 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Address: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St., Toronto

Why You Need To Go: This outdoor art fair has been running for the past 60 years. While their main showcase will be held online at TOAF, a different group of artists will be featured each day of the fair at Stackt.

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Local Eh? Market

When: Thursday, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: Nickel Brook Brewing Co., 864 Drury Ln., Burlington

Why You Need To Go: There will be a Brewers Bazaar at this brewery where you can grab a drink and shop locally all at the same time. If you can't make it that day, Mom Market Halton has other outdoor markets throughout Burlington and Oakville to check out this summer.

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Fly Market

When: Friday, July 3, and July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: 581 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're a fan of vintage streetwear, Fly Market will have tons of retro and designer apparel to look through. There will be some vintage accessories to snag, too.

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Saturdays UnLocked

When: Every Saturday starting July 17 to September 11

Address: Locke Street Shopping District, Hamilton

Why You Need To Go: The Locke Street Shopping District, which spans from Hunter Street to Herkimer Street, will be turned into a pedestrian-friendly walkway filled with local vendors and street sales.

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