Holiday Hero Market 2021

December 5, 2021 10:30 am - 7:00 pm Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Be a hero this winter holiday season!

Join us at a one day pop-up market full of indie vendors and exhibitors selling fandom items, crafts, and other merchandise. It’s a great place to do your holiday shopping for others (and gift yourself).

We will also have selected crafts and games available for attendees.

Children 5 and under are free when accompanied by someone 16 or older with paid general admission.

*Please note that there will be no scheduled programming for this event*


Buy Your Tickets Here:

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Holiday Hero Market Sponsors

International Safety is our official safety sponsor, keeping you and our crew safe.

If you’d like to be a sponsor, please email us.


Holiday Hero Market Dealers

CarrHunger Creative B1
Haiki Sakimi x Everyday BL B2
Hazelgeek B3
Tokyo Shojo E1
Little Dragon Corp E2
Ontario Provincial Police E3
Girl Guides of Canada C1
Fandom Forged A1
Con-Quest Crafts A2
punimello A3
Calico Cocoa A4
TheKittenBomb A5
FunnyBones A6
Mahou Dreamers/Namchan Cosplay A7
Amai Aku A8
Helensart A9-1
Space Queen Studio A9-2
Glass Road Studios A10-1
Lina Luxe Beauty Co A10-2
Celestial Fox A11
cjartcanada A12
Kitten Stitches A13
eggumu A14-1
MelodicMisa A14-2
Duluduludesign and Ohmydreameon A15
Pixelized Panda A16
Glitter Bones Boutique and Samantha Elma A17
Ciannas Creations A18
Katie Manchester A19-1
You As A Magical Girl A19-2
Icy Bear Art A20
Anime North A21, A22-1
Graphically Novel A22-2
Trash Witch Creations A23-1
Rethy A23-2
Penney’s Steampunk General Store A24
Blame the Crane A25
ofSkySociety A26 & A27

*table/booth numbers may change as the floor plan gets finalized.

Here’s a preview of our floor plan (click the image to see the live PDF version)

Want to be a dealer at this event?

Please apply to be a dealer here

(applications close December 2)

Our live floor plan for this event is available to view here.


Join our team
Want to be a volunteer at this event?
Please apply here.


Vaccination and Mask Policy:

Per the City of Toronto, all event participants 12 and older must be fully vaccinated and show proof of full vaccination with government issued ID. Venue staff will typically review your vaccination status before you arrive at event registration. The venue is not permitting any exemptions for vaccination status at this time for anyone 12 or older.

Face coverings that cover the nose and mouth must be worn at all times indoors unless eating or drinking. Please coordinate with event crew on appropriate places to eat or drink where you can maintain physical distancing.


Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Covid-19 Policies:

All visitors 12 years of age (born in 2008 or earlier) and older will be required to provide proof of full vaccination at the door.

The province’s QR code or printed/Electronic copy of provincial vaccination receipt showing two valid doses with 2nd dose administered a minimum of 14 days prior and government issued ID.

To access a copy of vaccination proof, go to covid19.ontariohealth.ca

To access a QR code of vaccination proof, go to covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof

Important: The JCCC is not collecting and keeping personal information. All people eligible required vaccination proof must have their copy upon entering the building each time they visit the JCCC.

In order to save time you can also pre-screen prior to your arrival. Please go to Ontario.ca COVID-19 customer screening within 24 hours of your visit. Please bring proof of pre-screening on the day of the event or you will be asked to do the screening in person.

All visitors are required to fill their names and contact information (email address/phone number) on a log sheet managed by the JCCC upon arrival. This contact tracing information will be held by the JCCC for 14 days.

Even though social distancing at the Event and Meeting venues is no longer mandatory under Ontario’s regulation, the JCCC continues to recommend it whenever/wherever possible.