Shopping local has many great benefits. Not only do you support small businesses and boost the local economy, you also discover unique items you won’t find elsewhere.Surprise the people on your list and gift them something unique this holiday season.
These are some of the local business across Ontario’s Southwest, that can help you surprise your friends and family without you having to go searching far and wide.
Murals in Metal - Lucan
It doesn’t get more unique than the hand-crafted metal designs at Murals in Metal. You’ll find art, murals, signs, fire pit rings, privacy screens, and much more at this Lucan business. They can even do custom orders, be sure to check their availability for the busy holiday season.
One-of-a-Kind Antique Mall – Woodstock
With one of a kind in the name, you know there are going to be plenty of unique items available at Canada’s largest antiques and collectibles market. Located in Woodstock, One-of-a-Kind is home to three floors of small retailers offering antiques and collectibles from decades past and from across the world. There’s also plenty of brand-new items too including furniture, art, and more.
Haldimand House Antiques & Boutiques – Caledonia
Speaking of antiques, you find unique pieces at Haldimand House in Caledonia, with some even available online. Additionally, this marketplace is home to local vendors with their own unique boutiques featuring items like candles, fashion, home décor, and items specifically for bikers. If you know someone with a need for speed, head to the online Toronto Motorsports Park shop to buy them a racing experience in an exotic car on a race track!
The Barntique – Simcoe
The elves agree, featuring items from over 100 Canadian artists, you will be spoiled for choice. The Barntique has become a destination for locals and tourists to enjoy the beauty of handmade.
Be sure to check out the video below to see where else the Norfolk County elves shop!