Feature Display: It’s Christmas time and Santa’s Workshop is busier than ever! As Santa and his reindeers are preparing for their big sleigh ride, discover unique handmade gifts in the feature display that will please everyone on your list! Be sure to check out daily artisan demos at the workshop! Please check the onsite schedule for more information.
Exhibitor Competition: For our 40th annual Christmas Show, artisans are challenged to create a piece using their medium in the theme of Santa’s Workshop.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive $500, $300 and $200, and visitors will vote for the People's Choice award ($200)!
Be sure to cast your vote at the display in centre aisle!
Gift Wrap Centre
We will be offering gift wrapping service at the Gift Wrap Centre, presented by Scotch®Brand. Prices range from $2 to $6, please consult with the staff onsite for more information.
Gift Wrapping Workshops
Looking to improve your gift wrapping skills? Join Lifestyle Expert Shoana Jensen on the main stage for a gift wrapping workshop sponsored by Scotch®Brand. Please check the onsite schedule for more information.
Canada’s Ultimate Gift Wrapping Challenge Finale
Join us at the main stage on Saturday December 6th at 1:30pm to watch the three finalists from the Scotch®Brand Ultimate Gift Wrapping Challenge go toe-to-toe in a gift-wrapping showdown to determine who will take home the $5,000 grand prize.
Visit the timeline display and learn more about our Hall of Fame inductees where we honour the quality, craftsmanship and outstanding achievements of our talented artisans. This year, we are happy to welcome ceramicists Rick, Nancy & Lisa Hilborn (I30) into this prestigious group!
One of a Kind Remembers
Carl Stryg, founder of Coach House Shortbread Company, Hall of Fame inductee since 2012, One of a Kind exhibitor since 1995
George Pavlaskek, photographer, One of a Kind exhibitor since 1999
Located in the centre aisle, this is the perfect meeting place to relax, and to treat yourself to a latte!
Share your experiences at the Show by including the hashtag #OOAKX14 with your Instagram photos. We love to see your photos, however when taking an image of our exhibitors and their products, be sure to ask first!
Check out our video and discover the story of One of a Kind as we celebrate 40 years of Canadian Handmade.
In honour of our birthday, we will also be celebrating with (on Thursday, November 27, 2014 ONLY):
November 27, 2014, 1pm: Join us for some birthday cake for our 40th birthday (first come, first served)
November 27, 2014 ONLY: Free admission for anyone who is celebrating their 40th birthday in 2014 (please present your photo ID at box office; not valid with any other promotion or offer; for onsite ticket purchases only; terms and conditions may apply, please consult with box office for more information)
This holiday, we teamed up with TIFF Shop–the official gift shop for TIFF.–to offer a limited-edition of Canadian handmade gifts for the film lovers in your life.
Take a preview of the curated collection at the display. The six artisanal pieces will be available for sale exclusively in store at TIFF Shop (350 King Street West) and online at www.oneofakindonlineshop.com from October 20 to December 31, 2014.
Stop by the Canadian House & Home booth in aisle R for their One of a Kind picks and inspiring décor trends for 2015.
Tuesday, December 2 is Zoomer Day at One of a Kind.
On Thursday, December 4 for ONE NIGHT ONLY, the Show will open until 11pm. With the extended hours, you will have plenty of time to pick up handmade gifts for everyone on your list!
For more information about this special evening, please click here!
Square is the mobile payment solution of choice at the 2014 One of a Kind Christmas Show & Sale. For more information, please visit www.square.ca
Be sure to visit all of our One of a Kind Neighbourhoods.
A foodie’s delight! This popular neighbourhood showcases a wide variety of gourmet treats and artisan edibles from across the country!
New Canadian talents, see them first at this open concept space.
Shop local and shop with a conscience! This section features unique handmade goods, that are also eco-friendly.