About The Trinity Bellwoods Flea
Winner 2020 Toronto Star Platinum Best Local Market
Winner 2018 Now Toronto's Best Pop Up
Nominated 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 as NOW Toronto's Best Pop Up/ Local Market
Nominated 2018, 2019, 2020 as NOW Toronto's Best Instagram Account
Nominated 2018, 2019 BlogTO Toronto's Best Free Event
Established in 2015 The Trinity Bellwoods Flea has quickly become one of Toronto's premier and most attended local markets.
We are a monthly curated local shopping event that allows vendors to sell locally and shoppers to buy locally. We strive to have a good mix of everything and something for everyone. We focus heavily on diversity. Connecting local shoppers with Toronto's best and on-trend fashion, vintage, handmade, home decor, and food vendors. Hosting a curated collection of 60+ vendors and artisans each month. We are sure whatever it is you're looking for can be found locally at The Trinity Bellwoods Flea. Seeing an average attendance of 1000+ visitors and customers, influences, retail buyers, and visitors each market. The Trinity Bellwoods Flea is an inclusive and safe space. We welcome vendors, artisans, and small businesses of all races, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identities.
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The Toronto Star
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Daily Hive Toronto
Covet Garden Magazine
The National Post
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About Our Venue
Nestled in the heart of Queen St West, steps away from Trinity Bellwoods Park and the iconic fashion and shopping district of Toronto. This 5000sq foot space is home to The Trinity Bellwods Flea. The original gymnasium of the West End YMCA, Longboat Hall (Lower Hall) is a genuine heritage treasure. Named for renowned distance runner and 1907 Boston Marathon winner, Tom Longboat (who trained here in the early 20th century), this versatile venue is brimming with history.
About Our Organizer & Curator
Energetic, experienced and results-driven Felicia Laplume brings over a decade of retail buying experience and promotion experience to her role as founder, organizer, and curator of The Trinity Bellwoods Flea.
After a decade of working in retail as a buyer for some of Canada's largest brands and promotion experience working with some of Toronto's most iconic event venues. Felicia in 2013 started her first nationally sold home goods brand. Felicia subsequently sold that brand and created in 2014 her second successful nationally sold brand of artisan soy candles, Citchen Candle Co. While building her second brand on the front line beside fellow artisans, business owners, and start-up brands. Felicia understood the needs of small businesses and the support essential for their growth. Being a small business owner has allowed Felicia to understand the unique challenges for new and growing small businesses. Felicia knew small businesses deserved better and started her first markets. Offering support and markets that help small businesses grow and thrive, environments that are professional, well promoted, attended, and curated. While being conscious of the needs of shoppers and the community. Felicia understands markets are a marriage of both businesses and community and spaces are better when both are together. Felicia maintains that delicate balance.
Felicia has since 2015 has been a leader in Canada's entrepreneur and small business landscape. Offering Toronto's most dynamic and most attended markets. Which include The Trinity Bellwoods Flea, The Eco Lifestyle Market, The Bloor West Flea Market, and Team Toronto Etsy Sellers. Felicia remains among the most respected in her field for her abilities in promotion and marketing, supporting small businesses, maintaining community engagement, and championing the needs of small businesses through advocacy and community-directed campaigns. Felicia is also a published writer, public speaker, and advocate.