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Final outdoor edition of Leslieville Flea

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The final outdoor edition of the Leslieville Flea for the season is set to take place Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen St. E., just east of Greenwood Avenue.

The popular market, which features an array of artisans and vendors selling vintage, salvaged, upcycled goods, furniture, antiques and collectables, will be moving indoors for the winter months.

The Leslieville Flea has yet to announce the dates and location of its indoor market.

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The air is cooler, the days are shorter… and sadly we say goodbye to summer and another fantastic outdoor season of the Leslieville Flea.  We have one final Flea left at Ashbridge Estate this year on Sunday, October 19th from 10am-5pm….and it’s going to be a great send off!

So many new vendors, mixed with all your fave regulars, will make this Leslieville Flea one of the best yet.  We will have coffee, beer, food….handcrafted goods and the best selection of vintage around.

Here is just a small sample of vendors joining us:



Before her little one was born Shannon had always heard, that once you have a baby you have no time for anything but the baby. So in the fall of 2013 when her daughter was born she found herself looking for things to do while her baby napped. After working in the fashion industry for 10 years, naturally, she decided to start sewing while the baby was napping. Shannon began making baby harem pants because at the time she was dabbling with using cloth diapers, and found it really hard to find baby pants that would fit over the diaper but not on the rest of the baby. Also she was bored of seeing “traditional” branded baby clothing.  She created her own patterns and started to order fashionable cotton knits and voila! Crafty Lil Momma was born!
Crafty Lil Momma is all about being fun, cool and most importantly comfortable! All the fabrics are handpicked by Shannon and all fabrics are cotton or soft cotton blends. All aspects of the clothing have been made with love and her two little hands in the lovely city of Toronto, Canada.


feasTO is a pop-up restaurant serving up delicious, Asian inspired street food. Cameron Pounder and Ada Mok started feasTO in 2012 out of their passion for cooking and food. Since then, they have been popping up all over the city at various events, serving their delicious sandwiches, hand made ramen bowls, and interesting and innovative dumpling flavours. This past summer, feasTO participated on a new Food Network reality TV series called Food Truck Face Off, vying to win a food truck of their own! You’ll have to wait till closer to the end of the series in December to see feasTO in action, BUT do tune in to Food Network Canada on Sunday. October 12 at 8pm ET/PT to catch the series premiere of Food Truck Face Off! It was a wild ride and it’s gonna be really good!
Check out their story here:


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Stylinhead2toe presents Stylin@home

It’s all about giving an old piece new life just with a little colour… infusing the ‘world traveled look’ with a unique piece and a little bit of glam with some Italian glassware.    Come see what stylinhead2toe has for you…. AND YES !!!…..She will also have some stylin threads. Focusing on outwear for both men and women.



Come and check out Shabi Kiwi furniture by Sara Durning. Born out of a need to fill a creative gap, Sara takes pre-loved furniture and gives it a “paintover”. Combining her love of painting with saving things from the trash, Sara individually paints each piece with love and care using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®The paint is non-toxic, lead and odour-free which makes it safe for you and your family. These pictures will give you a taste of what you might find on October 19th.
Very sad to think that this will be our last outdoor Flea but we are looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday, October 19th from 10am-5pm at Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen Street East (across from the street car yards)


The weather forecast predicted two possible outcomes…rain and thunderstorms on and off all day or clearing by noon. Someone upstairs must like us because by 11am the skies were clearing and the Leslieville Flea kicked off another fantastic day of hunting for finds and re-connecting with fave vendors and friends.

What finds there were! Edgar from Leslieville waited curbside for his newly acquired bench (from The Art of Salvage) to be taken to its’ new home….while another shopper, who preferred to remain anonymous, bought a painting from Bubby’s Tchotchkas.


With fall just around the corner, more than a few ladies were thrilled to welcome back Chris from Design Classic and his multitude of cashmere sweaters in a rainbow of colours. Honestly, can you ever have enough cashmere?

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September’s flea ensured shoppers were well fed…their fuel of choice? Chris chose Poutine from Caplansky’s while the Farrara family munched on mini donuts with cinnamon from Sugar Mama’s and fresh pulled pork tacos from Urban Carnivore.

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Thanks to everyone for another great event!

The last outdoor Leslieville Flea at Ashbridge estate will be held October 19th. Don’t miss it!