Canada’s biggest makers’ pop-up sets up shop this month in Vancouver

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On your marks, get set, shop…local. The country’s biggest national makers’ pop-up, Etsy: Made in Canada, returns for the fifth year, and the event has doubled in scale coast to coast.

Photo by Paolo Azarraga/courtesy Etsy

Taking place on September 29, Made in Canada will happen concurrently in 37 locations nationwide, including Vancouver. Marketplaces will also pop-up elsewhere in B.C. in Nanaimo, Kelowna, Victoria, and Saanich.

Organized by a collaborative team of Etsy makers, each marketplace represents the spirit of its community and a celebration of the country’s growing maker movement, notes Etsy.

Vancouver’s event will take place from 10 am to 6 pm on the 29th at Robson Square, and will of course feature a curated selection of participating Etsy vendors, with their vintage, artisan, and collectible wares for sale.

Etsy: Made in Canada (Vancouver)

When: Saturday, September 29 from 10 am to 6 pm
Where: UBC Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com. Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where ahe earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com