Record Conventions

This Weekend’s Events & More

The Vinyl Market at Clifford will be returning this Friday, the 8th of December 2023 at the Clifford Brewing Company in Hamilton, Ontario from 6pm to 10:30pm.

Admission is free and the venue is a minute away from the Stoney Creek Go Bus stop and bus stops 1215, 1258 and 1008. Consult Go Transit and Hamilton Transit for additional details.

On Saturday the 9th, Kuya’s Collectibles Show will be held at the Niagara Falls Convention Center and will feature memorabilia from film, television and music.

General admission will be $10 from 11am to 4pm, $15 for early access at 10am, and kids under 12 get in for free. The venue is serviced by multiple bus routes at bus stop numbers 8950, 6152, 6577. Additional information can be obtained from Niagara Region Transit.

Ottawa area memorabilia collectors should also know that the Nepean Sportsplex will also host another monthly Capital Trade Show from 10am to 3pm on Sunday the 10th.

Admission will be free and multiple routes service bus stops 1652 and 1683. A trip planner is available at the OC Transpo web site.

Don’t forget that cash is preferred at these events. And that if you’re looking for extra PC Optimum points on gift cards, you have until Friday the 8th to obtain 10,000 points on $100 Apple gift card purchases at participating Shoppers Drug Mart or Pharmaprix stores. Click here for details on this offer.

UPDATE: The above PC Optimum offer will be offered at participating Atlantic Superstore, Dominion, Loblaws, Real Canadian Superstore and Your Independent Grocer locations through-out Canada until Wednesday, the 13th of December. Consult the PC Optimum web site for details.

This Weekend’s Events

There will be two events this weekend for music and memorabilia collectors in Ontario, not on Sunday the 3rd of December, 2023.

The Ancaster Nostalgia And Vintage Show will be hosted in the Marritt Hall on the Ancaster Fairgrounds in Jerseyville, Ontario (just outside of Hamilton) from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Admission will differ from $5 for entry from 10:31am to 1pm, $10 for early entry from 9:30am to 10:30am and $3 for late entry from 1pm to 2:30pm. The nearest bus stops to the venue are are a five minute walk away at Tradewind and Wilson (#4491, #4492) and are serviced by Route 44. Click here for additional transit information.

The Toronto East (Scarborough) Vinyl Record & Collectibles Show will occur in the Heron Park Community Centre in Scarborough, from 10am to 3pm.

Admission will be $5 and the nearest bus stops to the venue are #5284 and #5285. A convenient trip planner is available at TTC.ca.

Please note that cash transactions are preferable at these events. And sorry about the late post – The delay was quite literally a pain in the buttock. 🙂

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday & More

This Black Friday multiple Canadian retailers will be participating in the Black Friday edition of Record Store Days, offering limited edition recordings in multiple formats. And on Sunday, the 26th of November, two record conventions will occur; One in Burlington, Ontario and the other in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Burlington Record Show will be at the Burlington Seniors Center at 2285 New Street from 10am to 4pm.

Admission will be $3 and the Central Park area in which the venue is located is serviced by bus route 4, which terminates at the Aldershot GO and Appleby GO stations. Contact Burlington Transit and GO Transit for additional details.

The Vancouver Vinyl Record Show will occur from 11am to 4pm at the Heritage Hall at 3102 Main St.

Admission will be $5 and the nearest bus stops are #59581 and #50241, which is serviced by Route 3. Translink has a trip planner for additional information

Black Friday deals on vinyl and other music formats are currently being offered at Amazon.ca, as well as on film DVDs/Blurays and other products. And don’t forget to do some comparison shopping at Alibris.com, Alibris U.k, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Australian entertainment retailer Sanity, noting of course that there is a duty and tax exemption on personal purchases totalling less that a value of $20 Canadian (or gifts of a value less than $60 Canadian).

You should also note that Sennheiser Canada also has deals on headphones, whilst Bestbuy Canada, The Source, Microsoft Canada, Newegg.ca and Rakuten Kobo have various deals on electronics.

This Weekend’s Events

The Bowmanville CD and Record Show will occur from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, the 19th of November, 2023 at the Memorial Park Clubhouse at 120 Liberty St S in Bowmanville, Ontario.

Admission to this event is free and the nearest bus stop (#1499) is an 8 minute away at the corner of Prince and Liberty South. The Durham Regional Transit site has a trip planner you can use to make you way to this stop.

And although it isn’t music specific, one can buy music at 613flea, a monthly market at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park on Saturday, the 18th of November 2023 from 10am to 4pm.

This is also a free event and the nearest bus stops are a few steps away on Bark Street. Consult Oc Transpo for additional information.

Record Conventions This Weekend

There will be two record conventions this weekend, one in Oshawa, Ontario and the other in Victoria, British Columbia. Both are on Sunday, the 12th of 2023/

The Oshawa CD/Record Show will be from 10am to 4pm at the LVIV Hall at 38 LVIV Blvd.

Admission will be $5 (kids 14 and under will get in free, as well as students with student ID). The nearest bus stops are on Simcoe St (bus stops #667 and #668). A trip platter is available on Durham Region Transit‘s web site for additional details.

The Victoria Record Fair will be hosted at the Fernwood Community Center, from 11am to 4pm.

Admission will be a suggested donation of $2 to $5 with proceeds going to the Victoria Native Friendship Center. Kids will get free admission and the nearest but stops are #100240 and #100245, at the corners of Fernwood and Gladstone.

Please note that cash is preferable at these events. And BTW, Prime Members at Amazon should consider creating a GIFTMANIA wishlist on the Canadian site, as soon as possible because there is a contest there. Click here for details.

Record Conventions This Weekend

There will be three conventions on Sunday, the 5th of November 2023, two of which will be in Ontario whilst the third will be in Newfoundland.

The first will be the Windsor Record Show at the Dominion House Tavern from 10am to 3pm.

Admission will be a $2 donation to TLC Animal Relief and the nearest bus stops are numbers 1074 and 1075. Contact Transit Windsor for additional information.

The St. Catharines Record Show will be hosted at the Grantham Optimists Youth Centre from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Admission will be $5 and the nearest bus stops are 303 and 306. Contact Niagara Regional Transit for details.

The Record Fair NL Fall 2023 in St.Johns, Newfoundland will be at the St.John’s Farmer Market from 10am to 4pm.

Admission will be $2 and the nearest bus stops, 2780 and 3080, are next to the venue. Consult Metrobus for details.

And don’t forget that cashes the preferred payment at these events. Enjoy.