Events

Paper Fair at the P.O.

Paper Fair at the P.O., June 16, 11:00am - 5:00pm, Toronto's First Post Office (260 Adelaide St. East), free admission!

#PaperFair takes over Toronto's First Post Office, with loads of the top #MadeInToronto paper goods and vendors, we're calling all fans of #snailmail, #happymail, and mail art! Snag deals on Toronto's finest stationery, including greeting cards, stickers, pins, art prints, postcards, and lots more! Plus, we'll have special offers from TFPO's #TOHistory gift shop, too!

This event is FREE ADMISSION! Keep an eye on the Facebook event page for our vendor reveal.

Pop by and meet the makers in your neighbourhood!

Summer Walking Tours

Summer Walking Tours, various dates - see below, 12:30 - 2pm, meet at Toronto's First Post Office (260 Adelaide St. East), no registration required, free!

Join us for a series of walking tours as we explore the Town of York, and the issues that faced the early city of Toronto in the 1830s.

On the Edge of the City: Toronto in 1833, June 16, 12:30-2pm

The Battle of York, 1813: Terror in the Town, July 14, 12:30-2pm

Death, Violence, and Justice in the Queen City, August 25, 12:30-2pm

Join us for one or all of these free tours. No RSVP is required.

Tours start and end at Toronto's First Post Office. Tours run rain or shine, and may cover rough ground, so please dress accordingly. All ages are welcome. Dogs and bicycles are welcome as we walk, though portions of some tours may include indoor areas where they are restricted.

Post a Letter Meetup

Post-a-Letter Sundays, Sunday, June 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Toronto's First Post Office (260 Adelaide St. East), free, drop-in.

A free, monthly drop-in for letter-writers, bullet journallers, and all those who would like DEDICATED WRITING TIME in good company!

Hosted by our lovely stationery-smitten gals:

Jessica Lewis (The Paper Trail Diary)
Forever doomed to boasting multiple paper cuts at any given time, Jessica Lewis shares her love of books, snail mail, zines and crafts on her blog The Paper Trail Diary. The blog also features a shop, such as the zines ‘The Chain Letter Short Story Project’ and ‘This is What It’s Like to be a Stationery Nerd.’ She loves writing to her pen pals all over the world, finding new things to make out of scrapbook paper, and reading as much as she can.

Andrea-Raymond Wong (Q&A Letterbox)
Andrea Raymond loves snail mail and stationery, so much, that she wrote a letter everyday in 2014 and 2015. Co-founder of the stationery subscription Q&A Letterbox, Andrea is always on the lookout for pretty paper. She also collaborates on Pretty Postal, organizing themed snail mail swaps.


Unless otherwise noted:
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all workshops and ticketed events. There are no refunds within forty-eight hours of events. Please note that not all events are suited for children.

Bonus: on the day of workshops at Toronto's First Post Office, participants will get 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise in our gift shop.