Retro Festive, Canada’s Pop Culture Christmas Store, is making spirits bright again this holiday season with tens of thousands of kitschy gifts, toys and apparel from virtually every classic Christmas TV special, movie and more!
Canada’s original supplier of all things Griswold, Retro Festive introduces the Jelly of the Month Club gift set, inspired by the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, exclusively in Canada. Features 12 jars of delicious jellies and jams made by Greaves Jams and Marmalades in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The gift set also includes a monthly checklist with space for tasting notes, and a festive Jelly of the Month Club certificate.
December 18, 2016 will mark the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! television special that first aired on CBS and instantly became a Christmas classic. The narrator with the signature baritone voice, Boris Karloff, was an honourary Canadian. In the early 1900s Karloff was acting in Saskatchewan and British Columbia before heading to Hollywood, where he found fame as Frankenstein’s Monster and the voice of the Grinch. Retro Festive will offer new Grinchy products with surprise sales and celebratory specials throughout the season, in addition to ornaments, mugs, stockings, and plush toys that are already in stock!
In 2007 Tyler and Jordie Schwartz of Oakville, Ontario founded Retro Festive to meet the growing demand for holiday movie collectibles and Christmas kitsch. Tyler is the author of A Christmas Story Treasury (Running Press) published in 2013 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of America’s favourite Christmas movie and recount it’s humble Canadian beginnings. For nearly a decade, Retro Festive has made shoppers feel like a kid at Christmas!
– Shop In Person at Retro Festive Flagship Store, 1100 Invicta Drive, Unit #1, Oakville –
October 29 – December 24, 2016
– Retro Festive at Toronto Christmas Market, Distillery District, Toronto – November 18 – December 22, 2016
– Retro Festive at Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square – December 8 – 22, 2016