Sweet Thea Holiday Pop-Up Giveaway

Comments 129 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While 2020 Christmas markets and craft fairs have been cancelled, the folks at Sweet Thea Bakery are coming to your holiday shopping rescue with the Sweet Thea Holiday Pop-Up.  In addition to offering their own celebrated array of traditional European holiday baking (fruitcake, stollen, lebkuchen, plum pudding and many other delectable offerings), they’ve brought together a range of popular products from over a dozen favourite food-related vendors you’d normally find at seasonal markets.

Sweet Thea Pop Up

Sweet Thea Holiday Pop-Up

Where: 4305 Main Street (27th & Main) in Vancouver
When: Daily 11:00am to 6:00pm until Sunday, December 27, 2020. Open until 7:00pm on Fridays.

You might recognize Sweet Thea from Circle Craft, Make-It, Out of Hand, and many other markets and craft fairs. The bakery is also a favourite vendor at farmers markets throughout the Lower Mainland (including the Trout Lake, Kitsilano, and Riley Park markets in Vancouver).

Here are some of the holiday treats you can pick up or have mailed:

  • Holiday Baking: Stollen, fruitcake, cookies and more (Sweet Thea Bakery, Langley, BC)
  • Acclaimed salsas and guacamole (Aji Gourmet Products, Surrey, BC)
  • Freeze-dried organic garlics (BC Garlic Growers, Aldergrove, BC)
  • Syrups and cordials (Frostbites Syrup, Squamish, BC)
  • Freeze-dried raspberries and blueberries (G&D Growers, Chilliwack, BC)
  • Infused honeys from the farm (Greendale Herb & Vine, Yarrow, BC)
  • Award-winning jams and marmalades (Le Meadows Pantry, North Vancouver, BC)
  • Maple syrups, sugars, and maple products (Maple’s Sugar Shack, Squamish, BC)
  • Hand-pressed organic oils (Ostro Organics, Victoria, BC)
  • Kitchen fabrics (Rain Goose Textiles, West Vancouver, BC)
  • Skin and body products (Scentimental Creations, Vancouver, BC)
  • Hand-crafted chocolates (Take A Fancy Bean to Bar Chocolate, Roberts Creek, BC)
  • Roasted nuts (The Nut Merchant, Granville Island/Vancouver)
  • Wild-foraged mushroom products (Untamed Feast, Edmonton, AB)
  • Organic mustards (WildCraft Organics, 100 Mile House, BC)
Sweet Thea Stollen
Sweet Thea’s Stollen

There will be limited access to the shop and it will be on a first-come, first-served basis. It is recommended that you make a pre-order online and you can also send in a mail order. Pick-ups can be made at the Pop Up on Main, the bakery in Langley at 203 – 20540 Duncan Way, or at the Quay Market at Tsawwassen BC Ferries terminal (outbound passengers, in-terminal only).


I am very pleased to offer a Sweet Thea Holiday Joy Gift Box (value $104) to one lucky Miss604 reader/follower!

The Holiday Joy Gift Box includes: Chocolate Lebkuchen Cookies, Stollen with Marzipan, Sweet Thea Bakery Honey Hearts,  Frostbite Syrups Raspberry Vanilla Cordial, Greendale Herb & Vine Lavender Infused Unpasteurized Honey, Le Meadows Pantry Cranberry Preserves, Maples Sugar Shack Amber Maple Syrup Gift Bottle, Take A Fancy Bean to Bar Dark Milk Chocolate Fleur de Sel Caramel, and The Nut Merchant Dark Chocolate Raspberry Almonds!

Here are a few ways you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment below on this blog post (1 entry)
  • Like Sweet Thea and Miss604 on Facebook (1 entry)
  • Share one of Sweet Thea’s Instagram posts to your story and tag @Miss604 (1 entry)
  • Click below to participate on Twitter (1 entry)
    • [clickToTweet tweet=”RT to enter to win a Holiday Joy Gift Box from the @SweetTheaMarket Pop-Up on Main (value $104) http://ow.ly/pKOn50CjfVI” quote=” Click to enter via Twitter” theme=”style6″]

      I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The winner will be able to pick up their holiday box at the Main Street Pop-Up or the bakery in Langley.

      UPDATE The winner is Jennifer!

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129 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. KateThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 3:54pm PST

    Ooh, all of these goodies sound delicious!!

  2. MaryThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 3:55pm PST

    Sounds delicious

  3. Karen EppThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 3:58pm PST

    This would be lovely.

  4. Lucie BThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:01pm PST

    It all sounds delicious!

  5. Bev BurrThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:14pm PST

    Drooling!!! Such goodness!!!

  6. Karen BrownThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:15pm PST

    What a beautiful way to look forward to Christmas!! I would love to win some Christmas goodies to eat and share with my family <3 Thank you!

  7. VeraThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:30pm PST

    Drooling … everything sounds delicious but in particular, Stollen, Chocolate Lebkuchen, and Nut Merchant almonds!

  8. Meredith MThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:31pm PST


  9. JanetteThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:32pm PST

    A litle sweetness at the end of the year! Can’t go wrong with that. These TREATS look amazing!

  10. TiffThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:35pm PST

    This sounds amazing!

  11. CindyThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:35pm PST

    Sounds so good…would love to win this for Christmas!

  12. IrisThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:52pm PST

    This would be fun to share with the family at Christmas.

  13. Amie JThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 4:54pm PST

    Count me in!!! ???

  14. Connie MThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:12pm PST

    I wait all year for the chocolate lebkuchen!!!

  15. JenniferThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:23pm PST

    Sweet Thea is one of my favourites, always happy when I can catch them at the VFmarkets! Would love to enter the draw, thanks!

  16. Jenna FavellThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:23pm PST

    What a beautiful assortment! Id be silly not to enter 🙂 Id share this gift with my Family <3

  17. BevThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:27pm PST

    What a DELICIOUS GIVEAWAY!! Thank you Miss604 for the opportunity to enjoy Sweet Thea’s Holiday Giftbox for my Birthday!! This would be SUPER SWEET!! ?❤❤❤??

  18. AgnesThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:30pm PST

    Yum! Who doesn’t love chocolate ?!?

  19. DoraThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:31pm PST

    Everything looks so yummy and delicious. Looks too good to eat.

  20. jean smithThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:32pm PST

    A perfect treat for the holidays.

  21. Sylvia YeeThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:34pm PST

    Sweet Thea Gingerbread cookies are my fav!!

  22. Esther AllardThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:43pm PST

    Looks great!

  23. TrinaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:51pm PST

    ❤️ sweet Thea! We buy every year!
    Liked both on FB as well

  24. HeidiThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 5:59pm PST

    I love Sweet Thea. They make the best tarts. Their lime coconut tart is divine.

  25. Linda AndersonThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:07pm PST

    Ooh. Great prize. Mmm

  26. Donna chongThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:15pm PST

    What a sweet treat! I would gift this to my momma that’s in a care home

  27. NancyThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:47pm PST

    Love Sweet Thea. We used them for our wedding cake 7 years ago!

  28. HollyThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:54pm PST

    I love Sweet Thea, it’s one of my favourites!

  29. AmandaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:55pm PST

    Everything looks so good!

  30. ElsaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 6:57pm PST

    One of my fave vendors at the markets! Great gifts.

  31. MaryanneThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:00pm PST

    Sounds so good!

  32. Claudia AndrewsThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:06pm PST


  33. YungThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:10pm PST

    Yummy awesome treats!

  34. Zuzana TycThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:14pm PST

    what a great prize

  35. tracy kThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:33pm PST

    love their treats!

  36. KristineThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:42pm PST

    Their cookies and pies are amazing. I always look for them at the farmers market!

  37. SheilaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 7:56pm PST

    What delightful prize package to share with friends and family.

  38. nicolle pozniakThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 8:04pm PST

    I would love to try all these things!!! #yummyinmytummy

  39. DarleneThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 8:08pm PST

    This looks amazing… I’m so hoping to miss Christmas markets this year

  40. SusanThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 8:34pm PST

    This would be a lovely Christmas treat!

  41. Joyce LeeThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 8:35pm PST

    All goodies sound so yummy !!

  42. BrendaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 8:39pm PST

    How lovely!

  43. NicoleThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:19pm PST

    I love their Stollen!

  44. Douglas TThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:26pm PST

    Sounds great!

  45. KittyPrideThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:28pm PST

    Mighty tasty sounding mix of goodies!

  46. Christine WThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:30pm PST

    This sounds so yummy! Would love to win this for Christmas.

  47. Fran RamirezThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:31pm PST

    The best desserts!!

  48. MichaelThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:38pm PST


  49. Monique CloutierThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 9:48pm PST

    I love their baked goods!!

  50. StephanieThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 10:02pm PST

    What a treat – would love to win this gift box!

  51. LindsayThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 10:10pm PST

    I was just asking what I could put together for family member who isn’t doing well that I could just leave at their doorstep and this is perfect! Wonderful gift idea to show you care xo

  52. Jason BThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 11:16pm PST


  53. AmyThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 11:30pm PST

    Ya!! Fingers crossed

  54. ChelseaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 11:30pm PST

    Such a great giveaway!

  55. AndaThursday, November 12th, 2020 — 11:53pm PST

    What an amazing prize!

  56. Gabriella SchmidtFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:30am PST

    I have loved Thea’s goodies for so many years at various craft fairs. I am sure going to miss going to those.

  57. Shirley ShepherdFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:37am PST

    What a wonderful assortment! Count me in!!

  58. Remy DhillonFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:52am PST

    This looks amazing!!

  59. AmFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:57am PST

    What a great prize. I will pick up some treats at their pop up store!

  60. RobFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 3:52am PST

    This will bring Joy to the recipient

  61. MichiFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 5:08am PST

    Sounds so good! Love supporting local shops.

  62. Melissa HoffmannFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 5:52am PST

    Mmmmmm, Lebkuchen!!!! My favourite part of Christmas. GREAT GIVEAWAY! Thanks for the chance. ⛄❄???

  63. Ray CFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 7:39am PST

    Excellent gift box

  64. LeslieFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 8:10am PST

    Tastes good.

  65. LeslieFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 8:12am PST

    Thanks for this.

  66. HershFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 8:20am PST

    Sounds yummy!

  67. SamFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 8:46am PST

    What a great gift basket!

  68. Lisa MartinFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:16am PST

    Sounds yummy!

  69. Angela MokFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:19am PST

    This basket will be a great way to savour the holidays!

  70. janeFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:19am PST

    Would love to try this beautiful and tasty treat for Christmas.

  71. WesFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:24am PST


  72. christine thompsonFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:25am PST

    so many good things!

  73. MarleneFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:47am PST

    What a nice gift box!

  74. Lindsay LFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 10:11am PST

    sound delicious!

  75. Michelle WFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 10:43am PST

    Yum, great holiday gift box!

  76. Susan J.Friday, November 13th, 2020 — 11:15am PST

    Sweet giveaway!

  77. ValerieFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 11:57am PST

    Sounds so very delicious! <3 (also liked both on FB)

  78. Anne BFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:01pm PST

    Liked both on fb 🙂

  79. Anne BFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 12:01pm PST

    Sound like a super yummy prize!

  80. Amie HulmeFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 2:56pm PST

    They all look so yummy!

  81. wenFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 3:46pm PST

    This is great!

  82. Crystal MessengerFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 3:47pm PST

    This sounds divine! What a great treat!

  83. LindaFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 4:06pm PST

    The Nut Merchant Dark Chocolate Raspberry Almond sound amazing!

  84. KaraFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 4:58pm PST

    This looks delicious! And love the local goods. Thanks so much for the chance!

  85. RoderickFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:52pm PST

    Looks like great gift ideas!

  86. Tanya HFriday, November 13th, 2020 — 9:54pm PST

    Wow these all look so yummy!

  87. Marina MSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 1:01am PST

    This looks amazing

  88. SukiSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 7:56am PST

    Wow, must do this year! Thanks for the event notice and contest, Miss604!

  89. ShannonSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 8:13am PST

    Love Sweet Thea!

  90. Claudia AndrewsSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 11:27am PST

    Wow…Winning this would be a REAL DREAM come TRUE!! Thanks a MILLION Miss 604 for the AWESOME CHANCE!!

  91. cindy QuachSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 3:24pm PST

    What a great array of goodies!

  92. wilson hoSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 3:38pm PST

    wonderful to have during winter season !

  93. Kathleen BSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 8:59pm PST

    Love her baking – she made our wedding cupcakes

  94. Nicolle PSaturday, November 14th, 2020 — 11:25pm PST

    This would be amazing!!! Taking such a financial hit due to current world circumstances, I’d be able to give my loved ones such nice gifts. 😀

  95. Tabby72Sunday, November 15th, 2020 — 7:16am PST

    I plan to visit and do some Christmas shopping! Thanks!

  96. Nicole SherlockSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 7:23am PST

    Looks yummy ?

  97. PatriciaSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:18pm PST

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  98. amy liuSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:25pm PST

    thanks for the chance

  99. amy liuSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:25pm PST

    i like both pages

  100. ANNA NGOSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:42pm PST

    Yummy, yummy ! Thanks for a chance.

  101. ANNA NGOSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:44pm PST

    I liked both of you on FB. Thanks.

  102. ANNA NGOSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 2:44pm PST

    Yummy, love the prize ! Thanks for a chance.

  103. Paula CSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 3:40pm PST

    Those are some fantastic treats for Christmas!

  104. Debbie FSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 4:31pm PST

    Wonderful giveaway!

  105. Debbie FSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 4:35pm PST

    I liked both facebook pages and tweeted.

  106. Linda WebsterSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 4:43pm PST

    Winning this lovely giveaway would be a great start to the Christmas season.

  107. ShelleySunday, November 15th, 2020 — 5:51pm PST

    Loving all the delicious local goodies!

  108. daneSunday, November 15th, 2020 — 11:15pm PST


  109. Iain MMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 6:31am PST

    Smells like holiday spirit!

  110. Jeff SMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 9:17am PST

    Great giveaway!

  111. Sunshine GMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 1:20pm PST

    This would be a great way to start the Christmas season!

  112. DesireeMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 4:55pm PST

    What a christmas treat! Stollen with marzipan is the best

  113. Jill KMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 5:39pm PST

    Delicious treats

  114. MingMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 7:37pm PST

    A sweetly lovely prize!

  115. TmenchMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 10:36pm PST

    I have already bought my delicious stolen but I think I will need to buy more than the three loaves as my family demolished the first one in two days!

  116. chloeMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 10:58pm PST

    Wanted to say thanks for sharing so many great opportunities to give back this holiday season!

  117. RebeccaMonday, November 16th, 2020 — 11:42pm PST

    Sweet giveaway

  118. KimTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 12:01am PST

    I’ll take one of their hand pies every day of the week. Love!

  119. Heather GardinerTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 6:11am PST

    Making a list of all the amazing places to visit when I start travelling again – Sweet Thea is now on the list.

  120. Sandra RankineTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 6:14am PST

    Nice treats ?

  121. Sandra RankineTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 6:16am PST

    Nice treats

  122. leanaTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 10:17am PST

    What a great prize pack! So full of goodness!

  123. LeanaTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 10:17am PST

    Followed both on FB!

  124. CindyTuesday, November 17th, 2020 — 2:53pm PST

    Liked both accounts on FB

  125. MarilouWednesday, November 18th, 2020 — 9:30am PST


  126. Ron S.Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 — 10:57am PST


  127. AngelaWednesday, November 18th, 2020 — 10:06pm PST

    Amazing baked goods! 🙂

  128. TarynThursday, November 19th, 2020 — 5:40am PST

    Looks amazing!

  129. sandraFriday, November 20th, 2020 — 6:09pm PST

    Christmas indulgences — this is one fine prize!

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