ONTARIO – Nearly 60 vendors sold treats and trinkets Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at the seventh annual Fill Your Sleigh Holiday Bazaar at Four Rivers Cultural Center.
The all-day event drew scores of people, some with children in tow to get photos with Santa Claus and others who perused the vendor booths, according to Trisha Phillips, event coordinator with the cultural center.
Phillips said while the cultural center does not track vendor sales, many told her that people spent less money than in years past.
Phillips’ sentiment from vendors tracks with a recent NerdWallet’s 2023 Holiday Survey. More than 2,000 adults surveyed said that due to inflation, more than half say they won’t be able to buy as many gifts due to inflation.
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