If you have little ones, you’ve likely heard of Itzy Bitzy Glitzy in Brantford, just east of the city’s downtown core at 440 Colborne Street. If you haven’t been there yet, you don’t want to miss stopping into this independent, locally owned store that is simply adorable.
The store has an incredible selection of clothing and accessories for kids of all ages, ranging from handmade hair accessories, to ties and bow ties in a rainbow of colourful prints, to tiny little legwarmers and suspenders. They are well known for their custom shirts and outfits that are the perfect way to make the holidays or children’s birthdays extra special. The store even offers costume rentals for characters like Batman, Wonder Woman, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Spiderman, Trolls, Peppa Pig, Dora the Explorer, Ninja Turtles, Paw Patrol, and more.
Itzy Bitzy Glitzy is the perfect place to shop with your kids, as they keep a box fully stocked with children’s toys to keep your little ones busy while you browse. They also offer a variety of events for children of all ages throughout the year, including a series of holiday events leading up to Christmas, such as:
Christmas Ornaments with Elsa and Olaf
Saturday, December 2
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meet your favourite characters from Disney’s Frozen, and make your own snowman ornaments to hang on your tree or give as a gift. Bring your camera to take photos with Elsa and Olaf! The class is 30 minutes and registration is required. To register, click here.
Santa Hats with Elmo
Saturday, December 9
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Join Elmo at Itzy Bitzy Glitzy and make your own personalized Santa Claus hat. These hats will include your child’s name and will be decorated. Get in the Christmas Spirit with lots of Christmas music and pose for photos with Elmo (remember to bring your camera)! The class is 30 minutes and registration is required. To register, click here.
Kids Present Making Class
Thursday, December 14
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Children will make key chains personalized with photos, name charms, and beads in their favourite colours. Please bring a digital copy of the photograph you would like to use on a USB. The class is 30 minutes and registration is required. To register, click here.
Itzy Bitzy Glitzy is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can also shop online at any time by visiting www.itzybitzyglitzy.com.
For more information about Itzy Bitzy Glitzy, click here.