FAQ

Is the pawn shop for real?

Yes, the Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop is real. It is located at 277 Queen St. West in Toronto (just east of John St.). Bring your bad gifts or unwanted holiday items here and we’ll trade you for Skittles!

When is the pawn shop open?

For FOUR DAYS ONLY
Dec. 26th – 29th
10am – 6pm
Come on down!

What if I’m not in Toronto?

If you can’t make it to the Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop, every Appraisal contains a coupon for $2.00 off any regular size bag of Skittles® candy, which can be redeemed in stores across Canada. Sweet.

Do I need to print out my Certificate of Pre-Appraisal?

To trade your item for Skittles at the Pawn Shop, you can either print out your Appraisal or save it to your phone and show us. To use the coupon, stores will require a printed copy.

How do you determine how much my item is worth in Skittles?

Many complicated, scientific factors go into assessing the value of your item in Skittles. Based on category and condition, items are assigned a range of worth. If you feel your item is worth more, come on down to the Pawn Shop and test your haggling skills.

How long does it take to appraise my item?

Online appraisal times vary, and can take up to a few hours. Just keep an eye on your inbox—we’ll be in touch. Promise.

My item was rejected. What gives?

Rejected items could include drugs, weapons, other illegal things, garbage, etc. Or it’s simply an inappropriate image. You know what you did.

Do I need to have my item appraised through this website?

Nope. If you prefer, just bring your item to the Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop and we’ll tell you how much your item is worth in Skittles on the spot. Come on down!

Can anyone participate?

Anyone in Canada age 13 or older can participate. If you are under 13, you will need to be really nice to your parents and convince them to accompany you to the store. We suggest compliments.

What do you do with all the items when you’re done?

Anything in good condition will be donated to the United Way.

I love Skittles.

That’s not a question. But so do we. So we’ll allow it.

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