Black Futures and the Well Being Collective @ Hart House presents the Black Self-Care Fair.

The Black Self-Care Fair

Embark on an unapologetic “Me’ day! Take your self-care up a notch at the Black Self-Care Fair—a self -affirming event tailored to Black students, but open to all, where pampering, learning, and connection take centre stage, all at no cost! 

Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere where wellness will take centre stage, we’ll be transforming the iconic Hart House Great Hall into a haven of rejuvenation and empowerment. This unique event is not just about self-care; it's a holistic experience crafted with meticulous detail to cater to your mind, body, and soul. 

What to Expect

Treat yourself to a range of exclusive complimentary services, specially designed for U of T students, staff, and faculty.  

  • Sip back and enjoy a selection of herbal teas courtesy of Plentea 

  • Enjoy a free rum cake or coconut drop from Carole’s Delights 

  • Unwind with soothing massage services 

  • Pamper yourself with a mini-facial or skin care advice 

  • Add a touch of glamour with a mini manicure 

  • Elevate your style with expert barber and braiding services 

  • Unleash your inner child with colouring exercises 

  • Make and take home an aromatherapy roller ball 

Student Raffle

Participate in our raffles throughout the Black Self-Care Fair for a chance to win fantastic prizes from our vendors.
U of T students will be able to fill out a raffle sheet with their name and email and one name will be drawn every hour during the event by Hart House staff. To collect the prize, the student must be present and show their T-Card. If the name of the student drawn is not present, a new name will be drawn. Each hour, staff will draw from a fresh batch of names. Prizes will range from $25-$40 gift cards and prize packs, with a total of 4 prizes drawn.

Vibrant Vendors Market: 

Celebrate yourself or grab a gift for the holidays at our vendors market featuring a curated selection of products from across the Greater Toronto Area. 

Exciting Student Groups: 

Connect with some student group leaders from various student groups across campus and learn about their services and opportunities.  

One-on-One Conversations: 

Get guidance, support, information on resources or just a friendly ear to talk to—knowledgeable and caring staff are available for one-on-one conversations at our Health & Wellness and Career Exploration and Education stations. 

Plant Sale:

For a touch of nature, explore our plant sale featuring an array of small and medium sized plants to revitalize your home and well being.  $5 and $10 only. 

Please note that a UTOR ID is required to secure your spot for any of our free pampering services and make the most of this unforgettable event. Don't miss this opportunity to embrace your self-care and make simple practices of wellness, a way of life. 

Photography & Videography Notice

Filming and photography may be conducted during this event at Hart House. The footage and photography may appear in a wide variety of marketing material, formats and media, to promote, publicize and explain activities and programs at Hart House and the University of Toronto. Thank you for your understanding.

Vendors & Partners

Diva Look Studio
Plentea Tea Bar
Lite It Up
Neechi By Nature

Event Metadata

Event Ended

  • Date: Wed, Jan 17, 2024
  • Time & Duration: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (EST) (4h)
  • Cost:
    • All Welcome


  • Venue:
    Hart House
    7 Hart House Cir,
    Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
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  • Room: Great Hall (1022)
  • Event Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)