2018 Christmas markets: the ultimate list!
The time has come to toss the pumpkin on the compost pile and make room for the Christmas tree. Looking for ideas for things to put under it? Outaouais Tourism has done the legwork for you: here’s a list of the Christmas markets in the region!
Imagine Art & Craft Show
Browse a selection of original items created by more than 70 artists and craftspeople!
DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau–Ottawa, 1170 Ch. D'Aylmer, Gatineau
November 10: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and November 11: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
At Manoir de la forêt
A great opportunity to meet talented local artisans in a festive setting!
Manoir de la Forêt, 32 Chemin River, Cantley,
November 16: 1pm-8pm. November 17 & 18: 10am-5pm
Foire marchande de Gatineau
Visit the booths of some 80 local exhibitors, most of them artisans, offering a wide variety of creations, treatments, products and services.
Centre Arthur Guertin, 16 rue Bériault, Gatineau
November 17 &18 10am-4pm
The spectacular (and enormous) Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park, in Ottawa, is home to 613flea, a not-for-profit marketplace where artisans, designers and makers come together with antique dealers, food merchants and vintage clothing vendors. If you’re looking for a unique and original gift, you’re sure to find it here!
Aberdeen Pavilion, 1015 Bank St, Ottawa
November 17, 10am-4pm
On December 1rst, The 613Christmas market will feature 150 vendors and will be held at the Fieldhouse at Carleton University
Du Vallon Christmas Market
Some 50 artisans will set up shop at École du Vallon to showcase their sometimes original, sometimes quirky, but always delightful creations!
École du Vallon, 88 Cannes st, Gatineau
November 18, 10am-4pm
Salon des métiers d'art de Ripon
31, Coursol st, Ripon
November 17 & 18 10am to 16:30pm
Etsy Outaouais Christmas Market
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. In the Outaouais, the artisans who sell their products on this site meet for your enjoyment.
Maison du Citoyen 25 rue Laurier, Gatineau
Friday, Nov. 23: 11am-8pm. Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25: 10am-4 pm
General Admission : $2, 12 and under : free
Hintonburg Artisan Craft Fair
Ottawa’s trendy Hintonburg neighbourhood is hosting a Christmas market featuring craft and bake sales, live music and a hot chili lunch.
Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Museum’s Christmas Market
One of the region’s seasonal highlights. More than 80 exhibitors await you in the majestic Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History to showcase their delicious edibles and unique handmade creations.
Canadian Museum of History, 100 Rue Laurier, Gatineau
Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Old Aylmer Christmas Market
The 5th edition of the Old Aylmer Christmas Market returns to Memorial Park in the heart of Old Aylmer for two consecutive weekends: November 30–December 2, and November 7–9. If you want to get in the mood and some tips, read André’s blog.
Memorial Park, at the corner of Principale st and Park st.
Friday November 30: 4 pm to 9 pm, Saturday December 1st: 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday December 2: 10 am to 4 pm, Friday December 7: 4 pm to 9 pm, Saturday December 8: 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday December 9: 10 am to 4 pm
The traditional Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 6 p.m.
MARCHÉ DE NOËL LPG : 100% MADE IN THE OUTAOUAIS
The LPG Christmas Market will be in the Hudson Bay courtyard and will feature local products such as jams, maple products, wines and other fruit-based spirits, and more.
Les Promenades Gatineau, 1100 Boulevard Maloney O, Gatineau
From December 1st to 24th. Monday to Saturday until 9pm and Sunday from 10h to 17h.
Pontiac Christmas Market
Crafts, baking, BBQ, chili, a visit from Santa Claus, hot chocolate… All this in the beautiful surroundings of George Bryson House!
George Bryson House, 314 Hwy 148, Mansfield-et-Pontefract
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10am to 14pm
Christmas Market at The Barn
A barn, a holiday atmosphere, a Christmas market in Stittsville—what more could you ask?
The Barn, 6154 Abbott St East, Stittsville
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Marché de Noël du Vieux-Gatineau
Presented as part of Place Noël, this small outdoor public market invites you to do your shopping or offer your products in the magical atmosphere of the holiday season. A range of agri-food and artisanal products, kitchen accessories and decorative items will be available. This is the perfect opportunity to pamper your nearest and dearest or to solve the holiday meal dilemma by stocking up on fresh local food.
Marché Notre-Dame, 330 rue Notre-Dame, Gatineau
Saturday December 1rst 11am to 2pm
Foire artisanale de Noël à Blue Sea
Blue Sea Presbytery, 4 rue Principale, Blue Sea
Saturday December 1rst 9am-4pm, Sunday December 2 11am-3pm
Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale
An Ottawa Christmas tradition, the Originals craft sale brings together nearly 200 shops and artisans offering an astounding assortment of quality Canadian handmade goods.
EY Centre, Hall 3, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa
December 6 – 16, 2018 Weekdays 11am – 9pm Saturday 11am – 6pm Sunday 11am – 5pm CLOSED Monday, December 10
General Admission: $7, 17 and under: Free
Wakefield Christmas Market
A concentrate of Christmas magic. Wakefield pulls out all the stops, with more than 70 exhibitors, music, a bonfire, mulled wine, and a unique atmosphere.
Wakefield La Pêche Centre, 38 ch de la Vallée de Wakefield, Wakefield
Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 7 p.m.
Buckingham Christmas Fair
Several door prizes to be won!
Salle de la Légion, 176 Rue Joseph, Gatineau
Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9, 9:30am to 4pm
Marché de Noël à Ripon
4 Marché Street, Ripon
Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9 from 10am to 4pm
Marché de Noël de Val-des-Monts
The perfect opportunity to pick up those last-minute gifts and purchases just in time for the holidays. As last year, a cash bar and live music will help put you in the mood!
24 Chemin du Parc, Val-des-Monts
Saturday December 15 10am to 6pm and Sunday December 16 10am to 4pm
Marché de l’Outaouais Christmas Market
With family and friends, discover the region’s agri-food and artisanal treasures at this 100% local market.
361 De Lucerne Blvd., Gatineau
December 16, 10am to 4pm
This list is subject to change and is valid for the year 2018 only.