2018 Christmas markets: the ultimate list!

Published on November 7 2018

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!

Where

DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau–Ottawa, 1170 Ch. D'Aylmer, Gatineau

When

November 10: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and November 11: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

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At Manoir de la forêt

A great opportunity to meet talented local artisans in a festive setting!

Where

Manoir de la Forêt, 32 Chemin River, Cantley,

When

November 16: 1pm-8pm. November 17 & 18: 10am-5pm

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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.

Where

Centre Arthur Guertin, 16 rue Bériault, Gatineau

When

November 17 &18 10am-4pm

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613Flea

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!

Where

Aberdeen Pavilion, 1015 Bank St, Ottawa

When

November 17, 10am-4pm

Good to know

On December 1rst, The 613Christmas market will feature 150 vendors and will be held at the Fieldhouse at Carleton University

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Salon des métiers d'art de Ripon

Where

31, Coursol st, Ripon

When

November 17 & 18 10am to 16:30pm

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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.

Where

Maison du Citoyen 25 rue Laurier, Gatineau

When

Friday, Nov. 23: 11am-8pm. Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25: 10am-4 pm

Cost

General Admission : $2, 12 and under : free

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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.

Where

Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington Street, Ottawa

When

Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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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.

Where

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Rue Laurier, Gatineau

When

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.

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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.

Where

Memorial Park, at the corner of Principale st and Park st.

When

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

Good to know

The traditional Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 6 p.m.

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Christmas Market at The Barn

A barn, a holiday atmosphere, a Christmas market in Stittsville—what more could you ask?

Where

The Barn, 6154 Abbott St East, Stittsville

When

Saturday, Dec. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.

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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.

Where

Marché Notre-Dame, 330 rue Notre-Dame, Gatineau

When

Saturday December 1rst 11am-14pm

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Foire artisanale de Noël à Blue Sea

Where

Blue Sea Presbytery, 4 rue Principale, Blue Sea

When

Saturday December 1rst 9am-4pm, Sunday December 2 11am-3pm

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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.

Where

EY Centre, Hall 3, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa

When

December 6 – 16, 2018 Weekdays 11am – 9pm Saturday 11am – 6pm Sunday 11am – 5pm CLOSED Monday, December 10

Cost

General Admission: $7, 17 and under: Free

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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.

Where

Wakefield La Pêche Centre, 38 ch de la Vallée de Wakefield, Wakefield

When

Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 7 p.m.

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Buckingham Christmas Fair

Several door prizes to be won!

Where

Salle de la Légion, 176 Rue Joseph, Gatineau

When

Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9, 9:30am to 4pm

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Marché de Noël à Ripon

Where

4 Marché Street, Ripon

When

Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9 from 10am to 4pm

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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!

Where

24 Chemin du Parc, Val-des-Monts

When

Saturday December 15 10am to 6pm and Sunday December 16 10am to 4pm

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This list is subject to change and is valid for the year 2018 only.

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