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The Holiday Spirit in Ottawa Lives Here

Surrounded by snow-capped heritage buildings and wooden chalets , the Ottawa Christmas Market presented by TD, twinkles with fairytale festiveness. Thousands of Christmas lights and decorations sparkle to create a festive atmosphere with plenty of holiday entertainment, local flavours and, let’s not forget, holiday shopping!

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In 2019, we had over 50,000 visitors from across Ontario and Western Quebec. We expect up to 100,000 visitors in 2021.


We bring in a variety of vendors, this includes but is not limited to holiday gifts, traditional Christmas themed items, and unique food and beverage vendors.

15 days of Entertainment & Programming

In 2021, we will expand programming which includes more cabins, entertainment and enhanced experiences including lights, sounds, smells and tastes.

2021 Market Dates

The market is available for 4 weekends from November 26th to December 22nd – every Friday to Sunday. Programming per weekend will be updated in November.

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Weekend 1

November 26th – 28th


Friday 5 pm – 10 pm

Saturday 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday 10 am – 8 pm

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Weekend 2

December 3rd – 5th


Friday 5 pm – 10 pm

Saturday 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday 10 am – 8 pm

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Weekend 3

December 10th – 12th


Friday 5 pm – 10 pm

Saturday 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday 10 am – 8 pm

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Weekend 4

December 17th – 22nd


Friday 5 pm – 10 pm

Saturday 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday 10 am – 8 pm

Monday 10 am – 8 pm

Tuesday 10 am – 8 pm

Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm

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Supporting local

We help local businesses connect to customers during the busiest time of the year. In 2019, we had over 50,000 visitors from across Ontario and Western Quebec who engaged with 20+ amazing vendors, on-stage entertainment and, of course, visits with Santa,

We expect up to 100,000 visitors in 2021 with our expanded programming, more cabins for vendors and enhanced senses including lights, sounds, smells and tastes.

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In 2019 we were vendors at the Ottawa Christmas Market. Our experience, as a vendor, turned out to be a very positive one. We were very impressed with the smooth running of this first-time event. Communication between event hosts and vendors was excellent. The cabins were great as we were just able to lock up at the end of the night and go home without packing everything up. There was sufficient energy sources in the cabin to allow us to have enough lighting for our display. The event, with all its Christmas decorations and on-stage entertainment, was a very festive event drawing people from near and afar. We are happy to be part of this event, once again, in 2021.

Kathy & Corinne,Founders of Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly

What a fun experience being a vendor at the Ottawa Christmas Market! Not only does the staff go ABOVE and beyond to accommodate you, they are such a great vibe to be around (really gets you in the holiday spirit). I did not know what to expect as it was the first Christmas Market in Ottawa. every weekend was busier than the next! I am so excited for next year and am so happy that OSEG has made this happen!

Jasmine, Happy Stacks

I am delighted to take part in the upcoming market 2021!! My experience was spectacular, from the decor, the ambiance the entertainment of the market and the staff gave us a magical experience, a wonderful opportunity of shopping for great product right here in the Capital.

Joane, Tinkle Berries

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