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Due to the success of our inaugural year, the Ottawa Christmas Market will be returning in 2020! Once again, we will be transforming the Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne into a traditional European themed Christmas Market. We are expanding the Market to have even more vendors and activities and are looking for a variety of quality products at the Ottawa Christmas Market, including but not limited to: Christmas ornaments, gift items, hot beverages, alcoholic beverages, delicious snacks, baked goods, and other Christmas themed products.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor at the 2020 Ottawa Christmas Market. Deadline to submit your application is July 31th, 2020. Successful candidates will be contacted starting August 14th, 2020.

Event Dates
Ottawa Christmas Market extends from Friday, November 27th until Tuesday, December 22nd

Dates & times
Friday, Nov. 27th: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, Nov. 28th: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, Nov. 29th: 10 am to 8 pm

Event Location
Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, Lansdowne Park 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON. K0C 1V0

Set-up Times
Vendors must be set-up by 2pm on Friday and must be open every day on time and remain open until the closing time.

Dates & times
Friday, Dec. 4th: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, Dec. 5th: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, Dec. 6th: 10 am to 8 pm

Event Location
Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, Lansdowne Park 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON. K0C 1V0

Set-up Times
Vendors must be set-up by 2pm on Friday and must be open every day on time and remain open until the closing time.

Dates & times
Friday, Dec. 11th: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, Dec. 12th: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, Dec. 13th: 10 am to 8 pm

Event Location
Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, Lansdowne Park 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON. K0C 1V0

Set-up Times
Vendors must be set-up by 2pm on Friday and must be open every day on time and remain open until the closing time.

Dates & times
Friday, Dec. 18th: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, Dec. 19th: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, Dec. 20th: 10 am to 8 pm
Monday Dec. 21st: 10 am to 8 pm
Tuesday Dec 22nd: 10 am to 8 pm

Event Location
Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, Lansdowne Park 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON. K0C 1V0

Set-up Times
Vendors must be set-up by 2pm on Friday and must be open every day on time and remain open until the closing time.

Application process


Complete the Application Form by July 31st, 2020. Applications will be reviewed by the Ottawa Christmas Market Committee Members and vendors will be notified via email starting  August 14th, 2020. Applicants will be chosen based on weekend availability and how the products fit with the Ottawa Christmas Market theme. Applicants chosen will be required, as a condition of participation, to sign a TD Place Facility Use Agreement prior to being granted permission to participate in the OCM.  The Agreement sets out the terms and conditions of vendors’ participation. Failing to sign will lead to an applicant’s application being rejected.

Vendor Cost


Cost of space rental for the entire Market is $1,300 for Food and Beverage and $1,000 for Goods.
Single weekend options are available upon request but are not guaranteed. For more information, please feel free to email info@ottawachristmasmarket.com

Payment due date


If accepted as a vendor, payment in full will be due September 15th, 2020. Only Credit Card and E-transfer payments will be accepted. Cheques are not accepted.

Electrical supply


TD Place shall provide the Vendor with access to a minimum of (3) outlets (15 amp – INT – dedicated circuits). Any additional electrical supply required by the Vendor shall be charged as an Event Expense.

Signage


All signage shall be provided by TD Place, at its cost. Vendor shall not place, affix or maintain any signs, advertising placards, names, insignia, trademarks, descriptive material or any other similar item or items in, on or attached to the cabin. The signage graphics, materials, color, design, lettering, lighting, size, specifications, manner of affixing and exact location of the signage shall be at TD Place’s sole discretion. All signage shall remain the property of TD Place.

Exterior decorations/lighting


All exterior decorations and lighting shall be provided by TD Place, at its cost. Vendor shall not place, affix or maintain any decorations or lighting on or attached to the cabin. All exterior decorations or lighting shall remain the property of TD Place.

Interior decorations/lighting


All interior decorations and lighting shall be provided by the Vendor, at its cost. A vendor is required to decorate the interior of the cabin using a Christmas theme. The decorations, lighting and manner of affixing shall be approved by TD Place’s Site Contacts. All interior decorations or lighting shall remain the property of the Vendor.

Permits and insurance


Vendors warrant that has in place, to cover the selected Event Date(s), (a) All Vendors must provide commercial general liability insurance coverage of not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) per occurrence in respect of injury, death or property damage arising out of Vendor’s use of the cabin, (b) Vendors selling alcohol are required to provide insurance coverage of not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) per occurrence in respect of injury, death or property damage arising out of Vendor’s sale of alcohol, and (c) Food & Beverage Vendors a “Special Event Application for Food Vendors” issued by the City of Ottawa is required https://forms.ottawapublichealth.ca/Special-Event-Application-for-Food-Vendors.

The insurance policies shall endorse and name Lansdowne Stadium Limited Partnership (1015 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 3W7) as an additional insured. Such insurance policies shall be primary and non-contributory and not as excess of any insurance available to TD Place. As a pre-condition to commencement of the license, the Vendor shall produce proof of the foregoing on or before October 1st, 2020.

Cancellation clause


  • Before October 1st, 2020: Full refund
  • Before October 16th, 2020: Full refund minus $75 administration fee
  • On or after October 16th, 2020: No refund

Still have questions?

For more information, please feel free to email info@ottawachristmasmarket.com

Please Complete the Application Form HERE

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IMPORTANT: Please mail by November 1st, 2020 to 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON, K1S 3W7 Attn: Adrian Carrier, or drop off at the stadium box office or loading dock

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