Want to be a Performer at the
Ottawa Christmas Market?

50+ Vendors

We will have over 50 local vendors attending the Ottawa Christmas Market. There will be a wide range of shopping options available that includes holiday gifts, traditional Christmas themed items, unique food, and beverage options and much more!

Entertainment & Programming

In 2024, we expect to expand the market which includes more days, cabins, entertainment, and attractions. We will have a full schedule programming for all ages! Take in the holiday lights, decorations, music, and don’t forget to visit Santa!

Santa’s Workshop

For the fourth year in a row, we will be offering free crafts for kids in Santa’s Workshop. Santa’s workshop will also be home to Christmas Cocktails and Crafts! Grab your friends and enjoy craft making while enjoying local food and beverages.

How to Apply?

To apply, please click on the below button and complete the application form by July 31, 2024, at 5 p.m. Applications will be reviewed by the Ottawa Christmas Market Committee Members and successful performers will be notified via email by August 15, 2024.

The selected performers will be required, as a condition of participation, to sign an Ottawa Christmas Market Performance Agreement prior to being granted permission to participate in the OCM. The Agreement sets out the terms and conditions of performers’ participation. Failing to sign will lead to an applicant’s application being rejected.

This year, the 2025 IIHF World Juniors Championship is coming to TD Place, and we are excited to be expanding our market dates and hours to work in conjunction with this global tournament! Along with our regular Ottawa Christmas Market schedule, we will continue the market into January 2025, meaning 10 more days of Christmas music, festivities, and amazing vendors like you! For more information about our schedule, please visit the “What is the schedule?” drop down below.

Where is the OCM located?

Lansdowne Park at the Aberdeen Square, 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON, K1S 3W7

What is the Schedule?

The OCM’s days and hours of operations are as following:


WEEK 1 – Friday November 22 to Sunday November 24, 2024

WEEK 2 – Friday November 29 to Sunday December 1, 2024

WEEK 3 – Friday December 6 to Sunday December 8, 2024

WEEK 4 – Friday December 13 to Sunday December 15, 2024

WEEK 5 – Friday December 20 to Sunday December 22, 2024


Fridays: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sundays: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Thursday December 26, 2024 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Friday December 27, 2024 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Saturday December 28, 2024 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Sunday December 29, 2024 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Monday December 30, 2024 – 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tuesday December 31, 2024 – 2 p.m to midnight

Wednesday January 1, 2025 – CLOSED

Thursday January 2, 2025 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Friday January 3, 2025 – 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday January 4, 2025 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.

Sunday January 5, 2025 – 2 p.m to 10 p.m.


What is an OCM performer?

An OCM performer is an individual or a group of people who entertains the visitors of the OCM.

Where would the performance take place?

On the Casino Lac Leamy Stage located in the OCM footprint .

Apply now to become a performer at the
2024 Ottawa Christmas Market

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