Want to be a Performer at the
Ottawa Christmas Market?

100,000+ Visitors

In 2021, we had over 75,000 visitors from across Ontario and Western Quebec. We expect up to 100,000 visitors in 2022.

35+ Vendors

In 2021 we hosted 35+ vendors that included 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 expanded programming which includes more cabins, entertainment and enhanced experiences including lights, sounds, smells and tastes.

How to Apply?

To apply, please click on the below button and complete the application form by July 29, 2022, 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 19, 2022.

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.

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 25 to Sunday November 27, 2022

WEEK 2 – Friday December 2 to Sunday December 4, 2022

WEEK 3 – Friday December 9 to Sunday December 11, 2022

WEEK 4 – Friday December 16 to Sunday December 18, 2022

WEEK 5 – Tuesday December 20 to Friday December 23, 2022


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

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

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

All week 5-days: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

**Hours subject to change**

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 Ottawa Christmas Market, presented by TD

We are here to help, get in touch if you need any information at info@ottawachristmasmarket.com

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