Christmas Markets in Canada: Opening Dates for 2024!

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Wondering when Christmas markets will be open this year in Canada? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Canada, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

Canadian Christmas Markets 2024 Opening Dates

So, what about opening dates for Canadian Christmas markets in 2024?

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Canada’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets this year.

PS: While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

As of March 2024, only the dates for some of Canadian largest Christmas markets have been announced. We will update this page as we learn more.

But for now, here is a table summarizing the opening dates of 2024 Canadian Christmas markets that we know of so far.

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2024 DatesMore InfoHotels
Banff, ABBanff Christmas MarketNov. 14 - 17
Nov 22 - 24
Nov 29 - Dec 1
Dec 6 - 8
Click here
Carlyle, SKCarlyle Dickens Village Festival
Dec 6 - 7Click here
Charlottetown, PEICharlottetown Victorian Christmas Market
Click here
Kitchener, ONKitchener Christkindl MarketDec 5 - 8Click here
Montréal, QCVillage de Noël de MontréalNov 28 - Dec 22
Opening day Thursday Nov 28
(Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays)
Click here
Montréal, QCLe Grand Marché de Noël
Nov 22 - Dec 30
Dec 25 closed
(Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays)
Exceptional hours (Dec 23 - 24, Dec 30 - 31)
Click here
Montréal, QCMarché de Noël à Jean-Talon
More info
Québec City, QCMarché de Noël Allemand de QuébecNov 21 - Dec 23Click here
Saskatoon, SKSundog Arts and Entertainment FaireClick here
Sherbrooke, QCNoël au Marché de la gare de SherbrookeClick here
St John's, NLMerry Makers Market
Click here
Toronto, ONDistillery Winter VillageNov 13Click here
Vancouver, BCVancouver Christmas MarketClick here
Whitehorse, YT12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community MarketDec 9 - 22Click here
Winnipeg, MBWinnipeg ChristkindlmarktNov 29 - Dec 1Click here

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Canada!

Know of any other Canadian Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates! Thanks in advance.

1 thought on “Christmas Markets in Canada: Opening Dates for 2024!”

    Nous vous attendons au coeur du Vieux-Aylmer pour le marché de Noël extérieur avec plus de 30 exposants et camions de cuisine de rue. Nouvel emplacement avoisinant le Centre Culturel La Basoche et rue piétonnières.
    Vendredi 26 nov, 3 déc de 16h à 20h
    Samedi 27 nov, 4 déc de 10h à 20h
    Dimanche 28 nov, 5 déc de 10h à 16h

    We look forward to welcoming you at the Old Aylmer outdoor Christmas Market with 30+ vendors and food trucks. New location near La Basoche Cultural Center and pedestrian streets.
    Friday Nov 26 & Dec 3 from 4-8pm
    Saturday Nov 27 & Dec 4 from 10am-8pm
    Sunday Nov 28 & Dec 5 from 10am-4pm


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