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!
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Canadian Christmas Markets 2023 Opening Dates
So, what about opening dates for Canadian Christmas markets in 2023?
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!
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!
|Location||Christmas Market Name||2023 Dates||More Info||Hotels|
|Banff, AB||Banff Christmas Market||Nov 17 - 19|
Nov 24 - 26
Dec 1 - 3
|Carlyle, SK||Carlyle Dickens Village Festival ||Dec 20||Click here|
|Charlottetown, PEI||Charlottetown Victorian Christmas Market||Nov 24 - 26||Click here|
|Kitchener, ON||Kitchener Christkindl Market||Dec 7 - 10||Click here|
|Montréal, QC||Village de Noël de Montréal||Nov 30 - Dec 24||Click here|
|Montréal, QC||Le Grand Marché de Noël||Nov 25 - Dec 30||Click here|
|Montréal, QC||Marché de Noël à Jean-Talon||Dec 2 - 24||More info|
|Québec City, QC||Marché de Noël Allemand de Québec||Nov 20 - Dec 24||Click here|
|Saskatoon, SK||Sundog Arts and Entertainment Faire||Cancelled||Click here|
|Sherbrooke, QC||Noël au Marché de la gare de Sherbrooke||Saturdays and Sundays from Nov 18 - Dec 17||Click here|
|St John's, NL||Merry Makers Market||Saturday and Sundays Nov 18 - Dec 17||Click here|
|Toronto, ON||Distillery Winter Village||Nov 16 - Dec 31||Click here|
|Vancouver, BC||Vancouver Christmas Market||Nov 16 - Dec 24||Click here|
|Whitehorse, YT||12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community Market||Dec 6 - 19||Click here|
|Winnipeg, MB||Winnipeg Christkindlmarkt||Dec 1 - 3||Click 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.