Christmas Markets in Canada: Opening Dates for 2023!

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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!

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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!

LocationChristmas Market Name2023 DatesMore InfoHotels
Banff, ABBanff Christmas MarketNov 17 - 19
Nov 24 - 26
Dec 1 - 3
Click here
Carlyle, SKCarlyle Dickens Village Festival
Dec 20Click here
Charlottetown, PEICharlottetown Victorian Christmas Market
Nov 24 - 26Click here
Kitchener, ONKitchener Christkindl MarketDec 7 - 10Click here
Montréal, QCVillage de Noël de MontréalNov 30 - Dec 24Click here
Montréal, QCLe Grand Marché de Noël
Nov 25 - Dec 30Click here
Montréal, QCMarché de Noël à Jean-Talon
Dec 2 - 24More info
Québec City, QCMarché de Noël Allemand de QuébecNov 20 - Dec 24Click here
Saskatoon, SKSundog Arts and Entertainment FaireCancelledClick here
Sherbrooke, QCNoël au Marché de la gare de SherbrookeSaturdays and Sundays from Nov 18 - Dec 17Click here
St John's, NLMerry Makers Market
Saturday and Sundays Nov 18 - Dec 17Click here
Toronto, ONDistillery Winter VillageNov 16 - Dec 31Click here
Vancouver, BCVancouver Christmas MarketNov 16 - Dec 24Click here
Whitehorse, YT12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community MarketDec 6 - 19Click here
Winnipeg, MBWinnipeg ChristkindlmarktDec 1 - 3Click 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 2023!”

    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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