To get the whole family into the holiday spirit, plan a trip to one of these 5 Christmas markets in and around Montreal. Whetter it is to shop your latest Holiday gifts, take some pictures with Santa or help you wait until the Christmas break, there is certainly a Christmas market for you.
Here are the top 5 Montreal Christmas markets:
When: from November 29th to December 1st
Where: Maison du développement durable, 50 Sainte-Catherine Street West (corner Clark), near the Quartier des spectacles
For three days, about thirty artisans will offer decorative objects, clothes and gift ideas amazing and original that have one thing in common: all are made from at least 80% recycled materials.
When: Weekends from November 29 to December 22, 2019
Montréal’s Christmas Village is home to 50 cottages, each featuring special treasures you won’t find anywhere else. Santa awaits kids of all age in his workshop. While you’re there, enjoy a bite, listen to storytellers, play games or get an advance taste of spring at the maple sugar shack.
When: November 27 to December 1
Where: RCA Building, 1001 Lenoir Street, Montreal
The Christmas market SOUK is the ideal place to find original gift that are both stylish and well thought ouf in a colourful atmosphere. With an impressive selection of local designers, SOUK invites you to discover Montreal’s most unique and contemporary design creations.
When: November 23 and 24, 2019
Where: 6510 de Normanville Street, Rosemont
Wholesome cheer emanates from the Marché de Noël located at 6510 de Normanville Street in Rosemont, a lively family neighbourhood. Stop in for traditional foods, holiday décor and handcrafted items made from wood, leather and wool. To add to the atmosphere, there will be games, entertainment, children’s workshops and a Christmas Village, as well as a donations box for local food banks.
When: November 24th
Where: Centre des Congrès de Laval
POPUP2SHOP is a new concept that can be described as a holiday shopping pop up. This Holiday season, POPUP2SHOP brought together fashion and food vendors from around the city to showcase and sell their top trends and the best buys of the season and all gift wrapping station donations will be given to Children’s Wish Foundation. The event will take the form of a mobile shopping mall featuring local boutiques and brands. From foodies to fashionistas, every shopper will find items that they can cross off their shopping list.
by Catherine Maisonneuve