Montreal Christmas “pop ups” to get you in spirit for the Holidays


The Holiday season is (almost) here and to help get you in the right mindset, we compiled a list of different Christmas pop ups happening all around Montreal to get you in spirit for the Holidays.

November 27th – Old Montreal Christmas Village

There is a lot to do in Old Montreal  during the Holidays. As of November 27th, do not miss their special Christmas programming that includes two Christmas Market (Pepin Shop and Marche des Éclusiers), exclusive Christmas workshops and shows, family activities at Chateau Ramesay, and so much more.

Where: different locations across Old Montreal

When: from November 27th to December 23rd

As of November 30th

– The eco-friendly Christmas Market

From November 30th to December 2nd, do not miss  The Eco-friendly Christmas Market  where more than 35 craftspeople will present their work that all have one thing in common :they are all made of at least 75% recycled materials. All these nice things are sure to please the ever-growing demand of sustainable products and so, it you are looking for “eco friendly” gift ideas, a stop at this original Christmas Market is a must.

When: Friday Nov. 30 novembre from 4-9 pm  to Sunday Dec. 2nd (11-5 pm) 
Where: Maison du developpement durable,  50, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal 
Entry: Free 

As of November 30th – Miracle Montreal

From November 30th to December 30th, the team behind Coldroom bar welcomes you to gather with friends & family to celebrate the Holidays at Miracle Montreal over a seasonal experience in a cheerful and festive atmosphere. Discover their over-the-top Christmas decor, taste the “Grinch” Menu or enjoy Cider in a Santa Claus mug.

When: Nov.30th-Dec.30th from 5pm-2am

Where: Coldroom, 139 Saint-Paul Ouest, Montreal

Entry: Free (18+)

Dec. 3rd – Shopping and drinks with Virginie Coossa 

 TV Star Virginie Coossa decided to create her own little Christmas Market with her friend Isabelle Éthier. In a simple and festive formula, the one-night only event will take place in brand new restaurant Le 1616, reserved for the occasion. The idea here is to go out with your friends, come for a drink (the bar will be open and they will be serving food) for an “all-in-one” Christmas shopping destination, featuring more than 10 exhibitors carefully picked by Virginie.

When: Monday December 3rd from 5-8 pm

Where: Restaurant Le 1616, 1616 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal

Entry: Free

As of December 6th – The Montreal Craft Show

With more than 325 exhibitors from all over the province and even from outside Canada, the Montreal Craft Show is a major “must-visit” cultural event in Montreal every Holiday season.  All works exhibited are recognized as “fine crafts”  in accordance with the norms and standards of Conseil des metiers d’art du Quebec. This makes sure that every piece you will pick for friends and families has been designed and made by local artists and artisans. Let Quebec craftsmanship inspire and captivate you this Christmas season!

From : December 6th to 16th as of 11 am

Where : Place Bonaventure 

Entry : Free

December 13th – Fitzroy Christmas Popup Shop

The Fitzroy Pop Up is back again this Holiday season with a fun and edgy Christmas market. Alcoholic coffees will be served at the entrance, courtesy of Gypsy Cafe + Bar. Local and international brands will be showcasing and selling their products: Amuse Society, Robin (unisex), Wise Menscare, Maaji Activewear, Black Kala, etc. There will also be a “Tarot + Cocktail” workshop, but you will need to RSVP for that special event as places are limited. 

When : December 13th. from 5-10 PM

Where: Le Fitzroy, 551 Mont Royal E., Montreal

Entry: Free (40$ for the Tarot workshop, includes two cocktails)

December 15th : The Etsy Holiday Market

The Montreal Etsy Team will be hosting a Holiday Market at Theâtre Denise-Pelletier in partnership with SDC Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The craft show will take place on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 from 10pm to 6 pm AND on Sunday, December 16th from 10am to 5 pm. Over 100 makers from Montreal (and surroundings) will be there to showcase their savoir-faire. It is the perfect occasion to shop local and get one of a kind presents this Holiday season!
When: December 15th & 16th from 10am to 5 pm 
Where: Theâtre Denise Pelletier, 4353, rue Ste-Catherine Est, Montreal
Entry : Free

Any other ideas, suggestions? Do not hesitate to reach out to introduce your favourite “Christmas pop up”. We want to know!

By: Catherine Maisonneuve, Food & Lifestyle Editor

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