Step into the festive charm of Montreal’s Great Christmas Market at Place des Arts, nestled in the lively Quartier des Spectacles. With just three days left to soak in the holiday magic until December 30th, the market is open daily from 11 am to 7 pm. This winter wonderland transforms downtown’s Place des Festivals into a cozy village with cute wooden chalets and twinkling lights. Among the many festive spots in Montreal, this market stands out, offering a delightful mix of local artisan treasures, yummy foods, mulled wine, lively music, and more.

As you wander through the market, check out stalls with festive ornaments, crafts, and local goodies—all lit up by holiday lights. Make your shopping trip even cozier by sipping on mulled wine or hot cocoa, adding warmth to the joyful chaos of the season.

Beyond shopping, the Christmas market brings festive vibes with free outdoor activities. Whether you enjoy karaoke, carol singing, or cooking classes, there’s something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere.


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But it’s not just a shopping spot. Families can fully enjoy the joyous atmosphere by visiting Santa’s workshop and tasting delicious sugar shack treats. In the past, the market featured choir performances and a kid-friendly Elves’ Kingdom, adding an extra sprinkle of magic. With 57 sellers and five food counters, the Great Christmas Market invites you to jump into the holiday spirit—embracing a delightful mix of snacking, shopping, and gifting that captures the true essence of the season.