Ottawa’s first European style Christmas Market is set to launch at Lansdowne on November 29th, 2019. See the magic of the season come to life through the twinkle of the lights and at each of the vendors. Local craftsman, delicious baked goods and holiday favorites will satisfy all.
Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne will be transformed into a European style Christmas Market this year. The first edition of the Ottawa Christmas Market will launch with the traditional lighting of the Lansdowne Christmas tree November 29, and continue Fridays through Sundays until December 22.
It will all come alive under a canopy of thousands of Christmas lights, with vendors offering unique gift items, and seasonal food and drink from traditional market cabins. Live entertainment, a central bar, fire pits, Christmas trees and décor and spectacular lighting installations (ideal for Instagram!) will animate the site throughout its run. It promises to appeal to adults and families alike, with family-friendly activities during the day and fun for adults in the evening.
The Ottawa Farmer’s Market will be part of the excitement, with vendors inside the Aberdeen Pavilion each Sunday.
Opening Day & Tree Lighting: The 3rd annual lighting of the Lansdowne Christmas Tree will take place with with Christmas carolers, REDBLACKS’ mascot Big Joe Ho Ho and his friends Sparky and Riley Raccoon, players from TD Place sports teams, the REDBLACKS’ cheer team and a visit from the Santa Claus.On the opening day, JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, Chantal Kreviazuk will performg songs from her latest and first Christmas album, “Christmas Is A Way of Life, My Dear”.
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: Fridays through Sundays, November 29, 2019 – December 22, 2019
Tree Lighting – November 29, 2019 | 6 PM
Nov. 29, 2019: 5:00pm – 11pm
Saturdays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 2019: 10am – 11pm
Sundays, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019: 10am – 6pm
Fridays, Dec. 6, 13, 20, 2019: 5pm – 11pm
Venue: Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne.
1015 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W7
Each 30 mins up until 4 hours – $2.00
Maximum daily (4 hours and beyond) – $30.00
Public transport accessible