There are some grinches out there who claim November is too "early" to start getting into the Christmas spirit. Then there are others way on the other side of the "Christmas enthusiam" spectrum who are already carefully adorning their homes and shopping for gifts.
TL;DR Listed below are 13 holiday themed markets and events taking place in Montreal within the next two months.
Wherever you find yourself on the spectrum, you can't deny the fact that Christmas markets are the best part of the holidays.
It's the perfect time to get into the holiday spirit, and a great way to fill the weekend with activities that won't break the bank either.
That said, Montreal is home so many fantastic holiday markets throughout November and December.
Here are some of the most popular Christmas-themed markets and events you can attend in Montreal this holiday season!
Check out the CP Holiday train making a few stops in Montreal this year!
Where: Montreal West Station @ 6:35PM // Beaconsfield station @ 8:00PM
When: Tuesday November 27, 2018
Check Montreal's iconic "Grand Marché de Noel"
UPDATE: This event has unfortunately been cancelled. Read more here.
Where: St-Denis & Emery street (between De Maisonneuve and Ontario)
When: Starting on November 30th - December 24th
Check out the official SOUK @ SAT annual holiday market
Where: Société des arts technologiques // 1201 Boul. Saint-Laurent
When: November 28th, 29th & 30th // 12pm-9pm
Check out local creators' Christmas Market for unique gift ideas
Where: Evo Montréal // 777 Rue Robert-Bourassa
When: Saturday November 24th, 11am
Start your holiday shopping at the huge EtsyMTL Holiday Market Downtown
Where: Windsor Station (Bonaventure Metro) // 1100 Rue de la Gauchetiere Ouest
When: Thursday November 22 - November 24th // 11am-7pm
Check out Marché de Novembre at Ausgang Plaza
Where: Ausgang Plaza // 6524 St-Hubert
When: Saturday November 17th // 10am
Check out a huge "vintage Christmas Market" at Église Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs In Verdun
Where: Église Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs // 4155 Rue Wellington
When: Saturday December 8th // 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Check out Montreal's 68th annual official Santa Claus Parade!
Where: Saint Catherine Street
When: Saturday November 17th // 11am
Check out the "Etsy collective" Holiday Market downtown
Where: Théâtre Denise-Pelletier 4353 // rue Ste-Catherine Est
When: December 15th & 16th
Check out Holiday Market hosted by Etsy Laval
Where: École Secondaire Mont-de-La Salle // 125 Boul des Prairies, Laval,
When: December 1st & 2nd
Check out this "Vintage Christmas" Bazar in Villeray
Where: Centre de Loisirs communautaires Lajeunesse 7378 rue Lajeunesse
When: December 8th & 9th
Check out this "local creatives" holiday market at Église Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs
Where: Église Notre-Dame des Sept Douleurs // 4155 Rue Wellington, Verdun
When: Saturday December 1st