UPDATE: This event has unfortunately been cancelled. Read more here.\nIt's that time of year again where, despite the growing spooky Halloween spirit, we begin to anticipate the holidays and all the festivities that accompany them.\nIt's hard not to love the holiday season. Besides the freezing cold temperatures and potential snow storms, it's probably the time of year where everyone is at their happiest. From delicious food, to Christmas music, and decorating for the season, how could you not be overly joyful?\nREAD ALSO: 10 Super Weird Laws In Canada You Probably Didn't Know You've Been Breaking\nTL;DR The holiday season is quickly approaching which means the return of the Montreal Christmas Market. Luckily the wait isn't too long, as the market begins on November 30 and runs until December 23.\nOne of Montreal's favourite events that only stays for the holiday season is the Montreal Christmas Market.\nView this post on Instagram Le Grand Marché de Noël de Montréal tient à remercier chaleureusement tous les participants et visiteurs qui ont fait de cette édition une superbe réussite ! Un mois de décembre rempli de discussions passionnées avec les artisans, d’enfants émerveillés par Mère Noël et Robert le Lutin, de visiteurs enthousiastes, de vin chaud bien épicé et d’un nombre incalculable de photos du plus petit sapin du monde! Heureux et Joyeux Temps des Fêtes et au plaisir de vous retrouver en 2018! #noelmtl #mtlmoments #mtl #christmasmtl #robertlelutin A post shared by Le Grand Marché de Noël de Mtl (@legrandmarchedenoeldemtl) on Dec 24, 2017 at 11:34am PST\nAt the most magical setting in the city you have the opportunity to go day or night and enjoy everything we all love about Christmas. The traditional log cabins and dozens of stands offering food, drink, and Christmas gifts will always make you feel as if you're in a winter wonderland.\nView this post on Instagram Le Grand Marché de Noël de Montréal ouvre à nouveau ses portes aujourd'hui dès 16h! 🎄🎀 Vous pourrez désormais en profiter chaque jour et ce, jusqu'au 24 décembre 🎊 . #noelmtl 📷: @flothouin . . . #marchedenoel #christmasmarket #lumieres #lights #ideescadeaux #giftideas #mtlmoments #centreville #montreal A post shared by Le Grand Marché de Noël de Mtl (@legrandmarchedenoeldemtl) on Dec 14, 2017 at 7:52am PST\nNow that you're in the holiday spirit, the big question on your mind is when the seasonal market will be returning to the city. We all know that the season doesn't officially begin until the Montreal Christmas Market has returned to the city.\n@legrandmarchedenoeldemtlembedded via\nNeedless to say, we desperately need it as soon as possible.\nLuckily the wait isn't that much longer. The official opening date for the Montreal Christmas Market 2018 is November 30, according to Québec Origine, the tourism site of the government of Quebec.\nVia Le Grand Marché de Noël de Montréal\nIt may seem far away, but with October less than two weeks, holiday festivities are actually just around the corner.\nThe market will stick around until December 23, so you can expect it to be an event jam-packed with the most incredible Christmas goodies and fun.\nFor more information on this year's Montreal Christmas Market, click HERE.