It may seem a little early to start counting down the days until Christmas, but in reality, the holidays are just around the corner. Soon, there'll be adorable little holiday craft markets popping up all around Ottawa and we seriously can't wait. Twinkle lights, handmade goods, incredible baked treats and more. From the festive decor to the unique shopping opportunities, there is so much to love about these Ottawa Christmas markets. So, if you want to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping this season or just want to get into the spirit, take a peek at the markets we've listed below.\nFat Goose Craft Fair\nPrice: Free admission \nWhen: Sunday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.\nAddress: 35 University Ave., Kingston\nWhy You Need To Go: You can find a large variety of locally made, handcrafted goods. With their reputation for high-quality, distinctive, and unique items, Fat Goose is a perfect spot to start your holiday shopping.\n View this post on Instagram Dec 3, 2016 • checking out #fatgoosecraftfair on @queensuniversity campus today #teamYGK #iamygk A post shared by Emily Johnston | Calgary, AB (@directfromyyc) on Dec 3, 2016 at 11:58am PST\n\nWebsite\nAruma Christmas Market\nPrice: Free admission \nWhen: Sunday, November 17\nAddress: 154 Caldwell St., Lanark\nWhy You Need To Go: You can shop for adorable crafts and gifts inside of a beautiful log cabin that gives off all of the holiday vibes. There is also no shortage of warm holiday drinks and tasty sticky buns to enjoy while you shop.\n View this post on Instagram The @arumaplace Christmas Market is open! 🎄 . Today 10-4! . Santa cones at 11 🎅🏻 . #tistheseason #christmasmarket #happyholidays #food #artisans #makers #bakers #attitudeofgratitude A post shared by Haley Bowes (@haleybowes) on Nov 18, 2018 at 6:55am PST\n\nWebsite\nThe Nutcracker Market\nPrice: Free admission \nWhen: Thursday, November 28 until Sunday, December 8\nAddress: 1001, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal\nWhy You Need To Go: Get a head start on your holiday shopping surrounded by all of the holiday Nutcracker magic. From toys to beauty products and more, there's a little something for everyone. A percentage of the proceeds go towards a good cause as well.\n View this post on Instagram Dernière fin de semaine pour le Marché Casse-Noisette! Vous avez jusqu'à dimanche, 17h, pour nous rendre visite! // Last weekend for The Nutcracker Market! You have until Sunday at 5 P.M. to visit us! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ |Photo: @kravetzphotographics | Danseurs/Dancers: Éléonore Thomas & Célestin Boutin| A post shared by Les Grands Ballets (@grandsballets) on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:11am PST\n\nWebsite\nOttawa Christmas Market \nPrice: Free admission \nWhen: Friday, November 29 until Sunday, December 22\nAddress: 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa\nWhy You Need To Go: Not up for a drive at all? No problem! For the first time in Ottawa, you can enjoy a massive European-style outdoor Christmas market. In addition to shopping, there will also be incredible light displays and live entertainment to get you feeling festive.\n View this post on Instagram Only 95 days until Ottawa's FIRST ever European style Christmas Market! 😳😍🎄 ...but who's counting? . . . . #Christmas #ChristmasMarket #OttawaXmasMarket #Xmas #christmas2019 #tdplace #lansdownelive A post shared by TD Place at Lansdowne (@tdplace) on Aug 26, 2019 at 8:15am PDT\n\nWebsite\nThe Museums Christmas Market\nPrice: Free admission \nWhen: Thursday, November 28 until Sunday, December 1\nAddress: 100 Laurier St., Gatineau\nWhy You Need To Go: You can do some holiday shopping while enjoying a breathtaking venue and a fun, festive atmosphere. Located in the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History, this is one Christmas market that will truly take your breath away.\n View this post on Instagram Why think when you can just buy? . . . . . . .. #nofilter #6D #canon #ottawa #myottawa #igersottawa #nothingisordinary #VisualArchitects#VisualsGang #artofvisuals #agameoftones #moodygrams #apt613 #greatnorthcollective #explorecanada #sharecangeo #cangeotravel #theimaged #thecreatorclass #ig_color #streetdreamsmag #christmas #homeiscanada #meistershots #shoot2kill #rawcanada #deftonysrealm #urbanromantix #rsa_streetview A post shared by Andrew Kaikai (@andrew.kaikai) on Dec 1, 2018 at 1:14pm PST\n\nWebsite\nWatson's Mill Christmas Market\nPrice: Free admission\nWhen: Weekends from November 23 until December 8\nAddress: 5525 Dickinson St., Manotick\nWhy You Need To Go: There's plenty of food, crafts, and holiday cheer at the mill for you to enjoy. Beautiful inside and out, this adorable market in Manotick is super close for anyone living in Ottawa.\nView this post on Instagram Some things change and some things stay the same for a long time. This photo was actually taken December 2014. There’s been a lot of change in Manotick in 4 years. This last day of 2018 encourages us to treasure the past, enjoy the present and look forward to the future. A post shared by Mansfield's Shoes Manotick (@mansfieldsshoes) on Dec 31, 2018 at 3:22pm PST\nWebsite\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.