7 Magical Ontario Christmas Markets That Belong On The Front Of A Holiday Card

Christmas markets are popping up across the province, and you'll feel like you've stepped into a holiday postcard when visiting these enchanting spots.

You can enjoy European vibes, tasty eats and unique vendors by planning a trip to these magical markets this season.

Ottawa Christmas Market

Price: Free admission

When: November 26 to December 22, 2021

Address: Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne, Marché Way, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Wander beneath twinkling lights, sip mulled wine, and shop for goodies from quaint cabins lining the streets at this iconic market.

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Niemi's Outdoor Christmas Market

Price: $14.99+ per person

When: November 12 to December 22, 2021

Address: 18463 Highway 48, Mount Albert, ON

Why You Need To Go: This Scandinavian-style market will whisk you away to another world. You can explore a trail of lights, warm up with hot chocolate, and more.

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Burlington Holiday Market

Price: Free admission

When: December 9 to 12, 2021

Address: Burlington, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new market is like a mini trip to Europe, and you can explore cobblestone streets and a forest of Christmas trees.

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Niagara Falls Christmas Market

Price: Free

When: November 13 to December 19, 2021

Address: 4605 Queen St., Niagara Falls, ON

Why You Need To Go: Shop from up to 50 vendors and snap some photos at the glittering light displays while visiting this charming market.

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Simcoe Christmas Panorama Market

Price: Free

When: Select days from December 4 to 24, 2021

Address: 50 Bonnie Dr., Simcoe, ON

Why You Need To Go: This dazzling lights festival also comes with a holiday market, and you can indulge in hot chocolate and apple cider donuts while you shop.

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Village Noël

Village Noël

Price: Free

When: November 25 to 27, 2021

Address: New Liskeard Fairgrounds, May Street South, Temiskaming Shores, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a trip to another land at this New-France-themed market. You can enjoy tasty treats, local shopping, and events like a magician and axe-throwing.

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The Distillery Winter Village

Price: $8 per person on select dates

When: November 18 to December 31, 2021

Address: Distillery District, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Distillery District is a magical place to shop during the holiday season, and its starlit Winter Village is straight out of a Hallmark movie.

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