4 Modern Holiday Markets That Go Above & Beyond

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On any given weekend leading up to the holiday season, there are countless holiday markets to go to but there are a few holiday markets in Canada that are going above and beyond to create a memorable shopping experience.

Here’s a list of our top 4 holiday markets and the features that set them apart.

1. The Modern Mom Show  –  London, ON  –  Nov 23 + 24

“A social + shopping event for the modern family”

Features:

  • Modern, minimalist Scandinavian Nordic Christmas Decor
  • Styled seating areas for all those Instagram worthy pictures
  • Cider and hot chocolate bar
  • Modern Santa photo area
  • Modern kids play area with slides and ball pits!
  • R+R area for parents to feed their babies and put their feet up
  • Live music and dancing
  • Give back to the local NICU
  • 120+ brands from across Canada

Dates:

Friday, Nov 23rd from 6-9pm (stroller free)

Saturday, Nov 24th from 10am-4pm

Location:

Agriplex Arena, Western Fair District – 845 Florence St., London, ON

Grab tickets HERE

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2. Third and Bird Christmas Market  –  Winnipeg, MB   –  Nov 24 + 25

“Curated Urban Market”

Features:

  • Full cafe
  • Cocktail bar
  • Two live performances by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on Nov 24
  • Live DJ all weekend long
  • Sleek & modern photo booth
  • Selfie wall
  • 145+ local handmade makers

Dates:

Saturday, Nov 24th from 10am-6pm

Sunday, Nov 25th 11am-4pm

Location:

The Hudson’s Bay Dowtown – 450 Portage Ave

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Grab tickets HERE and save $2 off entry

3. Little Modern Market   –  Calgary, AB   –  Nov 24

“Fun and welcoming market for the whole family”

Features:

Date:

Saturday, Nov 24th 9:30am-3:30pm

Location:

Rally Pointe – 11511 35th St SE

Grab tickets at the door

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4. Blossom and Bloom Show  –  Newmarket, ON  –  Dec 1-24

“Bespoke Floral Craft Market”

Features:

  • Open concept local market
  • Elegant, fine-crafted and unique
  • Site specific installations
  • Interactive mini workshops
  • Display tables custom made specifically for this event
  • A focus on mental health awareness
  • Floral-focused designs

Dates:

December 1st-24th

Hours:

Monday to Saturday 9am-9pm

Sundays 10am-7pm

Location:

Upper Canada Mall – 17600 Yonge St. Newmarket, ON

Main level court space: Davis Drive Entrance

Admission is FREE

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We hope that if you live in one of these cities you’re able to enjoy these incredible holiday markets and shop local this holiday season!

Check out our {local shop} Directory for more holiday shopping ideas!