Lansdowne, Christmas

Holiday season events in Ottawa

As the cooler winter weather arrives, Canada’s charming capital gets into the holiday spirit with a flurry of special events in November and December. You’ll find colourful cityscapes decorated with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, festive markets, seasonal entertainment, and culinary delights. Here are just some of the special holiday events taking place in the Ottawa region that will surely get you into a jolly holiday mood in 2023.

Be sure to verify details with the organizers as plans can change at any time.

The not-for-profit 613flea is a humongous once a month marketplace held in the historic Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa.
A Christmas Carol - adapted and performed by Pierre Brault
Get ready to experience the timeless holiday classic like never before! Enjoy a magical evening filled with laughter, heartwarming moments and the…
A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley
This ingenious and theatrically dazzling adaptation of a great classic by one of theatre’s most inventive and respected playwrights brings Dickens…
A Christmas Concert with John Rutter
Experience the magic of Christmas with Société philharmonique du Nouveau Monde. It will be a magical evening of enchanting melodies and festive cheer…
Christmas, snowman, winter
A Country Christmas
By day, enjoy pre-cut Christmas trees, hedge mazes, wagon rides, Christmas displays, a Farm Shop with local vendors and more! By night, drive through…
A Country Christmas Holiday Light Festival
A Country Christmas Holiday Light Festival
Discover a stunning path adorned with tens of thousands of colourful lights that dance to music. After your stroll, visit the Town Square Christmas…

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