December 7, 2022

All About Christmas At Lansdowne!

People at the Ottawa Christmas Market at night.

Come and create great memories at Lansdowne during December with magical experiences for you and your family to have the best holiday season of your life.

Until December 23 | Ottawa Christmas Market presented by TD. Come to Lansdowne for the best Christmas Market in Canada. You will enjoy a full free evening of live music, holiday drinks, and food. The market has plenty of fun activities for the whole family. Warm up by the fire, take photos with Santa, shop local, and get in the holiday spirit!

Casino Lac-Leamy Stage at Ottawa Christmas MarketThe Ottawa Christmas Market hosts over 35 vendors at Aberdeen Square, offering drinks, local food, handmade crafts, gifts, and ingredients for holiday entertaining. This year we will have a full schedule of programming for all ages! Take in the holiday lights and decorations, check out our favourite local artists on the Casino Lac-Leamy Stage, take your chances at winning big on the Casino Lac-Leamy Advent Calendar, and remember to visit Santa’s Village. Check out the complete schedule >>

Breakfast with SantaDec 17 | Breakfast with Santa presented by Modern Niagara. Having breakfast with Santa will help him fuel up for his arduous Christmas travel and start the day off correctly. All earnings go to the OSEG Foundation, which gives kids and young people the chance to participate, study, and grow through sports. Location: Lansdowne Park, Horticulture Building – indoor ( 1525, Princess Patricia Way), from 8:30 am to 10 pm & 10:30 am-Noon. Buy your tickets >>

Image of 67's fans with teddy bears to toss on the iceDec 2, 4, 16, 17 & 30 | Ottawa 67’s Hockey Games. Fun is guaranteed with family and friends at our 67’s games in December. Kids will love to bring their teddy bears when the 67’s score their first goal of the game on Dec 17, during the Teddy Bear Toss Game (67’s vs.Hamilton Bulldogs). All tossed teddies will be donated to Toy Mountain. Don’t forget to bring your skates on the 17th as we will have a public skate post-game for all in attendance, joined by members of your Ottawa 67’s!
Free transportation is available with your game ticket. Check out all the 67’s theme games in December and choose yours >>

Events at Lansdowne

Dec 3 & 4 | Baby Mama Hustle. It is a Pop-Up Market dedicated to bringing local creative mompreneurs & other vendors in one space to showcase their products to the ever-growing “Parent & Tot” community. Location: Horticulture Building – indoor and outdoor patio ( 1525, Princess Patricia Way), from 10 am to 3 pm. Learn more >>

Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 | Ottawa Farmers Market. You’re invited to love local at the Ottawa Farmers’ Market: Lansdowne! Find seasonal produce, hand-made holiday decor, pantry staples, artisanal baked goods, craft cider and spirits, and much more. Entry is FREE. Location: Aberdeen Pavillon, from 9 am- 3 pm. Learn more >>

Dec 9, 16, 23 | 613flea Market. This market offers handmade items, vintage apparel, delicious cuisine, and unique items!
Attending the non-profit 613flea is always free! Location: Aberdeen Pavilion, from 5 pm-10 pm. Learn more >>

Dec 9, 10 & 11 | The Ottawa Guild of Potters. You can find a wide variety of handcrafted pottery made in the area. Discover unique gifts and get to know the makers! Entry is free. Location: Horticulture Building (indoors). Dec 9 (3 pm – 9 pm), Dec 10 (10 am – 6 pm) and Dec 11 (10 am – 5 pm). Learn more >>

December 31 | Hogman-eh! Scottish New Year’s Eve Celebration. Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Scottish style! Ring in 2023 at the Scottish Society of Ottawa’s annual Hogman-eh! festival with live entertainment, scotch tasting, traditional food, highland dancing, children’s activities and midnight fireworks. Location: Lansdowne Park. Learn more >>

Check out all the Lansdowne events here >>

Changes to schedules may occur due to the weather. Please visit each event’s website for updates.