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The Best Christmas Markets in Edmonton

  • November 12, 2021

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The holidays are upon us, and that means it’s time to start your Christmas shopping. Thankfully, there are plenty of opportunities to do so in Edmonton owing to all the Christmas markets popping up in the city. From a market showcasing the work of Indigenous artisans to the Butterdome Craft Sale at the University of Alberta, check out the best Christmas markets to attend in Edmonton this year.


Christmas Market

Edmonton’s annual Christmas Market is back for 2021, taking over the Calder Community League on December 11th and 12th from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. The market is set to feature over 25 vendors selling everything from handmade jewelry and body care products to artwork and gifts. Admission is free and this year promises to have a special guest and plenty of door prizes. 


A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021

This year, the IAM Collective presents A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021, coming to the Alberta Aviation Hangar for three whole days. Kicking off December 10th and wrapping up on December 12th, A Very Indigenous Holiday Market encourages guests to appreciate rather than appropriate this holiday season by shopping their collection of local, handmade, and authentically Indigenous creations. All kinds of crafts and artwork will be on display over the course of three days. There will also be live performers, door prizes, and a clothing drive guests are encouraged to donate to. Admission is free.


Signatures Butterdome Craft Sale

The Signatures Butterdome Craft Sale is another Christmas market happening in Edmonton this holiday season. Scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd until Sunday, December 5th, the Signatures Butterdome Craft Sale is being held at the University of Alberta. Admission costs $8 for adults (children 12 and under are free). This annual craft sale will feature the work of artists, artisans, and designers from across Canada.


If you’re going to be in Edmonton this holiday season, then we recommend starting your holiday shopping by visiting any of the Christmas markets above. And if you need a place to stay during your visit, you’re always welcome at the 

Days Inn by Wyndham Edmonton South.


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