So many markets, so little time! Here’s a second round up of even more holiday market goodness this season. From farm markets to brewery markets and old fashioned craft markets, there is something for everyone this holiday season. One thing’s for sure: South Eastern Ontario knows how to market! Grab a friend, hit your local communities and see what treasures you uncover at these luscious holiday gems. Read on for 16 more holiday markets in South Eastern Ontario!

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Bay of Quinte


1. Quinte West Holiday Market
For three days only, visit Centennial Park and experience the Quinte West Holiday Market!  From December 1 to December 3, 2023, Quinte West Pop-ups will be transformed into a holiday winter wonderland showcasing festive decorations, delicious food, winter-themed activities, entertainment and unique vendors. Listen to live music and visit with Santa! Look for all the details and be ready to get your ho-ho-ho on!

2. Holly and Ivy Artisan Show and Sale
All your shopping in one place! The Holly and Ivy Artisan Show and Sale promises fun activities for all ages, live music, door prizes, and more in partnership with the Parrott Gallery Shop. Set for Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. A great way to connect with local artists and artisans!

Prince Edward County


3. Winter Wanderland Holiday Market
Wander The Resort is hosting a day of festive family fun on December 10, 2023 with the Winter Wanderland Holiday Market. Shop local vendor, enjoy live music, indulge in food and savour some sips from Gather. Be sure to get your face painted and tell Santa your Christmas wishes!

4. Busy Hands Holiday Makers Market
Get this: 72 local vendors with hand-made products. Yes, you read that right. Seventy-two! Free admission, free parking, accessible – it’s the 23rd annual Busy Hands Artisan Market and it’s going to be great at the Highline Hall in the Wellington Arena. Mark your calendar for Saturday December 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday December 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a donation for the local food bank!



5. Frontenac Farmers Holiday Market
This isn’t your average market! Be prepared on December 9 for an epic holiday party filled with the goodness of Frontenac’s Farmers on Saturday, December 9 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This incredible experience is fun for the whole family with fire pits, family photos, live music, food, beer and wine garden and more than 35 vendors to shop at Centennial Park in Harrowsmith. Meet your neighbours at the Frontenac Farmers Holiday Market!



6. Holiday Evening Market
The Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market is making the night sparkle with local love on Thursday, December 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  This Holiday Evening Market has free parking at the Memorial Centre 303 York St. in Kingston. Look for local farmers and artisans. Enjoy local food, music, arts, and community high-vibes!

1000 Islands Rideau Canal Waterways

7. ArBru Christmas Market
Mulled wine, sweet treats, locally-made brews, Santa visits, and lots of local vendors. Sounds like a fun day! It’s happening Sunday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ArBru Solar Brewery in Mallorytown. The market will showcase everything from foods to pottery, custom clothing to décor items, wood carvings to ciders and even hot chocolate! Stop by the ArBru Christmas Market for all the Christmas feels and prepare for delicious brew-inducing holiday cheer.

8. Christmas at the Ranch
C&M Ranch welcomes all merry makers for Christmas at the Ranch on Saturday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Look for pony rides, vendors, a petting zoo, pet the “reindeer” ponies and calves, and get into the Christmas spirit at the ranch before the Athens Santa Claus parade that evening! Admission is $5 per person with kids under three years old admitted for free. Donations for the Athens Food Bank will be accepted.

9. A Very Merry Magical Market: Pop-Up Holiday Maker’s Market
Experience a magical pop up at Flowers and Fleece farm! This 37-acre flower and alpaca farm in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal is hosting a holiday market on Saturday, December 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Shop guest artists and artisans, feed the alpaca and enjoy a warm drink or culinary delight by the bonfire under sparkling stars and twinkling holiday lights! Admission if $10 (free for kids under 12) with a portion of ticket sales benefitting Girls Inc. of Upper Canada.

10. Christmas in Merrickville Artisan Market
The big Christmas in Merrickville event will be in full swing this weekend, – be sure to check out the special artisan market at the Merrickville Community Centre on Saturday, December 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Delicious homemade baked goods, wildflower honey, resin creations, jams and jellies, sauces and oils, original art and so many lovely products, handmade by local crafters.

11. Jack Frost Fair
Presented by the Kemptville Farmers Market, the Jack Frost Fair is set for Sunday, December 3 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. outdoors at the KFM Farmers’ Market parking lot location in Old Town Kemptville. The holiday market will feature 40 vendors showcasing an array of local artisans, crafters, jewellers, food producers, bakers and much more to warm your heart before the holidays! Dress warmly and bring your Christmas list.

12. Christmasfest and Breakfast with Santa
Fun children’s activities while you finish your holiday shopping! Gingerbread workshop, painting class for the kids, a pancake breakfast with Santa, indoor and outdoor vendor market – all at the Lombardy Fairgrounds on December 9.

13. Merrickville Arts Guild Christmas Show and Sale
Exhibition and sale alert! More than 25 MAG artists will be showing and selling on December 9 and 10 at the Merrickville Community Centre at 106 Read Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Unique and beautiful Christmas presents that speak to the soul.

14. Portland Christmas Market
Meet some local makers and get creative gifts from across Rideau Lakes! Portland on the Rideau Historical Society is hosting a Christmas Market on Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Emmanuel Heritage Centre in Portland. Find all sorts of goodies and handicrafts in a beautiful heritage setting.

SDG Counties


15. Iroquois First Night Market
On Saturday, December 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Iroquois will come alive with holiday spirit! Horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa and Mrs. Claus, real reindeer, bonfires, craft vendors, a bake sale, hot chocolate and mulled cider, Memory Tree lighting, and performances by the Seaway valley Singers and the Seaway DHS Band! Find all this and more at the Iroquois Plaza Courtyard – be sure to plan on participating in the Iroquois Cookie Crawl happening earlier that day, as well!



16. Christmas Market at Cornwall Square
Nestled into the upper level of the old Sears store at the Cornwall Square will be an incredible number of vendors waiting to help you cross some items off your holiday list! Yes, more than 125 vendors will be showcasing at the Christmas Market at Cornwall Square on Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plan to attend: free parking, free admission and wonderful wares for the holiday season!

Holiday spirit and creativity are melding together for unforgettable market events across South Eastern Ontario this season!