Christmas 2022 in Ottawa is sure to be a festive season filled with plenty of memorable experiences. From outdoor activities like ice skating on the Rideau Canal to participating in holiday-themed events in the downtown core, there is something for everyone to enjoy. You can also explore the city's many Christmas markets and bazaars, where you can find unique gifts and holiday decorations. To cap off the festive season, be sure to attend the annual Christmas Lights Across Canada event, where downtown Ottawa is lit up with thousands of Christmas lights. Whether you're looking for a traditional holiday experience or something unique and exciting, Ottawa's Christmas celebrations in 2022 will be sure to delight.
Enjoy the festive season in Ottawa with a variety of Christmas-related activities, from festive holiday light displays to outdoor ice-skating to traditional performances. Here is a guide on what to do in Ottawa during Christmas.
Rockin Christmas market is proud to present a market for Ottawans featuring all local makers. This is the season to shop local. 15 vendors to meet and discover the perfect holiday gifts with over a nice drink and festive treats.
Join to raise funds to support the Sewing Project for women and youth. Market custom-made outfits, African artifact, and accessories while displaying the richness of the Black culture and educating the community on the importance of diversity.
Welcome to 3Sixty's Christmas Craft-Shop! Join for a relaxing hours of handmaking a series of Christmas ornaments to bring some Christmas cheer this season. Treat yourself to an evening of fun and create some amazing, unique, projects to gift or keep for yourself!
Fun ugly Xmas sweater party! Dance, DJ, Bad Santa, white elephant gift exchange, snacks, movie corner, mixer with real connections.The goal is to meet people and laugh.
It's the annual SYPC Christmas Kids' PJ Party for young pianists! Join for crafts, treats, surprise performances and exciting, fun games! Don't forget to wear your PJs!
Christmas has to be one of the best times of the year! Whether you’re new to the city or you’ve been here for years, there are tons of things to do in Ottawa to celebrate Christmas each year.
Ottawa has some fantastic venues which are hosted Christmas events & parties last year, find them below: