Niagara Christmas Markets and Shows

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Niagara celebrates the holidays with festive Christmas markets and live events throughout the season. This year’s local Christmas markets provide some wonderful gifting options all winter long…not to mention the excellent food! Also, for a memorable winter experience, celebrate the holidays with live music or theatre entertainment!

Christmas Markets in Niagara

#1 Niagara Falls Christmas Market

Weekends Nov 12th-Dec 18th, Fridays: 5pm-10pm; Saturdays: 1pm-10pm; Sundays: 1pm-4pm

Location: 4605 Queen Street , Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls Christmas Market features many different vendors, including over 30 light structures, interactive media art displays, live music, string lights, glow swings, and more.

#2 Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice

Thursday, November 24th 2022 through Friday, December 9th 2022

Location: At OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino, 6366 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls 

Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice is a thrilling high-paced display of world-class ice skating and holiday cheer that features a winter wonderland of national championship ice skaters, dancers, and singers that will fill you with the spirit of the season.

#3 Dean Z’s Rockin Christmas Show

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 1:00 PM – Matinee Show; 7:00 PM – Night Show

Location: Greg Frewin Theatre, 5781 Ellen Ave, Niagara Falls

Dean Z, the award-winning and internationally famous entertainer, performs your favourite rockin’ holiday hits. With his high-energy 12-piece band and the lovely Deltatones.

#4 Christmas in Jordan Village

Christmas Jordan Village

Themed events throughout December, 2022

Location: Jordan Village, 3836 Main Street, Jordan

Discover the enchantment of the Christmas season in Jordan Village. You’ll adore how Jordan Village’s heart is transformed with wonderful holiday décor this winter! It’s the ideal setting for checking everyone off your list with one-of-a-kind gifts from the boutique shops! There’s more to discover at Jordan Village this holiday season, from Santa visits to seasonal shopping and delectable holiday delicacies.

#5 Winter at the Market

Every Thursday beginning Nov. 17th from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 91 King St, City of St. Catharines

On Thursday nights this season, St. Catharines Winter at the Market is the place to be for one-stop holiday shopping.

Winter at the Market will be held every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 17 in Market Square (91 King St.) downtown.

Customers will be able to select from a variety of fine preserves and local wines, as well as handcrafted items such as toys, games, jewelry, home decor, luxurious beauty products, and more, all while supporting the community.

#6 Ball’s Falls Holiday Trail

December 2, 2022 to Jan 8, 2023

Location: Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln

This is a hiking experience featuring a 1.5 km (round trip) illuminated path through natural areas along the Niagara Escarpment and Twenty Mile Creek and through the 1800’s heritage village of Glen Elgin. Visitors will get to take in the stunning winter vistas, including the 27-metre lower waterfall, illuminated like never before, and experience history in the village with each building lit up with thousands of lights.

Besides the Illuminated trail, guests will also have access to selfie and craft stations, family scavenger hunt activities, Holiday music (recordings), heritage displays, a warming station, a campfire / s’more Station, and a skating wink. Weekend Programming (Fri – Sun) offers all of the above plus Santa, live musical performances, heritage demonstrations and tours, artisans / craft vendors, and food, drink, and wine concessions.

#7 A Christmas Carol at the Shaw Festival

November 9th – December 23rd, 2022 – Showtimes at 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm

Location: Shaw Festival Theatre (Royal George Theatre), 85 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Ebenezer Scrooge has returned. The lovely holiday favourite A Christmas Carol makes a triumphant return to the Shaw Festival’s Royal George Theatre, nestled in the centre of the perfect Christmas hamlet. It serves as the ideal yearly reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. Bring your “Bah, humbug!” attitude and leave with a festive disposition.

By Charles Dickens
Adapted and originally directed by Tim Carroll
Directed by Molly Atkinson
Set and costumes designed by Christine Lohre
Lighting designed by Kevin Lamotte
Original music and original music direction by Paul Sportelli
Music direction by Rachel O’Brien
Puppetry direction by Alexandra Montagnese

#8 KB Events: All I Want For Christmas Market

All I Want For Christmas Market

November 9th – December 3rd to 4th, 2022

Location: Niagara Falls Convention Centre 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 7B6

It’s the most wonderful time of year, and “All I Want For Christmas Market” is going to be a busy holiday market with over 80+ exhibitors and craftsmen, swag bags for the first 25 people through each day, prizes, freebies, and so much more. There might even be the big man himself!


  • December 3rd 10am-4pm | December 4th 10am-3pm

#9 A Fallsview Crafty Christmas Market

Crafty Christmas

DATES: Sunday December 4th, 10:00am – 4:00pm

LOCATION:  Americana Resort 8444 Lundy’s Ln, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H4

A Fallsview Crafty Christmas Market for Cultivating Hope Foundation

It is time to focus on a solution to poverty that tackles its fundamental causes. We create career training opportunities to help people overcome their food insecurity. encouraging second chances Help us usher in a new age of optimism for the Niagara region’s low-income and homeless residents.


#10 Garrison Christmas at Fort George

Garrison Christmas

DATE RANGE: December 10 and 11, 2022, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

LOCATION: FORT GEORGE 51 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Come experience early-nineteenth-century Christmas customs, including crafts, activities, and games for the whole family! Enjoy the gardens and musket demonstrations while admiring Fort George decked out in traditional Christmas foliage. Join Parks Canada and the Friends of Fort George for some holiday happiness!

Tickets are available at the door for regular entry.

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