How to Experience the Edmonton Christmas Market at Fort Edmonton Park

The Edmonton Christmas Market is your destination for discovering regional brands and makers, food and culinary experiences, live entertainment, festive activities, and more. From November 30 - December 17, discover unique indoor and outdoor winter experiences at Fort Edmonton Park. 

Here's our guide to experiencing the Edmonton Christmas Market. Whether you’re coming as a family, scheduling a date night, or looking for a holiday experience with your bestie, there’s something for everyone at the market.

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Shop the curated holiday market with 150+ local rotating market vendors and pick up the perfect gifts for your loved ones! Explore the brightly lit, outdoor market huts and indoor vendor hall located in the blue and yellow tent. Discover the rotating vendor list here. Shop apparel, food & beverage, lifestyle & home goods, art, beauty & body, jewelry, pets, and craft beer, cider & spirits. There’s something for everyone on your list! 

Plus, you can visit the Fort Edmonton Park Gift Shop & Café at the Front Entry Plaza for more great stocking stuffers, festive treats, and local gift ideas.


The Edmonton Christmas Market is partnering with United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Edmonton's Food Bank, and Christmas Bureau of Edmonton.

View the Map.


The Edmonton Christmas Market is bringing a variety of yummy local food options to satisfy your holiday appetite this year. Savour the flavours of the season from a handpicked variety of local food vendors to make your visit truly scrumptious.Taste some of the best eats YEG has to offer, from special menus exclusive to our market. Browse the Food Menus here.

Warm your insides with mulled wine, hot chocolate, and apple cider, and indulge in samples from beloved Alberta brewers and distillers. The Edmonton Christmas Market is a fully licensed, family-friendly site for consuming purchased non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages from beverage bars. Browse the Drink Menu’s here.

TIP: Make sure to warm up near the campfire while enjoying captivating light installations or watching festive live entertainment. Always check the weather before you leave. Bundle up to stay warm and bring good footwear for winter conditions.


Immerse yourself in the enchanting spirit of Christmas with our live theater performances, merry carousels, local talent, heartwarming visits from Santa, and much more! Prepare for a joyous holiday experience that will warm your heart and create cherished memories.

Performances and rides are available by purchasing tickets in advance online OR on-site for an additional fee.

Theatre Shows at the Capitol Theatre:

  • The Santa Claus Movie
  • Snow White
  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas Movie
  • It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol
  • Slaybells: A Legendary Drag Christmas

Browse all Live Performances and Onsite Activations here.


Your General Admission Ticket gets you access to:

  • Our winter wonderland market site with so many lights and instagrammable moments

  • Loads of free entertainment, such as SANTA and carolers

  • Trolley rides

  • The carousel (FREE for anyone under 17 years of age)

  • Our vendor market with 100+ vendors!

*Food, drinks, adult carousel and wagon rides are available on site for an additional cost.

TIP: There are endless Instagram-worthy photo opportunities! Don’t forget to tag @fortedmontonpark & @yegxmasmarket and hashtag #FortEdmontonPark #YegXmasMarket. Share your holiday memories with us! 


Fort Edmonton Park has limited free parking available in the main parking lot. Parking attendants will direct you to where there is space.

We encourage all patrons to safely carpool or to find other modes of transportation, especially if intending to consume alcohol.

Guests can access Fort Edmonton Park through ETS Bus Line 4 to Fort Edmonton Park & Fox Drive. Please see Edmonton Transit System for further information and schedules.


Week 1: Nov 30-Dec 3

Week 2: Dec 7-Dec 10

Week 3: Dec 14-Dec 17


Thursdays: 3pm-9pm

Fridays: 3pm-10pm

Saturdays: 12pm-10pm

Sundays: 12pm-8pm


Adults 18+ - $19.95 + Fees & GST

Kids ages 6-17 - $10.95 + Fees & GST

Kids 5 and under - FREE

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Pre-book your general admission ticket dates & times.

There in no re-entry permitted.

All general admission tickets purchased online are arranged through time slot bookings.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Have questions?

Frequently Asked Questions here.


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