Holiday Gift Markets in Lethbridge

November 25, 2021

You get a gift, you get a gift, you get a gift — this month there are gifts enough for everyone on your 'nice' list at the multiple markets going on around town!

If you find yourself asking, what is there to do in Lethbridge this weekend, look no further! This is your chance to get ahead of the holiday season and start your shopping at one — or all — of the holiday markets happening this weekend!

  • Get fired up for Oldman River Potters Guild Christmas Pottery Sale — November 25-27 — and get the goods straight from the pot dealers themselves! Stop by their studio to get a one-of-a-kind piece for the one-of-a-kind person in your life. 

  • Really get into the holiday spirit at the Mistletoe Market — Saturday, November 27! featuring established vendors as well as kid entrepreneurs, this market has it all! Enter to win door prizes, grab a coffee, and drop off your letter to Santa after you snap a pic with him from 1-2 PM. 

  • With over 100 artisans, 5+ markets a year, and $3000 indoor prizes, it’s easy to see how the Lethbridge Handmade Market HOLI-YAY Edition just celebrated its 5th year in operation! This family-friendly event also includes a market-wide scavenger hunt for those under 17. 

  • Back and bigger than ever BIG Christmas Farmers’ Market and Trade Show at Exhibition Park —December 2 – 4 is transforming into a holiday mecca! Not only can you shop all of your favourite local producers, take a stroll through the North and South Poles, Reindeer Run, and Santa’s Workshop. Don’t forget to grab your cocoa from the hot cocoa bar, roast marshmallows and hotdogs at their outdoor fire pit, and say hello to Santa! 

  • Still, want to support local even if you only have Sundays to get all your shopping done? Have no fear! YQL Marketplace has your back. Open Friday thru Sunday this year-round marketplace houses permanent vendors as well as guest spots! 

With so many unique local gift options for your friends and loved ones — and maybe one or two for yourself — you won't want to miss any of these amazing holiday markets! Lethbridge loves arts and culture — be a part of it!

So, how will you be spending your weekends?

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