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posted by: Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites on: November 10, 2021

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The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start your Christmas shopping! Luckily, Edmonton is home to several Christmas markets this year, giving you an opportunity to find some truly unique and handmade gifts. From the Blueberry Christmas Market right here in Stony Plain to the IAM Collective’s A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021, check out the best Christmas markets near Stony Plain.


A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021

Appreciate don’t appropriate at this year’s A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021, presented by the IAM Collective. On December 10th, 11th, and 12th, this festive Indigenous-run holiday market will be taking over the Alberta Aviation Hangar. This market provides a unique opportunity for locals and visitors alike to shop for handmade and authentically Indigenous gifts this season. From crafts to artwork, all kinds of items will be for sale. Plus, A Very Indigenous Holiday Market 2021 is also set to feature live performers, door prizes, and a clothing drive. 


Blueberry Christmas Market

Another Christmas market to visit this holiday season is located right here in Stony Plain. The Blueberry Christmas Market is taking over Blueberry Community Hall for one day only on Saturday, November 27th. From 11:00 am until 4:00 pm, Stony Plain residents will have an opportunity to shop local and get their Christmas shopping done early. All items for sale at the Blueberry Christmas Market are handmade by local artisans. There will also be a food bank collecting non-perishable goods by the entrance. The Blueberry Christmas Market in Stony Plain is free for all.


Christmas Market

Finally, don’t miss out on attending Edmonton’s Christmas Market in 2021. This year’s market will be held at the Calder Community League on December 11th and 12th from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. The market will have over 25 local vendors selling everything from handmade jewelry and gourmet treats to artwork and gifts. There will also be a special guest at this year’s event, as well as door prizes. The Christmas Market is free to attend.


If you plan on visiting Stony Plain this holiday season, then we hope you have a chance to check out the Christmas markets above. And if you need a place to stay during your visit, know that you’re always welcome at the Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites.