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2018 Christmas Markets in the Bas-Saint-Laurent

 Marché de Noël de Rivière-du-Loup
Novembre 1-4

Noël chez Nous in Rivière-du-Loup kicks off the Christmas market season with some 30 local businesses and artisans gathering to show their wares under a festival tent.
Parking at the Centre commercial, 298 Boul. Armand-Thériault, Rivière-du-Loup
1 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
Information: 418-714-6635 / NoelChezNous.com

Salon des artistes et artisans du Témiscouata November 9–11

This arts and crafts fair presents original creations, exclusive gifts and unique artworks. Come meet local artists and artisans – and have some fun!
Centre communautaire, 515 Rue de la Briquette, Dégelis.
1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Information: 418-899-0203 / Facebook.com/Association-des-Arts-du-Témiscouata

Marché de l’Avent 2018
November 10

Unique and personalized creations and sales reps for popular products join forces at this Christmas market. Come encourage our local artisans, producers and sales reps.
Salle communautaire, 531 Rue de l'Église Sud, Sainte-Hélène-de Kamouraska
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Information: Facebook.com/Marché-de-lAvent

Salon des Métiers d’art du Bas-Saint-Laurent November 15–18

From conception and design to production and the finishing touch, from functional pieces to artworks, enjoy a great opportunity to admire the work of the region’s artisans and discover their unique and diverse crafts.
Hôtel Rimouski, 225 Boul. René-Lepage Est, Rimouski
5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information: 418-722-3812 / MetiersDartBSL.com/Salon-Metier-Dart

Noël au cœur du Kamouraska
November 18–19

This Christmas market brings together exhibitors from across Kamouraska. It’s your chance to meet local artisans who take pride in their work.
Complexe municipale de Saint-Denis, 5 Route 287, Saint-Denis
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information: 418-498-2167 / MunStDenis.com

Marché de Noël de Saint-Fabien
November 18

This Christmas market in Saint-Fabien brings together over 30 local artists, artisans and producers. It’s a great opportunity to find original gifts and encourage buying local!
Pavillon des Loisirs, 32 8e Ave. Ouest, Saint-Fabien
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Information: 418-869-3170 / Saint-Fabien.ca

Comptoir de Noël de la Vieille Gare
November 24–26

Visit the Vieille Gare on this long weekend to stock up on unique Christmas gifts made by our artists and artisans. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, great decorations and Yule log tastings at this Christmas market.
Vieille Gare de Rivière-Bleue, 85 Rue Saint-Joseph Nord, Rivière-Bleue
1 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information: 418-893-2219 / GareDeRiviereBleue.com

Marché de Noël de La Pocatière 
November 24–25

Over 35 exhibitors share their passion and creations at this Christmas market, so you’re sure to find plenty of great gift ideas!
Centre Bombardier, 2nd floor, 600 9e Rue, La Pocatière
5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information: 418-371-0961 / Facebook.com/MarcheDeNoelDeLaPocatiere

Salon Region’Art de Rimouski
November 24–25

The Salon Région'Art de Rimouski is an opportunity for local artisans to introduce their products to the public, originality, quality, friendliness and diversity are at the rendezvous!
Centre communautaire de St-Pie X, 280, boul. Arthur-Buies Est, Rimouski
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information : 418 750-3200 / Facebook.com/SalonRegionArtDeRimouski

Marché de Noël de L’Isle-Verte
November 24–25

For the annual Christmas market, local artisans offer their latest creations. Gourmet food, art, paintings, textiles, natural products or jewelry – come find unique, locally-made gifts.
Gymnasium of the École Moisson-d’Arts, 136 Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste, L’Isle-Verte
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Information: 418-898-2812 / Facebook.com/Marche-de-Noel-de-LIsle-Verte


Marché de Noël de Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux
 November 25

The area’s artists and artisans gather for this Christmas market offering a multitude of gift ideas, local products, crafts and jewelry.
Salle municipale de Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux, 41 Rue de l'Église, Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Marché des Saveurs du Bas-Saint-Laurent
November 29 – December 2

Often imitated, never equalled! Meet the producers and processors of the Bas-Saint-Laurent and load up on tasty treats for Christmas!
Rimouski tennis centre, 416 Rue Rouleau, Rimouski
Noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Information: 418-724-9068 / SaveursBSL.com

Magasin général de Noël
December 7–9

This Christmas “general store” exclusively presents gourmet regional food products, making it the perfect opportunity to stock up for the holiday season or give a taste of the Bas-Saint-Laurent as a gift.
Gymnasium of the Complexe sportif Rosaire-Bélanger, 32 Rue des Pins Est, Rivière-Bleue
6 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Information: 418-893-5559 ext. 2 / Riviere-Bleue.ca

Marché de Noël des Basques
December 8

Come meet local artists, artisans and producers offering their creations and products at this Christmas event organized by the local farmer’s market.
Chapel of the Église de Trois-Pistoles, 30 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Trois-Pistoles
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Information: Facebook/MarchéPublicBasques


Marché public de Rimouski
December 15

Over 25 producers and food processors invite you to enjoy the enchanting Christmas ambience of Rimouski’s farmer’s market.
Place de la Gare, corner of Ave. de la Cathédrale and Rue de l'Évêché Est, Rimouski
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Information: Facebook.com/marchepublicrimouski


Marché populaire d’hiver
December 16

Come choose your favourite products made by some 30 talented Kamouraska artisans during this event celebrating joie de vivre, including plenty of activities for children.
Salle municipale de Saint-Germain, 506, rue de la Fabrique, Saint-Germain
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Information: 418-492-5949 / Facebook.com/marchepop

Rendez-vous festif du Bic
December 16

A lively and festive public market where local products, family activities, music, mutual help come together to offer you a remarkable Christmas experience!
Place de l’église, Rimouski (Bic)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Information : Facebook.com/MarcheDuBic

Marché public Lafontaine de Rivière-du-Loup
December 22

The producers of Rivière-du-Loup suggest products that will amaze your guests. Christmas fairy atmosphere and animation at the market.
Carré Dubé, Rivière-du-Loup
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Information : Facebook.com/MarchePublicLafontaine