DECEMBER 6 – 16, 2018


Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale brings the very best that the Canadian handmade community has to offer to the Nation’s Capital for a magical ten-day holiday shopping event.

Held at the state-of-the-art EY Centre, Originals Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale gathers over 200 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers for you to meet, and whose unique works will leave you truly amazed.

This event features an astounding assortment of quality Canadian handmade goods, including jewellery, fashion and accessories, pottery, glassware, sculptures, fine art, leather, gourmet treats, and more, providing you with an unforgettable shopping experience where you’ll find gifts worth giving.


December 6 – 16, 2018
Weekdays 11am – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
CLOSED Monday, December 10


EY Centre
Hall 3
4899 Uplands Drive
Ottawa, ON


General Admission $7
17 and under – Free

Onsite box office, cash only or online tickets here.


Artisan Gallery
Artisan Listing


DIY IN THE CITY GRAND PRIZE GETAWAYWe want to send you and a friend to Toronto to live your best creative life and make something beautiful all your own inside Makeful’s DIY studio! Our grand prize getaway includes return airfare for two to Toronto, three nights’ accommodation and $500 in spending money. One grand prize finalist will be chosen at the conclusion of each show presented by Makeful, and one lucky grand prize winner will be chosen from the list of finalists on Tuesday, December 18.
To enter our grand prize getaway, simply fill out the ballot you receive at the show. No purchase necessary. Contest Rules & Regulations here.

INSPIRATION IN THE MAKING! – COLOURING WALL PRESENTED BY MAKEFUL: The Makeful channel is hitting on the road with Signatures on a cross-county craft market adventure! At each stop they will be setting up a massive colouring wall and inviting you to help bring their Makeful masterpiece to life–so grab a maker, add some colour, snap a pic and share on social with #bemakeful to join the Makeful community.

HOSPICE CARE OTTAWA CHRISTMAS FLORAL DISPLAY: We are proud of our continuing partnership with Hospice Care Ottawa in support of their Homes for the Holidays fundraiser. We are pleased to have on display festival arrangements created by the floral decorators who participated in the decorating of the homes for this year’s tour.

2-FOR-1 DATE NIGHT – Friday, December 7th & 14th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Make it a date night at Originals, where you and your shopping partner can enjoy 2-for-1 admission – bar service will also be available, where you can choose from an assortment of wine and beer and enjoy the sights and sounds of the show with beverage in hand!

MAKERS GIFT WALL: We have a massive collection of unique handmade gifts from our makers to give away at the show – fill out the ballot you receive when you walk in to be entered for a chance to win! Many draws will take place throughout all three days of the show – if you’re a winner, head to our Makers Gift Wall and pick a gift box of your choosing to see what you’ve won!

CRUSHIN’ POINT: Who or what are you crushin’ on? Is it your shopping partner? An item you bought at the show that you just can’t stop staring at? Let us know in at the Crushin’ Point – an IG-ready area where you and your friends can take cute pics with props and share them on social! Be sure to tag us in your posts using #OriginalsOttawa – you might just walk away with a prize!


The EY Centre is easily accessible from all parts of the city and has plenty of on-site parking available for a flat rate of $8.00. The EY Centre is serviced by OC Transpo routes 197, 97 daily and 99 on weekends.
Transit Schedule





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