The Christmas Connection is a festive marketplace where you can shop for holiday gifts, see works from local artisans, experience holiday displays that will inspire your own decorations, and much more!

Whether you’re joining us at the I-X Center with a long shopping list or just looking for a fun day out with family and friends, there’s something for everyone at the show with hundreds of vendors to explore and unique features to enjoy.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Christmas Connection

  1. The perfect destination for a busy person. One stop shopping means you can find everything you need for the holiday season, all under one roof. From apparel to decor, we’ve got you covered.

  2. Quality products and services. At the Christmas Connection we feature the highest quality vendors. Get ready to browse exceptional products from both local and national artisans.

  3. Tasty Treats. Whether you’re looking for a snack for yourself or a hostess gift for a holiday party, we have plenty of vendors serving up gourmet goodies that are perfect for the most wonderful time of the year.

  4. To save money. Everyone loves a show deal, and Christmas Connection exhibitors often have promotions on their products and services.

  5. Festive fun for everyone! ! The Christmas Connection is not just about buying presents– it features numerous activities for every member of your family. With daily events, unique workshops, holiday entertainment, and much more, the Christmas Connection is a great way to kick of the holiday season.

Take a look at Our Favourite Christmas Connection Moments


The Christmas Connection is on Facebook and Instagram. Connect with us for behind-the-scenes funs, cool contests, and the most up-to-date show news.


Want to bring your business to the Christmas Connection? We are now accepting vendors. Click here to submit your online application.

Who is Marketplace Events?

The Christmas Connection is produced by MARKETPLACE EVENTS, producer of home, garden, holiday, and bridal shows across Canada and the United States. This diverse and experienced team produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading shows in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal— some of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years.