Exploring Our Holiday Markets and Festivals


Holiday Alley in the historic downtown of Selkirk, Manitoba! – Thursday, Nov 16 – Sunday, Nov 19, 2023

Embark on a magical winter journey with Holiday Alley, a Red River North Tourism initiative proudly sponsored by IG Wealth Management. This enchanting festival transforms Selkirk’s historic downtown and Red River North into a vibrant celebration of art, light, sound, creativity, and culture. Illuminating the town with over 130,000 LED bulbs adorning 40 buildings, Holiday Alley embodies the spirit of downtown revitalization and business rejuvenation.
Download and print the complete weekend program HERE OR see each day’s activities by clicking on the date below.
Thurs. Nov. 16
Fri. Nov. 17
Sat. Nov. 18
Sun. Nov. 19
On Your Own Time


2023 WISHME MAKERS’ MARKET ON HOLIDAY ALLEY – OPENS FRI. NOV 17 AT 6:30 PM and is open Sat. Nov 18 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Exciting news for the 2023 Holiday Alley – introducing the WishMe Makers’ Market! A fresh addition to this year’s festivities, the market kicks off on Friday, November 17, at 6:30 PM, and continues on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Located at the heart of Downtown Selkirk, specifically at the Gordon Howard Centre on 384 Eveline St, Selkirk, MB, this market showcases an array of talented crafters and creators.


Holiday Market & Santa Pancake Breakfast at Lower Fort Garry – November 25 & 26, from 10 am to 5 pm

Step into the cozy embrace of the Visitor Centre at the Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site on Saturday and Sunday, November 25 & 26, from 10 am to 5 pm. Explore the treasures of local makers and peruse the bespoke Gift Shop, offering the perfect opportunity to find a unique gift for a loved one or indulge in a treat for yourself—all while championing local artists. Admission to the Market is free, and donations are gratefully accepted. Before immersing yourself in the festivities, join us at 9 am for a delightful Santa Pancake Breakfast crafted by Life a Little Sweeter. Reserve your spot now for this delicious breakfast experience.


A ‘Christmas with the Steelers’ vendor market presented by Petersfield Community Club/Mallard Park Market – December 15 (5pm-9:30pm) & December 16 (10:30am-9:30pm)

Get ready for a festive treat! Join the excitement at the ‘Christmas with the Steelers’ vendor market, hosted by Petersfield Community Club/Mallard Park Market. Revel in the holiday spirit as you shop along the concourse while the Steelers face off against the Dauphin Kings on the 15th and the Nighthawks on the 16th at the Selkirk Rec Plex. It’s the perfect blend of sports and shopping—cheer on the Steelers while you browse for unique finds. To make this event a smashing success, we’re on the lookout for vendors. If you’re interested in showcasing your goods, reach out to Chris at petersfieldmpm@outlook.com. Let’s make this holiday market unforgettable!


Gimli’s Countdown To Christmas Gift Sale – Saturday, November 18 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and November 19 from 10:00 am – 3:00pm

Get ready for the 13th Annual Gimli Countdown to Christmas Gift Sale in 2023! Celebrating its enduring tradition, this year marks the 13th edition of the Gimli Countdown to Christmas Gift Sale. Join us as we kick off the festive season with a diverse array of gifts and treasures, each carefully curated for a memorable holiday shopping experience. From unique handcrafted items to festive treats, the Gimli Countdown to Christmas Gift Sale has become a beloved tradition that continues to enchant shoppers in its 13th consecutive year. Don’t miss out on the joy and excitement—save the date and be part of this festive celebration!


Winterfest Craft Sale, Teulon Hall – November 17 from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm & November 18 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Get ready to celebrate the 25th Annual Winterfest Craft Sale in Teulon in 2023! Our mission has always been to unite makers and shoppers, fostering a sense of community while showcasing the creativity of local artisans. We pride ourselves on featuring exclusively handmade products, ensuring a diverse selection of creations through a juried process. Managed by Darci Loehmer, who turned it into a family effort, the craft sale contributes to the festive magic of the season. Collaborating with local organizations like the Green Acres Art Centre and supporting Teulon’s Christmas Cheer board, our event kicks off on Friday at 2 pm with a Santa Claus parade and continues on Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. For more information, contact Darci Loehmer at 204-461-0902 or darci@winterfestcraftsale.net


Craft Sale at the Lundar Legion – November 25 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Lundar Craft Sale, hosted by Lundar Ag Society, on November 25, 2023, from 11 AM to 3 PM at Lundar Legion Hall. Explore creations from crafters, bakers, and sales representatives. Enjoy free admission, a silent auction, and delicious offerings at the lunch concession. For more details, call or text Natalie at 204-739-3846 or Rikki-Lynn at 204-404-4113. Don’t miss this festive gathering of local talent and treasures!


Craft Sale at the Eriksdale Rec Centre – November 18 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Save the date for the Eriksdale Craft Sale on November 18 at the Eriksdale Recreation Centre from 11 am to 3 pm. Discover a treasure trove of handmade delights, perfect for early holiday shopping. Support local artisans and find unique gifts at this festive event! For more info contact Lorette at 204-280-0717


Annual Christmas Markets in Arborg and Riverton – December 1 at Arborg Hall from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm and December 8 at Riverton Hall from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Embrace the festive spirit at the Annual Christmas Markets in Arborg and Riverton! Hosted by the Riverton & District Friendship Centre Join us on December 1 at Arborg Hall from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and on December 8 at Riverton Hall from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Discover local crafts, indulge in seasonal treats, and relish the joyous holiday atmosphere.