Christmas at the Glacier has become a much anticipated event, not just for the City of Mount Pearl but for Newfoundland and beyond! Exhibitors and visitors alike mark their calendar, ensuring they won’t miss this traditional kick off to the shopping season. From its beginnings in 1993 when the Glacier arena itself was barely completed, Christmas at the Glacier continues to be the largest and highest attended event of its type in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Please join us for the 28th annual 5 day Festival of Craft and Art as it will once again be an extravaganza of gift giving and personal shopping, featuring over 150 Craft producers, Artists and Gift-ware merchants from across Canada. Don’t forget to check out the 3rd floor Gallery and Elves Workshop for more space to shop, and lots more exhibitors. This year the Elves Workshop includes face painting and lots of tasty treats …including new this year, Perogies, Gluten-free treats, pies, granola bars and lots more!¬†Santa will be visiting throughout the show!

2020 Schedule


  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020: 5:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020: 10:00am to 9:00pm
  • Friday, October 23, 2020: 10:00am to 9:00pm
  • Saturday, October 24, 2020: 10:00am to 9:00pm
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020: 10:00am to 5:00pm

2020 Pricing

New for this year: Special seniors show pass at a great price, for use throughout the show! Check back later for more details and all ticket pricing.

Additional Information
Visa, Mastercard and Interac sales transactions accepted by many vendors. An ATM machine is also available on site. During shows, please contact (709) 745-0641 for any issues.

Glacier Arena

45 Olympic Drive, Mount Pearl