The Holidays at the Palais: 3 essential events for finding the best gifts

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The Palais des congrès de Montréal is filled with the Holiday spirit! This November and December, come discover three events that will make your Holiday Season shine bright and help you find the perfect presents for your loved ones!

The joy of experiencing inspiring consumer shows while shopping for presents. That’s the magic formula the Palais has in store for you this Holiday Season! Here’s a quick overview of our Holiday schedule, with something for every taste:

salon du livre 2023 au Palais des congrès Montréal

The Holidays at the Palais

Salon du livre de Montréal (November 22 to 26)

Book lovers cannot wait for the 46th edition of the Salon du livre de Montréal! The annual book fair offers a dream opportunity to dive into the world of books, meet your favourite authors, and get your hands on great reads. From novels and essay collections to graphic novels and children’s literature, you’ll find a multitude of book gift ideas for the readers in your family. The cherry on the cake: no fewer than 1,700 authors will be attending to sign your books and add that extra personal touch to your presents!

Édition des fêtes du Comiccon (les 2 et 3 décembre) au Palais des congrès de Montréal

The Holidays at the Palais

Comiccon Holiday Edition (December 2 and 3)

Think of it as a Christmas market for fans of pop and comic book culture looking for merchandise, rare comic books, action figures and all kinds of other original gifts. Have a friend who loves superheroes? A sibling who’s a fan of sci-fi? The Comiccon Holiday Edition is where you’re sure to find something unique for even the hardest-to-shop-for collectors.

Salon des métiers d'Art du Québec au Palais des congrès de Montréal

The Holidays at the Palais

Salon des métiers d’art du Québec (December 7 to 17)

The SMAQ arts and crafts fair is THE marketplace for sustainably-created one-of-a-kind gifts. Since 1955, this annual cultural event has been a must shopping destination for a vast array of useful and decorative items handmade in limited runs. Shop for outstanding jewelry, toys, tableware and modern fashion accessories. Over 250 artists and craftspeople will be there to showcase their original creations – perfect for unearthing Christmas presents that will hit the mark.

Join us at the Palais des congrès de Montréal to enjoy three events that will put you in the Holiday mood and help you find uniquely original Holiday gifts.

The festive atmosphere, the range of exhibitors and the boundless inventiveness of creatives from Montreal and elsewhere will make it an unforgettable experience. And while at Palais, why not treat yourself to one of the three OASIS immersion shows on now? They’re something to see, and they’re only at Canada’s largest immersive attraction.

Seize this chance to light up your loved ones’ eyes during the Holidays!