Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in Toronto

Traveling to Toronto for the holiday season? Enjoy a touch of old world charm with your Christmas shopping this year. Toronto is full of unique European-inspired Christmas markets and festive fun. Merry Christmas, Toronto!

Join Tinkerbell on a magical journey

The perfect gift for the little princesses in your life. Disney on Ice is presenting Dream Big at the Rogers Centre from December 23, 2016 to January 1, 2017. Join the Disney Princesses as they enter a world where adventure is waiting, and travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with Anna and Elsa (and the hilarious Olaf) from Disney’s Frozen as they discover that true love is the greatest magic of all.

Ho ho ho!

Holiday Fair in the Square is Toronto’s newest Christmas market coming to Nathan Phillips Square from December 8 to 23, 2016. It combines the charm and elegance of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival. Don’t miss a visit to Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet with the big man himself!

Nathan Phillips Square Photo Courtesy City of Toronto

Nathan Phillips Square Photo Courtesy City of Toronto

A world of fun

Experience the first ever free Winter Village at Evergreen Brick Works from December 10 to 22, 2016. You can eat, play and shop locally and outdoors. This year Evergreen Brick Works is launching a new Street Food Market and an Etsy Vendor Market open daily from 3 – 7pm. Make sure to visit the Children’s Garden for hands-on nature play for the whole family!

Make some magical memories

Celebrate the romance and magic of a traditional Christmas at the Toronto Christmas Market. Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas market, while showcasing hundreds of unique and local handcrafted products. Head to the Distillery District until December 21, 2016 to be a part of the magic.

Christmas Market at the Distillery Historic District. <br> Credit: The Distillery Historic District

Christmas Market at the Distillery Historic District.

Credit: The Distillery Historic District

Blissful relaxation

And when you’ve shopped until you’re ready to drop and ticked off all those names on your Christmas list, pop into Elmwood Spa for some festive me-time pampering. The Spa recently completed $1 million worth of renovations to the Water Therapies TM space,the manicure and pedicure area and the massage rooms. And if you still have a few names left on your list, Elmwood Spa has gift certificates and holiday packages too!

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