Christmas Events

Christmas is a special time of year and there are so many different types of events and activities in and around the city to celebrate. Whether you’re into concerts and plays, cutting your own tree, visits with Santa or sleigh rides, there is something to suit your taste and your families budget!

Cavalcade of Lights
Cavalcade of Lights Returns to Nathan Phillips Square

The Cavalcade of Lights Festival will bathe Nathan Phillips Square in light again this year, transforming City Hall and its surroundings into a dazzling wonderland every night during the the holiday season. There will be a glittering 58-foot Christmas tree and skating events as always, plus new light installations inspired
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Christmas Tree Farms GTA
Your Guide to Christmas Tree Farms in the GTA

There’s nothing like the smell and feel of a real Christmas tree to get you in a festive mood, especially one fresh from the farm! Whether you just want a little “Charlie Brown Tree” or to fill up your entire living room and go all the way up to the
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stackt market Holiday Hills
stackt market Holiday Hills Is A Free Downtown Outdoor Festival

stackt market, an innovative downtown outdoor market and event space comprised of shipping containers, is bring seasonal festivals back with Holiday Hills. Over five weeks, the holiday festival hosts vendor markets and 26 resident stores for holiday shopping, plus live music showcases, local art, holiday-themed workshops and unique dining experiences.
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Santa's Magical Adventure Waterloo
Santa’s Magical Adventure is Fun For All at the Waterloo Central Railway

Have a magical time with your family on a historic passenger train with Santa’s Magical Adventure at the Waterloo Central Railway. You can choose to celebrate with the big guy on daytime rides on the weekends or in the extra evening time slots with the train all lit up for
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Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour
The Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour Is Pulling Into Toronto

The unmistakably jolly, red and lit-up truck of the Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour is travelling across Canada for the first time this Christmas season. Together with The GenWell Project Partnership, Coca-Cola hopes to deliver magic and create a movement of togetherness. Santa believes that the crisis of loneliness can be
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Christmas Event Guide
Your Guide to Christmas Events in Toronto for 2021

It’s finally time for Your Guide to Christmas Events in Toronto 2021! We’ve been making our list and checking it *thrice*, so here are the top festive events happening in the GTA. There are many different types of family-friendly activities to partake in – festivals, light displays, performances, markets, food
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Dino Holiday
Dino Holiday Stomps Into Markham Fairgrounds This Christmas

Just in time for Christmas vacation, your dinosaur-loving kids will roar for Dino Holiday, a 50,000-square-foot indoor theme park coming to Markham Fairgrounds in December! Load the whole family up and enjoy a special outing together. The theme park includes: Over 45 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs Carnival rides Midway games Festive
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Santa's Village TO Union Station
Union Station Transforms into Santa’s Village TO This Season

The SkyWalk at Union Station, downtown Toronto’s transportation hub, transforms into Santa’s Village TO this December! Kids can enjoy a Christmas-themed story read aloud by Santa and then meet him and his elves! You can also take pictures with Santa using your own camera. Then, they can send letters to
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immersive-nutracker-winter-miracle
The Immersive Nutcracker Is A Winter Miracle For Families

My daughter and I joined other excited families this week at the preview for Lighthouse Immersive’s latest show, The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle. It’s the first of their presentations to be directed toward a holiday audience, after producing editions based on the artworks of Vincent Van Gogh and Gustav
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Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic
Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic Lights Up The Famed Shopping Area

The downtown neighbourhood of Bloor-Yorkville, famous for its upscale shopping, entertainment and dining, toasts the festive season with the Holiday Magic festival of lights and music. The central Village of Yorkville Park plus 138 trees along Bloor Street are lit up for a spectacular display to welcome revellers to the
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