Concerts & Shows

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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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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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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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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National Ballet Nutcracker
The National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker Is Back for 2021 – CANCELLED

The National Ballet of Canada’s production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker returns to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts this year, after cancelling their 2020 edition. Following renowned Canadian choreographer James Kudelka’s version of the perennial Christmas tale, a brother and sister in rural 19th-century Russia experience
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Canada's Wonderland Winterfest
Canada’s Wonderland WinterFest is a Holiday Experience for the Whole Family

Canada’s Wonderland transforms into a magical, winter wonderland for WinterFest. It’s an immersive holiday experience for the whole family! WinterFest features festive attractions, shows and events, plus themed areas, festive food and an artisan Christmas market. Not-To-Miss WinterFest Activities: Ice skate on Snow Flake Lake* in front of the iconic
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Rapunzel Musical
Rapunzel is a Family-Friendly Musical Pantomime – CANCELLED

Rapunzel is a magical, musical experience for the whole family from TYT Theatre, the creators of the holiday hit Cinderella. Have all the fun of a classic panto but with a modern twist. This is a high-energy panto performance full of zany comedy, audience sing-alongs, chases, balloons and more. Join
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SensoryBox TYA
SensoryBox TYA is a Fascinating Tactile Experiment from YPT

Young People’s Theatre’s sensational SensoryBox TYA makes its debut just in time for the holidays! Don’t miss this fun and fascinating tactile experiment. The adventure begins with a wrapped box delivered to your door or classroom (no peeking until the event!). On the day of your performance, you’ll tune into
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Indigenous Legacy Gathering
Indigenous Legacy Gathering by Toronto Council Fire

The Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre brings the 4th Annual Indigenous Legacy Gathering to Toronto City Hall’s Nathan Phillips Square. It honours residential school survivors and those affected inter-generationally while celebrating Indigenous cultural diversity. This is a family-friendly full-day event that begins with a sunrise ceremony including a sacred fire.
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November Event Guide
Our November Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto

November is that in-between month, between Halloween and Christmas, and between the warm Autumn and crisp Winter. But as far as family-friendly events go, it’s still really busy as Halloween happenings are winding down and holiday events are ramping up. (Stay tuned for our Christmas Event Guide coming soon!) So,
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