Festivals

Toronto’s festivals run all through the year, celebrating everything from art, culture, music, friends, family and food!

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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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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Weston Winterfest
Weston Winterfest Is A Free Neighbourhood Holiday Party

Make your way to the Weston Village in the city’s northwest end for a FREE local winter festival, aptly named Weston Winterfest! It takes place in the Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West neighbourhood, with activities centred around the Artscape Weston Commons. Activities Include: Free hot chocolate, hot apple cider
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Christmas Light Displays
Our Guide to Christmas Light Displays in the GTA

Twinkle, sparkle and shine… it’s almost Christmas time! What better way to usher in the holiday spirit than with some festive Christmas light displays across the Greater Toronto Area. Pour the hot chocolate, bundle up the whole family and go see these magical set-ups by foot or by car. Whatever
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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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Winter Village Distillery District
Experience the Holidays at the Distillery Winter Village

Stroll the cobblestone streets of the Distillery Winter Village under starlit canopies, take photos by the 50-foot tall Christmas tree in Trinity Square and indulge in some of the city’s most delicious food. The Distillery Winter Village is a new tradition of Toronto, where friends and family take in the
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Junction Window Wonderland
Walk Through A Window Wonderland in The Junction Neighbourhood

In a year when we really needed a little more wonder and magic, this special event is something to help the whole city get into a festive spirit.

Street Eats Market Festivals
Street Eats Market Has Themed Weekend Festivals Until Christmas

The Street Eats Market food truck event is continuing at their Scarborough location until Christmas with weekend festivals to satisfy every kind of craving. The market is outdoors, located at the north end of the parking lot of Scarborough Town Centre, with social distancing in effect. Admission is FREE to
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