Santa Sightings

For many families, a visit with Santa is a highlight of the Christmas season. But where and when can you find the jolly old fellow? Start here, with our listings of events and locations where Santa will make a personal appearance!

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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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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Niemi Farm Christmas Market
Niemi Farm Becomes a Magical Outdoor Christmas Market

The Niemi Family Farm has turned into a Christmas Market with a Scandinavian flair. Shop for local products, enjoy fresh food like hearty soup and hot apple cider or hot chocolate, and warm up by a toasty fire. The farm forest is set up with twinkly lights for photo opportunities,
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Santa Sightings In The GTA
Santa Sightings in the GTA This Holiday Season

Santa Claus fans, rejoice! The Family Fun Toronto Guide to Santa Sightings in the GTA for 2021 has arrived with bells on! After staying in lockdown at the North Pole last year (Santa: he’s just like us!), the man with the bag is back for the Ho-Ho-Holidays. Visits may be
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Original Santa Claus Parade
Watch The Original Santa Claus Parade From Home

For 117 years, families have enjoyed The Original Santa Claus Parade in the streets of Toronto with festive floats and plenty of holiday cheer. It always feels like the official start of the Christmas season! As it was last year, instead of large crowds huddled together, the parade is a
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Pingles Farm Christmas
Pingle’s Farm Market Has Holly Jolly Christmas Fun

Have a holly jolly good time this Christmas at Pingle’s Farm Market in Hampton, east of Oshawa. Children will enjoy craft activities, story time, farm animals, a wagon ride and a socially-distanced photo with Santa Claus. Make sure to dress for the weather to fully enjoy your visit to the
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