Special Events

Family-Friendly New Years in Toronto
Family-Friendly Ways To Celebrate New Years in Toronto

The beginning of 2022 may be looking like 2021 all over again, with Covid restrictions in place due to the Omicron variant. In-person indoor events are being postponed, but there is still fun to be had, so we have put together a list of family-friendly ways to celebrate New Years
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December Event Guide
Your Guide to December Events in Toronto and the GTA

Wow, it’s already December… time flies when you’re having fun! No matter what year-end holiday you celebrate, you’ll find fun indoor and outdoor events in the GTA this month. There will be plenty of bright lights on wintery trees, sugar-plum fairies, jolly dudes in red hats, yummy food and wobbly
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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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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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Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail Is Back By Popular Demand

The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail drive-along experience returns for another magical season of show-stopping lights, live entertainment and festive treats. Guests go on an enchanted 1.5-kilometre journey trail through thousands of twinkling lights, fun and interactive displays, completely outdoors! Live entertainment sweeps you away in the wonderment of Christmas, all
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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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Polar Winter Festival
Polar Winter Festival Moves Downtown to Bandshell Park

Toronto’s biggest holiday festival, Polar Winter Festival, is a magical outdoor walk-through holiday experience. The festival has evolved from a drive-through experience at Pearson Airport last year to an enchanting walk-through festival at Bandshell Park in Exhibition Grounds. It’s perfect for a festive night out with family and friends! Covid
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Ontario Place Cinesphere Eternals
Ontario Place Cinesphere Presents Eternals: The IMAX® Experience

Ontario Place welcomes guests back to the Cinesphere with the new IMAX® release, Eternals: The IMAX® Experience. This highly anticipated film starts November 5, with daily screenings and a preview screening on November 4, 2021. Moviegoers have the opportunity to see this film on the largest possible screen at the
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Immersive Nutcracker
The Immersive Nutcracker Brings Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece To Life

The Immersive Nutcracker is a winter miracle from the producers of the blockbuster, critically-acclaimed original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker has enchanted families for nearly 130 years, with sweeping musical selections as “The March of the Toys” and “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”. Now
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Fall Cottage Life Show
The Fall Cottage Life Show Returns to the International Centre

The Fall Cottage Life Show returns to the International Centre in Mississauga this November. Canada’s largest cottage and outdoor living event connects visitors to the cottage industry’s leading brands and exhibitors. Shop exclusive offers for your next cottage project, and attend inspiring and educational seminars with Cottage Life magazine’s editorial
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