5 Holiday Activities Toronto Has To Offer

5 Holiday Activities Toronto Has To Offer

Enjoy Toronto this holiday season

The holiday season in Toronto is the time to celebrate and enjoy the company of family, friends and loved ones. From the markets, light shows and festive performances, enjoy all that Toronto has to offer this winter.

Holiday Fair

The Holiday Fair in the Square is back again for its second year! In support of Epilepsy Toronto, the fair is featuring an array of local artisan crafts, live entertainment, Santa visits and more. If you’re feeling a little hungry, be sure to snack on some of the market’s most popular gourmet snacks, including caramelized Liège style waffles and deep fried doughnuts.  Check out the Jackson Triggs Polar Point heated bar, and sip on the top seasonal beers, wines and liquors.


Ranked one of the world’s best Christmas markets, the Toronto Christmas Market takes over the Distillery for its 8th year of enchantment and holiday sparkle. This 1-month long event boasts extravagant selections of artisan, hand-made ornaments, wood carvings and crafts. Enjoy all there is to offer under the beautifully lit distillery. Whether it’s enjoying some warm mulled wine with friends, or simply checking off that Christmas shopping list for the family, there is something for everyone to enjoy this holiday season.


On Wednesday evenings throughout December, Magical Winter Nights will be held at Casa Loma, transforming it into a winter wonderland. Keep warm with hot cocoa and s’mores as you sing along with the live performances and carolers. Be mesmerized by the light displays throughout the castle’s garden or visit Santa, at his magical workshop. Come to Casa Loma to enjoy exciting family activities.


Enjoy the holiday season by watching, The Nutcracker. Performed by the world’s top ballet company, Stepanova Ballet Academy, this classic brings a fresh and fun experience to the traditional story. This captivating performance, perfect for the entire family, will take place at the at the Sony Centre from December 9 to the 23. Get ready for a memorable night of laughs and excitement.

Union Holiday Market

Once a year, Toronto Market Co. has their Holiday Market event at Union Station. Explore the area and visit the local vendors with unique merchandise. This market offers handcrafted products from skilled artisans, beautiful pieces of art from designers, delicious cuisine from food merchants and much more.