Whether you want to enjoy Winter inside or outdoors, Toronto has you covered. Winter means festivals, markets, celebrations, and family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy!
Looking to find those perfectly unique gifts for Christmas? The One of a Kind Winter Festival craft show returns for another Winter season, featuring local artisans and craft-makers. This year’s event takes place from November 23rd to December 3rd at the Enercare Centre’s Exhibition Place.
From November 16th to December 31st, don’t miss the Distillery Winter Village! Located in Toronto’s iconic Distillery District, enjoy live entertainment, shop the Christmas Market, or dine at one of the District’s infamous restaurants or cafes. You can also ring in the New Year in celebration at the annual New Year’s bash!
Winter is a great time to visit one of the best food markets in the world – the St. Lawrence Market!
For those who love to explore the great outdoors, the Bentway Trail Skating Rink opens on December 17th. Located under the Gardener Expressway, this figure-eight skating rink regularly hosts events including storytelling and the Polar Bear Skate, and you can rent skates on-site!
Another great place to check out is the real-life winter wonderland at the 2023 Fair in the Square, located at Nathan Phillips Square. Each year, they host a winter carnival, complete with a light show and a Christmas market.