Best Christmas Markets In Toronto Right Now

December 9, 2018
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The magic of Christmas markets returns to Toronto!

Christmas market make this time of the year so much more magical because you have a reason to ditch your cozy blanket and head outdoors to experience the best Christmas markets.

It’s that time of the year again! Some people have travel plans but if you do stay local this year, be sure to visit these Christmas Markets to cure your winter blues!

Toronto Christmas Market – November 15th -December 23rd

The city’s favourite Toronto Christmas Market is back at the Distillery District!

A giant Christmas tree, stunning light canopies, outdoor beer gardens, a light tunnel, and great vendors.

Admission fee on weekends is $6.00, starting at 5pm on Fridays.

Children under 2 are FREE. Admission is free of charge on weekdays until Friday at 5pm. The market is closed on Mondays.

Aurora Winter Festival – November 29th-December 30th

New for this year!

The Aurora Winter Festival is taking place at the Ontario Place where magical Winter Wonderland will come to life.

Browse your perfect Christmas gift at the main street market, head to food garden for holiday treats or meals, lace up your skates at the frozen pond, enjoy amusement rides like Ferris Wheel, Carousal, or even tubing!

General admission is $19.99 but weekday evening after 8 PM is only $14.99.

Evergreen Brickworks Winter Village

Whether it’s play, eat and shop at Evergreen’s Brick Works Winter Village has it all!

Lots of delicious treats from food trucks and local vendors, shop unique gifts at the Holiday Market, skate on our newly reopened skating rink or even pick up a sustainably grown Christmas tree from the Evergreen Garden Market.

This year the Winter Village will be held in the newly redeveloped Future Cities Centre surrounding our picturesque skating rink.

Holiday Fair In The Square – December 1st-23rd

Nathan Phillips Square is hosting the holiday fair right in front of City Hall and the admission is completely free!

There will be skating parties all day and night, holiday gifts from local vendors, lots of rides like a classic Ferris wheel, Carousal, teacups, seasonal treats from the city’s finest food trucks and gourmet merchants, Jackson Triggs Polar Point featuring seasonal beer, liquor, and wine from Canada and around the globe, and so much more!

Toronto has a bunch of really great Christmas markets and holiday markets in store for us this year, some of them you might already know about, but others might be completely new to you; discover the biggest holiday events of the season by checking out events in Toronto this weekend.

Casa Loma Winter Nights – December 18th-January 7th

Wander through the dazzling lighting display in the majestic castle gardens and experience all of Casa Loma’s holiday festivities.

Plus, the outdoor holiday Christmas Market and performances by the Casa Loma Holiday Orchestra. Did I mention a Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle?

Lots activities and thrilling performances for the whole family like the new shows by entertainer Professor Wick and ice skating performers Glisse on Ice. Another real-life winter wonderland you don’t want to miss!

There are numerous events dedicated to celebrating the holiday season, to find things to do in 2 clicks when planning your holiday events this year, check out events near me this weekend.

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About Ann Choltida:

Ann Choltida is a salesperson at Right at Home Realty Inc., Brokerage. Real Estate has been her passion since she moved to Canada many years ago. She is an avid supporter of Habitat for Humanity. She loves to travel and has worked in the jewellery industry for several years before becoming involved in real estate. To find out more please visit

Discover more winter events in your city and around the world at events near me this weekend.

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