Christmas and Holiday Places To Go In Toronto 2018

Toronto Christmas Market 2017. (Photographer: Jason L. K. Lau @

It’s the holiday season again! Still wondering where you want to spend time with your family, friends and lover?  Here are the 15 hot picks that you do not want to miss!

The Toronto Christmas Market*
Main Attractions:  Street Market, Food, Christmas Lights, Giant Christmas Tree, Performances, Christmas Décor, Gift Shops, Souvenir
 Nov. 15 to Dec. 23, 2018

Location: The Distillery Historic District
Fee:  $6.00 Weekends only, Free for Children under 2

Seasons Christmas Show
Main Attractions:  Market, Handmade Workshops, Christmas Décor, Performances, Drinks
Nov. 16-18, 2018

Location:  International Centre, Mississauga
Fee: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $12 for youth, Free for children

The Santa Claus Parade*
Main Attractions: Parade, Floats, Bands, Performances, Music
 Nov. 18, 2018
Location: Starts at Christie Pits, then go along Bloor Street and University Ave.
Time:  12:30pm
Fee:  Free

The One of a Kind 2018 Winter Show
Main Attractions: Craft Show, Workshops, Artisan, Food, Clothes, Toys
Nov 22 – Dec 2, 2018

Location: Enercare Centre Exhibition Place, 100 Princes Blvd., Toronto, ON
Fee:  $15 for adults, $10 for university/college Student, $8.5 for seniors, $7.5 for youth

Cavalcade of Lights*
Main Attractions:  Giant Christmas Tree, Fireworks, Performances, Music
 Nov. 24, 2018

Location:  Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON
Fee:  Free

Swedish Christmas Fair
Main Attractions:  Craft, Folk Dancing, Christmas Décor, Food, Textiles
Nov. 24 -25, 2018

Location:  Harbourfront Centre
Fee:  Free

Etsy Team Toronto – Holiday Market
Main Attractions:  Market, Craft
Nov. 25, 2018

Location:  The Great Hall, 1087 QUEEN ST. W, Toronto, ON
Fee:  Free

Aurora Winter Festival*
Main Attractions:  Giant Ferris Wheel, Skating Rink, Christmas Lights, Market, Amusement Rides, Food
Nov. 29 to Dec. 30, 2018

Location: Ontario Place
Fee: $19.99 + HST & SC for general admission, $14.99 + HST & SC for seniors and children and general admission for weekday evening.

Holiday Fair In The Square
Main Attractions:  Market, Skating Rink, Food, Drinks, Rides, Performances
 Dec. 1 to 23, 2018

Location: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON
Fee:  Free

Home Alone Concert
Main Attractions:  Performances, Music, Film
Dec. 6 – 8, 2018

Location:  Roy Thomson Hall
Fee: Varies

Breakfast With Santa
Main Attractions:  Food, Photo Service, Exhibition
 Dec. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2018

Location: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Time:  7:30 am – 8:45 am
Fee:  Adult price: $50 + HST | Child and Youth (ages 1-13): $35 + HST

Polar Express in IMAX 3D
Main Attractions:  Movie
Dec. 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2018

Location: Ontario Place
Time: 3:30pm
Fee: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children

The Nutcracker
Main Attractions:  Ballet Performances
 Dec. 8 – 30, 2018

Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Fee:  Varies

Venus Winter Market
Main Attractions:  Market, Performances, Music
 Dec. 16, 2018

Location: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas West, Toronto, ON
Time:  11am to 5pm

Christmas In Casa Loma*
Main Attractions:  Christmas Lights, Workshop, Magic Show
Dec. 18 – Jan. 07, 2018

Location: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON
Fee:  $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for children (4 – 13)

*Most Recommended