2023 Holiday Event Fun Guide

2023 Holiday Event Fun Guide

What's ON Holidays

Updated November 27, 2023

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. We’ve picked our top picks to share with you, many of these run until the end of the holiday break, so be sure to schedule a family outing or two! Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

Christmas & Holiday Events for GTA Families

FEATURED

A Next Generation Leahy Christmas

Back by popular demand, the third generation of the celebrated musical family perform high-energy, Celtic-inspired music in what has become a Brampton Christmas tradition. Step dancing, singing, and playing a host of instruments – these young artists can do it all! Experience the Leahy legacy audiences know and love from the family who keeps the musical traditions alive through music, song, and dance.

FEATURED

Home Alone in Concert with the TSO

Make sure to do a quick head count when bringing your family to celebrate the holidays with special screenings of the hilarious classic Home Alone, while your Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’s heart-warming score LIVE. Limited tickets remain for the five performances, December 7–10 at Roy Thomson Hall, so book your seats today!

FEATURED

Journey into Enchantment

Experience a magical Christmas and holiday season like never before! Take a 2km drive through a breathtaking lights display that dance to the beat of holiday music! See Santa and his reindeer, happy elves, and more! Tickets available now.  

FEATURED

Holiday Nights of Lights

An immersive walk-through experience like no other, featuring more than 1.5 million LED lights animated and synchronized to everyone’s favourite Holiday tunes. Back for the fourth year, the event will be bigger and brighter with new displays and interactive activities! Walking through giant ornaments and animated tunnels… upon exiting the light show, enter the Market – filled with delicious food trucks and artisan vendors!

FEATURED

Gift of Lights & Jingle Bell Rock

This holiday season Bingemans ups the ante of the festive season by merging the majestic allure of Gift of Lights with the vibrant enthusiasm of Jingle Bell Rock. This year, anticipate twice the cheer, the glow and the wonder from November 17 through to January 6, 2024.

Holiday Season at illumi
Nov 10, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
7174 Derrycrest Dr, Mississauga, ON
The world’s largest light, sound and multimedia show is back with a Magical Holiday at illumi. With its hallmark installation, the Tree of Lights is as tall as the Statue of Liberty. Expect an epic multimedia experience so come and ...
Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show
Nov 11, 2023 
to Nov 12, 2023
Nottawasaga Resort
We are excited to announce the return of Sugar Plum Fair! Visit the Nottawasaga Resort for the 40th Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show, on Saturday November 11th and Sunday November 12th and discover a spectacular line-up of crafters who ...
Visits With Santa At Burlington Centre
Nov 12, 2023 
to Dec 24, 2023
Burlington Centre
Celebrate the Holidays with a visit and photo with Santa from November 12 to December 24 at Burlington Centre. Book your visit with Santa at the website link below and for specifics on which dates are “Pet Party” (click the ...
Sainte-Marie’s First Light
Nov 16, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons
Now in its 23rd year, Sainte-Marie’s First Light is an award-winning, must-see holiday event with a great lineup of family activities and live musical performances, all amidst the spectacular glow of thousands of candles. Explore our vendor fair to get ...
Safari Lights
Nov 16, 2023 
to Jan 5, 2024
Safari Niagara
Make this holiday season a special one by driving through our dazzling holiday lights drive-thru adventure! There is snow-much to see! Immersive light tunnels, luminous motion lights, whimsical animal light displays you won’t see anywhere else! Purchase your tickets online ...
Bubble Planet
Nov 16, 2023 
to Apr 29, 2024
Hangar Bay 12
Welcome to Bubble Planet, where bubbles are bigger and more fantastic than ever. A wonderful planet that will spark your imagination, enchant you with its magic and science, and make you feel like a child again. You can jump from ...
Elf the Musical
Nov 16, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Oshawa Little Theatre
Book By Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin; Music By Matthew Sklar | Lyrics By Chad Beguelin Playing: November 16th – December 9th, 2023 A must-see holiday musical the whole family will adore, based on the beloved Will Ferrell film. Join ...
Gift of Lights
Nov 17, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Bingemans
Gift of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru holiday light display with two tunnels and over 300 animated and static light displays! Enjoy this holiday spectacle from inside the comfort of your own vehicle and tune into Gift of Lights Radio ...
Santa Visits at CF Malls
Nov 17, 2023 
to Dec 24, 2023
CF Malls
From November 17th through December 24th, get ready for a sleigh-load of holiday joy and book your visit with Santa! For a $15 fee, you’ll enjoy a delightful visit with Santa himself, along with 5 digital photos that’ll make this ...
Brampton Winter Lights
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Downtown Brampton
Kick off the holiday season with the City of Brampton at its annual Winter Lights Festival, presented by Fieldgate Developments, on November 17 and 18. Join the City for a weekend of free, family-friendly activities including stage performances, the annual ...
Jingle Bell Rock
Nov 17, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Bingemans
Experience the magic and wonder of the Region’s most spectacular and dazzling light displays this holiday season. Bask in the beauty and wonderment of Gift of Lights; a drive through experience, featuring over 300 animated and static light displays and ...
Christmas Land With Polar Express at Niemi’s
Nov 17, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Niemi Family Farm
Experience the Magic of Christmas – Polar Express, Santa Claus, Bonfire, Smores, Christmas Market & Santa Land! Polar Express will bring you around the farm to meet the farm animals. Meet Santa in His workshop in the magical Christmas Land ...
Evergreen Brick Works Winter Wonderland
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 30, 2023
Evergreen Brick Works
Join us at the Garden Market for cozy Winter Wonderland vibes from November 17 to 30! Grab a hot chocolate from Picnic Café and come on over to enjoy the festive atmosphere! Take a stroll through the rows of Christmas ...
Christmas in the Village
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Streetsville Village Square
Christmas in the Village returns. We’re lighting up the Square with activities for everyone. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, take pictures with Santa, sip hot cocoa, and so much more. Find unique gifts for everyone on your list at the ...
WinterFest
Nov 17, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Canada’s Wonderland
Select Nights Nov. 17, 2023 to Jan. 6, 2024 Canada’s Wonderland transforms into a magical, winter wonderland for WinterFest – an immersive holiday experience for the whole family. This event features ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake, more than a dozen ...
PA Day: Elves in the Workshop
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 17, 2023
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
Calling elves of all kinds! Head out on a holiday traditions tour of the heritage buildings, decorate seasonal cookies, enjoy hot chocolate and get crafty to start the festive season. Pre-registration required, ages 6-12
Main Street Newmarket Candlelight Parade
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 17, 2023
Main Street Newmarket
Main Street Newmarket presents, an official kick-off to the holiday season! Join the Newmarket Citizens Band on Main Street Newmarket for the Annual Candlelight Parade on November 17. Meet at 6:30pm at Main Street & Water Street. Enjoy complimentary hot ...
Elf the Musical
Nov 17, 2023 
to Nov 17, 2023
Oshawa Little Theatre
Book By Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin; Music By Matthew Sklar | Lyrics By Chad Beguelin Playing: November 16th – December 9th, 2023 A must-see holiday musical the whole family will adore, based on the beloved Will Ferrell film. Join ...
The Distillery District Winter Village
Nov 18, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
The Distillery Historic District
The Distillery Winter Village is an intimate, picture-perfect holiday experience, where friends and family gather to explore the rich history of The Distillery District, take-in the timeless romance of the holidays, and enjoy a curated selection of Toronto’s finest craftspeople, ...
Toronto Zoo’s Holiday Marketplace
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 19, 2023
Toronto Zoo
Your Toronto Zoo is excited to be hosting a two-day Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 – Free with Zoo admission! This 2-day indoor/outdoor market will showcase over 40 amazing artisans, processors, and producers from our ...
Barrie Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Barrie Parade Route
The Barrie Santa Claus Parade, presented by the Barrie Chamber of Commerce since 1949 will be returning for its 74th run on Saturday, November 18th, 2023. This long running family event in Barrie is a holiday tradition! The parade kicks ...
Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain
Nov 18, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Blue Mountain Village
Holiday Magic is back at Blue Mountain. By day the Village sparkles with festive décor, holiday music and fires to warm by. Evenings, starting at dusk, follow the one-kilometer Holiday Light Trail through the Village and around the Mill Pond ...
Santa Fest
Nov 18, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Santa’s Village
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – in the most magical place in Muskoka! Once again, Santa and his Elves will be hosting a special Christmas Celebration here at Santa’s Village. Join us for an evening of Christmas ...
Holiday Magic Light Trail
Nov 18, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Blue Mountain Village
Step into a world where every street sparkles with twinkling lights, every building is wrapped in holiday bows, and the air is filled with festive tunes and jolly jingles. Enjoy merry holiday entertainment, Santa sightings, an illuminated winter trail, cozy dining experiences, ...
Owen Sound Festival of Northern Lights
Nov 18, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Downtown Owen Sound
The Festival of Northern Lights Will Shine Brightly Again in 2023! The events will run from Saturday, November 18th Until Sunday, January 7th. Nightly from 5:00pm until 10:00pm Downtown Owen Sound and Harrison Park
Toronto Christmas Pet Show
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 19, 2023
The International Centre
The CPE family and exhibitors welcome you to the Toronto Christmas Pet Show! We have an exciting weekend planned, with interactive activations, a 9 Ring CKC Dog Show. visit with Santa, a TICA Cat Show, creative grooming demos, celebrity pets ...
Christmas at Drysdale's
Nov 18, 2023 
to Dec 18, 2023
Drysdales Farm
The holiday season turns to winter magic beginning November 18, 2023 and every weekend until December 17, 2023. Activities run Saturday and Sundays 10-4pm. Fresh fallen snow, jingle bells on horses, the scent of fresh Christmas trees filling the crisp ...
Lots of Light: Family Drop-in at Todmorden Mills
Nov 18, 2023 
to Dec 7, 2023
Todmorden Mills
Enjoy a holiday-themed tour of Todmorden Mills’ two historic homes and learn about food and festivities from many traditions, finding the common threads that connect us all. Sample treats and gather with friends and family over crafts and games throughout ...
Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Bowmanville Parade Route
Join us for Bowmanville’s annual Santa Claus Parade You’d better watch out because Santa Claus is coming to town!!!! Bowmanville’s most magical parade event happens annually on the Third Saturday of every November! The parade starts at Scugog Street & ...
Oakville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Oakville Parade Route
Mark your calendar! Santa Claus is landing his sleigh in Oakville for this year’s in-person parade on Saturday, November 18, beginning at 9 a.m. The Oakville Santa Claus Parade has been delighting audiences for over 70 years. Each year provides members ...
Orangeville Christmas Market
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
247090 5 Sideroad, Mono, ON
A Christmas Market featuring over 160 vendors, food trucks, face painting, letters-to-Santa workstation, and so much more will be held at the Orangeville Agriculture Society Event Centre. Local entrepreneurs will showcase their creativity and exceptional products while delivering an unparalleled ...
Robyn's Cookies & Sahara Teas Outdoor Holiday Market
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Robyn’s Cookies
Come join us for the 2nd Annual Holiday Market! Get ready to kick off the festive season with a bang. Our market will be held at 953 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, ON, Canada – the perfect spot to find unique ...
The Holidays Arrive at Bayview Village
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Bayview Village Shopping Centre
The holidays are back at Bayview Village Shopping Centre and kicking off with a day of fun festivities! Event Highlights: Santa Claus: Santa Claus is back at BV, and this year he’s got a brand new couture Santa suit designed ...
Newmarket Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Newmarket Parade Route
Welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at our annual Santa Claus Parade.  Bundle up and bring your family and friends to see the festive holiday floats followed by our special guest – jolly Old St. Nick. Please remember to bring your ...
Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Uxbridge Parade Route
The Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 18th, 2023.  Since 1961, Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade has been a celebration of the holiday season. Each year, on the third Saturday in November at 11 a.m., Brock Street is ...
ILEO Holiday Market
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Golden Mile Plaza
Searching for a great way to spend quality time with your whole family this holiday season? Seeking fresh and unique gift ideas? Join us as we showcase a diverse array of outstanding local businesses hailing from the Greater Golden Mile ...
Keswick Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Keswick Parade Route
Saturday, Nov. 18, 1:30 p.m. start Starts at Woodbine Ave. at Dovedale Dr., heads north and ends on Woodbine Ave. at Wexford Dr. Sponsored by: Canadian Tire Keswick
Richmond Hill Merry Marketplace
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Richmond Green Park
Step into a winter wonderland and join us at our second annual Merry Marketplace. The spirit of the season will come alive under the twinkle of thousands of lights, which will illuminate daily until 10 p.m. Discover the perfect gift ...
Merry Marketplace
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Richmond Green Park
Step into a winter wonderland and join us at our second annual Merry Marketplace for five consecutive Saturdays in November and December. The spirit of the season will come alive under the twinkle of thousands of lights, which will illuminate ...
Collingwood Annual Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Downtown Collingwood
Downtown Collingwood is once again pleased to present Collingwood’s Annual Santa Claus Parade. As in previous years, the parade will be held in the early evening to capture all the magic of our downtown holiday lights. Mark your calendars for ...
Orangeville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Downtown Orangeville
Gather family and friends to see the jolly old elf and make some merry memories at the Orangeville Santa Claus Parade!  The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. where it will head South on First Street from Hansen Boulevard to ...
Georgetown Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Georgetown Parade Route
The Lions Club are pleased to announce that our 2023 annual parade will take place on November 18/23. The parade will follow our tried and true route travelling along Guelph St. to Mill Street then Charles to the the Georgetown ...
Orillia Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Downton Orillia Parade Route
Santa is coming to Orillia for the 118th annual Santa Claus Parade! The largest Christmas parade North of Toronto! Over 100 floats, bands & Santa himself usher in the season! Join us on Saturday November 18th at 5-7PM for amazing ...
London Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
London Santa Claus Parade Route
Santa makes his return to London on November 18th, 2023. This year’s Parade Theme is a Christmas Lights Extravaganza! Since 1956 the London Santa Claus Parade has celebrated the season as well as our London Middlesex Community. Each year the ...
Santa's Parade of Lights Oshawa
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
Oshawa Parade Route
The Oshawa Santa Claus Parade is Back for the Holiday Season! This years parade will take place Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Visit weblink for parade route and more details.
BWG Santa Claus Parade
Nov 18, 2023 
to Nov 18, 2023
BWG Parade Route
Join in the excitement of the BWG Santa Claus Parade, as it brings the holiday spirit to life each year. BWG’s greatest holiday tradition brings friends and families together as local businesses, service groups, clubs, entertainers and more bring the ...
Santa Claus at Bayview Village
Nov 19, 2023 
to Dec 24, 2023
Bayview Village Shopping Centre
Santa Claus is back at Bayview Village Shopping Centre, and this year he’s got a brand new couture suit designed by renowned Canadian fashion designer Adam X Atelier. Come snap a photo with St. Nick in his haute North Pole ...
Halton Butter Tart Festival
Nov 19, 2023 
to Nov 19, 2023
Country Heritage Park
The Halton Buttertart Festival returns in partnership with Country Heritage Park. The Country Heritage Holiday Market & Halton Buttertart Festival will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 12 pm to 5 pm. We will award BEST overall butter ...
East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2023 
to Nov 19, 2023
Mount Albert Parade Route
This year’s theme is Christmas Traditions; experience the variety of traditions that friends and family use to celebrate Christmas every year, whether new or old! Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023 Parade Start Time: 2 p.m. (route will be published online ...
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Nov 20, 2023 
to Dec 30, 2023
Young People’s Theatre
The true spirit of the season comes to life in this beloved classic, adapted as a 1940’s radio broadcast before a live audience — you and the kids! Enjoy all the fun of live sound effects, retro jingles — and ...
One Of A Kind Winter Show - Holiday Show
Nov 23, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
The Flagship Event Supporting Craft & Its Makers Is Back! Looking for something special? Look no further than the One Of A Kind Winter Show. Our extensive selection of gifts are beautifully made by 600+ artisans from across the country. ...
RGB Winter Wonders
Nov 23, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Hendrie Park
This unique outdoor experience guides visitors along Hendrie Park’s picturesque pathways adorned with charming festive lights, new interactive light to sound installations, and magical displays that celebrate the magic of the winter season. Stroll through our breathtaking garden to the ...
RBG Express
Nov 23, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Hendrie Park
All Aboard! Don’t miss a ride on the RBG Express during your day visit the Gardens. Purchase tickets at the door to take a round-trip train ride through beautiful Hendrie Park to round out your RBG experience. Add-on: $10 per ...
Stouffville Light up the Village
Nov 23, 2023 
to Nov 23, 2023
Main Street Stouffville
Light up the Village Join your Mayor and Council on Main Street in front of the clock tower for the annual tree lighting ceremony, featuring local vendors and holiday activations. The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Winter Nights, City Lights
Nov 24, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
The Esplanade Park
Pickering’s Winter Nights, City Lights kicks off the holiday season with family fun This event will include the lighting of Esplanade Park, fireworks, activities, live entertainment, food vendors, roaming characters and a visit from Old St. Nick himself. Choose between ...
Burlington Festival of Lights
Nov 24, 2023 
to Jan 8, 2024
Spencer Smith Park
The Festival of Lights illuminates Burlington’s waterfront through December to early January each year. Thousands of local residents and visitors from across the region, and beyond, have made it a seasonal tradition to wander through the park with family and ...
Magical Christmas Forest
Nov 24, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Kortright Centre for Conservation
Escape into the Magical Christmas Forest at Kortright Centre for Conservation! Experience a winter wonderland filled with lights, crafts, activities, wagon rides, and treats for the whole family — and enjoy a visit with Santa in his cabin! Advance tickets ...
The Junction Window Wonderland
Nov 24, 2023 
to Jan 31, 2024
The Junction
With the holiday season upon us, Toronto’s award-winning winter art exhibit, Window Wonderland returns to the Junction for its fourth consecutive year. From November 24, 2023 to January 31, 2024, the magical urban art walk, presented by Isaan Der Thai ...
Stouffville Holiday Market
Nov 24, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Memorial Park
Celebrate the holidays with our largest winter event of the season! Both days of the event will feature a local artisan vendor marketplace, magical lighting displays, food and beverage, horse drawn carriage rides, Santa Claus and other holiday characters and ...
Winter Wonderland Spectacular
Nov 24, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
The Distillery Historic District
Illuminarium at The Distillery District is celebrating its first year at the The Distillery Winter Village by bringing a one-of-a-kind Christmas immersive titled Winter Wonderland Spectacular for people to experience the magic of holidays. The yuletide experience lights up November ...
Weston Winterfest
Nov 24, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Artscape Weston
The Weston Winterfest is a free award-winning three-day event held on the last weekend of November. Winterfest is an inclusive event to celebrate the coming of the Winter Solstice. It includes many seasonal activities across Weston Village which can be ...
Brooks Farms Festive Nights
Nov 24, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Brooks Farms
Festive Nights on the farm! Join us this Festive Season to take part in a magical evening of lights in our new enchanted forest! festive nights returns November 24th Magically Lit Christmas Forest Holiday Displays and Plenty of Photo Opportunities ...
Winter Blooms Festival
Nov 24, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Enjoy a wonderful indoor/outdoor holiday experience that combines the magic of the season with the wonders of nature – featuring shopping, food, workshops, Elf School for Kids and plant-focused experiences that will engage visitors of all ages. Immerse yourself in ...
Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market
Nov 24, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Go green this holiday season by visiting the Annual Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market, an eco-minded, nature-inspired, relaxed shopping experience. Admission is FREE. Highlights: Over 100 local vendors will showcase their planet-friendly and botanically-themed products. The Garden Shop will offer ...
Lights from the Rooftop
Nov 24, 2023 
to Nov 24, 2023
Joseph Brant Museum
Enjoy the Burlington Festival of Lights from the rooftop at Joseph Brant Museum during the Candlelit Stroll on November 24 and every Thursday evening in December from 6-9 pm. We’ll be serving FREE hot chocolate and popcorn. Please note, museum ...
Christmas at the Farm
Nov 25, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Downey’s Farm Market
Join in the fun with Santa and his Elves at Downey’s Farm. Enjoy Wagon Ride, Farm Animals, Meeting Santa Claus and more!  A visit with Christmas at the Farm includes: Wagon Ride Hot Chocolate & Cookie Private meet and greet, ...
Cavalcade of Lights
Nov 25, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Nathan Phillips Square
Celebrate holiday magic in Toronto during Cavalcade of Lights, presented by Desjardins Financial Group. Inspired by the luminous festivals and cultural revelries from around the globe, enjoy a host of holiday traditions centred on light, lanterns and fire woven into ...
Celebration Square Holiday Street Market
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Mississauga Celebration Square
Holiday Street Market is returning to Mississauga Celebration Square on Saturday November 25 for Light Up The Square! Join us as we light the tree, open the ice rink for the season, take in the new glowing art and of ...
Elf at the Zoo!
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Toronto Zoo
Join us to meet the Elf on the Shelf you love so much! Come ‘hang’ out with everyone’s favorite holiday mischief-maker – November 25th and 26th in the Front Courtyard. Bring the whole family and immerse yourselves in the enchantment ...
Amica Christmas Bazaar
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Amica Newmarket
Featuring over 30 artisan and direct sales vendors. Money raised goes towards our Helping Hands Charity, helping seniors in need. Complimentary tea and coffee, Raffles tickets for sale, Bake Table, FREE gingerbread cookie decorating, free caricature artist and more! Get ...
A Millie Christmas
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School
A free Vendor market with dozens of artisans offering one of a kind gift ideas. Make sure you stop at the cafe for a snack or a box of home made treats!
Santa in the Village (Bloor West Village)
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Bloor West Village
Free Family Fun! Come meet Santa and receive a free photo! Pets Welcome! Live Entertainment, Gingerbread Cookie Decorating, Plant our very own Evergreen Tree, Meet and Greet with the Grinch! Over 20 vendors in our Artisan Marketplace to kick off ...
Markham Santa Claus Parade
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Main Street Markham
In partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Markham, we look forward to welcoming the community back to celebrate 49 years of this festive tradition! Parade happens rain, snow or shine, so please dress for the weather! Featuring Grand Marshal Joe ...
17th Annual Wanderlust
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Lesliegrove Park
Get outside and enjoy the local festive cheer this season! Join us on Saturday, November 25th from 12-8pm for a host of FREE Leslieville Wanderlust activities to help cheer in our 17th year of making spirits bright! On the roster ...
Christmas Walking Parade & Market
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Mel Lastman Square
Last year, our market was a tremendous success, featuring 40 talented artisans and attracting over 2000 delighted attendees. This year, in response to the overwhelming love and support, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re taking things up a notch and ...
Merry Marketplace
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Richmond Green Park
Step into a winter wonderland and join us at our second annual Merry Marketplace for five consecutive Saturdays in November and December. The spirit of the season will come alive under the twinkle of thousands of lights, which will illuminate ...
Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Wasaga Beach
Do you hear the sleigh bells in the distance ? Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday November 26th for our annual Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade & Tree lighting Ceremony.
Light Up the Square 2023
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Mississauga Celebration Square
Join the fun as we light the Christmas tree for the first time this season. There will be ice skating, live performances, and the Holiday Street Market will be offering tasty treats and artisanal goods all night long. The magic ...
Town of Aurora Santa Under the Stars Parade
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Aurora Santa Claus Parade
Don’t miss the magic of the Santa Under the Stars Parade. This annual night time tradition continues on Saturday, November 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The parade will travel Yonge Street from Orchard Heights Boulevard to Murray Drive. ...
Santa’s Spectacle of Lights Ajax
Nov 25, 2023 
to Nov 25, 2023
Ajax Santa Claus Parade
Santa is coming to Town on Saturday, November 25! From 6 – 7:30 p.m. Ajax residents and visitors are invited to participate in a family-friendly evening of fun and entertainment! Santa’s Spectacle of Lights parade will begin at the intersection ...
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
Nov 26, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
We are excited to share that we will be back on the streets of Toronto in 2023! Join us on Sunday, November 26th for the return of amazing floats, bands, marchers, the Celebrity Clowns and of course, Mrs. Claus and ...
Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan
Nov 26, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Toronto Zoo
‘Tis the season to share joy, laughter, and togetherness! On Sunday November 26th make sure to stop by the Zoo’s Front Entrance between 10:00 pm and 4:00 pm for a free family photo with Santa, and plenty of festive cheer! ...
Breakfast with Santa at Brooks Farms
Nov 26, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Brooks Farms
Ho ho ho! Join us for a jolly good time and a magical breakfast with Santa in our new event space, The Barn! Capture the magic of the season with a one-on-one visit and share your holiday wishes with the ...
Milton Santa Claus Parade
Nov 26, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Milton Parade Route
2023 Parade Theme – What is your favourite Christmas movie? Elf? Miracle on 34th Street? Could it be How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Maybe it’s a classic like A Christmas Carol, Its a Wonderful Life or a Christmas Story? Perhaps ...
Santa Claus Christmas Playland Party - Oakville Location
Nov 26, 2023 
to Nov 26, 2023
Amazing Adventures Playland (Oakville Location)
Welcome to our annual exciting Santa Claus Christmas Party!! at Amazing Adventures Playland Our event is designed for the entire family to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold unpredictable weather as our venues are indoors. Catch Santa Claus ...
Formosa Country Christmas
Nov 30, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Formosa, Ontario
In this small Hamlet of Formosa, Ontario, a group of dedicated and talented volunteers get together each year designing and constructing amazing displays and exhibits, for this unique drive-thru event! Our 2023 event dates are as follows: Nov. 30, Dec. ...
Holiday pop-up ‘Share Joy by Gay Lea’ returns to Toronto
Nov 30, 2023 
to Dec 30, 2023
The Well
Gay Lea Foods Co-Operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”), a 100% Canadian-owned dairy co-operative, is bringing back its one-of-a-kind ‘Share Joy by Gay Lea’ holiday pop-up experience to Toronto. The cheerful holiday baking-themed pop-up, complete with Instagram-worthy photo opportunities, immersive activations ...
Holiday Bricktacular
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 24, 2023
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto during our Holiday Bricktacular! Enjoy seasonal LEGO build activities, holiday theming throughout the Centre and much more including: When: December 1 – 24 What’s Happening: GIANT Holiday ...
Alight at Night
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 26, 2023
Upper Canada Village
Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Over one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees, and fences of Upper Canada Village creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for its annual Alight at Night Festival – a ...
Journey into Enchantment
Dec 1, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Journey into Enchantment Halton Hills Location
Experience a magical Christmas and holiday season like never before! Take a 2km drive through a breathtaking display. See Santa and his reindeer, happy elves, and more. It will fill your heart with joy and wonder. And that’s not all! ...
Holiday Fair In The Square 2023
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Mel Lastman Square
Holiday Fair In The Square is back, and it’s better than ever before! Get ready for a magical winter wonderland in the heart of North York’s Mel Lastman Square. Featuring unique artisan and food vendors, an outdoor Polar Point Bar, ...
Toronto CN Tower Holiday Street Market
Dec 1, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
CN Tower
Celebrate the Holidays at the base of the CN Tower at the Holiday Street Outdoor Market! Get ready for a season filled with festive food and artisans in wooden cabins from December 1st-January 7th! There will be plenty of photo ...
Holiday Nights of Lights
Dec 1, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Scarborough Town Centre
Holiday Nights of Lights is an immersive walk-through experience like none other, featuring more than 1.5 million LED lights animated and synchronized to everyone’s favourite Holiday tunes. Back for the fourth year, the event will be bigger and brighter with ...
Casa Loma Holiday Lights
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
Each December experience the magic of the season at Casa Loma’s spectacular Holiday Lights Tour. Wander through a dazzling lighting display in the gardens and tunnels, all decorated for the festive season. Designed as a self-guided walk, guests stroll through ...
Aurora's Christmas Market
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Aurora Town Hall
Check out one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario! Aurora’s Christmas Market will be filled with good cheer, hands-on workshops and activities, fantastic seasonal vendors, nightly entertainment and so much more. Check out and visit different vendors ...
Collingwood Christmas Market
Dec 1, 2023 
to Dec 1, 2023
Downtown Collingwood
The Collingwood Downtown BIA is bringing you a special Holiday Spirit filled Christmas Market. On Friday December 1, 8 and 15th from 5:00-8:00pm, Hurontario Street will be lit up with our amazing light installations, along with local vendors & extended ...
Christmas at the Castle
Dec 2, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Casa Loma
This December join us to celebrate and take part in the holiday magic at Casa Loma during Christmas at the Castle. Casa Loma will host a wide range of activities and thrilling performances that are sure to be fun for ...
Santa at the Village, Black Creek Pioneer Village
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Step into a winter wonderland filled with holiday cheer, complete with a visit from the jolly old elf himself! Become one of Santa’s helpers, as you try your hand at old-fashioned toy making. Study up on seasonal magic at the ...
8th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Show
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Newmarket Community Centre
A “True” Craft show featuring the creativity of over 70 local Crafters and Artisans, ‘The Christmas Cafe’, Prizes, Music, Sign a Card for a Senior, donation drop for The Birthday Bag program, North Pole Mailbox for letters to Santa and ...
Pingle's Christmas Fest
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Pingle’s Farm Market
Join Pingle’s for the ho-ho-holidays! Here’s what you can expect when you visit him at the farm on weekends from December 2nd – 17th, 2023 Visits with Santa Pictures with Santa (taken on your own phone) Storytime on the Winter ...
Bentway Holiday Street Market
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
The Bentway
Celebrate the Holiday Season! Get ready for a season filled with fun winter activities, a sugar shack, hot apple ciders, artisan market, food trucks and much more! Every Saturday & Sunday from December 2nd-31st from 12pm-8pm! Plus it’s FREE admission!
Wye Marsh Winter Open House
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Welcome Winter at Wye Marsh! Join us to welcome in the winter season at Wye Marsh on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Winter Open House Features: Bannock Roasting Raptor Selfies Nature Craft Guided Discovery Hike ~ Animal Tracking Feature Creature Guided ...
The Model Railroad Club of Toronto Celebrates the Holidays
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Model Railroad Club of Toronto
Now in its 85th year, the Club has welcomed thousands to view Canada’s premier O scale model railroad. Inspired by the Central Ontario Railway, the railway captures the flavour of Central Ontario including industries and natural features. Look for holiday ...
Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights
Dec 2, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Elgin Park
This year’s Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights is going to be another special winter holiday! For the past fourteen years, it has been our honour and privilege to host this event put on by the people of Uxbridge for the ...
8th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Show
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Newmarket Community Centre
A ‘TRUE” Craft Show featuring the creativity of over 70 local Crafters and Artisans, presented by The Grandparent Connection whose goal is to give Smiles to Seniors. What you’ll find at this “True” Craft Show *Free Entry *Amazing Handmade Gifts ...
Watson Farms Christmas Market
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Watson Farms
Celebrate the magic of the season at Watson Farms! Holiday shopping from over 50 local vendors; live christmas music, christmas tree market, Pictures with Santa, cozy bonfires & smores and festive hayrides. Dec 2nd from 10-4  
Bolton Santa Claus Parade
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Town of Bolton
BOLTON KIN SANTA CLAUS PARADESanta Claus is Coming to Town!! Saturday, December 2nd, 2023Bolton Kin are looking forward to holding a full-scale parade down Hwy 50 in 2023! Please check back on the Santa Claus Parade webpage for further updates ...
Lots of Light: Festive Market at Fort York National Historic Site
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Fort York
This is the season to shine! Join Birdy’s Daughter Blue Mountain Coffee and Fort York National Historic site for a very special festive market. Grab a coffee, hot chocolate, and delicious treats as you shop a variety of local and ...
29th Annual Kerr Village Tree Lighting & Holiday Event
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Westwood Park, 170 Wilson St , Oakville, ON, Canada L6K 3G7
Kerr Village BIA has hosted their Christmas Tree Lighting for 29 years – the tradition continues! This year’s event will occur in Westwood Park on Saturday, December 2, from 2:00 – 7:00 P.M.   Drop by to enjoy the Holiday Pop-Up Market ...
A Main Street Christmas
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Schomberg Main Street
When the snow is just starting to fall and Winter is almost here, Schomberg gets all dressed up and invites everyone from near and far to come and enjoy a fun-filled family outing along our historic Main Street. There are ...
Merry Marketplace
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Richmond Green Park
Step into a winter wonderland and join us at our second annual Merry Marketplace for five consecutive Saturdays in November and December. The spirit of the season will come alive under the twinkle of thousands of lights, which will illuminate ...
Port Perry Scugog Santa Claus Parade
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Port Perry Parade
Guess Who’s Coming to Town……. Roll out the red carpet and start popping the popcorn because the Scugog Santa Claus Parade will be back for 2023 with the very exciting theme of “Christmas at the Movies!” Visit weblink for parade ...
Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Sutton Parade Route
Santa Claus is coming to Town! The Georgina Kinsmen, with the support of the Town of Georgina, are bringing the Santa Claus Parade to Sutton. On Dec. 2, 2023, Santa arrives for the annual Santa Claus Parade of Lights. Beginning ...
Cooksville's Magical Holiday Season Celebration
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
67 Hillcrest Ave, Mississauga
Back by popular demand is Heart Comonos’ annual Holiday Magic Season Celebration. Join hundreds of your neighbours for music, food, conversation, and gathering around fire pits in Cooksville’s biggest FREE holiday event. There will be: Candlelights Live music Carols Fire ...
Stouffville Santa Claus Parade
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Main Street Stouffville
Santa is coming to Whitchurch-Stouffville! Join us and celebrate the season as a parade of lights makes its way down Main Street. ​Main Street, Stouffville – From Ninth Line to Park Drive
Stouffville Santa Claus Parade
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Main Street Stouffville
Santa is coming to Whitchurch-Stouffville! Join us and celebrate the season as a cavalcade of lights, floats, bands and more will make its way down our Historic Downtown Main Street, to the delight of families of all ages. The Whitchurch-Stouffville ...
Santa Claus Christmas Playland Party - Argentia Location
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Amazing Adventures Playland (Argentia Location)
Welcome to our annual exciting Santa Claus Christmas Party!! at Amazing Adventures Playland Our event is designed for the entire family to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold unpredictable weather as our venues are indoors. Catch Santa Claus ...
Holidays by Request
Dec 2, 2023 
to Dec 2, 2023
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
Mississauga Festival Choir kicks off its 40th Anniversary season celebrating the holidays with the best music – as chosen by you! Our audience and choristers have voted for their favourite holiday songs. Come and find out what the winning choices ...
Burlington Santa Claus Parade
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 4, 2023
Burlington Santa Tour
We are excited to be returning to an in-person parade this year. Save the date for December 3, 2023.  More details coming soon – If you are interested in participating in the parade this year as a float or walking ...
The World's Greatest Christmas Party at Variety
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Variety Village
Celebrate the holiday season at our World’s Biggest Christmas Party! The perfect way to kick off the holiday season, enjoy festivities, Christmas music, shop for gifts and indulge in festival treats. In addition to hand made one of a kind ...
Old Fashioned Christmas
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum
Join us for our annual Old Fashioned Christmas event on Sunday, December 3rd! Enjoy an artisan vendors market, horse-drawn wagon rides, hot beverages, and don’t forget to take a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus! This is a free event ...
Children's Old-Fashioned Christmas
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Scugog Shores Museum Village
The Scugog Shores Museum Village is happy to announce our Children’s Old-Fashioned Christmas event is back again this year! Get into the merriment of the season as you step back in time and learn about Christmas traditions of the 19th ...
Holiday Artist Market
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
Join us for a magical holiday experience, where talented artists will gather to showcase their artwork just in time for the festive season. Join us at the Living Arts Centre for a day filled with creativity and holiday cheer. This ...
Markham Concert Band presents A Seasonal Celebration
Dec 3, 2023 
to Dec 3, 2023
Flato Markham Theatre
Get in the holiday spirit with MCBand’s Christmas and Hanukkah celebration! Celebrate the holiday season with the Markham Concert Band! The annual holiday concert is a community tradition for audiences of all ages. Join us and enjoy beautiful arrangements of ...
Chris, Mrs. - A New Holiday Musical
Dec 5, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
Winter Garden Theatre
Chris, Mrs. – A New Holiday Musical is coming to The Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto! Ring in the holiday season with the Chris family, where the everyday collides with the enchanted. Our story begins in the city, where festiveless ...
Pollyanna The Musical
Dec 6, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
Theatre Aquarius
Get into the festive spirit when the classic holiday family musical, Pollyanna, comes to life on stage at Theatre Aquarius. FIND YOUR JOY Pollyanna The Musical marks the return of the holiday family musical! Based on the classic 1913 novel ...
Lights from the Rooftop
Dec 7, 2023 
to Dec 7, 2023
Joseph Brant Museum
Enjoy the Burlington Festival of Lights from the rooftop at Joseph Brant Museum during the Candlelit Stroll on November 24 and every Thursday evening in December from 6-9 pm. We’ll be serving FREE hot chocolate and popcorn. Please note, museum ...
Home Alone
Dec 7, 2023 
to Dec 7, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall
Celebrate the holidays with the return of a seasonal favourite, Home Alone in Concert. Macaulay Culkin stars as an inventive eight-year-old, accidentally left alone over Christmas, who repeatedly outsmarts a couple of bone-headed burglars. This beloved holiday film features renowned ...
Mississauga Festival of Trees
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Small Arms Inspection Building
The second-annual Mississauga Festival of Trees is back this December 8 to 17, 2023 to celebrate the winter season, art, food, and community! Showcasing twinkling displays of seasonal lights, contemporary tree and woodpile art installations, artisan and culinary markets, entertainment ...
Holiday Trees at High Park Zoo
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
High Park Zoo
Walk through High Park Zoo and admire 30 decorated holiday trees sponsored by our local businesses. Viewing of Holiday Trees is FREE during High Park Zoo opening hours. FHPZ is also hosting a very special event – the Snowflake Walk ...
Aurora's Christmas Market
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Aurora Town Hall
Check out one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario! Aurora’s Christmas Market will be filled with good cheer, hands-on workshops and activities, fantastic seasonal vendors, nightly entertainment and so much more. Check out and visit different vendors ...
Wonders of Winterland: Dance+Circus at the Garden
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience at the Toronto Botanical Garden. This captivating full-length circus show features aerial silks, straps, trapeze, dance, and acrobatics. Extraordinary performances are brought to life by Toronto’s top aerial artists from Artists’ Play Dance ...
Christkindl Market 2023
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Glencolton Farm
Join us at our 7th annual (except for 2020) Christkindl Market for a Fabulous spread of traditional European sights, smells and fun There are activities for the children, music, artisan vendors and amazing European style foods and baking. Walk the ...
Aurora's Christmas Market
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Aurora Town Hall
Check out one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario! Aurora’s Christmas Market will be filled with good cheer, hands-on workshops and activities, fantastic seasonal vendors, nightly entertainment and so much more. Check out and visit different vendors ...
CBC Kids at Sounds of the Season!
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 8, 2023
CBC Toronto
SAVE THE DATE! Get ready for a morning of holiday magic, fun, and laughter with your favourite CBC Kids friends! Sounds of the Season is an annual fundraising campaign in support of food banks in the GTA with a special ...
Wonders of Winterland: Dance+Circus at the Garden
Dec 8, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience at the Toronto Botanical Garden. This captivating full-length circus show features aerial silks, straps, trapeze, dance, and acrobatics. Extraordinary performances are brought to life by Toronto’s top aerial artists from Artists’ Play Dance ...
Maker Market
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
The Maker Bean Cafe
Our Holiday Maker Market is back! The holidays will be here before you know it! We’re hosting another TWO day Holiday Maker Market for local artisans on Saturday December 9, 10-6pm and Sunday December 10, 10-5pm The market will take ...
Breakfast with Santa at Ripleys Aquarium
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
GET INTO THE FISH-MAS SPIRIT! Join us under the sea for this festive early morning breakfast with some very special guests all the way from the North Pole, explore the aquarium before we open and snap a photo with Santa ...
Toronto Police Service Auxiliary Toy Drive
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Toronto Zoo
Visiting the Zoo on Saturday, December 9th? The Toronto Police Service Auxiliary will be at the Zoo’s front entrance collecting donations toward their annual Holiday Toy Drive! Defining the true meaning of the season, items donated will go towards children ...
GOC Markham Youth - Christmas Giving Fair Toy and Food Drive
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Sts. Panteleimon, Anna & Paraskevi GOC Markham (York Region)
Presented by the Youth Programs of Saints Panteleimon, Anna & Paraskevi GOC Markham – Come one, come all! Open your hearts and give to our Youth’s Annual Toy, Food, Warmth and Gift Card Drive in support of York Region Police ...
Miracle on Main Street in Downtown Milton
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Downtown Milton
The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF), in partnership with The Downtown Milton BIA (DMBIA) and Halton Regional Police Service, is excitedly preparing for the 15th annual Miracle on Main Street toy drive charity event. Join us for this engaging and ...
Home Alone
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall
Celebrate the holidays with the return of a seasonal favourite, Home Alone in Concert. Macaulay Culkin stars as an inventive eight-year-old, accidentally left alone over Christmas, who repeatedly outsmarts a couple of bone-headed burglars. This beloved holiday film features renowned ...
A Candlelight Christmas
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
Decorated for the season, the Museum comes to life with the traditions of Christmas past! Join our costumed staff and volunteers on this charming evening tour. Pre-registration required at townofws.ca/active using barcode 28935. $10 per child, $15 per adult All ...
Unionville Olde Tyme Christmas on Main
Dec 9, 2023 
to Dec 9, 2023
Historic Main Street Unionville
Olde Tyme Christmas Parade, Holiday Activities on Main including shopping, dining, Santa photos, carolers and more! Free ice skating at Crosby Arena.
Breakfast with Santa at Ripleys Aquarium
Dec 10, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
GET INTO THE FISH-MAS SPIRIT! Join us under the sea for this festive early morning breakfast with some very special guests all the way from the North Pole, explore the aquarium before we open and snap a photo with Santa ...
Santa Claus Christmas Playland Party - Wolfedale Location
Dec 10, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Amazing Adventures Playland (Wolfedale Location)
Welcome to our annual exciting Santa Claus Christmas Party!! at Amazing Adventures Playland Our event is designed for the entire family to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold unpredictable weather as our venues are indoors. Catch Santa Claus ...
Breakfast with Santa at Brooks Farms
Dec 10, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Brooks Farms
Ho ho ho! Join us for a jolly good time and a magical breakfast with Santa in our new event space, The Barn! Capture the magic of the season with a one-on-one visit and share your holiday wishes with the ...
Evergreen Winter Market
Dec 10, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Evergreen Brick Works
The Winter Market is back! And this year we’ve got two days of wintery fun in store for you. Join us at Evergreen Brick Works on December 10 and 17 from 11am – 5pm! Evergreen’s Winter Market is a place ...
Christmas Fair 2023
Dec 10, 2023 
to Dec 10, 2023
Oasis Convention Centre
Here comes Santa Claus, right down Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga. Bells are ringing, children singing, all is merry and bright.. Hang your stockings & say your prayers, because Santa Claus comes December 10th! We’re putting the “joy” back into ...
TSO Holiday Pops
Dec 11, 2023 
to Dec 11, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall
Make your holidays merry and bright with a musical celebration for family and friends! Toronto Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke welcomes legendary Canadian jazz vocalist Molly Johnson and the Etobicoke School of the Arts Holiday Chorus for a ...
Bad Hats' Alice in Wonderland
Dec 12, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
The Young Centre for Performing Arts
Soulpepper Presents Bad Hats Theatre’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND Adapted by Fiona Sauder Music by Landon Doak and Victor Pokinko Dramaturgy by Matt Pilipiak The smash-hit family musical returns this Holiday season! Bad Hats Theatre’s contemporary spin on Wonderland takes us ...
101 Holiday Movie Moments
Dec 12, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
The Comedy Bar Danforth Productions
Brace yourselves for a holiday extravaganza like no other as Comedy Bar Danforth Productions proudly presents their inaugural red-hot, and hilarious show “101 Holiday Movie Moments.” This one-act spectacle isn’t just a holiday show; it’s a dynamic journey through the ...
The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition
Dec 13, 2023 
to Dec 13, 2023
The Rose Theatre
“Canada’s Ballet Jörgen combines respect for tradition with a canny eye for what will make its productions distinct.” – Michael Crabb, The Toronto Star The traditional story of Klara’s magical journey with her nutcracker prince with a decidedly Canadian twist, ...
Merry Market
Dec 14, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
100 Kellogg Lane
It’s time to celebrate the Spirit of the Season at the 4th Annual Merry Market at 100 Kellogg Lane! Admission is FREE this year so make sure you join us for delightful food and drinks, picture-perfect photo ops, and a ...
Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market
Dec 15, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Go green this holiday season by visiting the Annual Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market, an eco-minded, nature-inspired, relaxed shopping experience. Admission is FREE. Highlights: Over 100 local vendors will showcase their planet-friendly and botanically-themed products. The Garden Shop will offer ...
Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market
Dec 15, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Toronto Botanical Garden
Go green this holiday season by visiting the Annual Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market, an eco-minded, nature-inspired, relaxed shopping experience. Admission is FREE. Highlights: Over 100 local vendors will showcase their planet-friendly and botanically-themed products. The Garden Shop will offer ...
Disney in Concert: The Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec 15, 2023 
to Dec 16, 2023
Meridian Hall
Experience the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale as told by the Muppets in a family-friendly screening of the complete film with the score performed by the TO Live Orchestra. The TO Live Orchestra will present Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol ...
Collingwood Christmas Market
Dec 15, 2023 
to Dec 15, 2023
Downtown Collingwood
The Collingwood Downtown BIA is bringing you a special Holiday Spirit filled Christmas Market. On Friday December 1, 8 and 15th from 5:00-8:00pm, Hurontario Street will be lit up with our amazing light installations, along with local vendors & extended ...
Toronto Art Crawl Holiday Market
Dec 16, 2023 
to Dec 16, 2023
Exhibition Place
One full day of ART + CREATIVITY + LIVE DJS + FOOD and more! Celebrate the holiday season at the Toronto Art Crawl Holiday Market! This much-loved annual event takes place at 15 Saskachewan Rd (Exhibition Place), Saturday December 16, ...
Breakfast with Santa on Main Street
Dec 16, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Unionville Restaurants – Jakes & Unionville Arms
Join Santa and his helpers for a Jolly breakfast at Main Street Unionville restaurants Jakes On Main and Unionville Arms. There will be lots of fun for the family.  December 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Breakfast with Santa ...
Santa Claus Christmas Playland Party - Wolfedale Location
Dec 16, 2023 
to Dec 16, 2023
Amazing Adventures Playland (Wolfedale Location)
Meet and Greet SANTA CLAUS in person! Catch Santa Claus as he walks around the playground. He will interact with kids throughout the event for party pictures and meet and greet. Whats Included: « Each child will receive a Holiday ...
Christmas at the Roundhouse
Dec 16, 2023 
to Dec 16, 2023
Toronto Railway Museum
Christmas is here at the Roundhouse! On Saturday December 16th, join the Toronto Railway Museum for a family Christmas event. Get into the holiday spirit with story time and hot chocolate inside the museum. Plus, explore exhibits, test drive the ...
Merry Marketplace
Dec 16, 2023 
to Dec 16, 2023
Richmond Green Park
Step into a winter wonderland and join us at our second annual Merry Marketplace for five consecutive Saturdays in November and December. The spirit of the season will come alive under the twinkle of thousands of lights, which will illuminate ...
Stackt Holiday Hills Market
Dec 17, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
stackt market
Your favourite holiday festival is BACK from November 17 – December 31. This year’s Holiday Hills is bigger than ever, with immaculate seasonal vibes you won’t want to miss. The return of the Disco Mistletoe and Speakeasy Whiskey Bar 120 ...
Snowflake Walk at High Park Zoo
Dec 17, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
High Park Zoo
Come and enjoy the Holiday Trees at High Park Zoo. Trees will be standing on parade December 8 to January 1 for all to see. FHPZ is also hosting a very special event – the Snowflake Walk where you get ...
Breakfast with Santa at Brooks Farms
Dec 17, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
Brooks Farms
Ho ho ho! Join us for a jolly good time and a magical breakfast with Santa in our new event space, The Barn! Capture the magic of the season with a one-on-one visit and share your holiday wishes with the ...
A Next Generation Leahy Christmas
Dec 17, 2023 
to Dec 17, 2023
The Rose Theatre
Back by popular demand, the third generation of the celebrated musical family perform high-energy, Celtic-inspired music in what has become a Brampton Christmas tradition. Step dancing, singing, and playing a host of instruments – these young artists can do it ...
Lights from the Rooftop
Dec 21, 2023 
to Dec 21, 2023
Joseph Brant Museum
Enjoy the Burlington Festival of Lights from the rooftop at Joseph Brant Museum during the Candlelit Stroll on November 24 and every Thursday evening in December from 6-9 pm. We’ll be serving FREE hot chocolate and popcorn. Please note, museum ...
Slava's Snowshow
Dec 22, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
Making its triumphant return to Toronto, Olivier® award-winner and Tony® award-nominee Slava’s Snowshow is a universal and timeless theatrical and poetic spectacle that has enchanted and empowered the imagination of audiences and critics since 1993. A genre of its own, ...
Kids Art Party
Dec 22, 2023 
to Dec 22, 2023
Enjoy The Process Art
Listen up grownups! This one is designed for you! If you don’t have help at home and don’t normally go out with your partner or friends, please drop off the children at the studio for a creative evening so you ...
12 Tricks of Christmas Magic Show – Hamilton
Dec 22, 2023 
to Dec 22, 2023
The Westdale
Tis the season for magic and miracles. Come take pictures with Santa and enjoy a super amazing festive interactive live magic show. With a special Performance by Not Just Another Dance Studio. This holiday magic show isn’t just the 12 ...
Rapunzel: A Holiday Pantomime
Dec 22, 2023 
to Dec 22, 2023
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Get ready for your favourite holiday tradition – the BurlOak Theatre Group’s annual holiday pantomime is sure to be a hair-larious good time! Locked in a tower, dreaming of the outside world, Rapunzel is determined to know what ‘s out ...
Winter Break at the Canadian Automotive Museum
Dec 23, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Canadian Automotive Museum Inc.
Visit the Canadian Automotive Museum for fun Winter Break activities! Kids can enjoy two holiday crafts which are included in admission. Create and colour a Snowy Car Ornament (ages 5+), or sew your own Mini Hobby Horse (ages 10+). Take ...
Rapunzel: A Holiday Pantomime
Dec 23, 2023 
to Dec 23, 2023
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Get ready for your favourite holiday tradition – the BurlOak Theatre Group’s annual holiday pantomime is sure to be a hair-larious good time! Locked in a tower, dreaming of the outside world, Rapunzel is determined to know what ‘s out ...
Breakfast with Santa at Brooks Farms
Dec 24, 2023 
to Dec 24, 2023
Brooks Farms
Ho ho ho! Join us for a jolly good time and a magical breakfast with Santa in our new event space, The Barn! Capture the magic of the season with a one-on-one visit and share your holiday wishes with the ...
Frosty Footwear Fun: Winter Break at the BSM
Dec 26, 2023 
to Jan 6, 2024
Bata Shoe Museum
Make a winter craft, or an 80s crafts (in celebration of our newest exhibition, Dressed To Impress) Try your luck in our 80s Shoebox Bingo, and get to handle shoes from across time, and from around the world in our ...
ROM for the Holidays
Dec 26, 2023 
to Jan 7, 2024
Royal Ontario Museum
Add more wonder to your holiday season with a trip to ROM. This year, we’re celebrating with family-friendly programming filled with limitless awe and inspiration. Hands-on activities, live performances, interactive galleries and presentations, special exhibitions, and more invite you to ...
McMichael ArtVenture Winter Storytelling Circles
Dec 27, 2023 
to Dec 29, 2023
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Our popular art storytelling is back! Each day a different painter will be explored in this interactive in-gallery program. A unique opportunity to discover what is currently on view at the McMichael. This family program does not require registration and ...
Winterlit
Dec 28, 2023 
to Feb 19, 2024
Mountsberg Conservation Area
The wooded trails at Mountsberg are always beautiful in the wintertime but now we have made them more magical than ever! The Winterlit Trail features a unique and stunning lighting experience with inspirational art installations along the trail. Also, the ...
Winter Wonderland - A Holiday Princess Ball
Dec 30, 2023 
to Dec 30, 2023
woodview park
Dive into a world of enchantment at our Winter Holiday Princess Ball! Join us on Saturday, December 30th, 2023, in Oshawa, for a magical day filled with winter wonders! Meet your favourite characters, enjoy a mesmerizing Frozen Musical Performance, indulge ...
New Year's Eve
Dec 31, 2023 
to Dec 31, 2023
Memorial Park, Stouffville
Bring the whole family to Memorial Park on New Year’s Eve to close out the year with a bang! Join your neighbours on December 31 as we ring in the New Year with an exciting evening of exceptional entertainment that ...
A Victorian Christmas at Bronte Creek
Jan 2, 2024 
to Jan 7, 2024
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
A special treat awaits you and your family – once the hustle and bustle of the day is over and you have time to relax and enjoy the school holiday with your family. Step back in time to 1899 to ...
Holiday Art Camp
Jan 3, 2024 
to Jan 3, 2024
Enjoy The Process Art
The kids will be off school but the grownups still have work! If you’re looking for a creative, playful and educational care, Enjoy the Process Art Camp is for you! Your child will have the opportunity to spend a relaxed ...
Love & Peace Lantern Festival
Feb 9, 2024 
to Feb 25, 2024
Woodside Square Mall
Ancient techniques, Ingenious production “Love and Peace”Lantern Festival is a large-scale international outdoor light show composed of four main thematic elements. Our mission is to guide you through extraordinary scenes from ancient times to the present. Meanwhile, you can explore the ...
2024 Easter Egg Hunt - Argentia Location at Amazing Adventure
Mar 24, 2024 
to Mar 24, 2024
Amazing Adventures Playland (Argentia Location)
Our event is designed for the entire family to enjoy. No need to worry about the cold unpredictable weather as our venues are indoors. HUNDREDS of HOLLOW plastic eggs are placed in easy to reach spots over our carpeted floors ...

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