Holiday Event Fun Guide

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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 in the GTA

FEATURED

Holiday Nights of Lights

Holiday Nights of Lights

An unforgettable experience for the whole family with both indoor and outdoor attractions. Features: Ice Sculptures, Mechanical Rides, Bouncy Castles, Games, Magicians, DJs, Food, Shopping and live shows running daily along with our roarrrring animatronic dinosaurs. An immersive experience not to be missed!

FEATURED

Markham Concert Band a Seasonal Celebration

A Seasonal Celebration

Start the holiday season off right with Markham Concert Band! Enjoy Christmas and Chanukah classics, along with holiday sing-alongs, and lots of good fun for the whole family. Pssst… Santa has been known to drop-in to this event, so be sure to be on your best behaviour! Save 50% on Children’s tickets with code: 5ForKids (with purchase of an adult ticket).

FEATURED

Winter Carnival

An unforgettable experience for the whole family with both indoor and outdoor attractions. Features: Ice Sculptures, Mechanical Rides, Bouncy Castles, Games, Magicians, DJs, Food, Shopping and live shows running daily along with our roarrrring animatronic dinosaurs. An immersive experience not to be missed!

Seasons Christmas Show 2022
Nov 11, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
The International Centre
The Seasons Christmas Show will bring the local craft and maker community back together to create a unique shopping experience for...
Jingle Bell Rock
Nov 12, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Bingemans
Experience the magic and delight of Jingle Bell Rock. Wander through outdoor displays of dazzling light features surrounding a 40 foot...
Toronto Zoo’s Holiday Marketplace
Nov 19, 2022 
to Dec 20, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Your Toronto Zoo is excited to be hosting a two-day Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th –...
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
Nov 20, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus is coming to town! Catch a glimpse of the man in red at the Toronto Santa Claus Parade in Toronto! The Santa Claus Parade is the longest running and largest children's parade in the world.
Holiday Nights of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Assembly Park
Holiday Nights of Lights is an immersive walk-through experience like none other, featuring more than 1.5 million LED lights animated and...
Christmas Light Show - Journey into Enchantment
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 1, 2023
Richmond Hill Go Station
Drive and experience one of the largest Christmas and Holiday Light Show in the GTA! Witness 2 million lights in the...
Cavalcade of Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Nathan Phillips Square
Experience the magic of the holiday season with the much-loved Cavalcade of Lights presented by Desjardins Financial Group at Nathan Phillips...
Christmas Walking Parade & Market
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Willowdale Presbyterian Church
Begin this Holiday Season by spreading joy and Christmas cheer in our community. We are back hosting our second annual Christmas...
Glow Christmas
Nov 30, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
Toronto Congress Centre
Step out from the cold and into the warmth and magic of Glow Christmas! Like being transported straight into a Christmas...
A Seasonal Celebration
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Flato Markham Theatre
Start the holiday season off right with Markham Concert Band! We’ll share some Christmas and Chanukah classics, along with some holiday...
Burlington Holiday Market
Dec 8, 2022 
to Dec 11, 2022
Pearl Street lot
The Burlington Holiday Market will once again bring the community back together and transform downtown Burlington into a strolling, holiday wonderland...
STC Holiday MRKT
Dec 15, 2022 
to Dec 19, 2022
Scarborough Town Centre
Visit our STC Holiday MRKT from December 15-19 in Shoppers Court featuring local artisanal crafts and gifts perfect for the Holidays....
A Next Generation Leahy Christmas
Dec 17, 2022 
to Dec 17, 2022
Rose Theatre Brampton
Looking for some family fun this holiday season? Performing Arts Brampton is pleased to present A Next Generation Leahy Christmas! The...
Winter Carnival
Dec 23, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Markham Fairgrounds
Winter Carnival is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. It is both an indoor and outdoor event featuring Ice Sculptures,...
Winterlit
Dec 28, 2022 
to Feb 20, 2023
Mountsberg Conservation Area
The wooded trails at Mountsberg are always beautiful in the wintertime but now we have made them more magical than ever!...

More Holiday Events for Families

illumi by Cavalia
Nov 1, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
illumi Mississauga
Illumi – A Dazzling World of Lights is Cavalia’s latest creation: a magical and captivating nocturnal journey created with thousands of...
Festival of Trees
Nov 5, 2022 
to Nov 5, 2022
The Abilities Centre
Join us for a festive tree experience & holiday activities. Shop local businesses, play holiday games and activities, appearances by Santa...
25th Annual Kawartha Lakes Festival of Trees
Nov 10, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
Kawartha Settlers’ Village
Raffle, Silent Auction, Live Auction – Hundreds of amazing items to bid on, including beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and more! Featuring:...
Terra Lumina 2022
Nov 11, 2022 
to Nov 12, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Terra Lumina is the eleventh unique experience created in Moment Factory’s Lumina night walk series. After nightfall at the Toronto Zoo,...
Eclipse – Walk with Light
Nov 11, 2022 
to Mar 18, 2023
Muskoka Heritage Place
Eclipse “Walk with Light” is a unique sound to light night walk at Muskoka Heritage Place in Huntsville, Ontario. Enjoy thousands...
Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
Nov 12, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Black Creek Pioneer Village
In celebration of Canadian Tire’s 100th birthday, The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail is back to make this the Christmas of the...
Visit with Santa!
Nov 12, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
Joseph Brant Museum
Book a time to visit Santa! Families can book a 10-minute time slot for a visit (6 family members maximum). Henry’s...
Gift of Lights
Nov 12, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
Bingemans
Gift of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru holiday light display with two tunnels and over 300 animated and static light displays!...
Christmas Land With Polar Express at Niemi’s
Nov 12, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
Niemi Family Farm
Experience the Magic of Christmas – Polar Express, Santa Claus, Bonfire, Smores, Christmas Market & Santa Land! Polar Express will bring...
Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show
Nov 12, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
Nottawasaga Resort
Visit the Nottawasaga Resort for the 39th Annual Sugar Plum Fair Craft Show, on Saturday November 12th and Sunday November 13th...
East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade
Nov 13, 2022 
to Nov 13, 2022
This year’s theme is Christmas Traditions; experience the variety of traditions that friends and family use to celebrate Christmas every year,...
Santa's Tiny Big Town
Nov 14, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
Vaughan Mills
The beloved tradition of Santa’s Tiny Big Town returns to Vaughan Mills, November 14 through December 24! Experience the magic of...
The Distillery District Winter Village
Nov 17, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
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...
Holiday Hills
Nov 18, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
stackt market
Holiday Hills is BACK. 6 weeks of holiday feels in the heart of the city. Holiday Hills will transform STACKT into...
Holiday Magic Light Trail
Nov 18, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Blue Mountain Village
Never has the spirit of the season been so beautifully presented as it is by Holiday Magic at Blue! Take the...
Brampton Winter Lights
Nov 18, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Downtown Brampton
Kick-off the holiday season with the Winter Lights Festival in Downtown Brampton Experience the joy and wonder of the City’s annual...
Christmas in the Village
Nov 18, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Streetsville Village Square
Join us for family-friendly fun at the Streetsville Village Square as we welcome Santa & a host of holiday activities to...
WinterFest at Canada's Wonderland
Nov 18, 2022 
to Nov 18, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Canada’s Wonderland transforms into a magical, winter wonderland for WinterFest – an immersive holiday experience for the whole family. This event...
Book Wardrobe's Christmas in the Village Storytelling Event
Nov 18, 2022 
to Nov 18, 2022
The Book Wardrobe
Join us at The Book Wardrobe on November 18th for a storytelling and book signing event with local author and illustrator...
Santa Fest
Nov 19, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
Santa’s Village
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – in the most magical place in Muskoka! Once again, Santa and his...
Barrie Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Barrie Parade Route
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Barrie and Downtown Barrie BIA, is ecstatic to announce the...
Safari Lights
Nov 19, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
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!...
Owen Sound Festival of Northern Lights
Nov 19, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Downtown Owen Sound
The Festival of Northern Lights Will Shine Brightly Again in 2022! The events will run from Saturday, November 19th Until Sunday,...
Waterloo Central Railway A Vintage Christmas - Daytime Train Ride
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
Waterloo Central Railway
Enjoy a Daytime Christmas Train Ride in St. Jacobs, Ontario Santa has just let us know that he will be able...
Toronto Christmas Pet Show
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
International Center
The CPE Family is excited to present the Toronto Christmas Pet Show which is taking place November 19 & 20 at...
Murphy's Christmas Market
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
Murphy’s Farm Market & Bakery
‘Tis the season to mark your calendars, because our Christmas Market returns November 19 & 20! Pick up Christmas gifts for...
Cloverdale Mall's Ginger-Snapped Holiday Experience
Nov 19, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
Cloverdale Mall
Cloverdale Mall is adding some sugar and spice to make the Holiday season extra nice. From November 19 through December 24...
Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain
Nov 19, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
Blue Mountain Village
Holiday Magic is back at Blue Mountain. By day the Village sparkles with festive décor, holiday music and fires to warm...
SWEA Christmas Fair
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
Online Virtual Event
SWEA Toronto’s online Swedish Christmas Fair is again open with hundreds of Swedish food and design products now available. Fans of...
Oakville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Oakville Parade Route
Santa to launch holiday season as parade returns November 19! Mark your calendar! Santa Claus is landing his sleigh in Oakville...
Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
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...
Orangeville Christmas Market
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
247090 5 Sideroad, Mono, ON
A Christmas Market featuring over 200 vendors, food trucks, face painting, and mini Christmas photography sessions will be held at the...
Yoga at the North Pole - Morning Session
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Jill Yoga Hillcrest
Join us for yoga at the North Pole on Saturday November 19th at Hillcrest Mall! Santa is lending us his space...
Newmarket Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Newmarket Parade Route
Come welcome Santa Claus to Newmarket at our annual Santa Claus Parade.  The Town of Newmarket, in partnership with the Santa...
Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Uxbridge Parade Route
The Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 19th, 2022.  Since 1961, Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade has been a...
Holiday Mercadito
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Dovercourt House
A Latinx Holiday Market showcasing art, crafts, and food/beverages made by Latine artists and creative entrepreneurs with over 20 vendors.
Keswick Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Keswick Parade Route
Saturday, Nov. 19, 1:30 p.m. start Starts at Woodbine Avenue at Dovedale Drive, heads north and ends on Woodbine Avenue at...
Yoga at the North Pole - Afternoon Session
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Jill Yoga Hillcrest
Join us for yoga at the North Pole on Saturday November 19th! Santa is lending us his space before he arrives...
Richmond Hill Merry Marketplace
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Richmond Green Park
Join us for some holiday cheers this winter at Richmond Hill’s first-ever Merry Marketplace! For five consecutive Saturday’s starting November 19,...
Orangeville Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Downtown Orangeville
Gather family and friends to see the jolly old elf and make some merry memories at the Orangeville Santa Claus Parade! ...
Collingwood Annual Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Downtown Collingwood
Downtown Collingwood is once again pleased to present Collingwood’s Annual Santa Claus Parade. As in previous years, the parade will be...
Orillia Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Downtown Orillia
The largest Christmas parade North of Toronto! Over 100 floats, bands & Santa himself usher in the season!
Georgetown Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Georgetown Parade Route
The Lions Club are  pleased to announce that  our 2022 annual parade will take place on November 19/22. The parade  will...
Brampton Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Brampton Santa Claus Parade Route
The Brampton Santa Claus Parade always brings cheer and smiles to so many young and young at heart. This year will...
Orillia Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Downton Orillia Parade Route
Santa is coming to Orillia for the 117th annual Santa Claus Parade! We are excited to announce the return of the...
Santa's Parade of Lights Oshawa
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
Oshawa Parade Route
The Oshawa Santa Claus Parade is Back in Person! Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Visit weblink for parade route.
BWG Santa Claus Parade
Nov 19, 2022 
to Nov 19, 2022
BWG Parade Route
Join in the excitement of the BWG Santa Claus Parade, as it brings the holiday spirit to life each year. Date:...
Family Funday Sunday
Nov 20, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
stackt market
Spend time with the family this holiday season. Every Sunday at STACKT from November 18-December 31, come by for a variety...
Waterloo Central Railway A Vintage Christmas – Christmas Lights Experience
Nov 20, 2022 
to Nov 20, 2022
Waterloo Central Railway
Enjoy a Nighttime Christmas Lights Train Ride in St. Jacobs, Ontario.  Join us at the Farmers Market Station adjacent to the...
RGB Winter Wonders
Nov 23, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Hendrie Park
This unique outdoor experience guides visitors along Hendrie Park’s picturesque pathways adorned with charming festive lights, new interactive light to sound...
Santa Visits at CF Malls
Nov 23, 2022 
to Dec 24, 2022
CF Malls
Bring your crew and visit Santa at your local CF shopping centre from November 19 through December 24! Pre-book your visit...
One Of A Kind Winter Show - Holiday Show
Nov 24, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
The Flagship Event Supporting Craft & Its Makers Is Back! Looking for something special? Look no further than the One Of...
Twinkle After Dark
Nov 24, 2022 
to Dec 28, 2022
Country Heritage Park
Celebrate the holiday season at Twinkle After Dark, a fully illuminated Country Walk-Through experience. Set in the beautiful country setting of...
Fairway of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 28, 2023
Angus Glen Golf Club
Angus Glen Golf Club is excited to bring back our annual walking light show experience, Fairway of Lights. The illuminated 1...
Toronto Botanical Garden Holiday Market
Nov 25, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
Toronto Botanical Garden
Over 65 local artisans will showcase their planet-friendly, and botanically-themed products. The Garden Shop will offer a wide selection of holiday...
Burlington Festival of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
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...
Kortright Magical Christmas Forest
Nov 25, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Kortright Centre for Conservation
Experience a winter wonderland filled with lights, crafts, activities, and treats for the whole family — and enjoy a visit with...
Sainte-Marie’s First Light
Nov 25, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Saint-Marie among the Hurons
Now in its 22nd year, Sainte-Marie’s First Light is a must-see holiday event with a great lineup of family activities and...
Stouffville Holiday Market
Nov 25, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
Main Street Stouffville
Join us for live performances, entertainment for all ages, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, holiday-inspired food and drinks, and unique holiday shopping...
Holiday Market
Nov 25, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
Memorial Park, Stouffville
Visit outdoor artisanal vendors, take photos with Santa, enjoy food & drinks and live entertainment from Don Amero, Good Lovelies, Preston...
Christmas at the Farm
Nov 25, 2022 
to Dec 22, 2022
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...
Pingle's Christmas Fest
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
Pingle’s Farm Market
Join Pingle’s for the ho-ho-holidays! Follow the Merriest Merry Christmas trail to all the festive events! Meet Santa and get pictures...
Winter Nights, City Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 27, 2022
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...
Amica Christmas Bazaar
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Amica Newmarket
Featuring over 30 artisan and direct sales vendors. Money raised goes towards our Helping Hands Charity, helping seniors in need. Complimentary...
Christmas at Drysdale's
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Drysdales Farm
The holiday season turns to winter magic beginning November 19, 2022 and every weekend until December 18, 2022. Activities run Saturday...
Santa in the Village (Bloor West Village)
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Bloor West Village
Our community of businesses invite you to enjoy a festive day in Bloor West Village on November 26, 2022 from 10:00am...
"The Show" Indoor Winter Market
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
East End United Regional Ministry
The Courtyard and Scarborough Farmers’ Market Family presents “The Show”, our first ever, indoor, Winter Market!❄ “The Show” will take place...
Markham Santa Claus Parade
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Main Street Markham
In partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Markham, we look forward to welcoming the community back to celebrate 48 years of...
Milton Santa Claus Parade
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Milton Parade Route
2022 Parade Theme – Christmas All Around the World The 2021 Milton Santa Claus Parade will be held on Saturday, November...
Friday Harbour Tree Lighting Ceremony
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Friday Harbour Resort
Join us Saturday, November 26th for a magical evening as we celebrate the official opening of the Christmas Market with our...
Light Up the Square - Festival of Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Mississauga Celebration Square
It’s the official kick-off to the winter season, featuring the lighting of the Christmas Tree, live entertainment, ice skating, food trucks,...
Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Wasaga Beach
Do you hear the sleigh bells in the distance ? Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday November 26th for...
Town of Aurora Santa Under the Stars Parade
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Aurora Santa Claus Parade
Dress up in your winter woolies and join us for this year's evening parade as Santa heads south along Yonge Street from Orchard Height Blvd. to Murray Dr.
Santa’s Spectacle of Lights Ajax
Nov 26, 2022 
to Nov 26, 2022
Ajax Downs
Santa is coming to Town on Saturday, November 26! From 6 – 7:30 p.m. Ajax residents and visitors are invited to...
Winter Magic at Celebration Square
Nov 27, 2022 
to Jan 3, 2023
Mississauga Celebration Square
The Magic continues all winter long at Celebration Square! Skating on the City’s largest outdoor ice-rink, twinkling holiday lights, and one-of-a-kind...
Union Winter
Nov 28, 2022 
to Jan 29, 2023
Union Station
Union and TD are excited to bring back our free skating rink with free skate rentals right on Front Street. Join...
CP Holiday Train
Nov 29, 2022 
to Nov 29, 2022
​The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will return to the rails this season on its first cross-continent tour in three years,...
Northern Lights
Dec 1, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
Grand Bizarre at Exhibition Place
Wrap yourself up in Toronto’s most immersive outdoor holiday experience! Bring your festive spirit and explore everything you love about the...
Alight at Night
Dec 1, 2022 
to Jan 7, 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...
Netflix Canada Holiday House
Dec 1, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Campbell House Museum
Whether coming with family, friends, Single All the Way, or bringing A Christmas Prince, you won’t want to Slumberland on this...
Ball's Falls Holiday Trail
Dec 1, 2022 
to Dec 30, 2022
The Holiday Trail is an outdoor, evening trail walk experience featuring a 1.5 km (round trip) illuminated path through natural areas...
Parent & Tot Winter Wonderland at the Toronto Zoo
Dec 1, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Snowflakes are falling and animals are playing but it isn’t inside where they are staying. Winter is a magical time for...
Mississauga Festival of Trees
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 11, 2022
Small Arms Inspection Building
Make the Mississauga Festival of Trees, December 2-11, 2022, your destination this holiday season! This year’s event features three distinct opportunities,...
State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine THE NUTCRACKER
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Burlington Performing Arts Centre
This cherished holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army...
Christmas at the Castle
Dec 2, 2022 
to Jan 2, 2023
Casa Loma
This December join us to celebrate and take part in the holiday magic at Casa Loma during Christmas at the Castle....
Mississauga Festival of Trees
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 11, 2022
Small Arms Inspection Building
The second-annual Mississauga Festival of Trees is back this December 2nd to 11th, 2022 to celebrate the winter season, art, food,...
WILD Winter Festival of Lights
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Canadian Tire Mosport Park
Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is excited to bring you the 3rd Annual WILD Winter Festival of Lights! Last year’s event was...
Holiday Fair in the Square
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Nathan Phillips Square
Holiday Fair in the Square returns to the heart of Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square. This year, the Fair will be working...
Ross Petty Presents Peter's Final Flight
Dec 2, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Elgin Theatre
The PAN-Tastical Family Musical! is an action-packed adventure for the whole family featuring show-stopping songs and side-splitting jokes for all ages....
Holiday Market
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 11, 2022
Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre
The ‘Holiday Market’ will be held at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre at 247 Ricardo St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON on Dec 2-11....
The Forgetful Elf: A Christmas Experience
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 2, 2022
Albion Hills Conservation Park
Join us at Albion Hills Conservation Park in Caledon for an immersive Christmas experience with The Forgetful Elf! Board the Christmas...
2022 Jolly Jingle Bells Christmas Party - Argentia Location
Dec 2, 2022 
to Dec 2, 2022
Amazing Adventures Playland (Argentia Location)
WELCOME TO OUR 2022 JOLLY JINGLE BELLS CHRISTMAS PARTY! Tickets are now on sale! • Each child will receive a Holiday...
7th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Show
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Newmarket Community Centre
A “True” Craft show featuring the creativity of over 60 local Crafters and Artisans, ‘The Christmas Cafe’, Prizes, Music, Sign a...
Formosa Country Christmas
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Formosa, Ontario
Visit a unique Christmas light show in Southern Grey and Bruce Counties.  The village of Formosa will be lit up with...
Holiday Bricktacular
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto during our Holiday Bricktacular, December 3-31st. Enjoy seasonal...
Model Railroad Club of Toronto Holiday Show
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Model Railroad Club of Toronto
Model Railroad Club of Toronto holds its first public shows since 2020. During the pandemic, members had a unique opportunity to...
Bolton Santa Claus Parade
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Town of Bolton
Santa Claus is Coming to Town!! , December 3rd, 2022Bolton Kin are looking forward to holding a full-scale parade down Hwy...
Santa at the Village, Black Creek Pioneer Village
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Santa Claus is coming to town! Jingle all the way to the Village and take part in a day of festive...
Creemore Santa Claus Parade
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Downtown Creemore
Step back in time and enjoy an old-fashioned community parade in Creemore. Enjoy floats created by friends and neighbours, and see...
A Main Street Christmas
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Schomberg Main Street
Enjoy a fun-filled family outing along our historic Schomberg Main Street, featuring street performers, carollers, children’s entertainers, fireside readings, children’s crafts,...
Port Perry Scugog Santa Claus Parade
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Port Perry Parade
Guess Who’s Coming to Town……. Get ready for the Santa Claus Parade! This year’s parade them is…Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree!!!...
Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
Sutton Parade Route
Santa Claus is coming to Town! The Georgina Kinsmen, with the support of the Town of Georgina, are bringing the Santa...
Stouffville Santa Claus Parade
Dec 3, 2022 
to Dec 3, 2022
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...
Burlington Santa Claus Parade
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 5, 2022
Burlington Santa Tour
We are excited to be returning to an in-person parade this year. Save the date for December 4, 2022.  More details...
The Nutcracker
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
‘Tis the season for making unforgettable memories with your family! Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, The Nutcracker...
Canadian Reptile Expo
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
International Center
Description: This year’s last Reptile Expo is December 4th! Speciality pets, supplies/feeders, novelty items – so much to see and learn!...
Children's Old-Fashioned Christmas
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
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...
Old Fashioned Christmas
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum
An Outdoor Family Holiday Event! Join us for our annual Old Fashioned Christmas event! This is a free event with a...
Homer Holiday
Dec 4, 2022 
to Dec 4, 2022
Homer Watson House & Gallery
Enjoy a holiday story, create a gift, enjoy some holiday treats and visit our current exhibition. Story Time with Greg Oliver...
Holiday Trees at High Park Zoo
Dec 5, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
High Park Zoo
Come and enjoy the Holiday Trees at High Park Zoo. Trees will be standing on parade December 5 to 31st for...
Christmas Art Workshop Polar Bear Painting + Free Play
Dec 6, 2022 
to Dec 6, 2022
Kidsapia
Look no further for the best cold wintery day activity for your kiddos. Join us in a fun filled time for...
One Christmas Carol
Dec 8, 2022 
to Dec 23, 2022
Wychwood Theatre
Dickens’ famous story about selfishness and selflessness is stripped down to its bare essence, forgoing the usual opulence of the holidays...
Aurora's Christmas Market
Dec 9, 2022 
to Dec 11, 2022
Aurora Town Hall
Start the holiday season at Aurora’s Christmas Market, presented by Healthy Planet. Featuring: Meet Santa: You are welcome to take a...
Collingwood Christmas Market
Dec 9, 2022 
to Dec 9, 2022
Downtown Collingwood
The Collingwood Downtown BIA is bringing you a special Holiday Spirit filled Christmas Market. On Friday December 2nd, 9th and 16th...
Snowflake Walk at High Park Zoo
Dec 9, 2022 
to Dec 9, 2022
High Park Zoo
FHPZ is hosting a very special event – the Snowflake Walk where you get to stroll through the Zoo in the...
Lights Show & Holiday Marketplace
Dec 9, 2022 
to Dec 9, 2022
Alive Montessori & Private School
Lights Show is the must-see walk-thru event of the Holiday season for all ages. This dazzling light display only happens once...
Holiday Drop and Shop at the Toronto Zoo
Dec 10, 2022 
to Dec 10, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Need some time to do some holiday shopping? Drop the kids at the Zoo where they will have fun touring the...
Breakfast with Santa on Main Street
Dec 10, 2022 
to Dec 10, 2022
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...
Christmas Giving Fair
Dec 10, 2022 
to Dec 10, 2022
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...
Light the Night
Dec 10, 2022 
to Dec 10, 2022
Schomberg Main Street
Lions Parkette is Getting Decked Out! Watch the newly renovated Lions Parkette on main street turn into a Winter Wonderland! Word...

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