Santa’s Back in Town! Here’s Where to Visit in the GTA

Visit Santa in the GTA

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Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s back in town and ready for your festive (and safe) visit at GTA malls and special holiday events. The events below all feature Santa visits and some will have Photos with Santa – be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!

Seasons Christmas Show 2021
Nov 12, 2021 
to Nov 14, 2021
The International Centre (Hall 3 – Arrow Hall)
The Seasons Christmas Show will bring the local craft and maker community back together to create a unique shopping experience for guests looking to find gift inspiration. At...
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The Distillery District Winter Village
Nov 18, 2021 
to Dec 31, 2021
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...
Markham Holiday Market
Markham Holiday Market
Nov 19, 2021 
to Nov 21, 2021
Markham Fairgrounds
Welcome to the Markham Holiday Market brought to you by Robinson Show Services at the Markham Fairgrounds. The Markham Fairgrounds has hosted events and festivals for over 175...
Santa Visits at CF Malls
Santa Visits at CF Malls
Nov 19, 2021 
to Dec 24, 2021
CF Malls
Rediscover that hearing-ho-ho-ho-in-real-life feeling and enjoy a magical and safe visit with Santa at your local CF shopping centre from November 19 through December 24. All in-person visits...
Brooks Farms Festive NIghts
Brooks Farms Festive Nights
Nov 19, 2021 
to Dec 23, 2021
Brooks Farms
Join us for our 2nd Annual FESTIVE NIGHTS at Brooks Farms to embark on a magical evening of lights and live music in an enchanted forest. Enjoy a...
Barrie Santa Tour
Barrie Santa Tour
Nov 20, 2021 
to Nov 20, 2021
City of Barrie
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that while a traditional parade just isn’t possible this year, Santa Claus is still coming to Barrie!! In addition...
Santa Train
YDHR Santa Express Train Ride
Nov 21, 2021 
to Dec 19, 2021
York Durham Heritage Railway
All Aboard with Santa! We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining us on our decorated and heated heritage train. This popular train...
POLAR Winter Festival
Nov 25, 2021 
to Dec 26, 2021
Bandshell Park, Exhibition Grounds
POLAR Winter Festival is a magical outdoor walk-through Holiday experience. Get into the spirit of the Holidays with lots to see and do: Festive decorations and Holiday photo...
Casa Loma Christmas
Christmas at the Castle
Nov 25, 2021 
to Dec 30, 2021
Casa Loma
This December experience the magic of the season at Casa Loma’s Christmas at the Castle. Visitors will be surrounded by magic throughout the castle interior, resplendent with festive...
The North Pole Light UP Express Train
Nov 26, 2021 
to Dec 30, 2021
York Durham Heritage Railway
All aboard! YDHR is thrilled to announce that the beloved Christmas story is coming to life in Uxbridge, Ontario from November 26th—December 30th.  Before boarding the magical North Pole...
Alight at Night
Alight at Night
Nov 26, 2021 
to Dec 25, 2021
Upper Canada Village
EASTERN ONTARIO’S BIGGEST OUTDOOR LIGHT FESTIVAL. Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Over one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees, and fences...
Holiday Fair in the Square
Nov 26, 2021 
to Dec 30, 2021
Assembly Park
We’re thrilled to announce that your favourite holiday tradition is returning for the 2021 season, and we’re at a new location! Whether you’re shopping for that unique holiday...
Streetsville Christmas in the Village
Streetsville Christmas in the Village
Nov 27, 2021 
to Nov 28, 2021
Streetsville Village Square
Santa Claus is coming to Streetsville! The Streetsville BIA’s Christmas in the Village festival will take place this year on Saturday, November 27th, and Sunday, November 28th. Be...
Aurora Holiday Market
Aurora's Christmas Market
Dec 3, 2021 
to Dec 5, 2021
Aurora Town Hall
Start the holiday season at Aurora’s Christmas Market, presented by Healthy Planet. Dates – December 3 to 5 | December 10 to 12 Time – 5 p.m. to...
Santa's Village at Union Station
Santa's Village
Dec 3, 2021 
to Dec 19, 2021
Skywalk @ Union Station
Santa’s Village TO is a unique interactive Meet and Greet experience with Santa Claus and his elves. Participants will pre-register online for a dedicated 45-minute time slot, which...
Storytime with Santa at CF Malls
Storytime with Santa at CF Malls
Dec 4, 2021 
to Dec 4, 2021
CF Malls
For only two magical nights, capture memorable moments as Santa reads classic holiday stories all the way from the North Pole. In addition, interact live with Santa by...
Burlington Santa Claus Parade
Burlington Santa Claus Holiday Magic Trail
Dec 4, 2021 
to Dec 5, 2021
Burlington Santa Tour
Back by popular demand, Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail will be happening in 2021. Santa will be driving a route throughout Burlington neighbourhoods on an antique firetruck Dec. 4...
Spot Santa in Whitby
Spot Santa Whitby
Dec 4, 2021 
to Dec 4, 2021
Town of Whitby
On Saturday, December 4, 2021 starting at 10 a.m. Santa will be coming to town to make sure things are ready for his visit on Christmas. We have...
Children's Old Fashioned Christmas
Dec 5, 2021 
to Dec 5, 2021
Scugog Shores Museum Village
Step back in time and tour our historic village traditionally decorated for the holidays with evergreen boughs, bright ribbons, and berries. View heritage demonstrations, visit with Santa, and...

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