One of the best parts about the holiday season is definitely the hype, and if there is any city that gets crazy hyped up for the holidays, it's definitely Toronto. There isn't a single neighbourhood in the city that doesn't bring out incredible light displays and trees for everyone to enjoy!
So whether you are looking for markets that are decorated from top to bottom, adorably decorated store windows or every Christmas tree the city has to offer, look no further than using this map to check out all the coolest light displays around the city!
To follow along you can view the map here!
Toronto Christmas Market // 55 Mill St
Of course, the Distillery Christmas Market is on here! While it's definitely a more "basic" activity to take part in, it's a ton of fun regardless. Plus they've got some incredible light displays that are practically flooding the district. From the massive Christmas tree to the lights that line every building in the area imaginable- it's a great place to get into the holiday spirit!
Brookfield Place // 181 Bay St
Brookfield Place is a seriously underrated building in general, let alone during the holiday season. The building hosts arguably some of the most intricate and stunning holiday displays that the city has to offer. From the massive five-tier reef covered in dangling ornaments to the archways completely decked out in lights, it's definitely a place to prioritize if you are planning on checking out some holiday light spots!
TD Centre // 66 Wellington St W
If you want to see some lights outside with a hot drink in hand, look no further than the TD Centre! They have a pair of adorable trees that are completely decked out in lights. While they are cute during the daytime, they are way prettier at night time and with the tree located conveniently right in line with the CN Tower, it makes for the perfect holiday shot!
Casa Loma // 1 Austin Terrace
Casa Loma is a gorgeous spot in the city year round- it practically looks like it's straight out of Europe! Though, during the holiday season it gets especially pretty considering they go all out to decorate the space. With the celebration of Canada's 150th Christmas as well, it's no surprise that they'll be going harder than usual to deck out the space.
Hudson's Bay windows // 176 Yonge St
Hudson's Bay Company is known for routinely decking out their window displays when the holiday season hits. Who knew that window displays could be so intricate and beautiful?! This year is no different considering the windows have been causing some major crowds to form since everyone wants to get a peek! So make sure to head over with a hot drink in hand to keep yourself warm during your chilly stroll past this holiday spectacle!
Nathan Phillips Square
With the popular downtown skating rink located here, it's no surprise that Nathan Phillips Square is decorated to the nines to impress locals and visitors to the city alike! From the massive ornaments dangling above the rink to the huge Christmas tree, it's a gorgeous scene you've got to check out this season!
Yonge and Dundas Square
Yonge and Dundas is constantly lit up by car lights, advertisements and store signs year round, but during the Christmas season the lights get ten times brighter in the spirit of the holidays! Pair the adorable holiday advertisements around the square with the silver lit up tree and it's a lively space that is the perfect spot to get in the holiday mood!
CF Toronto Eaton Centre // 220 Yonge St
What better way to take in the holiday lights than to do it while doing some Christmas shopping? The Toronto Eaton Centre gets completely decked out during the holiday season with massive light displays like the massive deer light statues. Of course we can't forget the largest indoor Christmas tree in North America placed smack in the middle of the mall for everyone to see!
First Canadian Place // 100 King St
BMO goes all out when it comes to the holiday season, and this year is no different! If you want to see an adorable Christmas tree on the smaller scale, definitely visit the lobby of First Canadian Place to snap a photo in front of this classic holiday gem!
What better way to celebrate that holidays than to walk around the mini Winter Wonderland that is Commerce Court?! The lit up trees are magical when the sun sets and get even better once snow finally starts covering the ground!