Christmas may look a little different this year, but all is not lost. If all the cancelled plans have left a giant tree-sized hole in your heart this year, these new holiday markets around Toronto will brighten your spirits.

There are tons of new holiday markets popping up in the city that will keep you jolly this season.

And a few oldies but goodies, too.

From charming skating rinks with twinkling lights and steaming cups of hot cocoa to local artisan markets filled with handmade trinkets, there’s a little something for everyone in the 6ix. 

So grab your ugliest Christmas sweater, and get ready for another magical holiday season in the city.

Black Owned TO Holiday Market

Price: Free

When: November 7

Address: South Lawn @ Stackt Market, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can come out and support local Black-owned businesses at the Stackt Market. You'll find some unique holiday gifts and a variety of good eats available for take-out. Perfect for getting you in the holly jolly spirit.


Window Wonderland @ The Junction 

Price: Free

When: November 14, 2020 –January 31, 2021

Address: The Junction, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This Toronto neighbourhood will transform into a magical winter wonderland with stunning augmented reality window displays. You simply need to download the AR app from the website, then go exploring.


Toronto Etsy Sellers Holiday Market

Price: Free

When: Sunday, November 15

Address: 1087 Queen St. W, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can score totally unique hand-crafted gifts for your favourite people at this cheery craft market.


Evergreen Brick Works Skating Rink

Price: Free

When: Opening December

Address: 550 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Evergreen Brick Works rink will open this December. While it's not technically a market, you can skate your butt off on the weekends and then warm up with treats from the Saturday farmers market.


Outdoor Christmas Market On The Farm

Price: Free-$19.99

When: Opening November 13

Address: 18463 ON-48, Mount Albert, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can score great local gifts, stay cozy with hot chocolate and coffee, and even grab a fresh cut tree at this York Region market. There's also a "Christmas Land" experience with twinkling lights, Santa, wagon rides, and more.


Toronto Zoo Holiday Marketplace

Price: $5.50-$22.20

When: Opening November 20

Address: 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can wander the zoo and support local businesses while you enjoy the magic of the holidays at the zoo.


Bluff's Winter Wonderland

Price: $25.00 per vehicle 

When: November 27 - December 20, 2020

Address: 1 Brimley Rd. S, Scarborough, ON

Why You Need To Go: One of the best parts of Toronto's Christmas Market is admiring all of the dazzling light fixtures. Well this year, you can take in 1 kilometre worth of twinkling lights from your car at the Scarborough Bluffs.


Holiday Street Market

Price: $9.99

When: Opening December 5

Address: 9350 Yonge St., Richmond Hill, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can toast marshmallows on an open fire, sip boozy bevs, and eat your weight in food truck treats at this new Holiday Street Eats Market. There will be tons of lights and a towering Christmas tree to enjoy as well.


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