It's the time of year when Toronto is transformed into a city overflowing with winter activities. The list of fun seasonal events keeps on piling up. We're so excited to bring you this week's edition of nine things to do in Toronto this weekend.This is a really glitzy season with lots of lights, winter festivals, and decorations. The city's been hosting some great events so far, and we've had so much to look forward to the past few weeks.\nFor a start, the popular Holiday Fair in the Square is kicking off this week and will be a notable new addition to the many winter events we've already crossed off our list.There are some really great installations happening in Toronto right now. For example, you can visit a life-sized gingerbread house made of actual gingerbread bricks and icing as the glue! Casa Loma is also transforming this winter and will be a destination not to be missed, with plenty of cool performances in store. There will also be ice sculptures and fire performances making their debut in the city this weekend, so be sure to stop by.The shopping is looking super cheap right now, too. Have a look at what's going on this weekend!\nHoliday Fair in the Square\nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 7 to 23, hours vary\nAddress: 100 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: It's the premiere weekend of Toronto's Holiday Fair in the Square. Over 100 vendors will take over Nathan Phillips Square, and there will be food, booze, skating, performers, and rides. \n View this post on Instagram It’s that time again 🎄 Visit our market until 10pm tonight! 📷 by @stardchiu A post shared by Holiday Fair In The Square (@holidayfairto) on Dec 22, 2018 at 2:13pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nGiant Gingerbread House at Fairmont Royal York\nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 7 to January 7\nAddress: 100 Front St., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This is a lifesized gingerbread house on display at the Fairmont Royal York. It's a fun-sized installation made out of around 5,000 real gingerbread bricks. You can actually go inside and there are two floors!\n View this post on Instagram What do you get when you combine 5,000 REAL gingerbread bricks, 300 lbs of candy and our amazing Executive @Chef_jWFoster, his culinary team and our engineering team? 🎄 🎅 🎁 A LIFE-SIZE gingerbread house complete with Santa’s workstation and Mrs. Claus’ royal dining room (created by @FrankReaEventDesigns ). 🎄 🎅 🎁 This sweet surprise will be on display until the first week of January-be sure to stop by! 🎄 🎅 🎁 #RYHFestive #FestiveFairmont #TorontoHolidays A post shared by Fairmont Royal York (@fairmontroyalyork) on Dec 3, 2019 at 12:34pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nCineplex Community Movies \nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.\nAddress: Multiple locations across Toronto and Ontario\nWhy You Need To Go: Cineplex has a wide selection of holiday movies that they are showing for free across Canada for one morning only. Snacks will be extra cheap too, at $2.50 each. Check out what they're screening in the link!\n\n \n \n \n \n \n Cineplex\n \n \n \nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nKoffler Couture\nPrice: Pay what you can, or exclusive early entry for $75\nWhen: December 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.\nAddress: 180 Shaw St., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This is going to be a huge designer and vintage sale with prices as low as $5. They will have tons of great finds for so cheap. You can get exclusive pre-sale tickets or just show up at the door for the public sale. \n View this post on Instagram MARK-DOWN MONDAY starts NOW! 50% off all remaining merchandise at @kofflercouture - and there is still a ton of fashionable finds left. 4PM to 7PM today only. No ticket required, pay-what-you-can at the door. Find out more [Link in Bio] #holidayvintage #vintageholiday #couturetoronto #torontoshopping #shoppingtoronto #markdownmonday #deals #clothingshow #torontoclothingshow #toronto #madeintoronto #torontogalleries #kofflercouture #kofflerarts A post shared by Koffler Couture (@kofflercouture) on Dec 10, 2018 at 1:10pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nBend It Like Beckham: The Musical \nPrice: $80+\nWhen: December 8 at 8 p.m.\nAddress: 27 Front St. E., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Toronto is hosting the North American debut of this well-known British movie, but as a musical. It should be a great show, as it's garnered really good reviews.\n View this post on Instagram Remember when Canada watched the Toronto Raptors take home their first NBA title? 🏀 We definitely do! Over the years, this unlikely team would inspire a diverse range of young athletes, similar to the film #BendItLikeBeckham & the upcoming musical. Catch our take on how the Raptors are inspiring the next generation of athletes. 🔗Click the link in our bio and visit our blog. #BendItMusical #BendItMusicalTO @gurinder.chadha, @benditnetworks, @starvoxent, @stlawrencectrto A post shared by Bend It The Musical - Toronto (@benditmusicalto) on Oct 21, 2019 at 10:06am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nKitchen Stuff Plus' Warehouse Sale\nPrice: Free admission\nWhen: December 6 to 8, hours vary\nAddress: 135 Wendell Ave., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Kitchen Stuff Plus is doing a huge warehouse sale all weekend with up to 90% off all items! Some stuff is as low as just $1. Go check out what they've got for cheap. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n Kitchen Stuff Plus\n \n \n \nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nA Nutcracker Christmas at Casa Loma\nPrice: $30 plus tax for adults\nWhen: December 1 to January 5 \nAddress: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This is such a perfect location for this event. There will be activities and performances throughout the castle, which has been transformed with decorations. There will be an illusionist entertainer, ice skating performances, and other cool attractions.\n View this post on Instagram Festivities begin December 1.. .. Get ready for A Nutcracker Christmas Arts & Crafts, Holiday Performances, Paw Patrol, Pictures with Santa and more! ..www.casaloma.ca . . . #casaloma #castle #nutcrackerchristmas #holidays #december1 #festiveseason #holidayspirit #pictureswithsanta #santasworkshop #holidaydecor #familyfun #mondaymotivation #tistheseason #toronto #torontoevents #seetorontonow #explorecanada #cityoftoronto A post shared by Casa Loma (@casalomatoronto) on Nov 25, 2019 at 12:47pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nPromise German Sparkle Party\nPrice: 40+\nWhen: December 7 at 10 p.m. \nAddress: 1573 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This is going to be a three-room DJ party and everyone dresses up in glitter, so make sure to bring a sparkly outfit. \n\n \n \n \n \n \n Tricky Moreira | Facebook\n \n \n \nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nBarbara Ann Scott Ice Trail Opening at College Park\nPrice: Free\nWhen: December 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.\nAddress: 444 Yonge St., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: There will be ice sculptures, fire performers, a fire pit, and a skating rink for this ice trail opening at College Park. It's sure to be a great afternoon. \n View this post on Instagram ‼️Mark your calendars‼️ We can't wait to celebrate the opening of the new Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail at College Park with you! From #firebreathers to ice sculptures and maple taffy, we've got lots of fun planned for the whole family! Tag your bestie who’s tagging along with you! #YongeLove #TorontoEvents A post shared by Downtown Yonge BIA (@downtownyonge) on Nov 25, 2019 at 7:22am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.