Finding something to do during the holiday season in Toronto isn't hard to do. Luckily, in the winter, the 6ix lives for the kind of festivities that'll get you feeling the warmth of the joyous season. Wherever you go, especially in the downtown area, you'll be sure to find a range of amazing Toronto Christmas events to check out with your friends, family, or significant other that will put you in the right spirit.\nStorefronts will transform into magical displays of winter, lights will take over the night sky, and the holiday treats will keep you nice and warm while the weather sets the tone for the next few months. Sometimes, you just need a little inspiration for the best way to capture and experience the best sense of the holidays during the winter months. \nChristmas markets begin to pop up this month, helping you prepare for what's to come. Now is your chance to get some early gifts and get a jump start at holiday festivities.\nIf you're here looking for some help don't look any further, we've compiled a list of 11 amazing events and markets that you can explore for the ultimate festive experience here in the 6ix. This is just a taste of what to expect between now and the new year.\nCavalcade of Lights 2019\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, November 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.\nAddress: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can never go wrong with a beautiful firework show. The 53rd annual celebration will also feature the lighting of Toronto's 60-foot tree, live musical performances, and a skating party. You can join in all the holiday spirit and take cute pics too.\n View this post on Instagram Christmas is just around the corner 🎄 A post shared by Timmy (@timmychau) on Nov 30, 2014 at 9:44am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nHoliday Fair In The Square\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, December 7 to Monday, December 23\nAddress: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Nathan Phillips Square is obviously a centre of gravity for Toronto's winter celebrations, and Holiday Fair in the Square rolls up a week after the Cavalcade. Whether you're there to skate or try some holiday treats, you'll be sure to have fun at this holiday market.\n View this post on Instagram Drink a litre of eggnog and go for a ride 🎠 ****************************** #streetsoftoronto #ig_street #explorecanada #imagesofcanada #nightphotography #longexposure #streets_vision #welivetoexplore #blogto #torontolife #yyz #watchthisinstagood #livetravelchannel #lovetoronto #igerstoronto #streetview #streetactivity #christmasmarket #yourshotphotographer #streetphotographers A post shared by 🇱🇾🇮🇹🇲🇹🇨🇦🇺🇸🇦🇺 (@samelmudir) on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:07pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nToronto Christmas Market\nPrice: Free during the week, weekend tickets start on Friday evening from $8\nWhen: Thursday, November 14 to Sunday, December 22\nAddress: 373 Front St. E., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: A holiday classic for Toronto. This is the place you and your significant other must check out. Watch the Distillery District transform into a wonderland, and why not take pictures under the infamous heart-shaped sculpture. We've all done it at some point!\n View this post on Instagram The iconic #TCM19 tree is arriving at @distilleryto on Monday morning! 🎄 What colour do you think the decorations will be this year? 🥰 A post shared by Toronto Christmas Market (@toxmasmarket) on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:28pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nToronto Aurora Winter Festival\nPrice: Starting at $17.99\nWhen: Friday, November 22, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020\nAddress: Ontario Place - West Island, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: A true winter wonderland in the 6ix,, right on the shore of the lake. You can enjoy all the best things the holidays have to offer and even go on some great rides too.\n View this post on Instagram ❄️WinnerAnnouncement❄️ congratulations to Val Aldous for winning our final countdown giveaway! Send us a message to arrange your passes. . . Make sure you check back for more amazing giveaways and exclusive details! #aurorafestto #cnepresents A post shared by Aurora Winter Festival Toronto (@aurorafestto) on Sep 26, 2019 at 2:36pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nA Nutcracker Christmas At The Castle\nPrice: TBA\nWhen: December 2019\nAddress: Casa Loma - 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This is something you have to see at least once in your life and it truly shows the beauty of Christmas. Casa Loma turns into a beautiful holiday castle with Christmas decor at every corner of the estate.\n View this post on Instagram It’s the most wonderful time of year! Casa Loma is decked out for the holidays! Come visit us for ‘A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle’ and celebrate the season - starts - December 1! . . #casaloma #castle #casalomachristmas #nutcracker #december #holidays #tistheseason #toronto #kids #familyfun #museum #tourism #tree #lights A post shared by Casa Loma (@casalomatoronto) on Nov 28, 2018 at 6:38pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nToronto Santa Claus Parade 2019\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Sunday, November 17\nAddress: Check out the new route map here!\nWhy You Need To Go: The Santa Claus parade is a genuine family-friendly staple of Christmas. Make sure to bundle up if you decide to add this to your holiday list.\n View this post on Instagram Santa arriving at the 112th Santa Claus Parade ••• #santaclausparade #tosanta #torontosantaclausparade #santa #float #parade #santaclaus #reindeer #christmasintoronto @tosantaparade A post shared by A Great Capture (@agreatcapture) on Nov 20, 2016 at 4:17pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nLight Up The Holidays\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, December 7\nAddress: Fairbank Village - Shortt Street, Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: If you're heading further north in the city, Light Up The Holidays at Fairbank Village is well worth trying out. Another one for the whole family, there will be free snacks and drinks, and you can take part in their annual tree lighting as well.\n View this post on Instagram It’s fun and full of life here at #FairbankVillage Light Up the Holidays. It’s the perfect way to kick off the Holidays! Join us for FREE activities including pictures with Santa! 🎅🏽❤️⭐️❄️ . . . #FairbankVillageBIA #FairbankTO #FairbankToronto #Dufferin #EglintonAvenue #EglintonAvenueWest #community #shopsmall #shoptoronto #shoplocal #shopping #eatlocal A post shared by Fairbank Village BIA (@myfairbankvillage) on Dec 1, 2018 at 12:27pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nChristmas Glow\nPrice: $19.99 on weekdays, $22.99 on weekends and holidays\nWhen: Thursday, November 28, 2019, to Saturday, January 4, 2020\nAddress: Toronto Congress Centre - North Building,1020 Martin Grove Rd., Etobicoke, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: If you're looking to capture beautiful holiday moments on camera, you can get the perfect lights at Glow gardens. This will definitely add spark to your Instagram feed.\n View this post on Instagram This plaсе is amazing @glow_barrie A post shared by Kate D (@katrindell) on Dec 20, 2018 at 6:28am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nEaton Centre Tree Lighting 2019\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Thursday, November 14, 2019\nAddress: Eaton Centre - 220 Yonge St., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This event is already a precursor to holiday cheer, and word is that tennis star Bianca Andreescu will be in attendance this year. How's that for an awesome holiday treat?\n View this post on Instagram Big red is shiny and bright! 👌❤️😍🎁 #eatoncentretree #christmastree #bigred #christmasishere #shinyandbright #itsbeginningtolookalotlikechristmas #toronto #eatoncentre A post shared by Lacey (@laceybunnie) on Nov 26, 2018 at 5:13am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nROM for the Holiday\nPrice: Starting at $23\nWhen: Thursday, December 26, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020\nAddress: 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON \nWhy You Need To Go: This one should appeal to every museum lover and holiday fanatic alike. Note, though, that this event is on for just a short time so it might be best to add this to the top of your list.\n View this post on Instagram Running and ROMing for the holidays! ... #romfortheholidays #runTO #niketoronto #nikerunning #nrctoronto #trirc #runthesix #runnerscommunity #runfam #runningfriends #toronto #winterrunning #snowrun #holidayrun #nevernotrunning #instarunners #runnersofinstagram A post shared by Rachel Dewan (@rundigsleep) on Dec 29, 2017 at 11:20am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nMiracle Pop-Up Bar\nPrice: Pricing varies\nWhen: Nov. 25 to Dec. 26, 2019 - opening at 6 p.m.\nAddress: 146 Ossington Ave. Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: They'll be serving the ultimate holiday drinks and the most adorable Christmas mugs that'll sure put you into the spirit. \n View this post on Instagram Nothing like spending your Sunday night with Miracle 🤗🎅🏽🎄 A post shared by Miracle Pop-Up (@miraclepopup) on Dec 30, 2018 at 2:28pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. 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