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T'is the season to be jolly, but it can also be the season to be feeling broke due to all the Christmas shopping and events. If you want to get in the holiday spirit without blowing your budget, you can enjoy these eight free activities around Toronto that are filled with festive cheer.

From skating rinks to festivals, these events will have you and your wallet feeling jolly.

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You can add some extra sparkle to your Christmas season by heading to this dazzling light trail near Toronto. Filled with twinkling displays and animated installations, this event will fill you with cheer.

The Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights is an immersive light festival taking place until January 1, 2023. The annual event transforms Elgin Park into a sparkling winter wonderland, and you can walk or drive through this holiday extravaganza.

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If you're looking for something fun to do around Toronto but don't want to blow you budget, then this new holiday pop-up might be worth a visit.

Share Joy is an immersive experience by farmer-owned co-operative Gay Lea Foods happening at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga. The pop-up is running until December 22, and it's completely free to visit.

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Lace up those skates, because Toronto's Winter Market is returning, and you can glide through a snowy wonderland. Complete with treats, local vendors, and festive activities, this market makes for a cozy winter day trip.

The Evergreen Brick Works Winter Market will run for one day on December 18, with activities taking place throughout the day and evening.

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It may not be winter yet, but something magical is already in the works for Toronto's Christmas season. A brand new holiday trail is coming to the city, and it will take you through a floral wonderland.

Fleurs De Villes NOËL is an enchanting experience taking place from December 7 to 11, 2022 in the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. The 5-day flower festival allows you to explore stunning floral installations with a holiday theme.

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