12 New Christmas Events Around Toronto You Can Experience For The First Time This Season
There's so much to explore!
This season, you can experience some brand new Christmas magic at these never-before seen events around Toronto.
Shimmering ice tunnels, giant snow globes, and immersive shows will add some extra enchantment to your holidays. Put on your mittens and take a trip to some of these new attractions!
Polar Winter Festival
Price: $19.99 per adult
When: November 25 to December 26, 2021
Address: Bandshell Park, Exhibition Grounds, 210 Princes' Blvd., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Polar first opened as a drive-thru experience in 2020, and this season it's back with a new walk-thru event. You can sip drinks at a frosty lounge, shop at the market, and explore an ice tunnel.
Burlington Holiday Market
Price: Free admission
When: December 9 to 12, 2021
Address: Burlington, ON
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you've stepped into Europe at this twinkling new market near Toronto. The cobblestone streets will glitter with lights, and you can walk through a forest of Christmas trees.
Price: $45-$65 per vehicle
When: November 12, 2021 to January 16, 2022
Address: Ontario Place's East Island, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: An all-new, immersive drive-thru is transforming Ontario Place into a winter wonderland. While it's not specifically Christmas-themed, it's full of frosty magic, and you can drive past 18 magnificent installations and even a crystal cave.
The Immersive Nutcracker
Price: $35+ per person
When: Opens November 20, 2021
Where: 1 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can see The Nutcracker like never before at this spectacular show. Giant projections will take you right into the story for a magical experience.
Mississauga Festival Of Trees
Price: $9.50 per adult
When: December 9 to 19, 2021
Address: 1352 Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga, ON
Why You Need To Go: Complete with a culinary market, tree installations, and wood pile mosaics, this market is one to add to your holiday bucket list.
Seasky International Light Show
Price: $24.95 + per adult
When: November 18, 2021, to February 27, 2022
Address: 10215 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls, ON
Why You Need To Go: Take a trip down a 1.5 kilometre trail filled with glowing lantern installations at this dazzling light show.
Street Eats Holiday Market
Price: Free admission
When: Weekends, December 4 to 19, 2021
Address: 520 Progress Ave., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Get ready for tasty treats, a light show, rides, and a twinkling tunnel at this festive market.
When: Late November to New Year's Eve
Address: 102 Portland St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Little Sister is transforming its restaurant into a tropical Bali escape this holiday season, and you can sip themed drinks like you're on vacay.
North Pole Light UP Express
Price: $47.99 per adult
When: November 26 to December 30, 2021
Address: 19 Railway St., Uxbridge, ON
Why You Need To Go: This new train ride will sweep you away to the North Pole, and you can enjoy cookies and hot chocolate onboard.
Price: $20 per adult
When: December 2, 2021, to January 2, 2022
Address: 8560 Tremaine Rd., Milton, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can wander through a historic village filled with twinkling lights, giant snow globes, and more. There will also be treats like hot chocolate and BeaverTails.
Price: $12.50 + per person
When: December 17, 2021 to January 3, 2022
Address: 10801 McCowan Rd., Markham, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can spend the holidays in Jurassic Park at this fair, which is filled with vendors, rides, and life-sized dinosaurs.
Fairway of Lights
Price: $25+ per adult
When: November 20, 2021 to January 30, 2022
Address: 10080 Kennedy Rd., Gormley, ON
Why You Need To Go: This illuminated walk will take you through a sparkling forest where you can discover glowing installations and more.
Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.
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