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Toronto's Massive Winter Carnival Will Magically Transform Nathan Phillips Square Soon

The Holiday Fair in the Square starts December 7.

Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto will be getting a makeover this holiday season, by transforming into a dazzling hub of everything holiday-themed. They are combining Christmas shopping with rides to give visitors a practical and fun reason to come out. The Holiday Fair in the Square will be running from December 7 to 23, and you don't want to miss out. The fair has a lot to offer, including a heated Polar Point Bar, where you can sip on some spiked hot apple cider or mulled wine after a few laps around the skating rink. Pair your drink with some of the holiday snacks that the food trucks and gourmet merchants will have to offer. It's going to be mouthwatering.You can stroll through the artisan village of vendors, who will be offering handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift ideas for purchase. It is always a treat when you can support local artists and come home with a rare find. There will also be an array of carnival performers, carolers, magic tricks, bands, and much more. You can find details of all the performances and their times here. Between visits with Santa, teacup rides, ice skating, and gift shopping, we're convinced that they haven't missed a thing when it comes to preparing this Holiday Fair in the Square.

The wide variety of things to do and see are a great reason to come out with your family and friends for this seasonal transformation of a Toronto landmark. You'll definitely be able to get some great photos for the 'gram, too. The Toronto sign is a favourite any time of year, but with the added displays that will be surrounding it, visitors will be in for a delightful photo frenzy.

The carnival rides are also a win, no matter what age you are.

They're so beautiful at night!

The shopping and food will definitely not disapoint, with a variety of vendors filling up the square. 

They will be operating everyday except for Mondays. The only Monday they will be open will be on the last day of the carnival, December 23, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday through Thursday the hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday to Saturday, it will be 12 p.m. till 10 p.m. and on Sundays, they'll operate from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.See you there!

Holiday Fair in the Square

Price: FREE

When: December 7 to 23, 2019

Address: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy the magical transformation of one of Toronto's landmarks. Shop, eat and enjoy everything Christmas at this one-stop fair. 

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