It is officially winter and the city is undergoing a transformation with so many events that are sure to get you into the holiday spirit. Aurora Winter Festival in Toronto is turning Ontario Place into a real-life snow globe. Grab your friends or a date and transport yourself to a magical winter wonderland. The Aurora Winter Festival is full of great attractions waiting for you to explore. The lights, the wintry decorations, and the holiday atmosphere will bring some warmth to the cold air around you. You can hold hands while gliding across the ice on their skating rink, dance along to some live music and performances, and admire the dazzling light displays.

The festival will also have a Christmas market where you can shop around for some holiday gifts. Run by the CNE, the Ontario Place will be turning into a snowy amusement park with so much to offer.

The festival is running from November 22 until January 5, so don't let this opportunity pass you by.There will also be Mystical Worlds for you to explore with your date. These include an Arctic Retreat, a Candy Cane Lane, Luminous Gardens, and a Whimsical Forest.All of these installations are perfect to experience in the evening when the worlds come alive with captivating lights.

You can enjoy the city lights and a breathtaking view of the skyline while doing laps around the frozen pond, which is also adorned with twinkling lights.There is also a Ferris wheel that you can sit on and gaze at the city while possibly stealing a kiss at the very top.  

There are other rides to enjoy with extraordinary views, such as a 170-foot slide that you can glide down on in a tube. 

This is the perfect place to take a date or have a night out with your friends. For only $17.99, the festival is worth the price and a step up from your average dinner date. 

This festival will transport you out of Toronto into a storybook winter village. You can pretend you're at the North Pole and let your imagination whisk you away.

Aurora Winter Festival at Ontario Place

Price: $17.99+

When: November 22, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Address: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This festival is full of dazzling light displays and holiday events that will transport you into a snow globe. 

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