It's time to get festive and with only weeks left until Christmas, you need to indulge in all the holiday splendour you can. We may not be able to enjoy cocktails on sunny patios, but 'tis the season to enjoy festive drinks instead. Toronto venues are serving boozy beverages to keep your Christmas lit this year, and you'll want to try them all. Visit the West End to indulge in some heart-warming Toronto Christmas cocktails this season.
These seven Toronto spots have spiked drinks that are perfect for cold winter nights.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with boozy hot chocolate and creamy eggnog, or treat yourself to mulled wine and hot toddies.
This year, the West End will be home to two limited-time Christmas pop-ups, and you can't let the season pass you by without visiting them both. So grab your significant other or best friend for a night out, and go visit these seven holiday hotspots in the same neighbourhood.
Take a tropical Christmas vacation at the tiki-themed Sippin' Santa, and step into a Yuletide wonderland at Miracle Toronto.
Celebrate Christmas like a wizard at the Lockhart, which offers lots of beverages worthy of a snowy Hogwarts day.
You can also venture to other areas of Toronto, where you'll find more festive drinks.
The Thirsty Elf is a brand new pop-up bar launching at the Fairmont Royal York, and it's bringing tons of Christmas spirit with it.
The Toronto Christmas Market is another popular destination for boozy holiday beverages, with its classic mulled wine and other indulgent drinks.
Cuisine: Cocktail bar
Address: 607 College St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Warm up with a toasty spiced rum toddy or sip a wintery maple Irish coffee, topped with a mountain of whipped cream.
Cuisine: Themed cocktails
Address: 1369 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: From November 25 to December 26, a Sippin' Santa will be popping up at Project Gigglewater. You can get festive tiki-themed cocktails at this all-out Christmas bar.
Cuisine: Wine bar, small plates
Address: 1158 College St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: For the holiday season, this adorable wine bar will be serving delicious mulled wine and boozy hot chocolate.
Cuisine: Cocktail bar
Address: 1190 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: From December 13-20, you can sip creamy house-made eggnog. A portion of the sales will go towards new, clean socks for homeless people.
Cuisine: Christmas-themed cocktails
Address: 146 Ossington Ave., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: This holiday pop-up bar is brimming with everything Christmas. With festive beverages in themed glasses, tons of decor, and lots of cheer, this spot is a must-visit.
Cuisine: Harry Potter themed cocktail bar
Address: 1479 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Lockhart has tons of wintry beverages perfect for those of us wanting to spend Christmas at Hogwarts. Sip Butterbeer made with cinnamon, ginger beer, whipped cream, and toasted marshmallows.
Aurora Winter Festival
Cuisine: Festive treats
Address: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Indulge in steaming mulled wine as you experience a glowing winter wonderland at this massive Christmas festival.