Toronto's Polar Winter Festival Will Take You To Christmas Town & Here's A First Look

The new event has shimmering tunnels & boozy hot chocolate!

Toronto Senior Staff Writer
Toronto's Polar Winter Festival Will Take You To Christmas Town & Here's A First Look

If you're looking for some holiday magic, you can head out to this new festival that's turning Toronto into a glittering Christmas land.

Polar Winter Festival is a new event taking place at Bandshell Park, and it's filled with lights, photo ops, and more.

Massive, glowing installations light up the entire area, and you can see things like a giant polar bear and a mammoth.

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

At the front of the event, you'll find a food and drink lounge with cozy fire pits and tons of Christmas trees. You can grab a boozy drink, like mulled wine or eggnog, or a treat from the food trucks and relax by the warmth.

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Bandshell stage has been transformed into Santa's living room, and you can snap a photo with jolly Saint Nick as well as a towering teddy bear.

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

There are rides to enjoy throughout the park, vendors to shop from, two illuminated tunnels, and even train rides.

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Polar Winter Festival Madeline Forsyth | Narcity

Tickets for this sparkling event are available online and it's recommended that you purchase them in advance.

Polar Winter Festival

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Price: $19.99 per adult

When: November 25 - December 26, 2021

Address: Bandshell Park, Exhibition Grounds, 210 Princes' Blvd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new festival will whisk you away to a holiday wonderland.

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