ACTIVITIES

There is something for everyone at the Toronto Christmas Market!

Below are the many activities that the festival has to offer – some romantic, some magical, and all guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit.

  • Massive Christmas Tree
    Massive Christmas Tree
  • Massive Christmas Tree
    Massive Christmas Tree
    The majestic, Ontario-grown tree featured at this year's Market is donated by Forests Ontario and Ontario Wood. Forests Ontario is the voice of our forests - working to promote a future of healthy forests sustaining healthy people.
    Snap a pic with the tree and tag @Forests_Ontario!

    For more information, visit forestsontario.ca or follow us @Forests_Ontario

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  • Magical Lighting and Seasonal Décor
    Magical Lighting and Seasonal Décor
  • Magical Lighting and Seasonal Décor
    Magical Lighting and Seasonal Décor
    Magical lighting and décor displays create an incredible traditional and romantic Christmas setting for visitors to enjoy. The street and squares of the Distillery Historic District are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds and seductive smells.
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  • Santa’s House
    Santa’s House
  • Santa’s House
    Santa’s House
    Santa’s House Hours:
    Tuesday thru Thursday 2pm to 4:30pm & 5pm to 7:30pm
    Friday 2pm to 4:30pm & 5pm to 8:30pm
    Saturday 10am to 8:30pm
    Sunday 10am to 7:30pm

    Santa’s House Photographer Hours:
    Tuesday 2pm to 7:30pm
    Saturday 10am to 8:30pm
    Sunday 10am to 7:30pm
    Visitors are welcome to take their own photographs on their own devices.
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  • Indigo Pop-Up Shop
    Indigo Pop-Up Shop
  • Indigo Pop-Up Shop
    Indigo Pop-Up Shop
    Visit the Indigo Pop-Up, where Every Gift Tells a Story. From November 15th to December 23rd, guests can warm up and experience the magic of the holidays while discovering the most-coveted books, gifts and toys of the season.
    
Location: Santa’s Lane (Gristmill St) past Santa’s House close to Parliament Street (East entrance))

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  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus
    Pet Photos with Santa Claus
  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus
    Pet Photos with Santa Claus
    Tuesdays 2pm to 7:30pm
    Every Tuesday the Toronto Christmas Market is hosting Pet Photo Day. Bring your pet to be photographed with Santa Claus as a holiday keepsake. Pets like Santa too!
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  • Family Entertainment Zone
    Family Entertainment Zone
  • Family Entertainment Zone
    Family Entertainment Zone
    Santa’s House
    Ferris Wheel and Carousel
    1 ticket $5
    4 tickets $18
    8 tickets $32
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  • Join Ziploc® and Glade®
    Join Ziploc® and Glade®
  • Join Ziploc® and Glade®
    Join Ziploc® and Glade®
    Join Ziploc® and Glade® in a unique photo opportunity that brings to life Disney’ s newest creation, the story of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Be a part of the holiday magic here, and in stores, with the newest line of Nutcracker inspired products to share with your family this year.
    Location: Same location as last year, outside Thompson Landry Gallery on Gristmill Lane & Trinity St.

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  • National Christmas Tree Day-Weekend
    National Christmas Tree Day-Weekend
  • National Christmas Tree Day-Weekend
    National Christmas Tree Day-Weekend
    National Christmas Tree Day is December 8th! Celebrate with Forests Ontario by picking up your locally-grown Christmas tree. From Nov.30 - Dec 3 and Dec 7-9, Forests Ontario will sell Ontario-grown trees at the ticket booth. With every tree purchased, we'll plant a new tree and you'll receive one free entry ticket into the Toronto Christmas Market!
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  • Distillery District Walking Tours
    Distillery District Walking Tours
  • Distillery District Walking Tours
    Distillery District Walking Tours
    This year, explore the Toronto Christmas Market on foot with a Go Tours Canada Walking Tour. We’ll show you the best photo spots while telling you the incredible story of the Distillery District. Great for dates, families and small groups, our Classic Walking Tour is the perfect introduction to the Distillery whether it’s your 1st or 50th time visiting.

    Visit Go Tours for more information

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  • The Heart of Christmas
    The Heart of Christmas
  • The Heart of Christmas
    The Heart of Christmas
    The heart shaped sculpture by Studio Rosenblatt stands 14 feet tall, 12 feet wide and is fabricated out of hot rolled steel. Visitors are encouraged to walk under the sculpture’s arch and share a tender moment with a loved one.
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  • Spirit of York Micro Distillery
    Spirit of York Micro Distillery
  • Spirit of York Micro Distillery
    Spirit of York Micro Distillery
    Check out the new Spirit of York Micro Distillery on Trinity Street. This new facility brings back the art of distilling to the District, while offering sampling opportunities of Toronto’s best vodka, gin, and Canadian whiskey.
    Visitors can also find super cool gifting options!
    (Chosen by Santa’s Elves as a “must see”)
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  • The Interac Ornament Wall
    The Interac Ornament Wall
  • The Interac Ornament Wall
    The Interac Ornament Wall
    This beautiful installation by Interac brings Christmas charm to life with a 10 foot- wide wall covered in gold and glittery Christmas ornaments. Visitors are encouraged to use the installation as the perfect backdrop to capture moments of holiday cheer.
    Location: Gristmill Lane, East from Santa’s House

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  • Pantene
    Pantene
  • Pantene
    Pantene
    The most famous woman of Christmas, Mrs. Claus, flies in from the North Pole and steps into the spotlight for a special appearance at the Christmas market. Join her for a photo at the Pantene winter cabin as she unveils a new look, and don’t forget to grab a sample of the product that helped create her new ‘do so you too can #WearYourHair this winter!
    Location: Gristmill Lane, located nearby Cacao 70

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  • Gay Lea - Born on the Farm
    Gay Lea - Born on the Farm
  • Gay Lea - Born on the Farm
    Gay Lea - Born on the Farm
    Gay Lea is excited to present a giant live advent calendar pop up: 24 Days of Cookies. Come by for a fresh cookie baked with Gay Lea Butter along with the recipe to try it at home. Don’t forget to go online to enter our cookie giveaway contest and for more Gay Lea recipes!
    Location: Behind Balzac’s off Case Good’s Lane

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Thursday November 15 - Sunday December 23, 2018

at the Distillery Historic District