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Although the winter brings freezing temperatures and piling snowbanks, Toronto quickly warms up from the glow of holiday festivities. From ice skating to bright lights and Christmas markets, cold December days are still full of joy and cheer. If you're coming back home for the holidays, traveling for vacation, or visiting loved ones, make the most of your time in Toronto with memorable activities and check out these upcoming events!
Get lost in the magic and wonder of winter at the Aurora Winter Festival! From Nov. 22 - Jan. 5, 2020, the Canadian National Exhibit (CNE) transforms Ontario Place into an extraordinary winter experience. Guests can immerse themselves in four distinct worlds full of mesmerizing exhibits, charming characters, holiday marketplaces and much more.
Inspired by the aurora borealis, the winter festival is donned in stunning lights, making each corner an Instagram-worthy shot. Attractions include a tube park, amusement rides and games, ice skating, the north pole, a disco dome, live entertainment, and a candy cane lane. This is the must-attend event for the whole family. Get swept away by the magic and buy a ticket today!
The Toronto Vegan Christmas Market encourages holiday shoppers to make mindful choices for gifts and decorations. Vegan vendors from across the city are gathered under one roof to provide alternative options for pastries, chocolate treats, skincare, wine, plant-based cheeses and more. Visit the market on Saturday, December 14th and treat yourself and friends and family to cruelty-free gifts.
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is offering free tickets to a showing of the Christmas classic, It's a Wonderful Life. Free tickets are available for up to a maximum of two people. Movie-goers are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item for The Stop Community Food Centre or a cash donation. Enjoy more free events and holiday classics with Hot Docs for the Holidays!