As the holiday season approaches, Toronto will be full of Christmas markets and Christmas carols, ice skating, and many more activities you don’t want to miss! Check out this list of must-see events and feel the holiday spirit during this amazing season in Toronto!
1. Toronto Christmas Market at The Distillery District
This seasonal market, inspired by traditional European celebrations, is the perfect place to feel the Christmas atmosphere and enjoy great food, listen to traditional carols and even take a photo with Santa! And if you like handcrafted goods, the many shops at the Christmas Market will provide a great opportunity to find the perfect present for you loved ones.
Next ILAC Activities Trip: December 9th, 2015
2. The National Ballet of Canada: The Nutcracker
A holiday classic tale, The Nutcracker, is brought to life by the incredibly talented performers of The National Ballet of Canada. Join this magical journey and be blown away by the delicate choreography and costumes, and the enchanted scenery that will take you all the way to the palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy!
Next ILAC Activities Trip: December 12th, 2015
3. Ice Skating at Nathan Phillips Square
Ice skating is a great way to stay in shape during the holidays while having lots of fun with your friends! And it’s even better at Nathan Phillips Square, where local DJs play great music and the whole ice rink is decorated with Christmas lights. On top of everything, you can rent your skates there too!
Next ILAC Activities Trip: December 27th, 2015
4. Toronto Christmas Festival (December 12th to 21st)
Dundas Square is always fun and entertaining, and during the holiday season it will be your go-to place with live music, food vendors and laser shows every night! Don’t worry about the cold, because hot chocolate and marshmallows will keep you warm!
5. Vaughan Menorah Lighting Ceremony (December 9th)
Gather together for the official Menorah Lighting Celebration at Vaughan City Hall! Traditional snacks, games and music will represent the beginning of this eight-day long celebration.
6. Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic
Very close to our school, right in the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood, you can enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights wrapped around decorated trees and lamp posts while roaming around and visiting the shops, restaurants and coffee shops of one of Toronto’s most beautiful villages!
Gabriela Jandova & Gabriela Garcia