December has finally arrived, and the holiday season is in full swing. The city has kicked off the holiday season with plenty of events to celebrate. Below is some of the holiday events that you can explore this holiday season:

Evergreen Winter Village
Brickworks winter market
(Original photo here)
The Evergreen Winter Village reopens for the season this weekend! This winter market features local food trucks and shops for a great holiday shopping experience. There are great options for children’s activities and crafts, as well as winter-themed scavenger hunts. Every Sunday in December, as well as the week from the 26th to 31st, the Etsy Holiday Market will be taking place in the Winter Village. Local Ontario Etsy artisans will participate by selling their unique holiday goods and decor. This is a great option if you are looking for decor to spruce up your home for the winter season and to buy any holiday gifts on your list.
Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery District
The 8th annual market in the Distillery District is now in full swing! The historic district is now covered with shimmering lights and dazzling decor to highlight the well-known industrial architecture. The Market includes traditional music and carols, shops with unique and local handcrafted goods, street-style food and drinks, and family friendly activities at Santa’s House. The Market is open Tuesday-Sunday until December 23rd!
Holiday Fair Nathan Phillips Square
Skate, eat, drink and play! Nathan Phillips Square has transformed from a destination to go skating into a complete holiday market! With games and food and drink vendors there is much to explore and enjoy with the family. You can see a gallery of the fair here, but we recommend visiting it for yourselves.
150 Years of Canadian Christmas at Casa Loma

This year, Casa Loma is celebrating the holiday season in conjunction with Canada 150. Experience some holiday spirit through several events and performances including illusionists and ice skating performers daily from December 2nd to January 7th, 9 AM to 5 PM. The Castle has been transformed with spectacular holiday decor and a 40 foot tree, all designed by Canadian Fashion Icon, Jeanne Beker. There will also be plenty of children-friendly activities that will make this a great outing for the entire family! Tickets can be purchase onsite upon arrival or in advance online here.

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