Toronto Events for December 2015
December 1, 2015
One of a Kind Show
November 30th – December 6th
Since its inception in 1975, One of a Kind has been cultivating creativity, craftsmanship and connection in order to deliver an inspired shopping experience. Join us at the One of a Kind Christmas Show, November 26 to December 6, 2015 to discover the best in Canadian Handmade.
November 14th – December 31st
See Bloor-Yorkville transformed into a magical holiday wonderland!
12 Trees of Christmas
November 12th – January 3rd
This year, Canada’s leading designers and artists reimagine the Christmas tree with a bold new direction for the Gardiner Museum’s 27th annual 12 Trees exhibition. Taking “The Joy of Creativity” as their theme, the designers play with scale and unconventional mediums to highlight the audacious nature of creativity.
Union Station Holiday Market
November 30th – December 20th
Toronto Market Co.’s Union Station Holiday Market showcases unique merchandise from specialty retail vendors, artisans, designers, food merchants and cultural institutions. A destination for Torontonians and visitors to browse, shop and embrace the holiday spirit.
Located at Union Station it is at the epicentre of Toronto. Union Station is Toronto’s transportation hub, is Canada’s busiest building and a National Historic Site of Canada. Attendance is free for the great citizens and visitors of our fantastic City.
Spectacle of Lights
November 28th – January 1st
Witness four stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a NEW fully animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights. Visit our four exciting installations at The Westin Hotel, the Fire Hall, the Tall Ship on the Amsterdam Bridge at Harbourfront Centre, and the exceptional Toronto Music Garden! The Spectacle of Lights runs from November 28, 2015 to January 1, 2016.
Toronto Christmas Market
November 20th – December 20th
Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition returns November 20 to December 20 with the opening of the Toronto Christmas Market. For a sixth consecutive year, The Distillery Historic District will welcome Torontonians and visitors alike to the 28-day festival to bask in the magic of the holidays.
A Roaring Twenties Christmas
November 24th – January 3rd
Experience a 1920s Christmas on a guided tour of Spadina. Holly wreaths, garlands of evergreens and mistletoe festoon the house based on the memories of the Austin family grandchildren. In the kitchen visitors will enjoy holiday treats made from original recipes and sip mulled cider warmed on the art deco gas range.
Magical Winterland Nights
December 2nd – December 30th
Explore the Magic of Casa Loma.. at night! Wander through the dazzling lighting display in the gardens and witness famed illusionist entertainer Professor Wick’s holiday themed magic show. Families are invited to visit Santa in his castle workshop, scour the castle on a scavenger hunt, visit with wintery holiday mascots, sing along with live carollers, enjoy savoury chilli, s’mores, hot cocoa and much more! Casa Loma will be hosting a toy drop off location for the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish with one dollar from each adult admission during the month of December donated to the program.
The Holiday Season at Toronto’s Historic Sites
Whether you are looking for unique gifts, get-togethers with friends, family adventures over the holidays or an evening out, you’ll find all these and more at the City of Toronto’s Historic Sites.