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Winter Activities in Toronto: Holiday Fair in Downtown Toronto

Toronto: Holiday Fair in Downtown Toronto

The Holiday Fair taking place in the heart of Downtown Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square is coming back for a second year! You can expect the charm of a European market combined with the excitement of a thriving winter carnival in support of Epilepsy Toronto. Come here for an evening of skating, feasting and festive fun with friends, family and loved ones.


Holiday Fair Highlights:

  • Skate under the glimmering canopy of lights. Nathan Phillips Square Ice Rink offers skate rentals or you can choose to bring your own!

  • Stroll down the Avenue of artisans and pick up some charming hand-crafted presents

  • Take a photo in front of Canada’s largest Christmas Tree

  • Enjoy the events and performances at the Winter Wonderland Theatre

  • Seasonal snacks and cuisine from some of Toronto’s finest food trucks and gourmet merchants

  • Sip on a cocktail or seasonal beer, liquor and wine in the ice bar, Polar Point, while sitting by the crackling fire

  • Unleash your inner child at the Holly Jolly Midway by going on classic carnival rides such as the carousel and spinning tea cups.

  • Be dazzled by the display of festive holiday lights

  • Meet Santa and his elves in Santa’s Village and have an opportunity to build a stuffed toy and send letters to the N orth Pole

    • Meeting Santa is free of charge and guests are not obligated to purchase a picture with Santa

Dates & Times

  • December 1st 4 pm to 23rd 6 pm

  • Closed Mondays

  • Tuesday to Friday: 4 pm - 10 pm

  • Saturday & Sund ay: 12 pm - 10 pm

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In Support of Epilepsy Toronto

Epilepsy Toronto has allowed Torontonians living with epilepsy to learn more about their condition, get the help they need and be a part of a family of caring and supporting people. Epilepsy Toronto prioritizes individual needs, the importance of living as independently as possible and the benefits of community engagement

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