Dance and skate an evening away
Every winter, the Harbourfront hosts DJ Skate Nights on the Natrel Rink. This free skating dance party runs every Saturday from December to February, and it’s a great way to have a fun night out even when the temperatures dip well below zero.
Natrel Rink, 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Canada, +1(416) 973-4000
Experience the magic of the Christmas Market
Toronto’s Christmas Market has been called one of the top 10 Christmas markets in the world by Fodor’s Travel, USA Today, and others. Every year, the market can be found in the historic Distillery District, a romantic area that makes this holiday tradition feel particularly special. Along with the numerous vendors, you can enjoy traditional music and carols, dance performances, and other events.
Raise a toast at Toronto Winter Brewfest
If you’re looking to refine your beer palate, head over to the Enercare Centre’s Heritage Court at the Exhibition Place to explore more than 150 craft beers from across Ontario and Quebec at the Winter Brewfest. You can balance it out by sampling the delicious gourmet food from Toronto’s best food trucks, also at the festival.
Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd #1, Toronto, Canada, +1 (416) 263-3000
Participate in IceFest
For the past 12 years, Toronto’s elegant Yorkville neighbourhood has hosted IceFest, which showcases incredible ice sculptures along with live ice carving demonstrations. Last year, 20,000 lbs. of ice were used. For a unique winter experience, you can explore the place where Canadian winter meets artistic expression. There’s always a fun Photo Opportunity Area featuring spectacular ice creations that you can tag across social media.
Belt it out at a Leafs game
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