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toronto events for December 2023

Get ready to unwrap the magic of December in Toronto! From twinkling lights to festive markets, the holiday season is in full swing. There are plenty of things to do in Toronto in December! Explore our guide to holiday events and make your month merry and bright.

The Nutcracker

The nutcracker is happening December 8th to 30th in Toronto. This is a Toronto event that you don't want to miss.

The Nutcracker ballet in Toronto is a beloved holiday tradition that brings enchantment and magic to the city each year. With its stunning dancers, captivating storytelling, and breathtaking sets and costumes, this timeless production grabs audiences of all ages. It’s a must-see event that adds a touch of fairytale to Toronto’s holiday season, creating cherished memories for families and ballet lovers alike.

cavalcade of lights

Embrace the spirit of the holiday season in Toronto with the Cavalcade of Lights.

Drawing inspiration from radiant festivals and cultural celebrations worldwide, this event brings together a collection of luminous traditions, all centered around the themes of light, lanterns, and fire, manifested in captivating new lighting displays. The festivities kick off on November 25 with a spectacular opening night featuring live performances and the grand illumination of Toronto’s official Christmas tree. Each evening, experience the holiday magic as you gracefully skate on ice and marvel at the mesmerizing light installations that adorn the picturesque Nathan Phillips Square.

Holiday Fair in the Square

Holiday Fair in the Square is an event in Toronto that will get you in the holiday spirit.

The Holiday Fair in the Square is relocating to the heart of the city. This season, get ready for an enchanting winter experience as Mel Lastman Square is transformed into a magical wonderland! Explore the artisan marketplace, find warmth in the cozy Fireside Lounge while indulging in hot chocolate or mulled wine and toasting your very own s’mores, and don’t forget to meet Santa himself. Don’t miss out on the cherished holiday tradition that is the Holiday Fair in the Square!

Christmas at the Castle

Christmas at the Castle in Toronto is a truly enchanting experience. Taking place at the historic Casa Loma, this annual event transforms the majestic castle into a winter wonderland, offering visitors a chance to step into a fairytale.

Guests can wander through beautifully decorated rooms, marvel at stunning light displays, and immerse themselves in the festive spirit. With live entertainment, visits from Santa Claus, and a wide array of holiday activities, it’s a magical destination for families and individuals alike, adding a touch of charm and elegance to the holiday season in Toronto.

Holiday cheer

December in Toronto is truly a magical time, where the city comes alive with holiday joy and festive spirit. Don’t miss out on the enchanting events that make this season special.

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