There’s no time like the present to explore all the hidden (and not so hidden) gems that your city has to offer. Don’t let the cooler weather discourage you – there are loads of unique experiences, both indoor and outdoor, that are sure to keep you entertained!

The best part? Partake Brewing is making it possible for you to indulge in a delicious, crisp brew (or two) no matter which activity you choose. Just one of the many perks of partaking in non-alcoholic beer!

Colonel Samuel Smith Skating Trail


If you’re looking for a magical winter experience, the skating trail in Colonel Samuel Smith Park in Etobicoke is the perfect choice. The waterfront park is known for its diverse vegetation and wildlife and offers stunning wintery views. The skating trail is next to the Power House Rec Centre, which has washrooms and a place to warm up. Make sure you bring your own skates since rentals aren’t currently available!

When: See dates here
Where: 3145 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke
Cost: Free

Holiday Nights of Lights


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This immersive drive-through Christmas lights extravaganza is sure to wow the whole family. More than 1,000,000 LED lights are animated and synchronized to your favorite Holiday tunes, so turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this dazzling display only happens once a year!

When: See dates here
Where: ​Revel Park, 80 Interchange Way, Vaughan
Cost: $25 – $65

Markham Christmas Tree Market

markham christmas tree market

This festive event will be open every weekend this season, up until Christmas Eve. You can stop by to explore loads of exciting attractions like midway rides, train rides, hot chocolate stands, food trucks, and more. You can even pick out a Christmas tree to take home with you!

When: See dates here
Where: ​Markham Fairgrounds, 10801, McCowan Rd, Markham
Cost: Free entry to market

Ontario Place Drive-In Movies

unique winter experiences

Cozy up in the car and make sure that the glove compartment is filled with snacks because these drive-in movies are the perfect way to spend a winter evening! For everything coming to the (really big) screen, check out the website!

When: See dates here
Where: ​955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto
Cost: $10-$60

10Below Icewine Lounge

10Below icewine lounge

The 10Below Icewine Lounge is a winery experience like no other. The entire place is kept a brisk 10°C below zero, to ensure they harvest the perfect ice wine grapes. Their igloo-like structure is sculpted out of a whopping 13,607 kilos of ice and the wine produced here is basically liquid gold. Bundle up and check it out!

When: See dates here
Where: ​290 John St E, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

So, there you have it, no more excuses for those “I’m bored” moments that creep in! Check out Partake Brewing’s store locator to see where you can pick up a case and partake in your city!