It’s officially December this week and you know what that means — SANTAAA! It’s starting to feel festive in our city, and for you that means tons of options for fun things to do in Toronto this week. The CP Holiday Train is coming to town, the streets are twinkling with holiday lights, and the festive cocktails are flowing.

Let’s dive right into the very best things to do in our city all week long.

CP Holiday Train

The beloved CP Holiday Train will be putting smiles on our faces this week as it makes its scheduled stop in Toronto.

The train will arrive on Tuesday, November 29th for one night of holiday cheer. The dazzling lights of the train will be complemented by live performances by popular artists Tenille Townes and Aysanabee.

The shows are free to attend but visitors are asked to make a cash or non-perishable food donation if they’re able to.

When: November 29th, 2022, 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Where: 750 Runnymede Road, CP Yard Office parking lot

One Of A Kind Show

The One Of A Kind show is back in Toronto and if you’re looking to support local this year, there’s no better place to start.

Until December 4th, the OOAK show will take over the Enercare Centre and more than 600 artisans from all over Canada will showcase their extensive selection of goods.

You can expect to find a wide range of craft goods including houseware items, clothing, art pieces, sweet treats, jewelry and so much more.

When: Until December 4th, 2022
Where: 100 Princes’ Blvd – Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place

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Christmas Glow Toronto

The popular Christmas Glow festival is coming back to Toronto this week, but instead of taking you on a trip to Santa’s village, you’ll be taken on a trip around the world.

Starting on November 30th, the indoor experience will take visitors on an illuminated journey to six different countries. No passport required!

You can also shop in the Merry Maker’s Market, enjoy live entertainment from local performers, indulge in holiday cocktails and delicious international bites, decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus, and of course, visit Santa!

Where: Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road
When:  November 30th, 2022 – December 31st, 2022

Holiday Hills

Toronto’s annual winter festival, Holiday Hills, is back featuring local businesses for holiday shopping, festive food and drink offerings, community-led events, workshops and so, so much more.

There’s a new addition to the festivities this year – the Holiday Hills Fun Zone. Featuring the huge Ferris wheel for those stunning city views, and a one-of-a-kind 40 x 40 ft. Crokicurl ice rink.

When: Until December 31st, 2022 (Ferris Wheel hours: Tuesday to Friday, 4 PM to 11 PM)
Where: stackt market, 28 Bathurst Street

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If you are unaware of what that is, you aren’t alone. Started in Canada in 2012, the global movement celebrates generosity in all forms and sizes. Crossroads International wants us to know how they are marking the day and how you can join in.

Crossroads International is here to commemorate this day by working to raise $10,000 for action against violence on elderly women in the sub-Ssaharan parts of Africa.  These fundsThis action will make a difference and support promsuppote equality for women and girls in the world’s most vulnerable communities. 

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The money raised will be used to fund safe spaces, provide food kits and fund programs for survivors. 

How: Donate here

Distillery District Winter Village

Toronto’s famous historic district is lit up for the holidays! The Distillery District’s iconic Winter Village is back for the season and it’s nothing short of spectacular.

Under a canopy of lights and in the dreamy Christmas atmosphere, you’ll get to explore rows and rows of food and shopping cabins offering specially curated seasonal items and gifts as well as delicious food.

Free entry to the village is available on weekday evenings and during the day on weekends until December 23rd.

When: Until December 31st, 2022
Where: The Distillery Historic District


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Miracle Toronto

Nothing says holiday season in the city like a festive cocktail bar, and this year, Toronto’s iconic Miracle pop-up bar is back.

‘With kitschy holiday décor, cocktails by the team at Civil Liberties, and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to,” the description says.

You’ll be feeling more jolly than Santa Claus with a few Jingle Ball Nogs in your system, the Christmas music, and the endlessly amusing holiday decorations.

Where: 875 Bloor Street West
When: Until December 31st, 2022

Union Winter Free Public Skating Rink

The free public skating rink at Toronto’s busiest transit hub reopens this week. You’ll get to glide along the ice with views of the city all around you and a live DJ supplying the tunes.

Ice skates and helmets are available for free at Union Winter and are provided on a first come, first-served basis. But, feel free to bring skates if you own a pair.

Where: Union Station, 65 Front Street West
When: November 28th, 2022 to January 29th, 2023

Window Wonderland

Toronto’s award-winning urban art walk has returned to the west end for the third year in a row.

This magical outdoor gallery is free to visit and features 20 unique augmented reality (AR) installations, showcasing the work of 40 artists in total.

Also taking place during Window Wonderland is an indoor art exhibit showcasing pieces of artwork from the 2022 muralists where you can purchase their work.

When: Until January 1st, 2023
Where: See the full event map