Things To Do

8 things to do in Toronto this weekend (November 20-22)

Via nightsoflights.ca and stacktmarket.com

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Oh, the weekend. A time to relax, unwind and enjoy all the fabulous activities our city’s got to offer. With the holiday season in full swing, there’s no shortage of festive events to keep you occupied. From virtual markets to socially distanced affairs, there’s a little something for everyone on this list.

Here are 8 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

TRINITY BELLWOODS VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET

In a regular year, folks would head to Trinity Bellwoods Park to peruse shelves of holiday goods. Well, we all know this year ain’t regular. So instead, you can attend the Trinity Bellwoods Christmas Market online. Just log on to access tons of handcrafted pieces from the best local vendors in town. It’s the perfect place to cross of items on your shopping list!

Where: Check it out online
When: Begins Friday, November 20th

DRIVE-THRU SANTA CLAUS LANE

So we didn’t get the classic Toronto Santa Claus Parade this year, but New Market is serving up something almost as good. Head to the GTA town this weekend and drive along Santa Claus Lane! The short drive is perfect for families looking to get in the holiday spirit. It’ll have tons of gorgeous decorations and even an appearance from Santa Claus himself!

Where: Ray Twinney Recreation Complex, 100 Eagle St W, New Market
When: Saturday, November 21st

HOLIDAY NIGHTS OF LIGHTS

This fabulous GTA drive-thru is about to open to the public and we could not recommend it more. If you liked the Halloween Nights of Lights this year, you’ll love their holiday version! Drive through the 2.25 km track and immerse yourself in twinkling displays made up of 1 million LED lights, synced up holiday music, and all-around cheer! Plus, it’s socially distanced so it’s a win for everyone.

Where: Revel Park, 80 Interchange Way, Vaughan
When: Begins Friday, November 20th

CROCICURL AT STACKT

This weekend is also a great time to hit up the festive activities at Stackt Market. They’re running an outdoor sporting event that’s sure to become a Canadian classic. Curling meets crokinole all season long. You can bring your socially distant friends, spread out, and enjoy a little healthy holiday competition.

Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St
When: 
Open all weekend

MIRACLE POP UP

While you’re at the Stackt Market, be sure to check out their Miracle Toronto Pop Up Bar. This outdoor oasis is serving up tons of delicious Christmas cocktails. You can enjoy a little fa la la la fun with the best holiday spirits in town! Seriously, check this place out.

Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St
When:
Opens Friday, November 20th

AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Avengers assemble at this fabulous spot. This weekend the highly-anticipated Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit will be officially opening their doors. You can stop by to explore incredible artifacts like Iron Man’s armour, Black Widow’s uniform, and more. Plus, you can complete your mission to officially become part of the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. team. Oooh, la la!

Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St
When: Opens Friday, November 20th
Tickets: Get yours here.

BLUE MOUNTAIN ENCHANTED HOLIDAY MAGIC

You’ll feel like you’ve stepped right into a Hallmark Christmas movie at Blue Mountain Enchanted Holiday Magic. It’s got everything you need to get into the festive spirit. With just a 2-hour drive from the city, this is the perfect place to spend the weekend. Bring the whole family and stroll through spectacular lights and festive sounds all season long.

Where: Blue Mountain Resort, 190 Good Canning Dr, The Blue Mountains
When: Open all weekend long

ORDER TAKEOUT

Of course, with COVID-19 restrictions ramping up, the best way to spend the weekend might just be chilling on your couch with a little takeout. Good thing our city’s still serving up fabulous to-go options all around. There are some seriously tasty hidden gems that you may not have tried before, and they’re all just begging to be sampled ASAP.

Where: Check out our favourite spots here.
When: All weekend long

Have a great weekend, Toronto!