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Xmas in Toronto

Hello, welcome back to day 4 of the 12 days of christmas. Having trouble trying to come up with fun things to do in the city this holiday season. Well, dont pout I got you covered. Todays post is all about special things you can do in the Toronto region to celebrate the holidays.

Holiday Night of Lights

Enjoy the lights this holiday season. With a socially distanced and fully contactless drive thru experience. Take part in this immersive experience featuring more than 1,000,000 LED animated lights synchronized to holiday tunes. Immerse your self in this spectacular experience by sitting in the comfort of your car. Just a 2.25 km drive and 30 minutes of programming.


Toronto Pearson International Airport’s multi-level Christmas drive-thru is a first of its kind in Canada. This involves 6 holiday themed levels as well as light tunnels. Polar will submerge guests in a ​multi-level​ photo spectacular suitable for ​all ages

CF Holiday Drive Thru

Take a magical journey to the North Pole from the comfort of your own vehicle! Gather up the family to safely enjoy this guided, immersive drive-thru experience that will take you on a mission to help save Christmas! A pop up at Sherway Gardens with 7 themed areas and kid-friendly activities. The experience lasts 35 minutes, taking your car through a narrated, elf-led adventure to power Santa’s sleigh.

Bluffs Winter Wonderland

Immerse your self in a 1km trail of lights at the base of the Scarborough bluffs. Brimming with iridescent holiday decor, it likewise features a North Pole village with a resident Santa. You will pass by Reindeer Way, Snowman Alley, The Enchanted Forest and end at Santa’s House for a distanced meet & greet with Santa Claus!

Distillery Historic District

Unlike previous years, the annual Christmas market is not open this year, however they have launched a COIVD safe experience: the Winter Village. You will still be able to visit the district in all its glory: lights, tree and festive decor. Visitors to the district will enjoy starlit canopies, a Grand Christmas Tree in Trinity Square, holiday photo opportunities and festive music throughout as part of the charming Winter Village experience. During the holidays there is no payment for entrance.

Toronto Zoo Holiday Drive Thru

This holiday season visit the toronto zoos holiday drive thru for a family friendly and COVID safe experience. See the beauty of winter at The Toronto Zoo as you and your family drive through a special holiday route from the safety and warmth of your own vehicle. Along the route you will drive past the zoo’s 35 foot tall Christmas tree as well as the new Holiday Marketplace before a drive-by visit with Santa Claus followed by Santa’s cottage and the Enrichment Toy Workshop. The drive is approximately 15-20 minutes. The cost is $20 per car for members and $25 for non-members.

Journey into Enchantment

Experience the magic of more than a million lights along a 1.6 km route at the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham where you will encounter dazzling animated displays, static displays, music shows, simulated starburst fireworks lights, and a spectacular tunnel as you drive through in the comfort of your own vehicle. The event is raising funds for Sick Kids Hospital and Toronto Animal Shelter. Prices vary starting at $29.95 + HST

What COVID safe activities are available in your city this holiday season?

I will be making a seperate blog post, if I am able to attend any of these light shows. So, stay stuned. Stay safe!

-Xoxo chana