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Five Favourites at the Toronto Christmas Market

Now in it’s eighth year, the Toronto Christmas Market has become a treasured annual tradition for Torontonians and visitors from across Ontario and the United States. We have had a booth at the Toronto Christmas Market each year since it began, and have watched this wonderful event grow each year.

The Toronto Christmas Market returns to the Distillery District November 16 – December 23, 2017! Since we have spent so much time there, we thought we should share our favourite things about the Toronto Christmas Market!

The Massive Christmas Tree

Each year Forests Ontario and Ontario Wood find the perfect Christmas tree for the Distillery District. It stands tall and proud over the Market, and becomes the backdrop for millions of selfies on Instagram.

Toronto Christmas Market tree
Toronto Christmas Market Massive Christmas Tree









The Performances

We always look forward to the daily performances by the Candy Cane Carolers, and Santa’s Elves Sing-Along to keep us humming the day away, but the evening performances keep us warm! This year we can’t wait to see Mimi O’Bonsawin on November 28, rIVerse on December 9 and the Bluegrass Christmas Sing-along on December 19!

Pet Photos with Santa Claus

The Toronto Christmas Market hosts Pet Photos with Santa Claus every Tuesday so visitors with fur babies can grab a festive keepsake for their four legged friends. We love Pet Photo day because we get to meet all of the awesome dogs!
Toronto Christmas Market

Mulled Wine and Turkey Legs

If you need a little cheer, head down to the Toronto Christmas Market because they have holiday spirits, a Winter Craft Beer Lounge and all the Glühwein (mulled wine!) that you can handle. It will pair well with the tasty turkey legs, poutine and other treats you will find around the Market.
Toronto Christmas Market

The Booths and Vendors, of course!

The Toronto Christmas Market is a great place to shop for gifts because it has a wide selection of unique vendors – including RetroFestive.ca! You can grab kistchy Christmas items from our booth, handblown glass ornaments from Kitras Art Glass, and hand-painted nesting dolls from Wooden Wonders – just to name a few!

Toronto Christmas Market

So come on down to the Distillery for a stroll through a literal winter wonderland and stop by to say hi!