Your Guide to the Toronto Christmas Market

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in blog

Your Guide to the Toronto Christmas Market

Now that the holidays are officially here, it’s time for you to visit the Toronto Christmas Market. Located at the Distillery District, the Toronto Christmas Market serves as the perfect backdrop for a cute date or a family winter outing. Not only is it holiday haven, but it’s also free if you make it on weekdays, and only $5 on weekends. There are plenty of attractions to visit, so you’ll definitely want to come early and get a head start on the festivities. If food is your calling, then you’ll definitely want to start with the popular foods stands, serving poutine, grilled cheese sandwiches, various smoked meats, delicious desserts, among many other dishes. Of course, you won’t want to miss out on drinks! Make a stop at the outdoor garden for a taste of beer and mulled wine. The lines are bound to be long in the evening so make your way to these stations as soon as you roll in to get you warmed up! The Christmas market is also the perfect opportunity to stock up on your local Canadian artisans, as well as products from all over the world. There are many vendors selling cute gifts from Christmas ornaments to quirky socks and winter accessories. Looking for more things to do? Well, don’t fret because there are plenty of performances and activities for you to try. Additionally, there are plenty of attractions for you to try! Take a ride on the carousel or look out on a beautiful view on the ferris wheel. If heights aren’t your thing, get lost in the magical tree maze. The market is loaded with plenty of photo opportunities, whether it’s with the 52-foot white spruce Christmas tree or a photo with Santa himself, your Instagram and Snapchat will be blowing up! The holidays only roll around once, so make sure to throw on your layers, come out, and...

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Toronto Outdoor Rinks Opening Up This Weekend

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in blog

Toronto Outdoor Rinks Opening Up This Weekend

Photo by: UrbanToronto Tis the season to be jolly! With the weather getting colder and the snow finally falling, it’s safe to say that winter is here. But, don’t fret! While it might be getting cold out, the festivities in Toronto are just starting. There’s no better way of getting into the spirit of the holidays than outdoor skating! This week Toronto’s outdoor rinks are opening up; some should be open by November 26 and expect the rest to be ready by the 3rd.  Mel Lastman Square Rink Photo by: Toronto Snaps Colonel Samuel Smith Park Rink Photo by: City of Toronto Below is a list of all the rinks that will be open on Saturday: Alexandra Park/Harry Gairey Broadlands CC Cedarvale Park Christie Pits Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dieppe Park Dufferin Grove Park Giovanni Caboto Glen Long CC Greenwood Park High Park Hodgson Public School Grounds Irving W Chapley CC Kew Gardens Ledbury Park Mel Lastman Square Monarch Park Nathan Phillips Square North Toronto Memorial CRC/Eglinton Park Otter Creek Centre Ramsden Park Regent Park Rennie Park Rosedale Park Royalcrest Rink Scarborough Civic Centre/Albert Campbell Square Sherbourne Common/ Paul Quarrington Ice Rink Sir Adam Beck Rink Sunnydale Acres Rink Trinity Bellwoods Park Van Horne Park/Pleasantview Rink Wallace Emerson Park West Deane Park/Martingrove West Mall Rink Westway Outdoor Rink Withrow Park Grab some friends, strap on your skates, and hit the ice this weekend! Let make the most of this...

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