December is here, and that means all of Toronto is getting prepped and ready for the holidays. If you’re looking for something to do with family or friends to get into the spirit, we’ve rounded up events that are inexpensive or free for you to enjoy throughout the month. If you have tenants who are new to the city, you may want to email them this guide to help them navigate through the many events on offer in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area this month.
Toronto Christmas Market
November 18th to December 22
This holiday tradition in the historic Distillery district has been ranked one of the top Christmas markets in the world.
Area Christmas Tree Farms
Find out where to find a tree farm in Toronto or the GTA where you can get an Ontario farm-grown local tree to trim. Choose from harvesting your own on a small farm or visiting a larger farm with a petting zoo and interpretive walking trails.
From the screen to the stage, Toronto’s multiple Nutcracker showings come in a price range suitable for any budget.
Holiday Fair at Nathan Philips Square
December 8-December 23
This traditional European Christmas market is being run in support of Epilepsy Toronto.
A Medieval Christmas
This Christmas concert at Trinity St-Paul’s Centre in the Annex will take you on a tour of medieval churches, pubs, and courts with merry Yuletide music.
Christmas by Lamplight at Black Creek Pioneer Village
December 10 & 17
See Toronto’s pioneer village dressed up in holiday cheer. Enjoy caroling, sample holiday food, and more.
Judy & David’s ChanukahPalooza
Toronto’s family favourite Chanukah show since 2001, featuring children’s musicians and the Toronto Jewish Chorus.
Kensington Market Festival of Lights
The Festival of Lights will feature the annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice parade in Kensington Market.
If you’re looking for someone to manage your properties over the holidays while you are away, contact Highgate to see what we can do for you.