Toronto Santa Claus Parade

Toronto Santa Claus Parade Televised on December 5

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: December 4 to 6, 2020 ― Virtually, in-person and via drive-thrus.


Union Holiday - Presented by TD

  • Ongoing until January 03, 2021
  • Union Station
  • Free

For the first time, Union Station is bringing an outdoor winter wonderland landscape to the heart of Toronto. Inspired by man-made ice castles, the plaza will be home to a luminous and immersive outdoor glacier wall installation that celebrates our northern climate. More


Storytime with Santa

  • December 5, 2020 until December 20,
  • Online
  • $24.99

Santa Claus is logging in to town! Keep the family tradition going by visiting Santa (Virtually) this year! Book your session with Santa Claus and let your child tell Mr. Christmas what they would like under the tree, take a virtual photo, and listen as Santa reads you a story. More


Toronto Santa Claus Parade

  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • CTV & CTV2
  • Free

Our plans, like so many of yours, have changed, but we will still be with you to celebrate the holidays and bring Santa’s magic to Canada. More


Christmas Tree Market at Markham Fairgrounds

  • Until December 24, 2020
  • Markham Fairgrounds
  • Free admission

Search for your perfect tree, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Holidays! Also featuring Midway rides, Trackless Train rides, food trucks, hot chocolate and a Christmas market! More


Winter Wonders at Royal Botanical Gardens

  • Until January 03, 2021
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • $0 to 40

A brand new RBG experience! Follow incredible festive lights through picture-perfect Hendrie Park and discover something new at every turn. More


Bluffs Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Event

  • November 27 to December 20, 2020
  • Bluffer's Park Beach Parking Lot
  • $25 per vehicle

Bluffs Winter Wonderland drive thru experience will bring holiday cheer to all, as visitors will get a chance to have a meet & greet with Santa! More


Rooks to Cooks December Virtual Cooking Workshops

  • December 5 and 6, 2020
  • Rooks to Cooks Virtual
  • $35

Keep the kiddos busy, engaged, and learning this December with wonderfully delicious virtual cooking workshops! This weekend, make a Yule Log. More


10 Minutes of Joy Presented by Soulpepper

  • Ongoing until December 23, 2020
  • Online
  • Free

Soulpepper has launched a new digital series called '10 Minutes of Joy'. We could all use a little more joy these days. This is a free family-centre project, that will roll out weekly now until Christmas. More


Polar Drive

  • Ongoing to January 3, 2021
  • Toronto Pearson Airport
  • $55-$65 per vehicle

Polar Drive is a covid-safe, drive-through Holiday wonderland experience for the entire family. You'll also get a chance to snap a picture as you drive past the real Santa. More


Toronto Zoo Holiday Drive-Thru

  • Ongoing until December 21, 2020
  • Drive-thru
  • $25

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. After a drive by-visit with Santa, see a few special sights: Santa’s cottage where some of his reindeer reside and the Enrichment Toy Workshop where some of the Toronto Zoo Elves are making toys for the animals. The Zoo will also be accepting donations of non-perishable food items and toys for families in need. More


Visit our calendar for more weekend events.

Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate ― but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out. Prices quoted may be subject to HST.

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