We all have that one friend…That person in our friend group whose apartment is lit up like Joyce Byer’s house in Stranger Things. They’re on a strict diet of Christmas sweets and also have a wardrobe consisting of red, green or “ugly Christmas sweater”.
If you, on the other hand, are struggling to get into the Christmas spirit, don’t fret! We’ve compiled a list of Holiday ceremonies that will have you feeling hella festive and turn you into a Holiday lover overnight. Check out 5 free festive light ceremonies Holiday Lovers Need to See in Toronto below – and don’t forget to invite the friend who’s obsessed with Christmas!
Nov 1 – Mar 31
Grab some hot cocoa and head out to Toronto’s Waterfront to see the Spectacle of Lights; three exciting installations of impressive LED lights. Featuring a spiral tree at Peter Street Basin, a twinkling motif at the Fire Hall, and an animated canopy at Toronto’s Music Garden, the dazzling displays will be on from dusk until dawn.
Village of Yorkville Park
Nov 18 – Dec 31
If you’ve left your Christmas shopping to the last minute, why not head over to Bloor-Yorkville and take in Holiday Magic while you shop. The square has been transformed into a bright Holiday wonderland and will stay that way all through December.
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See the enchanting Gaia in action today as she performs all contact juggling in a light up Christmas tree dress from 11:30-1 pm and 5-8 pm. FAIR IN THE SQUARE, runs till December 23rd at Nathan Phillips Square. #buskers #buskerfest #winterfair #localartists #soulinthesquare #fairinthesquare #cityhall #torontocityhall #supportepilepsy #epilepsytoronto #holidayfun #iceskating #familywinterfun #bringthekids #toronto #torontolife #vendors #foodtrucks #rides #eatoncentre #torontomarkets #holidaymarket #holidayfairinthesquare
Nathan Phillips Square
Dec 1 – 23
Holiday Fair in the Square should not be missed if you’re feeling festive! The market features lots of fun, shopping, food vendors, impressive glitter-y lights and a jaw-dropping Christmas tree that will garner more than a few photo ops.
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Another beautiful image of one of our past Light Up The Beach displays, captured by the talented Dick Loek @dickloek – – Don't forget to join us this year for #lightupthebeach2017 On December 1st at 7pm at the Leuty Lifeguard Station! – – All proceeds raised by this event go to the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation in support of their mental health and addiction programs. Donations can be made by following the link in our bio. – – – – – – – – #lightupthebeach #lightupthebeach2017 #lightupthebeach2015 #declute #decluterealestate #unionrealty #mentalhealth #michaelgarronhospital #decluteunionrealty #torontobeaches #leutylifeguardstation #christmaslights? #christmas2017 #community #torontolife #communityevent #torontorealtor #toronto #santaclaus #realtorswhocare #upclose #thebeaches #beachesto #torontophotography #eastyork #torontochristmas
Dec 1 – Feb 10
The 10th annual DeClute Light Up the Beach is taking over Leuty Avenue at the Toronto Beaches from now until February. The display features more than 80,000 individual LED bulbs, strung along the boardwalk. It’s quite a sight to see.
The West Island
Dec 8 – Mar 18
Throughout the Holidays admission into Ontario will be free making it the perfect destination for a ton of winter activities. Along with skating and bonfires, the festive celebration includes a Winter Light Exhibit open daily from sunset until midnight.
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Would you go to one of these 5 festive light ceremonies?
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