The head offices of TD Bank, Bank of Montreal, CIBC and Scotiabank at King and Bay Streets compete to showcase the most eye-catching holiday tree and light decorations. Skates are flung on the backs of children and adults alike as they go on the hunt for the nearest outdoor rink. Friends or colleagues, looking to share some holiday cheer, meet for lunch or cocktails at crowded restaurants decorated with holly boughs and bows.
Families visiting Toronto during the holidays will enjoy several outdoor winter festivals, dazzling Christmas tree lightings and the beloved Santa Claus Parade along University Avenue during the holidays. If you’re reuniting with friends in Toronto or simply want a taste of big city life at Christmas, read further to find out about key holiday attractions you’ll want to experience and some of Toronto’s best hotels to book for the holidays.