Massive Christmas Tree

The majestic, Ontario-grown tree featured at this year’s Market is donated by Forests Ontario and Ontario Wood. Forests Ontario is the voice of our forests – working to promote a future of healthy forests sustaining healthy people.
Snap a pic with the tree and tag @Forests_Ontario!For more information, visit or follow us @Forests_Ontario

Magical Lighting and Seasonal Décor

Magical lighting and décor displays create an incredible traditional and romantic Christmas setting for visitors to enjoy. The street and squares of the Distillery Historic District are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds and seductive smells.

Santa’s House

Santa’s House Hours:
Tuesday thru Thursday 2pm to 4:30pm & 5pm to 7:30pm
Friday 2pm to 4:30pm & 5pm to 8:30pm
Saturday 10am to 8:30pm
Sunday 10am to 7:30pmSanta’s House Photographer Hours:
Tuesday 2pm to 7:30pm
Saturday 10am to 8:30pm
Sunday 10am to 7:30pm
Visitors are welcome to take their own photographs on their own devices.

Indigo Pop-Up Shop

Visit the Indigo Pop-Up, where Every Gift Tells a Story. From November 15th to December 23rd, guests can warm up and experience the magic of the holidays while discovering the most-coveted books, gifts and toys of the season.
Location: Santa’s Lane (Gristmill St) past Santa’s House close to Parliament Street (East entrance))

Pet Photos with Santa Claus

Tuesdays 2pm to 7:30pm
Every Tuesday the Toronto Christmas Market is hosting Pet Photo Day. Bring your pet to be photographed with Santa Claus as a holiday keepsake. Pets like Santa too!

Family Entertainment Zone

Santa’s House
Ferris Wheel and Carousel
1 ticket $5
4 tickets $18
8 tickets $32

Join Ziploc® and Glade®

Join Ziploc® and Glade® in a unique photo opportunity that brings to life Disney’ s newest creation, the story of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Be a part of the holiday magic here, and in stores, with the newest line of Nutcracker inspired products to share with your family this year.
Location: Same location as last year, outside Thompson Landry Gallery on Gristmill Lane & Trinity St.

National Christmas Tree Day-Weekend

National Christmas Tree Day is December 8th! Celebrate with Forests Ontario by picking up your locally-grown Christmas tree.
From Nov 30 – Dec 2 and Dec 7 – 9, Forests Ontario will sell Ontario-grown trees at the ticket booth. With every tree purchased, we’ll plant a new tree and you’ll receive one free entry ticket into the Toronto Christmas Market!

Distillery District Walking Tours

This year, explore the Toronto Christmas Market on foot with a Go Tours Canada Walking Tour. We’ll show you the best photo spots while telling you the incredible story of the Distillery District. Great for dates, families and small groups, our Classic Walking Tour is the perfect introduction to the Distillery whether it’s your 1st or 50th time visiting.Visit Go Tours for more information

The Heart of Christmas

The heart shaped sculpture by Studio Rosenblatt stands 14 feet tall, 12 feet wide and is fabricated out of hot rolled steel. Visitors are encouraged to walk under the sculpture’s arch and share a tender moment with a loved one.

Spirit of York Micro Distillery

Check out the new Spirit of York Micro Distillery on Trinity Street. This new facility brings back the art of distilling to the District, while offering sampling opportunities of Toronto’s best vodka, gin, and Canadian whiskey.
Visitors can also find super cool gifting options!
(Chosen by Santa’s Elves as a “must see”)

The Interac Ornament Wall

This beautiful installation by Interac brings Christmas charm to life with a 10 foot- wide wall covered in gold and glittery Christmas ornaments. Visitors are encouraged to use the installation as the perfect backdrop to capture moments of holiday cheer.
Location: Gristmill Lane, East from Santa’s House


The most famous woman of Christmas, Mrs. Claus, flies in from the North Pole and steps into the spotlight for a special appearance at the Christmas market. Join her for a photo at the Pantene winter cabin as she unveils a new look, and don’t forget to grab a sample of the product that helped create her new ‘do so you too can #WearYourHair this winter!
Location: Gristmill Lane, located nearby Cacao 70

Gay Lea – Born on the Farm

Gay Lea is excited to present a giant live advent calendar pop up: 24 Days of Cookies. Come by for a fresh cookie baked with Gay Lea Butter along with the recipe to try it at home. Don’t forget to go online to enter our cookie giveaway contest and for more Gay Lea recipes!
Location: Behind Balzac’s off Case Good’s Lane

merci® Pop Up Shop

Pick up the Thank You gift that speaks for itself this holiday season. With 8 delicious varieties of fine European chocolates in one unique collection, there’s something for everyone!
Also available: Toffifee.
Take a picture with Santa’s magnificent life-sized sleigh, and enter our #mercisanta contest!
Located on Tank House Lane.

Werther’s Original Pop Up Shop

Experience a golden moment of warmth and comfort with Werther’s Original caramels and caramel specialties. Made with loving care from the best ingredients, it’s the perfect holiday treat!
Available: Werther’s Original soft, chewy, fudge, hard, and creamy filled candies, and the NEW Werther’s Original Caramel Popcorn.
Located on Case Goods Lane.