5 things to know about the 2017 Toronto Christmas Market

WhatsOn Nov 15, 2017 City Centre Mirror

ADMISSION

Organizers intend to make the city’s annual Christmas market, a non-profit event, accessible to everyone. Entry is free on weekdays and $6 per person on weekends, including Fridays after 5 p.m. The market is open Tuesday to Sunday from Nov. 16 to Dec. 23.

THE TREE

Organizers hoisted a 50-foot tall white spruce tree on Nov. 1. It has since been decorated with more than 40,000 lights, 800 balls and 1.5 kilometres of gold ribbon. The official tree lighting ceremony happens on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT

This market will feature more than 450 free performances on the main stage, including bluegrass and folk music Tuesdays, world music and dance Wednesdays, classical music Thursdays, holiday jazz tunes Fridays, emerging artists and pop Saturdays, and instrumental, vocal and choral ensembles Sundays.

SHOPPING

The Toronto Christmas Market offers a special atmosphere with some of the most unique offerings from craftspeople, artists and artisans, including an international roster of world-class vendors. And when your done shopping for gifts, or for yourself, there’s plenty of food offerings too.

EUROPEAN TRADITION

The Toronto event recreates the magic of traditional European Christmas markets, which date back to the early 1400s. There will be non-stop entertainment, European delicacies, unique gift items from around the world, outdoor heated beer and wine gardens and more.

5 things to know about the 2017 Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto’s landmark holiday event happens at Distillery Historic District

WhatsOn Nov 15, 2017 City Centre Mirror

ADMISSION

Organizers intend to make the city’s annual Christmas market, a non-profit event, accessible to everyone. Entry is free on weekdays and $6 per person on weekends, including Fridays after 5 p.m. The market is open Tuesday to Sunday from Nov. 16 to Dec. 23.

THE TREE

Organizers hoisted a 50-foot tall white spruce tree on Nov. 1. It has since been decorated with more than 40,000 lights, 800 balls and 1.5 kilometres of gold ribbon. The official tree lighting ceremony happens on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT

This market will feature more than 450 free performances on the main stage, including bluegrass and folk music Tuesdays, world music and dance Wednesdays, classical music Thursdays, holiday jazz tunes Fridays, emerging artists and pop Saturdays, and instrumental, vocal and choral ensembles Sundays.

SHOPPING

The Toronto Christmas Market offers a special atmosphere with some of the most unique offerings from craftspeople, artists and artisans, including an international roster of world-class vendors. And when your done shopping for gifts, or for yourself, there’s plenty of food offerings too.

EUROPEAN TRADITION

The Toronto event recreates the magic of traditional European Christmas markets, which date back to the early 1400s. There will be non-stop entertainment, European delicacies, unique gift items from around the world, outdoor heated beer and wine gardens and more.

5 things to know about the 2017 Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto’s landmark holiday event happens at Distillery Historic District

WhatsOn Nov 15, 2017 City Centre Mirror

ADMISSION

Organizers intend to make the city’s annual Christmas market, a non-profit event, accessible to everyone. Entry is free on weekdays and $6 per person on weekends, including Fridays after 5 p.m. The market is open Tuesday to Sunday from Nov. 16 to Dec. 23.

THE TREE

Organizers hoisted a 50-foot tall white spruce tree on Nov. 1. It has since been decorated with more than 40,000 lights, 800 balls and 1.5 kilometres of gold ribbon. The official tree lighting ceremony happens on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT

This market will feature more than 450 free performances on the main stage, including bluegrass and folk music Tuesdays, world music and dance Wednesdays, classical music Thursdays, holiday jazz tunes Fridays, emerging artists and pop Saturdays, and instrumental, vocal and choral ensembles Sundays.

SHOPPING

The Toronto Christmas Market offers a special atmosphere with some of the most unique offerings from craftspeople, artists and artisans, including an international roster of world-class vendors. And when your done shopping for gifts, or for yourself, there’s plenty of food offerings too.

EUROPEAN TRADITION

The Toronto event recreates the magic of traditional European Christmas markets, which date back to the early 1400s. There will be non-stop entertainment, European delicacies, unique gift items from around the world, outdoor heated beer and wine gardens and more.