Evergreen’s Winter Village returns to Toronto this December

Nov 14 2017, 4:23 am

Holiday shopping, food trucks, and farmers’ markets return to the Evergreen Brick Work’s Winter Village this December but that’s not all… the line-up of winter activities for the 2017 season also includes street curling, ski-bike test rides, not to mention cozying up to the outdoor campfire, an indoor board game lounge, the Etsy holiday market, and more!

The hub for holiday activities starts on Saturday, December 2 and is open 10 am to 5 pm every weekend in December (including Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve) plus weekdays from December 26 to 29.

Get outside

The skating rink might be temporarily closed this season as the Kiln Building undergoes redevelopment but there’s still a frenzy of outdoor fun to be had. Look forward to a new synthetic Street Curling rink, ball hockey, or test ride a ski-bike, or go the extra mile on a group hike, enjoy winter-themed scavenger hunts and kid-friendly activities and crafts in the Children’s Garden.

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In addition to Toronto’s largest all-weather farmers’ market on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm, shop the onsite garden market for home décor, gifts, and even locally-grown, fresh-cut Christmas trees!

The Etsy Holiday Market also pops up in the Winter Village every Sunday in December and from December 26 to 31, and will feature 35+ rotating Etsy artisans from across Ontario.

Etsy Holiday Market

2016 Etsy Holiday Market/Photo courtesy of Etsy

Eat & Drink

Roast s’mores over the open campfire and enjoy warm beverages from the Sipping Container at the Winter Village this year. Hungry for more? Look forward to a rotating line-up of food trucks serving up comfort foods ranging from crêpes, gourmet grilled cheese, and dumplings, to international street eats such as stuffed chicken wings Indian fusion dishes, cubano sandwiches, and more.

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Evergreen Winter Village

When: Weekends in December andweekdays from December 26 to 29, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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