11 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, December 10

Dec 9 2016, 12:06 am

Whether you’re spending time with the family today, or wanting to get some shopping done, Toronto has it all for you this fine Saturday.

Check out these events in the city today, and have a great weekend!

Breakfast With Santa

This holiday season, join Santa for breakfast under the sea. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be hosting a mouth-watering breakfast with Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. Tickets include: breakfast, complimentary coat check, a family photo with Santa, general admission to the aquarium, and a gift for your child to take home.

Where: Ripley’s Aquarium, 288 Bremner Boulevard
When: December 10 and 11 from 8 to 9 am

Evergreen’s Winter Village

Delivered in partnership with Etsy Canada, the Makers Market is the place to find locally-crafted gifts, treats and other surprises! With new vendors every day, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone on your list.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
When: December 10 to 23

Toronto ComicCon: Toronto Fan Days Holiday Show

Toronto Comicon presents Toronto Fan Days Holiday Show! The event is all about shopping in a fandom wonderland. Costumes, graphic novels, toys, and limited edition everything awaits.

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
When: December 10 at 11 am to 5 pm

The Costume House 1st Annual Holiday Pop Up

Their 1st Annual Weekend Holiday Pop Up + Charity Drive! Over 20 of our favorite local designers, artists and craftspeople coming together to show off their wares while bringing awareness and much needed support to Nellies Women’s Shelter!

Where: 165 Geary Avenue
When: December 10 to 11 from 11 am to 7 pm

Parkdale Flea Holiday Market

Parkdale Flea Market aims to bring together some of the best and most unique products that Toronto has to offer. Featuring vendors ranging from antiques, vintage, collectables, local artisans and designers- and this is a holiday special! 4 legged friends are welcome.

Where: 1266 Queen Street West
When: December 10 to 11 from 11 am to 7 pm

X-Mas in the Annex

The Lost Sock and The Sweetest Thing Confection have teamed up to create the first annual “X-Mas in the Annex” taking place this weekend! The Lost Sock, a humble Annex Laundromat that is also a multi-use space for music events, pop-up shops, art showcases and more will play host to the festivities. Products from their online shop will be available for purchase, with products including Balloons, Coffee Mugs, Kate Spade, Bando & more. This event will also mark their first Pop-Up Shop!

Where: 1050 Bathrust Street
When: December 10 at 12 to 8 pm

See also

A very rainy Christmas

The annual Rainhard Christmas party is happening on Saturday, and it’s always a good ol’ time. Same drill as usual – live jazz and food from 1:00 to 5:00!

Where: 100 Symes Road, Unit 108
When: December 10 at 1 to 5 pm

The Nutcracker

Ever since its premiere in St. Petersburg in 1892, The Nutcracker has been an integral and irreplaceable part of Christmas celebrations worldwide and a work of theatrical exuberance synonymous with the unfettered joys of childhood wonderment. The National Ballet of Canada’s touching and multilayered version of the famous ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, is a spectacular re-imagining that has been greeted with rapturous acclaim by audiences whenever it is performed.

Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West
When: December 10 to 31

Wine & Holiday Art

Sip a glass of wine (or beer!) and get into the holiday spirit as you create chic holiday art at Paintlounge Toronto East. In this workshop, you’ll learn examples of holiday art and be guided to create your own. Decorate your home with a custom festive touch, or make something special as a gift for someone you love.

Where: Paintlounge Toronto East, 1173 Queen St East
When: December 10 at 7:30 pm

Toronto FC at the MLS Cup final

If you didn’t know, the Toronto FC are in the MLS Cup finals against Seattle and they play this weekend! Although the game is sold-out, make sure to catch all the excitement somewhere in the city!

Where: 170 Princes’ Blvd
When: December 10 at 8 pm

Holidays at Henderson’s

Good friends & holiday cheer – it’s that time of year! To celebrate the completion of their first year, Young Women in Business Toronto is having a Holiday Party and it goes down at Henderson Brewing Company!

Where: 170 Princes’ Blvd
When: December 10 at 8 pm