Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events December 24 to 30

Dec 22 2018, 4:56 am

We’ve made it to the final week of December, Toronto! Which means you need to end the year with a bang.

Make the most of the month by checking out the biggest events happening in the city this week.

Aurora Winter Festival

What: For the first time ever, Aurora Winter Festival will transform Toronto’s Ontario Place from November 29 to December 30 into a hidden village with enchanting elements inspired by the North Pole including magical characters, captivating light displays, endless fun, games and activities.

When: Now until December 30
Time: 4 pm to 10 pm
Where: Ontario Place, East Island
Price: $19.99 for general admission

Toronto Bar Crawl

What: As a different take on Christmas Eve, you can go out and get blitzened this year. Hang out with the Bar Crawl fam and stroll into the local hangouts that are still open on this more-quiet evening. It’s bound to be a different bar experience than usual.

When: December 24
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: College and Ossington
Price: $22

Four Course Plant-Based Dinner

What: If brunch isn’t your style (or maybe you just want another delicious vegan meal), Planta’s got you with a four-course meal. Enjoy delicious food and drink, sweet company, and learn about the benefits of adding more plants into your diet.

When: December 27
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Planta Toronto – 1221 Bay Street
Price: $65

Truffle Making 101

What: Become a truffle-master at this class, where you’ll learn the techniques, tips and tricks of chocolate truffle making including how to personalize your own creations for any occasion.

When: December 28 and 29
Time: 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: The Mad Bean Cafe, 519 Eglinton Avenue West
Price: $82

DJ Skate Nights: Soul Kitchen

What: Sharpen your skates and skills at Toronto’s number one outdoor winter party. This year you can expect another stellar lineup of DJs that will bring the heat to your Saturday nights. The world famous Soul Kitchen returns to the Natrel Rink this weekend to end 2018 with a little soul on the ice.

When: December 29
Time: 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Price: Skating is free

The Bentway Polar Bear Skate

What: Torontonians are invited to drop their drawers and ring in the New Year by skating in their knickers this December. This is a chilly but fun twist on the traditional polar bear dip and welcomes skaters to strip down to their intimates and skate along the Bentway skate trail below the Gardiner Expressway this Sunday.

When: December 30
Time: 1:30 pm to 3 pm
Where: The Bentway Skate Trail, 250 Fort York Boulevard
Price: Free to attend

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