5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, December 24

Dec 23 2018, 8:58 pm

The day has arrived. It’s December 24, and officially Christmas eve tonight.

And if you’re looking to head outside for a bit, maybe with the fam, check out what’s going on in Toronto today.

A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle

What: Toronto’s iconic castle is being transformed into a magical winter wonderland this month and will feature a wide range of activities and thrilling performances that are sure to be fun for the whole family.

Daily: Now until January 6, 9:30 am to 5 pm, open until 1 pm on December 24
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace
Price: From $22.15 to $32.49

Happy Place Toronto

What: Happy Place is an interactive, 20,000-sq-ft immersive exhibit with larger-than-life installations and multi-sensory themed rooms, and it’s on a mission to spread happiness here in Toronto and around the world.

When: Now until January 1
Time: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 am to 8 pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm (closed Tuesdays)
Where: Harbourfront Centre
From $32

Miracle on Queen Street

What: This Christmas-themed bar is popping up on Queen Street West is open on Christmas Eve. Bring your Grinchiest-friend along… this spot’s sure to get everyone in the holiday mood with their elaborate decor and seasonal cocktails.

When: Now until December 26
Time: Monday to Friday, 5 pm to 2 am
Where: 251 Queen Street West

Evergreen Winter Village

What: Glide around the free skating rink, shop local vendors at the holiday market, and feast on festive foods during your visit. Hungry for more? The food vendors will change week to week, featuring appearances from Chocosol Traders, Get Your Own Taters, The Arepa Republic, Fully Loaded TO, The Food Dudes, and many more.

When: Now until December 31 (Closed on Christmas day)
Time: 10 am to 3 pm on December 24
Where: 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Entry is free

Toronto Bar Crawl

What: Tired of doing the usual low key stuff on Christmas Eve? Change things up this year with an awesome X-mas bar crawl and get drunk with your new found Bar Crawl family! It’s the counter-culture thing to do.

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

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