5 things to do in Toronto this Christmas: Monday, December 25

Dec 22 2017, 5:50 pm

If you’re already tired of your family or perhaps you don’t celebrate Christmas, you’re going to want to check out these awesome events happening in the city today.

From a festive comedy show to free movie screenings at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, here are the top events happening in Toronto today, Monday, December 25.


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Festivus Dinner

What: Frank Constanza’s legacy lives on with a holiday dinner that’ll leave you without a single grievance to air. On the menu, a traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings! Tickets are $35.

When: December 25
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto

Free Classic Movies Screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox

What: Whether you don’t celebrate Christmas, your family is looking to start a new tradition, or you’re just looking for something to do, the TIFF Bell Lightbox is the place to be on Christmas Day. The prestigious theatre will be screening a number of classic movies like E.T., Vertigo, and 2001: A Space Odessey, offering a little something for everyone. Tickets start at $11 for children, $14 for students, $17 for adults and $14 for seniors.

When: December 25, various screenings throughout the day
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox,  350 King Street West

Windsor Arms Festive Buffet Dinner

What: If you’re not feeling like making your own turkey this evening, but you still want to enjoy a delicious Christmas feast, the Windsor Arms Hotel in Yorkville is hosting a festive buffet dinner at the Courtyard Café. Guests can feast on special holiday dishes and desserts like eggnog, Christmas logs and spiced ricotta chocolate crème brulee. A full vegan menu is available, along with gluten-free options.

When: December 25, seatings at 5 pm, 5:30 pm. 7:45 pm, and 8:15 pm
Where: Courtyard Café at Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas Street

Friendsmas at Hemmingway’s

What: If you’re looking for something festive to do tonight, Hemmingway’s in Yorkville is hosting an epic Friendsmas party, where you and your friends can celebrate like family. There will also be turkey dinner available (with all the fixings) for $18 for those interested.

When: December 25, 11 am to 2 am
Where: Hemmingway’s, 142 Cumberland Street

Xmas Day Uncensored Comedy Extravaganza

What: Tired of the family? Or perhaps you don’t celebrate Christmas? Head to The Corner Comedy Club for a special showcase of some of the top local comedians.

When: December 25,
Where: The Corner, 163 John Street