5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, December 11

Dec 10 2018, 10:03 pm

Don’t let the cold temperatures keep you inside all day.

Instead, you need to bundle up, get outside and check out all of the fun and festive events happening throughout the city.

From the Aurora Winter Festival to a festive holiday market, here are your top events for Tuesday, December 12.


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

MomsTO does the Holidays

What: Shoutout moms! You work super hard all year ’round and it’s about time you celebrated you. Give yourself a well-deserved morning to ring in the holiday season with a boozy brunch. Grab your best girlfriends and get your mimosa on.

When: December 11
Time: 9:30 am to 12 pm
Where:¬†Harbour Eats by Mercatino ‚Äď 1 York Street
Price: From $20 to $29

Holiday Market

What:¬†Still have some gifts to buy this year? Head to the Bay Adelaide Centre’s fourth annual holiday market. Get into the festive spirit as you shop from over 30 vendors from across the¬†GTA.

When: December 11 to 13
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street
Price: Free entry

Holiday Cocktail Party

What: This holiday party at cozy Pray Tell will offer you an exclusive taste of seasonal cocktails, like Santa’s Spiked Coffee. You’ll also have the opportunity to play games and win prizes, with all proceeds going to Sistering. Hosted by Salty Paloma, this night is bound to be sweet.

When: December 11
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where:¬†Pray Tell ‚Äď 838 College Street
Price: No cover

Bollinger Champagne Tasting

What: Prestigious, elegant, complex… again, this is the stuff to brush up on before you see your snobby aunt. It’s also just a great opportunity to sample delicious wines and learn about the processes behind making champagne. Alcohol-nerds, unite!

When: December 11
Time: 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Where:¬†CHCA Wine Lab ‚Äď 215 King Street East
Price: $75

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