5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, December 18

Dec 18 2018, 5:35 am

Happy Tuesday, Toronto!

And with temperatures expected to be mild today, you have no reason to not head outside and enjoy some of the exciting events happening in the city.

From festive markets and events to the Mumford and Sons concert, here are the top Toronto events for today, Tuesday, December 18.

Holiday Fair in the Square

What: You still have time to check out the third annual Holiday Fair in the Square. Featuring an open-air artisan village with over 50 talented vendors selling gifts and special treats, you’ll be able to find all your last minute gifts. Don’t forget to swing by the JP Wiser’s booth where you can sample some delicious whisky and #HolditHigh to your friends by recording a toast to them. Find the booth at the Polar Point bar area, right behind the Toronto sign.

When: On now until December 23 (closed Mondays)
Time: Tuesday to Thursday, 4 pm to 9 pm; Friday to Sunday, 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Price: No cover

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

Holiday Cheer, Crafts, and Movie Screening

What: Get into the holiday spirit as you watch the legendary Christmas classic Miracle on 34th street, complete an assortment of holiday crafts and indulge with some epic drink deals.

When: December 18
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Price: No cover

Mumford & Sons Delta Tour

What: After announcing the release date for their long-awaited forthcoming album, Delta, last month, Mumford & Sons have now mapped the dates and locations of their new world tour. The massive global trek will start in the UK in November before a short run in North America in December, which includes a stop at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena this week.

When: December 18
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $82

Comedy Bar Holiday Party

What: Canada’s Comedic talents will gather at Toronto’s Comedy Bar tonight to celebrate the holiday season.  Join the Comedy Bar Family in celebrating the holidays with drinks, toasts, dancing, more drinking and the first annual comedian cookie bake-off.

When: December 18
Time: 8 pm to 2 am
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
Price: No cover

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