Where to Park in Toronto This Holiday Season

The holidays are here! This time of year can me magical, but it can also be overwhelming. Don’t worry, SpotHero is here to help wherever you’re headed.

The Distillery Winter Village

Dates: 11/16/23-1/7/24, hours vary. Full details here.

Location: 55 Mill Street, Toronto

Price: Free during the week and before 4 p.m. on weekends. Tickets start at $15 on weekends after 4 p.m. Advance tickets required. Purchase here.

Details: Formerly known as the Toronto Christmas Market, this outdoor market is an old favorite. Set in the heart of the distillery district, patrons can take in the spectacular 50-foot silver fir tree, listen to live performances, shop, and keep an eye out for Santa and his elves as they spread holiday cheer. While there is a fee to attend the winter village on weekends, admission on weekdays is free!

The Santa Claus Parade

Date: 11/26 12:30 p.m.

Location: The parade starts at Christie Pits and ends at St. Lawrence Market. Map available here.

Price: Free!

Details: This 119-year-old parade is the perfect kickoff to the holiday season. Join Santa and dozens of floats as they travel along the largest Santa Claus Parade in North America. An estimated 500,000 people will attend the parade this year, so be sure to scope out your spot along the parade route in advance!

National Ballet of Canada: “The Nutcracker”

Dates: 12/8-12/30

Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West

Price: Varies. Pricing and ticket details available here.

Details: Experience this Christmas classic with a twist: the ballet has been reimagined to feature two leads, with the first act taking place outside in a snowy barn to showcase the wonders of the winter season.

Holiday Fair in Philips Square

Dates: 12/1-12/23, Closed Mondays, Tuesday-Thursday 4-9 p.m., Friday-Saturday 12-10 p.m., Sunday 12-9 p.m.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West

Price: Free!

Details: Stop by Nathan Philips Square as it is transformed into a winter wonderland for the month of December. Enjoy food, vendors, live entertainment, as well as a spectacular light show as you celebrate the holiday season.

Airport Parking

If you’re catching a flight this holiday season, consider parking near the airport. It’s a smart way to save money on holiday travel without adding a ton of time to your trip. Parking facilities near the airport offer free shuttles to the terminal, too.

Toronto Pearson International Airport

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Happy parking to all, and to all a good night!