The Omni King Edward Hotel
37 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5C 1 E9

Seasonal Activities in Toronto

Discover Seasonal Activities in Toronto

Create fun memories in Toronto by treating yourself to gourmet foods, outdoor markets and festivals throughout the year. 
 
  • Skating at Nathan Phillips Square: Lace up your skates and have some fun cruising around Nathan Phillips Square. 

  • Toronto Christmas Market | November 15 – 23, 2018: Enjoy the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas Marketing right in the heart of Toronto. 2

  • Skating on the Bentway: Skate the 1.75 km trail under the Gardiner Expressway this winter. 

  • One of a Kind Show| November 22 – December , 2018: One of a Kind is the place to go to find unique, handmade goods and that perfect gift.  

  • Calvacade of Lights: On November 24, 2018 kick off the holiday season with the lighting of Toronto’s official Christmas tree at this annual celebration.

  • New Year's Eve: The biggest celebration of the year gets even bigger in Toronto on December 31! Many restaurants and bars will have special evenings planned and we are highlighting a few out-of-the-ordinary happenings. Find the event that suits your style from our picks.

  • Toronto Light Festival | January 18 – March 3, 2019: See the city's original light festival artfully illuminate the Distillery Historic District.  

  • Winterlicious | January 25 – February 7, 2019: A gastronomic romp to brighten up your winter palate; try something new, try something exotic, try something traditional or try it all!  

  • Toronto ComiCon | March 15 – 17, 2019: With a range of guests from cosplay, comic characters and celebrities, ComiCon presented by FAN EXPO CANADA™ is 15,000 square feet of fan heaven right in downtown Toronto.

  • March Break: Discover fun for the whole family in Toronto during the month of March. 

  • Winterfolk Music Festival | February 22 – 24, 2019: Check out Toronto's blues and roots festival on the Danforth which features over 150 artists for your listening enjoyment.  
 
  • Casa Loma: Visit Toronto's majestic castle and walk through the beautiful gardens. 

  • Allan Gardens: Stop and smell the roses this summer. Allan Gardens is a park and an indoor botanical garden with six greenhouses comprising over 16,000 sq. ft. 

  • Shakespeare in High Park: This summer, enjoy theatrical performances of Shakespeare's plays while relaxing outdoors in beautiful High Park. 

  • Toronto Pride | June 2019: Show your pride at one of the largest celebrations in the world with an estimated attendance of over one million people. 

  • NXNE (North By Northeast Festival) | June 2019: Gaming, innovation and hundreds of new and established musical artists at over a dozen venues across the city are what make NXNE a favorite of the summer festival roster. 

  • TD Toronto Jazz Festival | June/July 2019: Delivering the sounds of the world's greatest jazz musicians from the most intimate of venues to large concert halls, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival should be part of your summer calendar. 

  • Summerlicious | July 2019: Three course, prix-fixe menus offered by some of the finest chefs in the city. Check out several of the over 200 participating restaurants and you can experience an amazing array of culinary excellence. Bon apetit! 

  • Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto | June 29 – July 1, 2019: Get ready for excitement at Redpath Waterfront Festival. With a footprint of 2 km along Toronto's scenic waterfront, this action-packed festival has something for everyone! 

  • Honda Indy Toronto | July 12 – 14, 2019: Honda Indy Toronto is among the most respected motorsports events in North America and features a weekend-long festival-like atmosphere that includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.

  • Canadian National Exhibition (The CNE) | August 16 – September 2, 2019: This annual end-of-summer tradition takes the fall fair to new heights. Jammed with midway rides, live music, dog and pony shows and over-the-top culinary concoctions, The Ex is fun for everyone. 

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48 Hours in Toronto

Discover the must do activities and must see attractions while you stay with us. We have outlined a two-day itinerary to make the most of your visit.

Bed and Breakfast

Start each morning with breakfast at Victoria's Restaurant after rising from your luxurious accommodations.

Downtown Toronto

Taste Toronto's local culture whether it's in Greek Town, Little Italy, Koreatown or Chinatown.