Toronto is a city enjoyed on two feet. From the glitter and sparkle of holiday displays, to the intimate boutiques, there are more than enough romantic holiday stroll options to keep you and your loved one busy all weekend long.
Bloor-Yorkville a.k.a. Mink Mile
Stroll through Bloor -Yorkville and get into the spirit of the season. Take in the lighting displays and holiday events in one of Toronto's most decadent neighbourhoods. A network of laneways, cobblestone courtyards and streets lined with charming Victorian restorations, Yorkville is filled with antique shops, art galleries, jewelers, designer boutiques and luxury fashion stores. Stop to look at Holt Renfrew’s designer Holiday windows or have a drink at the Roof lounge on the 18th floor of the Park Hyatt Hotel.
Yonge Street/Yonge-Dundas Square
Take a stroll down Yonge St. and you’ll be amazed by the lights suspended above the street, three-dimensional sleigh and reindeer, magical holiday window displays and much more. Make your way to Yonge-Dundas Square and be dazzled by an array of extraordinary holiday lighting installations.
Continue on Queen Street where you can see The Bay’s annual holiday window display, or go skating at Nathan Phillips square. Don’t worry, there are plenty of places to stop to eat and drink along the way.
The Historic Distillery District
Get transported back in time this holiday with a visit to the Historic Distillery District. Stroll down the brick-paved lanes amidst a charming collection of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s home to live theatre, galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes, award-winning restaurants, and from November 30th to December 16th, the Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market. A free annual event that transforms the Distillery District into a magical and romantic setting that recreates the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional European Christmas market.