ICE, WINE & DINE

Saturday, November 3 | 4pm-10pm | Elm Street, between Yonge and Bay Streets

Visit historic Elm Street for an evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails, ice carvings, live entertainment, strolling carollers, and more. The night will provide a feast for the senses with 12 area restaurants offering sampler menus for $5 and under. Enjoy seasonal wine tastings or sip on a martini and other fabulous cocktails at the Ice Martini Lounge. The event is part of Downtown Yonge's Winter Magic festival.

ILLUMINATE

Saturday, November 10 | 6pm | Yonge-Dundas Square

Enjoy live music, entertainment and a grand finale boasting the ceremonial lighting of the 40-foot holiday tree, featuring 52,000 LED lights! This exciting family-friendly event will showcase an opening performance by the award-winning Etobicoke School of the Arts’ SPLASH show choir and features a brilliant fire and pyrotechnics show by stunt artist group, Circus Orange. The event is part of Downtown Yonge BIA’s Winter Magic festival.

BUSKERTAINMENT

Every Saturday and Sunday, November 17 to December 23 | 12-2pm | Several locations throughout the Downtown Yonge area

Dynamic street performers entertain holiday shoppers with exciting performances by illusionists, mimes, human statues, jugglers, stilt walkers and more throughout Downtown Yonge. All donations go to Raising the Roof. The event is part of Downtown Yonge’s Winter Magic festival.

WINDOW WONDERLAND

November 1-28 | All over Downtown Yonge Street

Window Wonderland rekindles the tradition of holiday window displays. Experience the nostalgia as Ryerson Retail Management students partner with businesses to create themed holiday windows throughout Downtown Yonge BIA. The window displays will be revealed to the public on November 1st. The winners of the Window Wonderland display competition will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on November 28th.

KIDZFEST

Saturday, December 1 | Yonge-Dundas Square

Visit Yonge-Dundas Square for a day of free family-friendly fun! Hosted by the Downtown Yonge BIA, Kidzfest offers entertainment, rides, activities and more. The full-day event will also feature appearances by Strawberry Shortcake, Puss In Boots, Moshi Monsters & the Wot Wots. The event is part of Downtown Yonge’s Winter Magic festival.