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5 Holiday Shows & Events For Families In Toronto You Don’t Want To Miss!

Toronto is a lively and festive city during the holiday season, offering a variety of holiday-themed shows and performances to get you into the spirit! Whether you want to step inside your favorite movie scenes, see mind-bending magic performed by world-renowned illusionists, or experience a whimsical winter wonderland, Toronto has something your family will love!

Here are 5 of the best holiday shows and events for families in Toronto that you won’t want to miss:

1. The Nutcracker by The National Ballet of Canada

For many families in Toronto, The Nutcracker is a beloved holiday tradition, and The National Ballet of Canada’s production is world-renowned. This enchanting ballet, set to Tchaikovsky’s music, tells the story of Clara and her magical journey to the Land of Sweets. The exquisite choreography and stunning sets and costumes make it a must-see for families and ballet enthusiasts alike.

This year, The Nutcracker will run from December 8th through 30th. For more information, visit the website.

2. Champions Of Magic

Champions of Magic is a thrilling live spectacle that showcases five of the world’s top illusionists – coming to Toronto this holiday season. With mind-bending tricks, incredible escapes, and astonishing feats of magic, the show has mesmerized audiences of all ages across the globe. The illusionists push the boundaries of possibility, leaving spectators in awe as they witness the artistry and mystery of magic at its finest.

Champions Of Magic will be in Toronto December 27th through 29th. For more information, visit the website.

3. Canada’s Wonderland WinterFest

For WinterFest, Canada’s Wonderland is transformed into a magical winter wonderland – creating an immersive holiday experience for the whole family. WinterFest offers a variety of holiday-themed performances and festive shows, ice skating, exciting rides, and hundreds of Christmas trees – including two 50-foot trees, and more. The entire family is sure to be enchanted!

WinterFest events will run from November 17th through January 6th. For more information, visit the website.

4. Immersive Disney Animation

Immersive Disney Animation is a cutting-edge experience that transports viewers into the enchanting worlds of beloved Disney characters and stories – making it the perfect holiday experience for families. You will become an integral part of Disney’s timeless animated tales. Perfect for all ages, the experience creates a deep connection to the magic of Disney. This innovative approach redefines storytelling, allowing you to step inside the artistry and wonder of Disney Animation like never before.

Immersive Disney Animation ends its Toronto run on January 7th. For more information, visit the website.

5. Slava’s Snowshow

Slava’s Snowshow is a whimsical and surreal theatrical production that combines clowning, visual effects, and interactive elements to create a magical winter wonderland on stage. The internationally-acclaimed show will take the entire family on a journey filled with laughter, surprises, and snowflakes. You will be enchanted by the nostalgic joy of childhood the show evokes. It’s a unique and heartwarming experience that transcends language and touches the soul.

Slava’s Snowshow will run in Toronto from December 22nd through 31st. For more information, visit the website.