10 CHEAP Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Dec. 6-Dec. 8)

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Happy Friday! It’s December which means that the Christmast Market and a plethora of other wonderful things to do are happenin that are free, cheap and sure to get you in the holiday mood.

Read on to find out more about exciting events happening it the city.

READ: Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Dec. 6-8)

1. Toronto Christmas Market


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Where: Distillery District  — 373 Front St. E
When: Friday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: $8-12

Expect a gorgeous 50-foot Christmas tree, tons of beautiful lights, an outdoor stage, beer gardens, mulled wine and vendors. Bundle up! Don’t forget to dress warm because the weather is likely to be cold.

2. Stackt Market: Holiday Hills


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Where: stackt — 28 Bathurst St.
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Free

It’s time to head on down to the newest holiday market in the city! Enjoy a curated series of events (some of which cost extra) and enjoy a warm or alcoholic beverage in hand as you “eat, drink, shop, play, make, see and connect.”

3. PINK XMAS 2019

Where: The 519 — 519 Church St.
When: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: Pay What You Can (Suggested Donation: $5)

Head on over to Toronto’s queer holiday art, craft, fashion and literary fair. This event is wheelchair accessible and admission is pay what you can.

4. Really Really Free Market 2019

Where: Campbell Park — 255 Campbell Ave.
When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Price: Free

This market is entirely FREE. Drop something off, pick something up or stick around. You can find clothes, books, music, kitchenware, pet supplies, homemade goods, haircuts, yoga classes, massages and all sorts of other goods and services.

5. Hygge Holiday Market


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Where: stackt — 28 Bathurst St.
When: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: Free

Enjoy a cozing shopping experience for the sustainable shopper. Treat yourself to a meditation or mindful movement class.

6. Holiday Fair in the Square

Where: Nathan Phillips Square — 100 Queen St. W
When: Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Free

In the heart of downtown Toronto, enjoy a thriving winter festival with skating, rides, games, treats, food and beverages.

7. Gingerbread House at the Fairmont Hotel

Where: Fairmont Royal York — 100 Front St.
When: Hours Vary
Price: Free

Imagine 5,000 gingerbread bricks and 300 lbs of candy from an exclusive culinary and engineering team to feast your eyes on! This life-size gingerbread house is complete with Santa’s workstation and Mrs. Claus’ royal dining room. This tasty home will be on display until the first week of January.

8. Free Movies at Cineplex Community Day

Where: Various Locations
When: Saturday at 9 a.m.
Price: Free

Enjoy popcorn, drinks and candy this Saturday morning at various Cineplex locations across the GTA with featured movies like A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins and The Polar Express.

9. Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail Opening at College Park

Where: College Park — 444 Yonge St.
When: Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

This skating trail opens this weekend, inviting the whole family for ice sculptures, fire pits and fire juggling and eating performances. Bring skates or borrow some from the Toronto Public Lending Library.

10. Kitchen Stuff Plus’ Warehouse Sale

Where: Kitchen Stuff Plus — 135 Wendall Ave.
When: Friday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: Free

Enjoy massive savings on already reduced prices, and get all the home essentials you require this holiday season.

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