Free events in Toronto for December 2018 are here to save you money for gift shopping. Kensington Market is having a huge winter solstice celebration and The Bentway is ready for a season of skating. Ring in the New Year downtown and catch some Christmas flicks—all for free!Events you might want to check out:
Old Town Toronto Cavalcade of Lights (December 1 @ Berczy Park)
Huddle up with a hot cider or chocolate and listen to some jazz as the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood hosts its annual lighting ceremony.
Holiday Fair in the Square (December 1-23 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Nathan Phillips Square transforms into a huge winter carnival with a marketplace, skating, food trucks and entertainment all month long.
Evergreen's Winter Village (December 1-31 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Evergreen Brick Works is once again turning into a winter wonderland with an outdoor skating rink, food, drinks, a holiday market and lots more.
Winter Flower Show (December 2 - January 9 @ Multiple Venues)
The warmth of Toronto's greenhouses are a break from the cold made better by a winter flower show, opening alongside activities, singing and apple cider.
Lavender (December 8 @ Glad Day Bookshop)
Toronto's queer community is back with a huge, inclusive holigay dance party that's $5/pwyc/no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
Hot Docs for the Holidays (December 14-31 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Catch all the Christmas classics at this donation-based special series that includes Love Actually, White Christmas, It's a Wonderful Life and more.
DJ Skate Nights (December 15 - February 16 @ Harbourfront Centre)
You don't have to be a pro to take it to the ice during these weekly skating parties, featuring local artists curating all the best tunes.
Kensington Market Winter Solstice (December 21 @ Kensington Market)
Th longest night gets a big celebration with this annual parade and party with a big fire show, costumes, performances and more.
The Bentway Skate Trail Opening Weekend (December 21-23 @ The Bentway)
One of the city's newest public spaces is back for the skating with an opening weekend celebration featuring bonfires, blankets, cider and more.
New Year’s Eve at Nathan Phillips Square (December 31 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Ring in the new year at this annual New Year's Eve party with a speculator fireworks display, skating, music and live performances.
by Lisa Power via blogTO