Experiences

Experience the joy of the winter holiday season at the very first walkthrough Winter Festival since the start of the pandemic!

Bigger and better than any other winter festival in the Greater Toronto Area, you won’t want to miss it.


●  November 25th to December 26th
●  Wednesday to Sunday, 5 pm to 11 pm
●  Bandshell Park on the Exhibition Grounds (100 Prince Edward Island Crescent, Toronto, Ontario)

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Getting Here / Directions

Directions to Exhibition Place (Toronto) with public transportation.

Bus

Train

Subway

Street Car

Parking is available onsite at the Exhibition Place.
Cost is $16.00

Attractions

Polar Winter Festival isn’t your average holiday market. Conveniently located just off the Gardiner Expressway at Bandshell Park, Polar Winter Festival will transport visitors to an enchanting winter wonderland suitable for all ages. From selfies with the real live Santa Claus to larger-than-life holiday decor, get into the festive spirit like never before – rain, snow, or shine!

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Immersive Walk-through Experience

Toronto’s Bandshell Park will be transformed into the winter wonderland of your dreams. Explore the magic of the holiday season with a self-guided tour of our festival grounds. From giant teddy bears at Santa’s Toy Shop to tunnels of starry lights at the Polar Ice Tunnel, there are tons of photo opportunities that will take your breath away.

Guests are welcome to experience the entire park at their own pace, while maintaining physical distancing of course! Take your time and enjoy the magical sights and sounds of Polar Winter Festival! You are free to explore at your own pace with no set exit time.

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Attractions

Polar Winter Festival isn’t your average holiday market. Conveniently located just off the Gardiner Expressway at Bandshell Park, Polar Winter Festival will transport visitors to an enchanting winter wonderland suitable for all ages. From selfies with the real live Santa Claus to larger-than-life holiday decor, get into the festive spirit like never before – rain, snow, or shine!

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Santa Selfie Experience

And of course, Santa Claus is coming to town! A holiday market wouldn’t be complete without the guest of honour. Capture your kids’ joy of meeting jolly, old Saint Nick while also staying safe at our Santa Selfie Experience. The Bandshell stage is transformed into Santa’s living room filled with incredible holiday decorations. Meet Santa and snap a photo in Canada’s biggest photo opp!

A photo with Santa is $12.99

Note: Photos with Santa are NOT INCLUDED in the cost of a general admission ticket - photos are to be purchased on0site at the event. You will be snapping the photo with your own cell phone but don’t worry Santa’s helper will be there to assist if you want a group photo.

Photo with Elsa Experience

The queen of winter has arrived! Polar is excited to announce that your little ones can look forward to snapping a pic with Frozen’s one and only snow queen, Elsa. This is an incredible experience and you won’t want to let it go.

A photo with Elsa is $20.00

ELSA IS ONLY AT POLAR ON SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS

Note: Photos with Elsa are NOT INCLUDED in the cost of a general admission ticket - photos are to be purchased on-site at the event.

Winter Wonderland Rides

All aboard! Continue the holiday fun with a variety of rides. Hop on our Christmas train ride, our classic carousel featuring beautiful prancing horses, or swing your way into the holidays with the ship excursion. There’s something for everyone!

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Note: Rides are NOT INCLUDED in the price of a General Admission ticket. Ride tickets will be available for purchase on-site only.

Cocktails Under The Stars: Hotel X Toronto presents X-Lounge brought to you by Harlo and Honeycomb Hospitality, with festive cocktails and roaring fire pits to keep you cozy. Snuggle up by the fire and enjoy some delicious holiday cocktails at the X Lounge. Whether you’re looking for date night plans or somewhere to enjoy the holiday spirit with friends and family, our outdoor seating area is open until 11 pm and will keep you warm and toasty this holiday season.
Hungry? Don't worry we got you covered. Mustache Burger, BeaverTails and more will serve-up a feast of Holiday eats!

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DATE

November 25, 2021 to December 26, 2021

TIME

Open daily, Rain, Snow or Shine!

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LOCATION

100 Prince Edward Island Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3C3

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PRICING

13 and Older

$19.99
+ fees and HST

12 and Under

$14.99
+ fees and HST

*Children 2 yrs and younger are free

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Ticket Entry times are sold in 30-minute time slots to allow for physical distancing. We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets online, as we cannot guarantee ticket sales upon arrival. Walk through and experience the magic today!

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