Toronto Christmas Market and other holiday fairs
Christmas lights sparkle in Toronto's Distillery District on Dec. 22, 2014. (George Stamou/CTV Toronto)
Published Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:41PM EST
Boost your holiday spirit at the city's Distillery Historic District where the annual Toronto Christmas Market kicks off on Friday. The popular festival features amazing street food, a tree lighting ceremony and other family-friendly activities.
Cost: Free Tuesdays to Fridays, $5 per person on Saturdays and Sundays
Location: Distillery Historic District
When: Nov. 20 – Dec. 20
For those looking to get a head start on their holiday shopping, there are a number of other fairs and markets you can also check out this weekend:
Dozens of Toronto's best vendors and artisans will be on hand to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list this year.
Location: 824 Dundas St. W.
When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bring your wish list but leave your wallet at home if you're planning on attending this one-day market, where shoppers can "buy" items other people have donated.
Location: Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane St.
When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Billed as a one-stop-shop for unique gifts, this annual shopping event features handcrafted goods made by Toronto-based designers and artists.
Cost: $5 per person (online), $8 at the door
Location: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W.
When: Sunday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.