Meet Santa! He’s here Mon-Fri 4:30 - 8:30 PM and Sat & Sun: 12:30 PM - 9:30 PM.


The Distillery Winter Village Attractions

Tell Ol’ Saint Nick what you want for Christmas and grab a photo. Santa will be here on weekdays from 4:30 pm. - 8:30 p.m. and weekends from 12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Plus, you can visit him on stage at the Santa's Tower of Toys.

  • On stage weekdays at 5:30 pm and 8 pm
  • On stage weekends at 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 5:30pm and 8pm

Stop by the many festive décor features and photo ops — be sure to share your best pics and tag @distilleryTO #DistilleryWinterVillage

  • the 56-foot-tall Christmas tree in Trinity Square (the tallest tree ever at The Distillery Winter Village)
  • 7’ tall snowpeople
  • the iconic “Heart of Christmas” lit up for the holiday season
  • The famous “Countdown to Christmas” sign
  • NEW - two specially created photo opps for you and your dog 
  • NEW - a Candy Cane Forest on Gristmill Lane 
  • NEW - 3-D, life-sized greeting cards scattered throughout
  • NEW - A vintage Christmas card photo wall on Case Goods Lane
  • NEW - Santa’s Tower of Toys on the Pure Spirits Patio

The Candy Cane Carolers are back this year spreading holiday joy. Join us daily for live sing-a-longs to holiday classics. Don’t know the words? Don’t worry! The lyrics are projected onto the “Singing Wall” of the Spirit of York building – one of Toronto’s most architecturally iconic buildings.

Performances at:

Mon – Thurs

  • 6:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 7:30pm (at Santa’s Tower of Toys)
  • 8:30pm(at Singing Wall)


  • 5:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 6:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 7:30pm (at Santa’s Tower of Toys)
  • 8:30pm (at Singing Wall)

Saturday and Sunday

  • 2:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 4:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 6:30pm (at Singing Wall)
  • 7:30pm (at Santa’s Tower of Toys)
  • 8:30pm (at Singing Wall)

Be sure to wave hello to our band of merry elves roaming around the cobblestone streets.

Live Entertainment - Enjoy festive live music performed by local artists throughout the holiday season to make your visit extra merry.

Some food you can expect at this year's Distillery Winter Village includes: mini donuts, churros, tacos, empanadas, jerk chicken, pierogies, poutine, Pastel de Nata, pretzels, mini pancakes, cotton candy, grilled cheese, raclette, mac 'n cheese, BBQ, frites, crèpes and more!

Journey through the Distillery Winter Village with Go Tours Canada on one of our walking or Segway tours. Book your tickets here