Toronto is a fantastic place to be in the wintertime. On top of the usual activities that you can find year-round in the Greater Toronto Area, you'll be able to check out some unique, seasonal events as well. Instead of staying cooped up all throughout the winter months, you should plan a family trip to Toronto to participate in the following events.
1) The Annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip
If you're feeling adventurous, then you may want to consider signing up for the annual Toronto Polar Bear Dip. Held every year on January 1st, the Polar Bear Dip raises funds for Habitat for Humanity.
Winterlicious, which will be taking place from January 29th to February 11th, is the perfect event for the foodie family. You'll be able to try some creative cuisine, take cooking classes, and even watch dinner theatre at over 200 participating restaurants.
3) Skating at Nathan Phillips Square
Nathan Phillips Square, a popular plaza in the heart of Toronto, is home to a reflecting pool that is turned into a skating rink during the winter months. Ice skate rentals are available as well! Come enjoy the lights of the holiday season with your friends and family and sip hot chocolate after skating.
4) The Next Stage Theatre Festival
From January 6th to 17th you'll have the opportunity to attend Toronto's premier winter theatre showcase: The Next Stage Theatre Festival. Come see some excellent theatre productions with a holiday twist at this unique cultural event.
5) The Canadian International AutoShow
Car enthusiasts have flocked to Toronto every winter for the past 41 years for the Canadian International AutoShow. As the largest auto show in all of Canada, it is definitely one that you don't want to miss.
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