Things to Do in Toronto in Winter

Outdoor adventures, cozy cuisine and all things wellness—here are some bright ideas to make the most of the winter in Toronto. 

Now is the time of longer nights and brighter lights in Toronto. There is extra time to be open and adventurous, to try new things and to connect with those you love. Whether you're working on your New Year's resolutions, prioritizing self-care or just looking to enjoy all the season has to offer, you can find bright ideas to spark your curiosity in Toronto this season.


Enjoy the great outdoors

Toronto doesn’t show signs of stopping when snow hits the ground. The frosty foliage and sparkling snowflakes make the perfect backdrop for quintessential winter activities like tobogganing, ice skating and snowshoeing. Bundle up, grab a cup of hot chocolate and explore the great outdoors, Toronto-style. 

Explore Toronto's neighbourhoods

As one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto has over 140 neighbourhoods, each with its own unique style and vibe. And if you think you’ve seen it all, think again—each neighbourhood completely transforms in the winter, bringing a new, magical feel to the city.

Warm up with food & drink

Toronto’s culinary scene is hot, no matter the time of year. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures and indulge in comfort foods that warm you up from the inside. Whether you’re in the mood for Eastern European eats or a taste of Tibet, you’re sure to find a dish to satisfy any palette in the 6ix.

Winter experiences you won't want to miss

Toronto is not a city that hibernates. When the temperatures drop, the city gets innovative and finds new ways to celebrate all it has to offer. Whether you're bundling up for a winter festival or staying cozy in a museum or world-class attraction, you'll find something to surprise and delight you every day, around every corner, in Toronto. 

Practice self-care

Winter is the perfect time to take care of yourself, both physically and mentally. Instead of hibernating, there are many ways to keep your spirits up and stay on track with your New Year's resolutions. Here are some ideas for how to make the most of your winter wellness routine in Toronto

Explore Toronto by Season

Explore Toronto by Season

Cherry blossoms bloom in spring at Trinity Bellwoods Park


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Toronto skyline at sunset in summer


Let others stare at screens, you've got real life to enjoy now.

The Toronto skyline in autumn


Feel the energy in the city as autumn quickens the pace.