Things to Do in Toronto this Holiday Season

Toronto has grown even more as an entertainment hotspot in recent years and that doesn’t stop when the weather drops. While the city’s popular iHeartRadio Jingle Ball may not be returning this season, there’s still many holiday themed Christmas concerts to enjoy.

Johnny Reid My Kind Of Christmas

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Johnny Reid My Kind of Christmas Tour

The Scottish-Canadian country artist is touring the country this winter with a variety of his own holiday tracks. Reid will be kicking off his My Kind of Christmas Canadian tour at Casino Rama this Friday, November 16th, and is making stops as well in Kingston, Oshawa, Hamilton, London, and Thunder Bay.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thompson Hall

The TSO will be performing a few shows this holiday season, but two unique ideas stand out from tradition.

Fans will be able to watch Christmas favourite Home Alone on a large screen, while accompanied by a live orchestra concert. The show will be performed over Friday December 6th and Saturday December 7th.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops

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TSO’s popular Holiday Pops concert will take place as well, bringing popular, modern holiday tunes to life. This show will be taking place Tuesday December 10th, Wednesday December 11th, and Thursday December 12th.

Celine Dion Courage World Tour

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Céline Dion Courage World Tour

After years at her residency in Las Vegas, this Canadian icon has finally decided to go on a world tour and is visiting Scotiabank Arena just in time for the snowy season. Céline will be in Toronto for two brief nights, on Monday December 9th and Tuesday December 10th.

Serena Ryder Christmas Kisses Tour

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Serena Ryder Christmas Kisses Tour

Not too interested in a traditional show? Touring off her debut Christmas album released last year, the Ontario native is bringing her show all around Canada, stopping at Toronto’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Wednesday December 18th.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Tour

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Spectacle

Enjoy the last few hours of 2019 at this extraordinary orchestral experience. With a brand-new production celebrating over 20 years of this holiday tradition, fans will be able to catch this show on Monday December 30th at Scotiabank Arena.

For more information on what’s going on around Toronto this winter season, Toronto Theatre has a “Holiday & Christmas” section with information on every single kind of show the city has to offer this year. Just remember to stay warm and have a jolly time!

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