Families love to find ways to celebrate the magic of Chrsistmas that we feel during the Holiday Season to give us a sense of community, a feeling of joy, a reason for hope and a simple smile on the faces of your kids. This is your Guide to Family-Friendly Christmas Events in Toronto, Missisauga, Brampton, Milton, Oakville and Georgetown. There is nothing like Christmas time in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area as there are so many magical options to take yours kids to celebrate the holiday season. There are many FREE Family Friendly Christmas Events in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Get into the festive spirit this Christmas and enjoy making memories at this wonderful time with your family through activities like Drive Thru Christmas Events and Experiences. 

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Family Friendly Christmas Events and Christmas Activities in Brampton

  • Winter Lights Festival Brampton
  • Downey’s Farm presents: Christmas at the Farm

Family Friendly Christmas Events and Christmas Activities in Mississauga

  • Canada’s First Drive Thru Escape Room

Family Friendly Christmas Events and Christmas Activities in Toronto and Vaughan

  • Polar at Toronto Airport
  • Santa’s Drive-Thru Village Toronto
  • Christmas Trail
  • Holiday Night of Lights Vaughan

Family Friendly Christmas Events and Christmas Activities in Caledon

  • Forgetful Elf Drive Thru Caledon
  • Christmas Winter Festival Teen Ranch Caledon

Family-Friendly Christmas Events in Brampton

Brampton Festival of Lights

Winter Lights Festival

Celebrate Santa’s arrival to Brampton by participating in a frost filled celebration. This year’s festival will look different due to COVID-19, with in-person and virtual events, as community health and safety are the City’s priority.

Drive through Gage Park and see it shine with more light installations than ever before at the Drive-Thru Light Experience all weekend long! Registration is required to participate.

Date & Time

Price: FREE

Venue: Drive-Thru Light Experience @ Gage Park, 45 Main St S, Brampton |

Downey’s Farm presents: Christmas at the Farm

Each year, Santa makes a special trip from the North Pole to Downey’s Farm.  He will be dressing extra warm as Santa and his Elves will be outside this year, getting to experience the farm outdoors for the first time.

A visit with Christmas at the Farm includes: 

  • Visit with the Farm Animals
  • Decorate a Cookie and Drink Hot Chocolate in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen
  • Colour a take-home headband
  • Get warmed up by the fire
  • See the Elves Workshop or take your picture in Christmas scenes around the farm
  • Enjoy a private, socially distanced visit with Santa and meet the jolly man himself

Date & Time: Nov 21st – Dec 20th

Price: $21.95 per person + H.S.T. *
*Guests 12 months and older must have a ticket.
*Tickets are non-refundable.

  • Morning Experiences: 9:00 am, 9:30 am, 10am, 10:30 am, 11am, 11:30am
  • Afternoon Experiences: 12:45 pm, 1:15 pm, 1:45pm, 2:15 pm, 2:45pm, 3:15 pm

Santa on the Farm Experience is approximately one hour. 

Venue: Downey’s Farm -13682 HEART LAKE RD CALEDON, ON L7C 2J5

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